Without Backpackers to Pick Them, Crops Rot by the Ton in Australia

SHEPPARTON, Australia — Peter Hall ran a hand over the Gala apples sitting in a wooden crate on his orchard in southeastern Australia, lamenting...

I’ve seen movies about quarantines. Can they do that?

With more states across America ordering millions to stay home, and Britain joining the rest of Europe in shuttering nonessential businesses and...

Sarkozy says could take corruption appeal to European human rights court

France's former president Nicolas Sarkozy said Tuesday that he might consider taking his appeal against a corruption conviction to the European Court of...

Twitch gamer Sodapoppin quits fake GTA jobs because they’re too hard

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Russia launches satellite to monitor climate in Arctic

MOSCOW – Russia launched its space satellite Arktika-M on Sunday on a mission to...

Judge approves $650M Facebook privacy lawsuit settlement

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge on Friday approved a $650 million settlement of...

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Sarkozy says could take corruption appeal to European human rights court

France's former president Nicolas Sarkozy said Tuesday that he might consider taking his appeal against a corruption conviction to the European Court of...

Using rectal swab COVID tests on people entering the country is ‘science-based’: China

Japan has asked China to avoid using anal swabs to test its citizens for coronavirus, saying the method prompted complaints of "psychological distress".Tokyo's intervention...

Thousands protest over Argentina ‘VIP vaccinations’ scandal

Thousands of people demonstrated in cities across Argentina on Saturday to protest the "VIP vaccinations" scandal that forced the health minister to resign.Gines Gonzalez...

Alabama GOP advances resolution supporting America’s withdrawal from United Nations

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Pelosi calls out MBS — and says America must ‘re-evaluate’ relationship with Saudi Arabia

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Biden’s Syria strike could complicate ‘dicey’ restarted talks with Iran: CNN’s Kaitlan Collins

On Thursday, following a military strike on an Iranian military target in Syria, CNN correspondent Kaitlan Collins broke down the implications of the action...

Biden Vows Enough Vaccine ‘for Every Adult American’ by End of May

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Where Biden’s Foreign Policy Is Taking the U.S.

One day before the administration announced its decision on Saudi Arabia, Biden gave the first major indication of his presidency that he would be...

Trump Targets Republicans Who Supported His Impeachment

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Lawrence Otis Graham, 59, Dies; Explored Race and Class in Black America

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House Democrats Say Stimulus Bill ‘Meets the Moment’

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Biden Speaks With Saudi King; Unclear if Khashoggi Killing Was Discussed

WASHINGTON — President Biden held his first call with King Salman of Saudi Arabia on Thursday, but the official White House description of it...

Twitch gamer Sodapoppin quits fake GTA jobs because they’re too hard

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Russia launches satellite to monitor climate in Arctic

MOSCOW – Russia launched its space satellite Arktika-M on Sunday on a mission to monitor the climate and environment in the Arctic amid a...

Judge approves $650M Facebook privacy lawsuit settlement

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Facebook weighs adding facial recognition to smart glasses

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Bots hyped GameStop on major social media platforms, analysis finds

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Twitter slows retweets ahead of election to combat viral misinformation

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Robinhood says some customer accounts may have become target of hackers

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Workers With Health Insurance Face Rising Out-of-Pocket Costs

The high cost of health care is persisting during the pandemic, even for people lucky enough to still have job-based insurance.The average annual cost of a health plan covering a family rose to $21,342 in 2020, according to the latest survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation, a nonprofit group that tracks employer-based coverage. Workers paid about a quarter of the total premiums, or $5,588,...