By: Ngai Yeung and Thomas Chow HONG KONG — While many countries have been devastated by the pandemic, Hong Kong has done fairly well in containing the spread of the virus. In total, the country has only accumulated approximately 12,000 ...

By: Ruhi Ramesh and Emily Lieberman When President Joe Biden took office in January, the United States’ global reputation and global partnerships were falling into disarray. The Trump administration aggravated tensions with numerous countries around the world — both allies ...

LOS ANGELES — The average American uses 82 gallons of water per day — the equivalent of running a faucet for 37 minutes straight. For most citizens of developed countries, a glass of water is a short walk to the ...

LOS ANGELES — Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are sprinkled all around the world. From the Bahamas in the Caribbean and the Maldives in the Indian Ocean to Fiji in the Pacific and Cape Verde Off the African Coast, these ...

LOS ANGELES — From an outsider’s perspective, Thailand seems like a tropical paradise with its stunning beaches, lush forests and crystal clear water. Those who live there view it the same way, but are especially proud of the distinct culture ...

LOS ANGELES — Since the start of the Yemen crisis in 2015, ongoing humanitarian issues have been a key priority for international organizations like the United Nations and watchdog groups and NGOs. Providing effective and appropriate humanitarian assistance and aid ...

LOS ANGELES — While the world was plagued with despair as COVID-19 lockdowns reached unparalleled heights, unity among Italians provided a sense of hope to the world. Viral videos of Italians singing on their balconies and Andrea Bocelli’s performance at ...

SAN FRANCISCO — Single-use plastics have been a lifeline in the fight against COVID-19, protecting healthcare workers with disposable gloves, face masks, and gowns. Additionally single-use plastics have helped facilitate adherence to social-distancing mandates while supporting businesses online, through items ...

By: Lauren Schulsohn and Jacob Wisnik NEW YORK — The Biden administration has expressed an interest in reinvigorating U.S.-Canada relations following a virtual meeting between President Joe Biden and Prime Minister Trudeau early February. The meeting, which was the first ...

By: Evelyn Zhang and Lauren Schulsohn LOS ANGELES — The Cuban Missile Crisis. The Bay of Pigs. Guantanamo Bay. All of these infamous events seem to encapsulate a common sentiment around the topic of U.S.- Cuba relations over the years, ...