News: World

Putin And Biden Signal Chilly Relations To Come
Lucian Kim | December 21, 2020
As the president-elect vows to get tough on Moscow, analysts say Russia's leader wants to show he'll take the fight to Washington — and his congratulations delay was just the latest sign.
EU Approves Use Of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine
Merrit Kennedy, Laurel Wamsley | December 21, 2020
Hours after the EU's drug agency signed off on the vaccine, the European Commission approved its use, clearing the way for inoculations to begin across Europe.
NPR’s 40 Most Engaging And Popular Stories Of 2020
Bill Chappell | December 21, 2020
The NPR stories that hit home in 2020 explain the complicated reality of life during a pandemic. They highlight moments of grace, surprise and persistence – and sometimes, stark disagreement.
U.S. Embassy In Baghdad Hit In Rocket Attack
Jaclyn Diaz | December 21, 2020
The attack killed one Iraqi civilian and caused damage to the U.S. Embassy compound in Baghdad as well as surrounding residential areas. No embassy personnel were hurt.