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US COVID Death Toll Rapidly Approaching 400k, Says Johns Hopkins

The numbers for the coronavirus pandemic continue upward, with more than 93 million global infections and nearly 2 million worldwide deaths, according to the Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Resource Center.The U.S. remains at the top of the list w...Read More

Worldwide COVID-19 Deaths Top 2 Million

COVID-19 deaths worldwide exceeded 2 million Friday, according to Johns Hopkins University, a year after the coronavirus was first detected in Wuhan, China.“Behind this terrible number are names and faces, the smile that will now only be a memory, the ...Read More

Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith Elected Secretary General

Laos’ ruling Communist Party Friday promoted Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith to the office of secretary general, replacing retiring party leader Bounnhang Vorachit, state media said as the party finished its three-day congress.The Lao People’s Revol...Read More

Comrade Thongloun Sisoulith elected as Party Secretary General

Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith was elected as Secretary General of the 11th Central Committee of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party at the first plenary meeting of the 11th Central Committee of the LPRP on Friday afternoon.The 11th Central Commit...Read More

COVID-19 Lockdowns Cleared the Smoggy Air, But Not as Much as Expected

COVID-19 lockdowns brought bluer skies to some of the world's smoggy cities. But not everyone's air got cleaner. And even with the improvements, air in some cities remained unhealthy. After initial reports of dramatic drops in air pollution, scientists...Read More

WHO Experts Arrive in China to Probe Pandemic’s Origins

A team of experts from the World Health Organization arrived in the central Chinese city of Wuhan on Thursday to investigate the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic.The 10-member international team flew into Wuhan after a direct flight from Singapore and ...Read More