This data comes as melting rates across the world, including Greenland, have accelerated in recent decades.
Japan expanded a state of emergency to four more areas in addition to Tokyo following record COVID-19 spikes as the capital hosts the Olympics.
The first flight evacuating more than 200 Afghans who served as interpreters or other roles alongside the U.S. military arrived in the U.S.
A lorry driver who was captured on camera using his mobile phone ahead of a dramatic collision in Sussex, England, was jailed on July 27.
Tokyo reported 3,177 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, another all-time high just days after the start of the Tokyo Olympics.
An explosion at a complex of chemical companies in Leverkusen, Germany, killed at least one person. Another 31 were hurt and four are still missing.
The German women’s gymnastics team took the floor for their first competition at the Tokyo Olympics wearing unitards with leggings that stretched down to the ankle.
France passed a new law requiring health care workers to get a COVID-19 vaccine, as well as setting up a health pass for restaurants and other venues.
Most experts believe India’s official toll of more than 414,000 dead is a vast undercount, but the government has dismissed those concerns as exaggerated and misleading.
The Philippines was struck by a magnitude 6.7 earthquake on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine is being recommended by the European Medicines Agency for children between 12 and 17 years old.
Dozens of protesters gathered outside the Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony on Friday demanding the cancelation of the Games over the ongoing pandemic.
Alian Collazo came to Florida on a raft from Cuba at the age of eight. On Monday, he will voyage from Largo to Washington to exercise a right family still in Cuba don't have: The right to demonstrate. He will protest on behalf of the Cuban people.
A senior Chinese health official said he was “taken aback" that the WHO plan includes further investigation of the COVID-19 lab leak theory.
A day before the Olympics open, Tokyo hit another six-month high in new COVID-19 cases. Fans are banned from venues as worries grow of a worsening surge.
The United States has extended the non-essential travel ban to Canada until Aug. 21, days after Canada said the border would open to vaccinated U.S. citizens on Aug. 9.
Flooding in central China left at least 25 dead, including some who became trapped in an underground subway system.
This is the first time Pfizer's vaccine will be produced in Africa, in a move to help address the continent's desperate need for more doses amid a recent surge of cases.
Brisbane has been picked to host the 2032 Summer Olympics. It won in a new bidding format that let the IOC pick a preferred choice early.
Sweden beat the No. 1-ranked U.S. 3-0 in the Olympics women’s soccer opener. The Americans will next face New Zealand.