New Delhi, India
AP

Leaders of a protest movement sought Wednesday to distance themselves from a day of violence when thousands of farmers stormed India's historic Red Fort, the most dramatic moment in two months of demonstrations that have grown into a major challenge of Prime Minister Narendra

Geneva, Switzerland
Reuters

Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg's generation cares more about the climate than her parents' and grandparents', the biggest survey ever on global warming found, confirming what many people already suspected.

Released on Wednesday, the poll organised by Oxford University and the United Nations used

Reuters

Global coronavirus cases surpassed 100 million on Wednesday, according to a Reuters tally, as countries around the world struggle with new virus variants and vaccine shortfalls.

Almost 1.3 per cent of the world's population has now been infected with COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus,

Toronto, Canada
Reuters

There may be only a one in a billion chance of failing a doping test due to the COVID-19 vaccine, but some athletes will still resist inoculation, scientists from the World Anti-Doping Agency and the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee said on Tuesday. 

While

Kampala, Uganda

The Ugandan Government has accused the Catholic Church of failing to play its core role of spreading the Gospel and instead meddling in electoral politics.

While addressing a press conference in Kampala last weekend, the Minister for Presidency, Esther Mbayo, told journalists that Catholic Archbishop Cyprian Kizito

Los Angeles, US
Reuters

The Jungle Cruise ride at Disney's theme parks in California and Florida is getting a makeover to remove what the company called "negative depictions" of some cultures.

Disney said on Monday that the river boat attraction would be updated to "reflect and value the

Washington DC, US
Thomson Reuters Foundation

Cities across the globe pledged this week to use their post-pandemic recovery plans to bolster ways to adapt to the growing risks posed by climate change.

The 1000 Cities Adapt Now initiative, launched by several non-governmental organizations and a UN agency, will

Tulsa, Oklahoma, US
Thomson Reuters Foundation

For nearly two years, Aubrey Dameron, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation in Oklahoma, has been missing. Last seen in March 2019, Dameron disappeared while leaving her mother's rural home early in the morning.

Her family has been following various leads, including

RNS

They're not just on friends' and family members' Facebook pages or weird corners of the internet.

About half of all Protestant pastors in the United States say they're hearing conspiracy theories in their churches, according to a study released Tuesday by LifeWay Research.

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Denver, US/Rome, Italy
AP

The Vatican has cleared a retired US bishop of multiple allegations he sexually abused minors and teenagers, rejecting lay experts' determination that a half-dozen claims were credible and instead slapping him on the wrist for what it called “flagrant" imprudent behaviour.

The Vatican’s Congregation

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, US
AP

A judge has refused to toss out six criminal complaints filed against a Louisiana pastor charged with violating coronavirus gathering capacity rules put in place during the early days of the pandemic.

Nineteenth Judicial District Judge Eboni Johnson-Rose on Monday dismissed pastor Tony

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