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People in England won’t be required to wear masks in shops, a British official suggested on Sunday, comments that caused confusion after Prime Minister Boris Johnson earlier indicated a tougher line was needed for face coverings indoors. Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove encouraged people to use masks while inside but stopped short of endorsing their …

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) – The Lincoln/Lancaster County Health Department has changed the COVID-19 risk dial from the moderate to the high range following a recent increase in cases. The risk dial was in the moderate range for 4 weeks. Lincoln Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird said this is the first time the risk dial has been …

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A child tries to cool himself in a heatwave in Gaza The World Meteorological Organisation says there’s a growing chance that global temperatures will break the 1.5C threshold over the next five years, compared to pre-industrial levels. It says there’s a 20% possibility the critical mark will be broken …

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Temperatures up to 40C would most likely occur in the South East of England Sweltering temperatures of up to 40C could be a regular occurrence in the UK by 2100 if carbon emissions stay very high says the Met Office. The current record stands at 38.7C, set in Cambridge …

PATRICK AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. — The Air Force Technical Applications Center here underwent a change of command today, employing modern-day technology to accomplish long-standing traditions.   Col. Chad Hartman relinquished command to Col. Katharine Barber as 16th Air Force commander Lt. Gen. Timothy Haugh served as the presiding officer via video teleconference from San …

The newly passed resolution suspends the rules so that lawmakers can consider a bill that would change or remove the flag. First, the Mississippi House of Representatives passed the measure in a vote of 85-34 amid loud cheers in the chamber, followed by the Senate in a vote of 36-14. The passage of the measure …

Image copyright Getty Images Ireland stands on the brink of putting climate change at the heart of its government if Green Party members vote in favour of a new coalition. The new administration plans to ban fracked gas imports from the US, make steep cuts in emissions and end new drilling for oil and gas. …

As the city of Omaha outlines changes to its ‘Use of Force’ policy, KETV Investigates gives you an in-depth look at what each of the changes actually means. The changes include: An officer’s duty to intervene and reportKnee-to-neck pin forbiddenA prone position warningChange to use of carotid restraint control holdWe asked Omaha Police Chief Todd …

US Customs and Border Patrol agents flew unmanned aerial vehicles over crowds of Black Lives Matter protesters in at least 15 cities in June. According to government officials, the feds were just keeping an eye on the situation. Despite the fact these were Predator drones – the same kind the US used to assassinate a …

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionGreta Thunberg talks about how she has spent lockdown in Sweden Greta Thunberg says the world needs to learn the lessons of coronavirus and treat climate change with similar urgency. That means the world acting “with necessary force”, the Swedish climate activist says in an exclusive interview …