October 25, 2021

What to know about the Japanese royal family as Princess Mako prepares to bow out

baona/iStock (NEW YORK) — Princess Mako, niece to Japan’s enthroned emperor, Naruhito, is planning to leave the imperial family, moving out of her family’s estate on […]
October 23, 2021

Facing rising COVID cases, UK government resists calls for new restrictions ahead

jamielawton/iStock (LONDON) — Flanked by public health officials, the U.K. Health Secretary painted a bleak picture of the current state of the pandemic in Britain. “Cases […]
October 22, 2021

US cleans up Biden’s ‘commitment’ to defend Taiwan from Chinese invasion

Vacclav/iStock (WASHINGTON) — The Biden administration is again playing cleanup after President Joe Biden said the U.S. would come to Taiwan’s defense in the event of […]
October 22, 2021

Suspected poacher likely killed by elephant in South Africa

Moonstone Images/iStock (LONDON) — A suspected poacher found dead in a South African national park is believed to have been killed by an elephant, park officials […]