COVID-19 Around the World
Asian American Communities Organize Against Rise in Hate Crimes, Say More Policing Is Not the Answer
One recent study found a 150 percent increase in hate crimes targeting Asian Americans in 2020, even though overall hate crimes fell last year.
The city of Jakarta has taken the rare step of announcing fines and welfare penalties for anyone who refuses to get a COVID-19 vaccine, raising fears of inequalities
As job losses surge due to the pandemic, demand for food handouts has skyrocketed in Japan.
The Biden administration is facing intense criticism from U.S. progressives after carrying out airstrikes on eastern Syria said to be targeting Iranian-backed militia groups.
The Democratic-led House of Representatives is expected to vote next week on a sweeping police reform bill that would ban chokeholds, prohibit federal no-knock warrants, establish a National Police Misconduct Registry and other measures.