UN Chief Calls for Global ‘New Social Contract’

NEW YORK – The U.N. secretary-general called Saturday for a new social contract and global deal to create equal opportunities for all in an address on the birthday of late anti-apartheid activist Nelson Mandela. “A new social contract within societies will enable young people to live in dignity, will ensure women have the same prospects […]

WHO: World Records Nearly 260,000 New Coronavirus Cases

For the second day in a row, the World Health Organization (WHO) on Saturday reported a record increase in coronavirus cases worldwide, with nearly 260,000 new cases in 24 hours. The previous record, on Friday, recorded nearly 238,000 cases. As of Saturday evening, WHO tallied just more than 593,000 deaths from COVID-19, the disease caused […]