Authorities in Hawaii have reported about 200 drug-related deaths last year in Honolulu, a five-year high boosted by methamphetamine overdoses.
California won’t lift its mask requirement until June to give the public and businesses time to prepare and ensure cases stay low, the state health director said Monday.
It would mark the first time that U.S.-controlled doses of vaccines authorized for use in the country will be shared overseas.
The Supreme Court agreed Monday to consider a major rollback of abortion rights, saying it will take up Mississippi’s bid to enforce a 15-week ban on abortion.
Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Monday he hasn’t yet seen any evidence supporting Israel’s claim that Hamas operated in a Gaza building housing The Associated Press.
A smoky wildfire churning through a Los Angeles canyon community gained strength Sunday as about a thousand residents remained under evacuation orders while others were warned they should get ready to leave, authorities said.
The guidance also still calls for masks in crowded indoor settings including buses, airplanes, hospitals, prisons and homeless shelters.
The EU foreign policy chief announced that foreign ministers will hold “urgent talks” about the Israel-Gaza violence on Tuesday.
Gaza Strip-based Hamas fired more than 300 rockets at southern Israel between 7 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday, the Israeli military said, adding that most of the projectiles were intercepted by the Iron Dome defense system.
Clashes between Jews and Arabs living in mixed cities continued to rattle Israel on Saturday, with protests across Palestinian cities giving way to concerns in Israel that the unrest would soon spill over to the West Bank.
Amid escalating casualties in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, more than 50 European and North American lawmakers penned a letter together with the American Jewish Committee’s EU office condemning ongoing Palestinian attacks on Israeli civilians and the use of human shields.
The Israeli military prevented an attempted infiltration along the Israel-Lebanon border in the late hours of Friday night.
Authorities said Saturday that they are preparing to evacuate an area near a wildfire in the exclusive Los Angeles neighborhood of Pacific Palisades.
A U.N. spokesman says Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is “deeply disturbed” by the Israeli airstrike that destroyed a high-rise building in Gaza City housing offices of several international media organizations and residential apartments, and is “dismayed” by the increasing number of civilian casualties.
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