Climate crisis: China pledges to become carbon neutral by 2060
China is willing to contribute more to the fight against climate change, as it aims to bring carbon emissions to a peak by 2030, and achieve carbon neutrality by 2060 with more forceful policies and measures, Chinese President Xi Jinping said Tuesday.
The U.S. coronavirus death toll tops 200,000, and it’s just ‘the tip of the iceberg’
The coronavirus, which was first confirmed in the United States about eight months ago, has killed more than 200,000 people across the country as U.S. officials rush to approve and manufacture a vaccine.
Trump Hits China Over Coronavirus, Environment at Opening of UN General Assembly
U.S. President Donald Trump attacked China during his address to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on Tuesday, accusing Beijing of failing to contain the coronavirus, polluting the world, and manipulating trade, while Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping voiced veiled criticism of Washington.
In Colorado, law enforcement are on front lines of mental health crisis
As shown by the case of Daniel Prude, who was killed by police in Rochester, New York, in March, there can be challenges when law enforcement is called to deal with someone who may have mental health issues. But a lack of funding for mental health support can mean the criminal justice system is the only way for those needing services to access them. John Ferrugia of Rocky Mountain PBS reports.
Powell, Mnuchin to testify on progress of U.S. economic recovery
The Federal Reserve will continue to support the domestic economy through the COVID-19 pandemic, following up on some improvement since the start of the crisis, Chairman Jerome Powell says.
Iran strikes defiant tone at UN under crushing US sanctions
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani delivered a defiant and fiery speech Tuesday to the U.N. General Assembly as his nation grapples with the Middle East’s worst coronavirus outbreak and a weakened economy, but he insisted that it is the U.S. that will surrender to the resilience of Iran.
VP Mike Pence arriving in NH ahead of rally in Gilford
Vice President Mike Pence will make a campaign stop in New Hampshire on Tuesday afternoon.
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Congress seeks to block goods from China over forced labor
WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan bill aimed at keeping goods out of the U. S. that are made with the forced labor of detained ethnic minorities in China passed overwhelmingly Tuesday in the House of Representatives despite some concerns about the potential economic effects.
Bolsonaro to world: Brazil is victim of environmental smear
Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro has told the United Nations’ virtual meeting of global leaders that his country is being wrongly portrayed as an environmental villain, and defended his administration’s record protecting the Amazon rainforest
WATCH LIVE: Kamala Harris speaks to voters at Detroit campaign event
Both President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden are battling for support among Black voters across Michigan, and Biden's running mate, Sen. Kamala Harris, will be in the state on Tuesday.