U.S. Expands Refugee Aid Program for Afghans Following Rise in Taliban Violence

WASHINGTON—The U.S. will expand eligibility for Afghans seeking admission to the U.S. as refugees, the State…

Coal Projects in Asia Face Dwindling Financing as Climate Pressure Mounts

Banks are cutting off funding for new coal-fueled power plants in poorer Asian countries, a move that…

Belarusian Olympic Sprinter Seeks Polish Visa After Refusing to Return Home

TOKYO—A Belarusian Olympic athlete here is seeking a Polish visa after she resisted her team’s attempts…

Simone Biles to compete in balance beam final, USA Gymnastics says

Simone Biles will compete again at the Tokyo Olympics. The six-time Olympic medallist will contest the…

UK defence supplier Meggitt agrees £6.3bn takeover by US rival

The British aerospace firm Meggitt has agreed a £6.3bn takeover deal from US rival Parker Hannifin,…

‘A one-man scam Pac’: Trump’s money hustling tricks prompt fresh scrutiny

Donald Trump’s penchant for turning his political and legal troubles into fundraising schemes has long been…

Texans march on capitol to protect voting rights – will Washington listen?

When a legion of Texans descended on their state capitol on Saturday morning, the signs they…

Karaoke diehards returned to the spotlight – but is it time to reassess as Delta spreads?

When New Orleans lifted Covid-19 restrictions for bars, restaurants, and music venues this past May, Ruston…

Miles Robinson’s last-gasp header lifts USA over Mexico in Gold Cup final

Miles Robinson scored on a header in the 117th minute, and a reduced-strength United States lineup…

Raven Saunders throws up X on podium to represent where the ‘oppressed meet’

Raven Saunders took silver in the shot put on Sunday and later made the first podium…