United States to end mpox emergency declaration

Dec 2 (Reuters) – Mpox should no longer be considered a public health emergency in the United States from February 1, 2023, the U.S. Department of Health said on Friday. The months-long declaration was aimed at tackling the largest outbreak of cases ever recorded in the country. The decision signals that the crisis, which has … Read more

Exclusive: U.S. weighs sending 100-mile strike weapon to Ukraine -sources

WASHINGTON, Nov 28 (Reuters) – The Pentagon is considering a Boeing proposal to supply Ukraine with small, inexpensive precision bombs mounted on abundantly available rockets, allowing Kyiv to strike far behind Russian lines as the West is struggling to meet the demand for additional armaments. US and allied military stocks are dwindling and Ukraine faces … Read more

Explainer: NATO’s Articles 4 and 5: How the Ukraine conflict could trigger its defense obligations

WASHINGTON, Nov 15 (Reuters) – A deadly explosion ripped through NATO member Poland near its border with Ukraine on Tuesday and the United States and its allies said they were investigating unconfirmed reports that the explosion was caused by stray Russian missiles. The explosion, which firefighters said killed two people, raised fears that Russia’s war … Read more

U.S. to send munitions, Humvees to Ukraine in $725 mln aid package -officials

WASHINGTON, Oct 14 (Reuters) – The Biden administration’s next security assistance package for Ukraine is expected to include munitions and vehicles, but not major new capabilities or anti-aircraft defenses, officials said on Friday. two US officials told Reuters about the $725 million program. The package, which could arrive as early as Friday, is the first … Read more

EXCLUSIVE U.S. Navy jet flew across Baltic hours after Nord Stream burst

Tracking data shows plane flew near Nord Stream site 2 hours after first damage The US Navy confirmed it was an American aircraft Said the theft was routine OSLO/PARIS/WASHINGTON, Oct 7 (Reuters) – A U.S. Navy reconnaissance plane flew near the site of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline rupture in the Baltic Sea hours after … Read more

Nobel prize goes to pioneers of Lego-like “click chemistry”

Danish winner Meldal says click chemistry like Lego Technology has been used to target cancer treatment Prize worth over $900,000 STOCKHOLM, Oct 5 (Reuters) – Scientists Carolyn Bertozzi, Morten Meldal and Barry Sharpless won the 2022 Nobel Prize in Chemistry on Wednesday for discovering reactions that allow molecules to come together to create new compounds … Read more

U.S. and Turkish officials discuss Ukraine and NATO in unannounced meeting

WASHINGTON, Oct 2 (Reuters) – U.S. National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan met with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan’s chief adviser Ibrahim Kalin in Istanbul on Sunday and discussed Finland’s “progress in joining and Sweden to NATO,” the White House said in a statement. The two men, whose meeting had not been announced to the media beforehand, … Read more

Russia says Nord Stream leaks occurred in zone controlled by U.S. intelligence

Sept 29 (Reuters) – The Russian Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that ruptures in Nord Stream gas pipelines that caused gas to leak off the coasts of Denmark and Sweden occurred in territory “fully under the control of “American intelligence agencies. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told a pro-Kremlin broadcast that Washington had ‘full control’ … Read more

U.S. CDC expands pre-exposure eligibility for monkeypox vaccine

WASHINGTON, Sept 28 (Reuters) – People at risk nationwide will now be able to receive Bavarian Nordic’s (BAVA.CO) Jynneos monkeypox vaccine before being exposed to the disease, said Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) of the United States. Wednesday. The CDC had previously recommended vaccination after known or suspected … Read more

Biden says U.S. forces would defend Taiwan in the event of a Chinese invasion

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 18 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden said in an interview broadcast on Sunday that U.S. forces would defend Taiwan in the event of a Chinese invasion, his most explicit statement to date on the issue. Asked in a CBS 60 Minutes interview whether … Read more