Pandemic Leads to Dramatic Rise in Road Fatalities in US.

The number of road fatalities in the U.S. has reached the highest level since 2006 in the first half of 2021, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. And the reason why may have to do with the pandemic. Karina Bafradzhian has the story.
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Illegal Child Labor Growing After 20-Year Downward Trend, UN Reports.

Illegal Child Labor Growing After 20-Year Downward Trend, UN Reports.

The UN says 1 in 10 children globally involved in child labor, and the pandemic contributes to the spike in numbers Originally published at -

Kenyan Refugees Welcome New Law Allowing Them to Integrate Into Economy, Society.

Kenyan Refugees Welcome New Law Allowing Them to Integrate Into Economy, Society.

Refugees are now able to get documents that allow them to get jobs, benefits  Originally published at -

FACT CHECK: Syria Falsely Claims Refugees Can Safely Return Home.

FACT CHECK: Syria Falsely Claims Refugees Can Safely Return Home.

The government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad hosted a conference in Damascus on November 11-12 with the aim of convincing millions of Syrian refugees to return home. The United Nations and European Union declined invitations to send represen...

Close-Up Video Shows Lava Flowing Rapidly in La Palma.

Close-Up Video Shows Lava Flowing Rapidly in La Palma.

The Canary Islands Volcanological Institute released video on Monday of red-hot lava and molten rock from Cumbre Vieja volcano flowing rapidly at one meter per second. The volcano on the island of La Palma first erupted on September 19 and has bee...

Japan Man Rescued After a Day Stranded at Sea

Japan Man Rescued After a Day Stranded at Sea

A 69-year-old man was rescued off the coast of Japan on Sunday after spending 22 hours adrift in open water. The man was alone on a capsized boat in choppy waters off the southwestern Kagoshima prefecture. A coast guard official called the man’s s...