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    SpaceX brings NASA astronauts home safe

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 10:22am on August 03, 2020

    America’s first crewed spaceship to fly to the International Space Station in nearly a decade returned safely to Earth on Sunday, splashing down in the...

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    Princeton University removes Woodrow Wilson's name

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 10:23am on June 28, 2020

    Princeton University said Saturday it was removing the name of president Woodrow Wilson from its public policy school and a residential college, calling the former...

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    US to support COVID-19 training to 1000 new Bangladesh doctors

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 05:30pm on June 15, 2020

    The US government would support training of 1,000 newly recruited doctors to strengthen Bangladesh government’s COVID-19 response efforts. The US also announced that it would provide...

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    Atlanta police chief resigns after officer kills black man

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:21pm on June 14, 2020

    The police chief in the US city of Atlanta resigned after an officer fatally shot a black man during an arrest, the mayor said Saturday,...

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    USA set to face historic unemployment surge

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 09:51pm on May 06, 2020

    Like a global tsunami, the coronavirus pandemic has caused a huge loss of life and taken a massive economic toll. In the US economy, skyrocketing...

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    Bangladeshi journalist dies in New York

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 10:51am on March 31, 2020

    Bangladeshi photojournalist A Hai Swapan died from coronavirus in New York on Monday night. He breathed his last at local time 12:50pm (10:50pm BST) at...

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    US coronavirus death toll passes 3,000

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 10:38am on March 31, 2020

    The United States death toll from the novel coronavirus pandemic passed 3,000 on Monday, according to the running tally compiled by the Johns Hopkins University,...

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    Coronavirus may claim 80,000 in US

    New Age Online. British Broadcasting Media/ Agence France-Presse | Updated at 09:52am on March 27, 2020

    COVID-19 could lead to more than 80,000 deaths in the US and overwhelm hospital capacity nationally in early April, predicted the Institute for Health Metrics...

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    Two US lawmakers test positive for COVID-19

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 10:55am on March 19, 2020

    Two United States lawmakers, including a Florida representative, on Wednesday became the first members of Congress tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Lawmaker Mario Diaz-Balart’s...

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    108 die in US as coronavirus hits all 50 states

    British Broadcasting Corporation. New York | Updated at 11:24am on March 18, 2020

    At least 108 died from COVID-19 infection in the United States as the deadly coronavirus hit all the 50 states. West Virginia reported its first...