Lebanese rescue workers dug through rubble looking for survivors of a powerful warehouse explosion that shook the capital, killing 100 people and injuring nearly 4,000.
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Now for the hard part: Argentina must fix economy after debt deal
It took months of tough talks for Argentina to reach agreement on restructuring $65 billion in debt. Now, economists and policymakers say, the real work begins: reviving Latin America's No. 3 economy from its currency and fiscal crises.
'It came alive:' Astronauts recount wild ride home on SpaceX's Crew Dragon
U.S. astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley, home two days from a landmark mission as NASA's first crew to fly a privately built vehicle into orbit, recounted on Tuesday the loud, jarring ride they experienced through Earth's atmosphere before a safe landing at sea.
U.S. health chief to be highest-ranking official in decades to visit Taiwan, angering China
U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar will visit Taiwan in coming days, his office said on Tuesday, making the highest-level visit by a U.S. official in four decades - a move that angered China, which claims the island as its own.
Investors launch climate plan to get to net zero emissions by 2050
An investor group managing more than $16 trillion on Wednesday launched the world's first step-by-step plan to help pension funds and others align their portfolios with the Paris Agreement on climate change.
Gold shines on falling dollar, yields; global stimulus supports shares
Gold scaled a new high on Wednesday as a weaker dollar and falling bond yields burnished its safe-haven appeal, while shares ticked higher as investors turned their focus to stepped-up monetary and fiscal support globally.
Gargling solution flies off Japan's shelves after governor touts anti-virus effect
Japanese drugstores were stripped bare of gargling solution by Wednesday, a day after the governor of the western prefecture of Osaka suggested it could help fight coronavirus, triggering panicked buying reminiscent of the early days of mask shortages.
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