The killings come despite a pledge to grant amnesty to former Afghan security forces and officials, demonstrating that international pressure for the group to respect human rights has done little to sway the Taliban.
Coronel was also ordered to forfeit approximately $1.5 million.
David Marcus struggled to get the company’s crypto project off the ground due in part to scrutiny from regulators.
The FDA’s Antimicrobial Drugs Advisory Committee voted 13 to 10 to recommend emergency authorization of molnupiravir, an oral antiviral drug to fight Covid.
Canada, seeking to halt the spread of the Omicron coronavirus variant, will require people arriving by air from all nations except the United States to take a COVID-19 test, Health Minister Jean-Yves…
On Friday Nov. 19, Raquel Viana, Head of Science at one of South Africa’s biggest private testing labs, sequenced the genes on eight coronavirus samples – and got the shock of her life.
Twitter launched new rules Tuesday blocking users from sharing private images of other people without their consent, in a tightening of the network’s policy just a day after it changed CEOs.
Anyone who refuses to get vaccinated will face monthly fines of 100 euros, or roughly $114. The monthly fine is substantial for retirees — the average pension is 730 euros a month. (Image credit: Sakis Mitroldis /AFP via Getty Images)
The recent emergence of the highly transmissible omicron variant presents another potential hurdle as the tourism industry prepares for the upcoming winter holiday season. (Image credit: NHAC NGUYEN/AFP via Getty Images)
There were 21 named storms in the Atlantic Ocean this year, including seven hurricanes.
Josephine Baker — the U.S.-born entertainer, anti-Nazi spy and civil rights activist — was inducted into France’s Pantheon on Tuesday, becoming the first Black woman to receive the nation’s highest honour.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A panel of U.S. health advisers on Tuesday narrowly backed a closely watched COVID-19 pill from Merck, setting the stage for a likely authorization of the first drug that Americans could take at home to treat the coronavirus. A Food and Drug Administration (FDA) panel voted 13-10 that the drug’s benefits outweigh… Continue reading FDA Panel Narrowly Backs a First-of-a-Kind COVID-19 Antiviral Pill Made By Merck
A flood watch advisory means riverbanks are nearing full, and flooding may result in areas adjacent to affected rivers.
630 CHED Santas Anonymous will be the on-air focus on Wednesday for the second Santas Day in an effort to have a present under the tree for every Edmonton child.
Records obtained by Global News showed Canadian officials wondered whether the “muted” U.S response to a partial U.K. ban on Huawei marked “a quiet recognition” of failure.
“He comes back with a new figure: he says it’s $60,000 and change. I looked at him and said, ‘What is this?’” Joo-Young Kim said.
Merke Mehreteab Merke, 25, had just moved from Edmonton to Calgary, police said.
The Fraser Valley Regional District is responsible for 14,000 square kilometers between Abbotsford to Boston Bar and includes six municipalities and eight electoral districts.
The 11-year-old girl killed in a hunting accident, Daisy George, is described by family as a ‘joker’ who loved the outdoors and making people happy.
There’s still one day left until the calendar turns to December, but the Meals on Wheels 23 Days of Christmas fundraiser is well on its way to reaching its goal.
The man was bound by a release order with a condition that stipulated that he must not be found behind the steering wheel of any motor vehicle without the owner present.
The temporary site is one piece of a multi-pronged response to winter homelessness by the city and will offer space for roughly 30 individuals.
What worries him most are the three power plants looming over the Oxnard coast, and the toxic waste site that has languished there for decades. There are also two naval bases, unknown military dumps and a smog-spewing port. Just one flood could unleash a flow of industrial chemicals and overwhelm his working-class, mostly Latino community. (Toxic Tides… Continue reading Sea level rise could threaten hundreds of toxic sites in California
Snow is coming to 33 Los Angeles County parks this winter season. Starting Friday, Parks After Dark will bring 40 tons of snow to various locations across the county, the Department of Parks and Recreation announced Tuesday. Parks After Dark will take place during the weekends of Dec. 3-4, 10-11 and 17-18. The snow day… Continue reading Snow is coming to 33 L.A. County parks this winter
Former “Empire” star Jussie Smollett walks into the Leighton Criminal Courthouse on Tuesday. | Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times Whether cracked or attacked, there is insight to be wrung from the actor’s saga. Has the law ever been compared to a dim cat? No? Good, then let me be the first. Waking Monday morning to see the dead… Continue reading He’s baaaack! Lessons from the Smollett case
The United States has improved its surveillance system for tracking new coronavirus variants such as omicron, boosting its capacity by tens of thousands of samples since early 2021. | Charles Krupa / AP Viruses mutate constantly. To find and track new versions of the coronavirus, scientists analyze the genetic makeup of a portion of samples… Continue reading Tracking of COVID variants across the United States has improved after a slow start
Joliet West’s Cortez Lewis (12) grabbing a rebound and looking for a pass as the Tigers play Vashon. | Allen Cunningham/For the Sun-Times All the scores from around the area. Please send scores and corrections to [email protected] Tuesday, November 30, 2021 LAKE SHORE ATHLETIC Waldorf at British School, 5:30 METRO PREP Chesterton Holy Family at… Continue reading Tuesday’s high school basketball scores
This undated file image provided by Merck & Co. shows their new antiviral medication molnupiravir. An experimental COVID-19 drug that could soon become the first U.S.-authorized pill to treat the coronavirus faces one final hurdle Tuesday: A panel of government experts will scrutinize data on the medication from drugmaker Merck. | AP A Food and… Continue reading FDA panel backs first-of-a-kind COVID-19 pill from Merck
Commissioner Rob Manfred at the World Series. | Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images Unless MLB and the players’ union do something about an expiring collective bargaining agreement by 11:59 p.m. ET on Wednesday, it’s lockout time. As the Cubs’ 2020 season came to a fruitless end, Kris Bryant had five words left in the emotional… Continue reading Curses! We’re all foiled again as baseball nears the glitching hour
More than 1,000 homicides were recorded this year in Cook County since November 30, 2021. | Sun-Times file photo As of Tuesday, the medical examiner’s office had recorded 1,009 murders this year — 100 more than this time last year. The youngest person killed was a 1-month-old boy, the oldest an 84-year-old man. With a… Continue reading More than 1,000 people have been murdered in Cook County this year, the most since 1994
Central Avenue Synagogue, 874 Central Ave. in Highland Park. | Google Maps Someone scrawled a racial slur attacking Black and Jewish people on an outside wall sometime before Nov. 20, police said. A hate crime investigation is underway after racist and antisemitic graffiti was found scrawled on a synagogue in suburban Highland Park last week.… Continue reading Hate crime investigation launched after racist, antisemitic graffiti found on Highland Park synagogue
A patient is wheeled out of the Intensive Care Unit at Roseland Community Hospital on the Far South Side last December. | Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times file With Illinois facing its fifth surge of the pandemic even before the arrival of the Omicron variant, officials say it’s time to take extra precautions — but not yet shutter… Continue reading Omicron on the horizon: COVID-19 hospitalizations hit nearly 10-month high as latest variant looms: ‘We need to be serious’
The opening of the fully built metal-shredding facility on the Southeast Side has been held up by a health and environmental analysis being conducted by the city. | Provided Another meeting over the rebranded General Iron will be scheduled after complaints that officials aren’t doing enough to involve residents in its health analysis. A meeting… Continue reading City cancels public meeting on health impact of proposed metal shredder on Southeast Side
A panel of U.S. health advisers on Tuesday narrowly backed a closely watched COVID-19 pill from Merck, setting the stage for a likely authorization of the first drug that Americans could take at home to treat the coronavirus. A Food and Drug Administration panel voted 13-10 that the drug’s benefits outweigh its risks, including potential… Continue reading FDA Panel Backs First-Of-A-Kind COVID-19 Pill From Merck
The college football world is still reeling after it was revealed that Brian Kelly was leaving his position with the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and taking over as the new head coach at LSU. Kelly informed his players of the decision on Tuesday morning in a brief meeting before leaving campus, and school officials are… Continue reading With Brian Kelly Gone, Here’s the Latest on Notre Dame’s Search for a New Head Coach
TAYLOR, Texas (KXAN) — The $17 billion Samsung plant promises not only financial benefits to the city of Taylor but also opportunities for its school district. The company is preparing to take on paid interns come Spring 2022. $17B Samsung plant officially coming to Taylor, Texas “I’ve been here since I was born,” said Jackson… Continue reading Taylor ISD to launch internship program with Samsung
Seattle recorded its wettest autumn on record with over a foot and a half of rain from the onslaught of atmospheric rivers.
A former Facebook executive, Bret Taylor quickly rose at Salesforce after it bought his start-up in 2016.
A panel of health experts appointed by the US government was mulling Tuesday whether to endorse Merck’s Covid pill, a new form of treatment that is easy to administer and could prove more able to…
Health authorities in Brazil report 2 confirmed cases on omicron variant; 1st in Latin America
A Venezuelan opposition candidate who has been leading in vote count in the governor’s race for the home state of the late President Hugo Chávez has been retroactively disqualified more than a week after the election was held
The omicron variant of the not been found in the United States yet. Here’s what’s we known about it, how dangerous it’s likely to be, and whether vaccines or new drugs will be effective against it.
Rather than clarify its political intentions, the U.S. has stayed vague about Taiwan for four decades to maintain peace. But there are signs of a shift toward more clarity these days.
The U.S. State Department removed Colombia’s FARC rebel group from its list of international terrorist organizations.
NPR’s Ari Shapiro talks with Kareem Smith, a journalist with ‘Barbados Today,’ about the country removing the Queen of England as its head of state and what that means for Barbadians moving forward.
How did the coronavirus end up mutating into the omicron variant? One hypothesis is that it spent months replicating in the body of someone whose immune system was suppressed by uncontrolled HIV.
A German court on Tuesday convicted the man of genocide and committing a war crime over the death of a 5-year-old Yazidi girl he had purchased as a slave and then chained up in the hot sun to die. (Image credit: Frank Rumpenhorst/AP)
Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai made an assault allegation, then disappeared. She’s re-emerged, but the Women’s Tennis Association’s unflinching support may inspire a wider outcry over China’s actions.
Gloom and frustration as already struggling Europe faces down new coronavirus variant Omicron .