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US Gymnast Simone Biles Withdraws from Individual All-Around Competition

US Gymnast Simone Biles Withdraws from Individual All-Around Competition

A day after withdrawing from the women’s gymnastics team finals, Simone Biles of the United States has taken herself out of...

Western Wildfires Calm Down in Cool Weather, But Losses Grow

Western Wildfires Calm Down in Cool Weather, But Losses Grow

Cooler weather on Tuesday helped calm two gigantic wildfires in the U.S. West, but property losses mounted in a tiny...

Female Somali Boxer at Olympics Motivates Upcoming Somali Boxers

Female Somali Boxer at Olympics Motivates Upcoming Somali Boxers

Somali boxer Ramla Ali was defeated at the Tokyo Games Monday, but she still made history as the country’s first...

Health Chat

Health Chat

Health Chat

Health Chat

Protests Flare in Tunisia as Critics Accuse President of ‘Coup’

Protests Flare in Tunisia as Critics Accuse President of ‘Coup’

The United States and several other countries have called for calm in Tunisia after violent protests broke out following the...

Europe Makes New Vaccination Push to Counter Rising COVID Cases

Europe Makes New Vaccination Push to Counter Rising COVID Cases

With Europe’s rise in coronavirus infections accelerating, more governments are seeking ways to force the unvaccinated, mainly in their twenties...

Citizenship Path for ‘Dreamer’ Immigrants in US Remains Uncertain

Citizenship Path for ‘Dreamer’ Immigrants in US Remains Uncertain

U.S. President Joe Biden on Sunday said he remained adamant about the need to create a pathway for U.S. citizenship...

Nightline Africa

Nightline Africa

Nightline Africa

Nightline Africa

Most Deaths from Drowning Are Preventable

Most Deaths from Drowning Are Preventable

On this first World Drowning Prevention Day, the World Health Organization offers life-saving solutions to prevent most of the 236,000...

South Africa Turmoil

South Africa Turmoil

On this edition of Encounter, Ambassador Michelle Gavin, senior fellow for Africa Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations and...