The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced Wednesday an investment of 600 million U.S. dollars in the manufacture of new at-home COVID-19 tests and will deliver the tests for free to households across the country.
UAW announces start of strike at Big Three U.S. automakers2023-09-17
Wearing red T-shirts, hundreds of United Auto Workers (UAW), the largest union in the United States, and their supporters gathered outside General Motors (GM) Co.'s headquarters in downtown Detroit, U.S. state of Michigan Friday afternoon after the union announced late Thursday to begin a strike against all Big Three U.S. automakers.
Countries call for greater importance attached to economic, social, cultural rights2023-09-16
China and like-minded countries on Friday highlighted the importance of economic, social and cultural rights (ESC rights) at a UN session, saying that the current imbalance between ESC rights and civil and political rights has undermined the promise for a world free from fear and want, which has further exacerbated inequality.
US gun violence kills 123 per day2023-09-15
Gun violence has killed 123 people per day in the United States this year with the total deaths including 1,079 teenagers and 216 children, figures from the Gun Violence Archive showed.
Survivors recall darkest hours in Libya's floods-hit Derna2023-09-15
It's been five days since the floods struck, a time almost impossible to find more survivors. A miracle survivor Meed Abdul-Qaser, a 40-year-old resident in Libya's worst-hit Derna, revisited his darkest hours in the nightmare.