By JULIA MACFARLANE, ABC News (LONDON) -- In 2020, headlines about the U.S. elections and the coronavirus pandemic dominated the news. In a historic year for health and politics, there were still many other stories of signific...

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By GUY DAVIES and ZOE MAGEE, ABC News(LONDON) -- The United Kingdom became the first country in the world to authorize the Oxford University/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine for use on Wednesday, and the government will adopt a n...

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By CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- When Joe Biden takes office as the 46th president, it's clear his agenda will focus on the challenges at home. His slogan to "Build Back Better" was centered around handling the coro...

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By JULIA JACOBO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- One of the few silver linings from the COVID-19 pandemic has been the significant reductionin greenhouse gas emissions as people stayed home to prevent the spread of the virus.Gl...

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By LOUIS MILMAN, ABC News (VATICAN CITY) -- In his annual Christmas blessing, Po...

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BY LOUIS MILMAN, IBTISSEM GUENFOUD(BRUSSELS, Belgium) -- The European Union and the United Kingdom have reached a trade and cooperation agreement days before the next Brexit deadline. The UK is set to leave the European single market...

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By KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Prince Harry and Meghan, Duke and Duchess of Sussex, are no longer senior members of Britain's royal family, but they are still partaking in a royal holiday tradition, a Christmas card...

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By GUY DAVIES and BADER KATY, ABC News(LONDON and BAGHDAD) -- When news broke that Mohammed Kinani's son’s killers, Blackwater private military contractors hired by the U.S. government in Baghdad, were pardoned Wednesday by...

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By JULIA MACFARLANE, ABC News(KABUL, Afghanistan) -- Mohammad Yousuf Rasheed, the executive director of the non-governmental organization Free and Fair Election Forum of Afghanistan, was shot dead by unidentified gunmen Wedne...

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By LUIS MARTINEZ, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- With the anniversary of the U.S. drone strike that killed a top Iranian general approaching, there remains a "heightened risk" of an Iranian threat to American interests in the Middle...

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By IBTISSEM GUENFOUD, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A study published Monday revealed that a 57,000 year-old mummified wolf puppy was discovered in thawing permafrost near Dawson City, Yukon, in Canada, signifying the presence of mam...

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By GUY DAVIES, ABC News(LONDON) -- The number of journalists murdered in 2020 more than doubled this year, according to a new...

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By KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News(LONDON) -- Like millions of families around the world, Britain's royal family plans to celebrate Christmas differently this year amid the coronavirus pandemic.The family will break a decade...

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By PATRICK REEVELL, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny said he has duped a Russian intelligence officer into accidentally admitting his and other officers’ roles in Navalny’s poisoning with a nerve ag...

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