Skip to main content
Main content

News

Browse the latest news items or filter by date range.
These date fields support the following format: 2-digit month slash 2-digit day slash 4-digit year, as in mm/dd/yyyy
mm/dd/yyyy
These date fields support the following format: 2-digit month slash 2-digit day slash 4-digit year, as in mm/dd/yyyy
mm/dd/yyyy

Guardsmen Remain Adaptable in Face of Coronavirus

WASHINGTON -- More than 28,000 National Guardsmen are helping to fight the coronavirus across

Italian Envoys in Washington Muster Help for Homeland

Amid fundraising and consular services, Rome’s ambassador is thinking about Italy’s future

Justice Delayed: Virus Crisis Upends Courts System Across US

With courthouses shuttered, thousands of trials on hold and legal deadlines pushed

Trump Takes Aim at WHO in Midst of Pandemic

The US president doubles down on his criticism of the World Health Organization over what he says is a bias toward China and a late warning to the world

DOD Ramps Up COVID-19 Response Efforts from Coast to Coast

WASHINGTON -- The coronavirus pandemic is slowing down a lot of things, but not the Defense

Coronavirus Forces New Approaches to Fighting Wildfires

In light of the 'unprecedented challenge' of the pandemic, Forest Service Chief Victoria Christiansen says resources will be used only when there is a reasonable expectation of success in protecting life and critical property and infrastructure

Malawi Electoral Commission Plans July Vote Despite Coronavirus

Voter registration for the presidential election re-run to continue until June 7; the vote is to be held by July 3

Wiped Out of Toilet Paper? Here's Why

Toilet paper is so bulky and cheap that stores don't keep big inventories on hand, so as more households buy a little extra, that causes a lot of disruption

Senegal’s Street Children Among Those Most at Risk for COVID-19

Most live in boarding homes run by Islamic scholars that are notorious for their unsanitary, crowded conditions

Top Ugandan Officials Arrested in COVID-19 Purchasing Scandal

Defendants who worked in the office of Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda and ran program to provide food relief for the most vulnerable amid coronavirus pandemic, were arrested for causing government losses in excess of $528,000