As COVID-19 vaccinations slowly become available to more Americans, variants of the novel coronavirus have started circulating in the United States and elsewhere, making people wonder whether the shots are still worth getting.
NBA players and coaches occasionally murmured about the league’s unusually large collection of Philadelphia-area referees, but none as loudly as Red Auerbach, the longtime Boston Celtics coach and executive.
Universal and DreamWorks' animated film "The Croods: A New Age" reclaimed the top spot surprisingly at North American box office with an estimated 2.04 million U.S. dollars from 1,890 theaters between Friday and Sunday in its twelfth weekend of release, according to studio figures collected by measurement firm Comscore.
A very dangerous tendency is forming in Armenia today, according to Armenian economic expert Artashes Ter-Hovhannisyan who was answering the question of how appropriate it is to be proud of the buildup of external debt.
Malawi President Lazarus Chakwera has fired the commissioner for the Department of Disaster Management Affairs (DoDMA) and a co-chairperson of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 for failing to demand accountability on funds spent on fighting the pandemic.
Japan's economy shrank 4.8 percent in real terms in 2020 from a year earlier, marking the second sharpest contraction since record keeping began, owing to the adverse effects of the novel coronavirus pandemic, the government said in a report Monday.