President Donald Trump on Friday railed against "angry mobs" that tried to tear down statues of Confederate leaders and other historical figures, warning thousands of supporters at Mount Rushmore...
Alabama and six other US states reported record increases in coronavirus cases as Florida's most populous county imposed a curfew ahead of the Independence Day weekend.
Britain will end coronavirus quarantines for people arriving in England from more than 50 countries, including New Zealand, but not the US, the British government says.
The US reported more than 55,000 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday, a new daily global record for the coronavirus pandemic, as infections rose in a majority of states.
Ghislaine Maxwell, the former girlfriend and longtime associate of the late disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein, has been arrested in New Hampshire on US charges of luring underage girls so that...
Texas Governor Greg Abbott has decreed that face masks must be worn in all counties with over 20 coronavirus cases, billing the measure as a requirement to avoid another economic shutdown.
Thomas Boone has spent 22 years as a police officer in Prince George's County, Maryland, a predominantly Black suburb of Washington, proudly wearing his uniform and driving his patrol car to coach...
Confusion reigned in malls and markets in Indonesia's capital as a new ban on single-use plastics in one of the world's biggest ocean-polluting nations failed to gain much traction.
A landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar has killed at least 100 people, after a pile of mine waste collapsed into a lake, triggering a wave of mud and water that buried scores of workers.
Police have set up suburban checkpoints in new coronavirus hotspots in Melbourne, as authorities struggle to contain new outbreaks in the country's second-largest city.
Former Allied Press reporter Rosie Manins has been living in Atlanta as a permanent resident since March 2019. She reports her experience of trying to get a Covid-19 test as yesterday the state of Georgia recorded 1800 new cases.
Hong Kong police have made their first arrests under new sweeping security legislation, using water cannon and pepper spray to break up the first protest since China introduced the measures.
Another 73 coronavirus cases have been recorded in Victoria, as suburbs head into localised lockdown.
The head of the US' National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases says the daily increase in new Covid-19 cases could reach 100,000 unless a nationwide push is made to tamp down the resurgent virus.
China's parliament has passed national security legislation for Hong Kong, setting the stage for the most radical changes to the former British colony's way of life since it returned to Chinese rule 23 years ago.
Coronavirus hotspots in Melbourne’s inner north and west will be put into lockdown in an effort to contain an outbreak of the deadly disease in the state.
An ex-policeman turned violent serial murderer known as the "Golden State Killer" pleaded guilty to 13 murders and confessed to dozens of rapes and home invasions that terrorised much of California during the 1970s and '80s.