Delta variant surges across U.S. South; political leaders clamp down againUnited States · 12:21 AM UTC
The U.S. states of Florida and Louisiana were at or near their highest hospitalization numbers of the coronavirus pandemic on Monday, driven by the still-spreading Delta variant, as one doctor warned of the "darkest days" yet.
United KingdomEXCLUSIVE Citi, HSBC, Prudential hatch plan for Asian coal-fired closures -sources
Asia PacificJapan limits hospitalisation of COVID-19 patients to most serious as cases surge
Aerospace & DefenseChina quietly sets new 'buy Chinese' targets for state companies - U.S. sources
Asia PacificA year after taboo on Thai king broken, 103 face jail for royal insult
United StatesU.S. Treasury suspends government retirement, health fund payments as debt limit resets
Middle EastIran warns of response if security threatened after ship attack -TV
Olympics · August 2, 2021 · 6:35 PM UTCPolitics and drama as Biles, Belarus and New Zealand's Hubbard in focus
Three women dominated the focus at the Olympics on Monday - U.S. gymnast Simone Biles, Belarus sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya and New Zealand's Laurel Hubbard - as politics and personal issues played out at the Tokyo Games.
EnergyRising crude prices lift Diamondback, Continental, Pioneer Natural earnings
U.S. oil and gas producers Diamondback Energy Inc (FANG.O), Continental Resources Inc (CLR.N) and Pioneer Natural Resources Co (PXD.N) reported strong second-quarter profit as rebounding demand for industrial activity and travel boosted fuel prices.