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A ship sinks in a typhoon close to Hong Kong, endangering scores of crew members

Over two dozen crew members may have perished in the sinking of an industrial support ship in the South China Sea, according to rescue agencies in Hong Kong on Saturday. Authorities sent out planes...

New York overhauls handgun rules to preserve some limits

After the Supreme Court declared that the majority of people have the right to carry a handgun for personal defence, New York lawmakers adopted a significant revision of the state’s handgun licencing laws on...

John McCain and Simone Biles are among the 17 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom announced by Biden

Olympic gymnast Simone Biles and former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords were among the 17 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom revealed by President Biden on Friday. Among those getting the honour posthumously are former...

State Department offers $10 million reward for tips on foreign election interference

According to a statement released on Thursday, the State Department will pay up to $10 million for information leading to the identification of foreign meddling in American elections. According to a press release from...

California is slated to become the first state to offer all low-income immigrants free health care

An additional 764,000 people will receive coverage as a result of California being the first state to guarantee free health care for all low-income immigrants living in the country illegally; the measure will ultimately...

Navy investigation finds Hawaii water crisis exacerbated by “unacceptable failure of on-scene leadership”

The drinking water of thousands of Hawaii residents was contaminated last year as a result of Navy officers’ lack of leadership on the scene in the days following a fuel storage facility leak, according...

As national rates drop, Detroit’s clearance rates for homicides increase

The clearance rates for homicides have increased while the national average has decreased, according to the FBI and the Detroit Police Department. This is good news for Detroit since it signifies that while the...

39.4 degrees Celsius; 46 refugees found dead inside truck

The American continent is experiencing extreme heat due to climate change. Forty-six bodies were found in a truck found between the US state of Texas and the Mexican border at around 6pm yesterday. According...

After the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision, abortion facilities began to close

Following a Supreme Court decision on Friday that eliminated American women’s constitutional right to abortion, clinics have started closing in some US states. After the court overturned its 50-year-old Roe v. Wade ruling, around...

The world’s deepest shipwreck, the USS Samuel B Roberts, has been found

A military destroyer escort that sank during World War II has been discovered as the deepest wreckage yet identified. In October 1944, the USS Samuel B. Roberts was sunk in the Philippine Sea’s Battle...