Deaths from drug overdoses in the United States reached an all-time high over the course of a 12-month period at the height of the coronavirus pandemic, according to federal data.
A Syrian soldier was killed and three others were wounded in an Israeli airstrike targeting an area south of the city of Palmyra in central Syria on Wednesday night, according to Syrian media.
A federal judge is pushing for Biden’s Department of Justice to launch a civil rights investigation into the treatment of January 6 detainees after finding the warden of a D.C. jail and the director of the D.C. Department of Corrections in contempt.
A six-day-old California law banning protests within 100 feet of any facility offering any type of vaccination was challenged in federal court Wednesday by a pro-life group that says the measure blocks its protests at a Fresno abortion facility.
Prices for goods in the United States increased during the month of September and pushed inflation to more than 5% over the past 12 months, the Labor Department said in its monthly report Wednesday.
Norwegian police feared an attack of terrorism Wednesday after several people were killed and others injured in Norway as a man used a bow and arrow to attack them.
US President Joe Biden’s administration hinted Wednesday that it could use force if diplomacy fails on Iran’s nuclear program.
A Christian web designer in Colorado is appealing to the US Supreme Court after a 10th Circuit Court ruling that state anti-discrimination law requires her to create wedding websites for same-sex couples against her religious beliefs, Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) reported. The case is the latest to address whether there is a First Amendment right to deny services to LGBTQ people or whether this amounts to discrimination.
The Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) announced Monday that archaeologists excavating in Yavne, central Israel, recently unearthed the largest Byzantine-era wine production facility ever discovered, the Jerusalem Post (JPost) reports. While also home to Jews and Samaritans 1,500 years ago, Yavne was an important, primarily Christian, city at the time.
Leaders of the Group of 20 major economies pledged at least $1.7 billion Tuesday to avert an economic catastrophe in Afghanistan. Still, it was unclear when and where the promised money would arrive.