Afghanistan's Ministry of Defense says at least four civilians were killed in their homes by militant rocket fire in the country's north
Heavy fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh is continuing with Armenia and Azerbaijan trading blame for new attacks
What we know about vaccine development, Covid in children and the north-south divide
We asked Guardian readers to pose questions about the government’s response to coronavirus for our science team to answer. Here our science correspondents Nicola Davis and Linda Geddes have answered some of your most pressing questions.
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There's no doubt that Europe is seeing a second wave of coronavirus infections, but the surge is not affecting its major economies in the same way, and JP Morgan has a theory why that may be.
To date, more than 41 million people have contracted the virus, with 1.13 million related deaths, according to data compiled by JHU.
They include two students, a parent of a pupil and three of the killer's friends.
U.S. stock futures pointed to a mixed open as investors deal with earnings and jobless claims data, and uncertainty over stimulus talks and the election.
The start-up’s demise may not be as bad for investors as it seems.
American Airlines posted another quarterly loss as coronavirus hit summer travel demand.
The big-box retailer is adding more features, such as allowing shoppers to check if there's a line outside of their store and dedicating more parking spots to curbside pickup.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak increases support for firms and workers as lockdown restrictions spread.
The stocks making the biggest moves in premarket trading include Coca-Cola, Tesla, Align Technology, Whirlpool, and more.
UBS's Art Cashin believes the market may be far too complacent in believing that a highly effective vaccine is imminent.
Inquiry launched into ‘attempted homicide’ after car driven at gendarme on Monday
French police have arrested seven British nationals, including two minors, two days after a policeman was attacked outside the Israeli embassy in Paris, according to the prosecutor’s office.
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Alaska and New Jersey plan to begin disbursing funding through the Lost Wages Assistance program this week, more than two months after the federal aid program for unemployed workers was created.
Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading.
A music business taskforce dismisses the term as a "careless catch-all acronym".
Hundreds of people painted pictures of the veteran and now they're being auctioned for his charity.
Some fans had criticised the lack of official confirmation that the rock legend's tour was off.
Sacha Baron Cohen shot the follow-up to 2006's Borat in secret during the coronavirus pandemic.
A project aimed at getting more female contributors on air is to also encompass race and disability.
The star, who recorded the record in nine weeks, tells BBC 6 Music he was "just messing around".
The acclaimed ballet star resorts to extra wide costumes to reflect the realities of the pandemic.
Fans can bid for handwritten lyrics to his song Perfect and a £3 ticket for his first gig.
Mark Webber stars with his family in this fantastical, yet charmless, drama.
With his new drama, the director Wayne Wang channels the style and energy of his early, scrappy independent movies.
This narrative debut by the directors Lydia Dean Pilcher and Ginny Mohler tells the true story of the factory girls who suffered from misleading information about radium.
Shot in 2012, the documentary observes high schoolers in Flint, Mich., as they prepare for their prom.
The filmmakers Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead bend reality in this drug-fueled sci-fi horror.
This animated Netflix adventure falters once its tween heroine touches down on a gaudy moonscape.
Tyler Taormina’s debut film starts in the vein of classic high-school comedies until it turns toward a dark surrealism.
Marcus Rashford has vowed to keep representing "vulnerable children" after members of the British parliament voted against a bid to provide free school meals to low-income families over the holidays.
The Friday night lights of high school football have dimmed or been shut down through much of the Rio Grande Valley.
Incomplete data, a variety of new factors and an odd 2020 mean it’s way too early to know why Americans are watching less of some of the most popular leagues.
When she started to fence at the age of seven on the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe, Ysaora Thibus never dared dream of becoming an Olympian.
Brandon Lowe burst out of his slump with two home runs, and Blake Snell was dominant on the mound as Tampa Bay rebounded from a lopsided Game 1 loss.
The first images are released of the Osiris-Rex spacecraft trying to grab rock from asteroid Bennu.
The Met Office is launching a tool to help planners prepare for further weather extremes.
At the C.D.C., he waged a 13-year campaign to vanquish a deadly infectious disease that had ravaged the world for centuries. Victory came in 1977.
How a tiny insect with super-tough body armour can survive being stamped on or run over by a car.
The OSIRIS-REX mission succeeded in pogo-sticking off the space rock, but is waiting to see whether it will need to swoop in again.
A trade ban had prevented the Android version of the app from working on the Chinese firm's devices.
The British designer, who led the team behind the iPhone, will help give the brand a makeover.
The mobile-focused streaming service says it failed to attract subscribers during the pandemic.
New tools, born of necessity, may be part of a lasting change.
Ive led teams that designed the iPod, iPhone, and Apple Watch before leaving the company to start an independent design firm named LoveFrom.