Over the past few months, Russia had to scramble jets to intercept numerous American aircraft flying over the Black Sea and the Sea of Okhotsk.
US President Joe Biden has pledged to seek an end to all death sentences for federal death row inmates, though he has yet to spell out how. Forty percent of federal death row inmates are Black, compared to just 13% of the general US population.
People in several villages in India who rely on farming for a living believe that a marriage between two frogs can invoke the monsoon rains, which are good for their crops.
Periodical cicadas emerge from the ground every 17 years in the US, which could face a huge cicada influx from one of the most massive clusters, the Great Eastern Brood, in a matter of days. The last one was reported in 2004.
The eldest daughter of the former US president, Donald Trump, Ivanka, received her first coronavirus vaccine shot on 14 April. She did not elaborate on which vaccine she was given.
The global death toll from the coronavirus infection has topped 3.2 million; over 154.7 million cases of the infection have been detected, according to Baltimore, Maryland's Johns Hopkins University, which tracks and compiles data from national and local authorities, the media and other sources.
Former senior US diplomats were outraged after the Trump administration recognized Morocco’s claim to rule Western Sahara, a non-self-governing territory formerly colonized by Spain, since the UN has long promised to oversee an independence referendum there.
Facebook's independent Oversight Board on Wednesday upheld the social media platform's decision to restrict then-US President Donald Trump's posting privileges on January 7 - one day after the Capitol riot. Facebook has six months to review the suspension and put forward a response consistent with rules applied to other users of the platform.