Biden expected to nominate Blinken as secretary of state
President-elect Joe Biden is expected to nominate Antony Blinken as secretary of state, according to multiple people familiar with the Biden team's planning.
AstraZeneca: COVID-19 vaccine shown to be 'highly effective'AstraZeneca said Monday that late-stage trials showed its coronavirus vaccine was up to 90% effective, giving public health officials hope they may soon have access to a vaccine that is cheaper and easier to distribute than some of its rivals.
China lashes out at US withdrawal from open skies treatyChina on Monday lashed out at Washington over its withdrawal from the "Open Skies Treaty" with Russia, saying the move undermined military trust and transparency and imperiled future attempts at arms control.
Reports: Israeli PM flew to Saudi Arabia, met crown princeIsraeli media reported Monday that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu flew to Saudi Arabia for a clandestine meeting with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, which would mark the first known encounter between senior Israeli and Saudi officials.
Hong Kong's Joshua Wong taken into custody after guilty pleaProminent Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong and two other activists have been taken into custody after pleading guilty to charges related to a demonstration outside police headquarters during anti-government protests last year
Speedboat taking migrants to Greece partially sinks; 1 deadGreece's coast guard says a speedboat that appeared to have been smuggling migrants to the island of Rhodes from nearby Turkey partially sank before reaching land, leaving one person dead
Trial opens in death of toddler in migrant smuggling caseA trial has opened in the shooting death of a two-year-old toddler who was in a van during a high-speed chase between police and suspected migrant smugglers seeking to get to Britain
Al-Qaida names new North Africa leader, reports kidnap deathAl-Qaida's North African branch said it has appointed a new leader after confirming the death of its former leader, who was killed in June by French forces
Black clergy, United Way to launch anti-coronavirus effortBlack clergy leaders are joining forces with the United Way of New York City for a new initiative designed to combat the coronavirus' outsized toll on African Americans through ramped-up testing, contact tracing and treatment management
Charleston weighs wall as seas rise and storms strengthenCharleston, South Carolina has remained relatively unscathed this hurricane season
G-20 summit ends with support for COVID-19 vaccines for allLeaders of the world's most powerful nations have wrapped up the Group of 20 summit, vowing to spare no effort to protect lives and expressing their determination to ensure affordable access to COVID-19 vaccines for all people
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