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20,000: US death toll overtakes Italy’s as Midwest braces

The U.S. has recorded more than 20,000 deaths from the coronavirus, overtaking Italy for the highest death toll in the world.

Crime drops around the world as COVID-19 keeps people inside

The coronavirus pandemic that has crippled big-box retailers and mom-and-pop shops worldwide may be making a dent in illicit business, too.

UN urges religious leaders to work for peace, fight virus

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is appealing to religious leaders of all faiths “to join forces to work for peace around the world and focus on our common battle to defeat COVID-19.”

What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

The death toll from the global coronavirus pandemic has surpassed 11,000 people worldwide and sickened more than 286,000.

Brexit: Day 1 brings talk of EU unity with trade talks ahead

Britain's first day outside the European Union passed without any obvious change but tough trade talks lie ahead.

UK lawmakers prepare to vote on alternatives to Brexit deal

British lawmakers are preparing to vote on alternatives for leaving the European Union as they seek to end an impasse following the overwhelming defeat of the deal negotiated by Prime Minister Theresa May.

Turkey arrests 2 suspected Islamic State militants

Two men suspected of planning Islamic State group attacks in Europe were arrested in Turkey following 10 days of being interrogated by police, Turkey's state-run agency reported Saturday.

16 bodies recovered after mine collapse in India

Rescue workers have recovered the bodies of 16 miners buried after 23 miners were trapped by a mound of fallen earth in eastern India, police said Saturday.

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