Tag:Humanitarian crises

Isolated for months, island crew sees pandemic for 1st time

HONOLULU -- Just as the coronavirus pandemic began to take hold, in February, four people set sail for one of the most remote...

Warning of famine, UN releases $100M to seven countries

The United Nations humanitarian office is releasing $100 million in emergency funding to seven countries at risk of famine in Africa and the...

FAA poised to clear Boeing 737 Max to fly again

The Federal Aviation Administration is expected on Wednesday to clear Boeing’s 737 Max to fly again after grounding the jet for nearly two...

Nobel UN food agency warns 2021 will be worse than 2020

UNITED NATIONS -- The head of the World Food Program says the Nobel Peace Prize has given the U.N. agency a spotlight and...

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Stocks soar as Biden transition begins

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A transgender woman sues the Georgia Department of Corrections over allegations of sexual assault by inmates and staff

Ashley Diamond filed the lawsuit Monday against several employees of the Georgia Department of Corrections and its facilities,...

US consumer confidence drops to 96.1 as virus spreads

U.S. consumer confidence fell to a reading of 96.1 in November as rising coronavirus cases pushed Americans’ confidence...

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