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In this file photo from March, international travelers wait to pass through customs at Dulles International Airport in Northern Virginia.

The American accent will be missing among the flocks of travelers this summer in Europe. EU leaders said travelers from the United States will be barred from entering the EU until the U.S. manages to contain its coronavirus outbreak. Read more»

After COVID-19 led to a sharp drop in blood donations and blood drives, officials with the Food and Drug Administration decided to proceed with changes they had been studying on restrictions to who can donate in order to help keep the blood supply stable.

The FDA in April eased a number of restrictions on blood donations in order to help blood banks across the nation keep up with the demand for blood. It came as infection concerns and stay-home orders were leading to widespread cancellations of blood drives and donation appointments. Read more»

Trump made his announcement on funding at the White House coronavirus task force daily briefing on April 14, accusing the WHO of “severely mismanaging and covering up the spread of the coronavirus.” There is no evidence that the WHO has covered up the spread of the novel coronavirus. There has, however, been evidence that China was slow to report the outbreak. Read more»

There is no Plan B to save Earth's populations from the build-up of greenhouse gasses.

A brief summary of the challenge and solutions involvedclimate change, decarbonization, geohacking, termination shock and 12-year warnings with a twist of Stonehenge. Read more»

Assailants range from radicalized 'amateurs' to those like Said Kouachi, believed to have honed his killing skills in the battlefields of the Middle East. Read more»

Some experts worry increased security and surveillance in Europe could lead to a backlash, and a more radicalized public. Read more»

The EU is moving away from saving lives, focusing instead on keeping newcomers out. Read more» 1

Mexican drug cartels are expanding their reach in Peru and they may be boosting their cocaine trade with Europe in the process. Read more»

Image of China, first shown on China Digital Times

With floods, droughts, forest fires and extreme storms on the rise, President Barack Obama has been attempting to reassert U.S. leadership in the fight against climate change. So, as negotiators frantically attempt to agree on a new United Nations climate treaty, due to be inked in Paris late next year, how does the rest of the world stack up to the U.S. when it comes to tackling the climate crisis? Read more»

The suicide bombing at al-Nairab military base in northern Syria on June 1, 2012, as seen in a propaganda video by al-Nusrah, al-Qaida's Syrian branch.

Western support for the opposition in Syria's bloody civil war raises fears of a blowback from the European extremists who've flocked to new land of jihad. Read more»

What is the extent of the information Edward Snowden has leaked? We break it down. Read more»

As debate rages in the United States about the National Security Agency’s sweeping data-mining programs, sources overseas speak about the controversy and how differing U.S. and European approaches to counterterrorism can complement each other. Read more»

Almost 8,000 Spanish journalists have lost their jobs since 2008, according to trade union figures. But problems for Europe's press range far beyond Spain, as the economic crisis depresses advertising and sales in a sector already struggling to adapt to the rise of new digital media. Read more»

Mitt Romney speaks in Phoenix on Dec. 6.

Mitt Romney used part of his New Hampshire primary victory speech to blast President Barack Obama as a “failed president” and alienate Europe when he said the White House reflected the “worst of what Europe has become.” Read more»

The Dow Jones industrial average and S&P 500 index had their worst Thanksgiving week since the markets began observing the holiday in 1942, with the Dow losing 4.8 percent and the S&P slumping 4.7 percent. Read more»

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