The US death toll from the coronavirus pandemic has surpassed 200,000. It took the world's richest country just seven months to reach the grim milestone.
The officer allegedly looked for sources within the Tibetan community while working for the Chinese Consulate. He also asked a Chinese official to attend an NYPD event to raise China's "soft power," prosecutors said.
US President Donald Trump, unlike his opponent Joe Biden, continues to place pressure on Tehran. Observers are not ruling out a ‘deal’ or bilateral talks in the event he wins a second term in office.
The Canadian show achieved something not even legendary TV shows such as "Frazier" or "Modern Family" ever managed. In their acceptance speeches, many stars urged people to go out and vote in November's US elections.
The judge delayed the Trump administration's ban hours before it was due to take effect, citing concerns over free speech. Owned by Chinese tech giant TenCent, WeChat in the US has around 19 million active daily users.
Hours after the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the mudslinging over her successor began. It's shameful how disrespectful the Republicans are when it comes to the fight for power, writes DW's Ines Pohl.
The death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg means that US President Donald Trump now has a chance to nominate a replacement. Even if he loses the election in November, could he still shape the Supreme Court?
The coronavirus is forcing some Brazilian parents to work from home, mind their own kids and clean their own houses. That has threatened the livelihood of the mostly female labor force that had tended Brazil's homes.
As the US presidential election kicks into overdrive, filling the Supreme Court seat has already become a pivotal matter for voters. Despite Republican pledges not to, US President Donald Trump could still fill the seat.
The Trump administration issued orders severely limiting the operations of the Chinese social media apps in the US. Downloads of the apps will be banned starting Sunday. TikTok has more than 100 million users in the US.
Candidates, campaigns and big issue topics - an overview of stories from Washington, the US and the global perspective.
The Democratic convention has ended with an impassioned acceptance speech from Joe Biden. The presidential candidate has been talked up as the anti-Trump. But he'll need more to win over young voters, says Carla Bleiker.
Many Indian-Americans see the choice of Kamala Harris as the Democratic running mate as a symbol of progress. However, most of them were likely already planning to vote for Joe Biden in November's presidential election.
The head of the US Postal Service, Louis DeJoy, is a major Trump donor. Could his attempts to reform the national mail service jeopardize the November presidential election?
UN Secretary-General Guterres said rising tensions between the US and China could tear the world apart.
NASA has formally outlined its plans to return to the Moon by 2024. The US space agency will send a man and a woman to the lunar surface. On The Day, DW’s Brent Goff talks to space blogger Keith Cowing about the challenges that NASA’s Artemis programme is facing.
The coronavirus pandemic has people in Cameroon afraid to leave home for treatment for other conditions.
Mali's military junta appoints a former colonel as interim president. A new video conferencing app in Cameroon is helping doctors reach patients who can't travel in the coronavirus pandemic. Police in DR Congo have stepped up night roadblocks in Kinshasa because of a rise in kidnappings in the city.
Getting a taxi or minibus is increasingly dangerous for women traveling alone in Kinshasa.
Researchers race to develop a coronavirus vaccine but it could be 2021 before they are widely available.
Why Indian farmers and politicians are fired up about the Modi government's controversial new farm laws. North Korea gives its propaganda machine a modern makeover. And the airline trying to beat its pandemic blues with in-flight meals on the ground.
Wildfires raging across California, Oregon and parts of Washington state have created eerie black-and-orange skies over the Bay Area. Local authorities have called on residents to "stay calm and try to stay indoors."
Thousands of people gathered at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C., where Martin Luther King Jr. had delivered the historic "I have a dream" speech 57 years ago.
A Category 4 hurricane at landfall, Laura ripped through the US states of Texas and Louisiana, destroying buildings and killing more than a dozen people. Authorities say it was one of the strongest on record.
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