As cases of COVID-19 hit record daily highs in China, the country is reimposing a range of strict measures under its “zero-COVID” policy, including lockdowns, mass testing and quarantines for anyone suspected of having come into contact with the virus.
While much of the world's eyes have been focused elsewhere this year, Somalia has slipped deeper into crisis. A famine is knocking. UNICEF estimates that in Somalia since August, one child has been sent to hospital for malnutrition every minute.
The white gunman who massacred 10 Black shoppers and workers at a supermarket in Buffalo, N.Y., pleaded guilty Monday to murder and hate-motivated terrorism charges, guaranteeing that he will spend the rest of his life in prison.
Hawaii's Mauna Loa, the world's largest active volcano, has started to erupt, prompting volcanic ash and debris to fall nearby, authorities said Monday.