A Missouri appeals court on Tuesday rejected Johnson & Johnson's bid to throw out a jury verdict in favor of women who blamed their ovarian cancer on its baby powder and other talc products but reduced damages by more than half, to US$2.12 billion.
Investment funds managing close to US$4 trillion in assets called on Brazil on Tuesday to halt deforestation of the Amazon in an open letter warning that biodiversity loss and carbon emissions pose a systemic risk to their portfolios.
The UN budget for peacekeeping operations will remain at US$6.5 billion under an agreement reached overnight among the UN's 193 member states, diplomats said on Tuesday.
Pubs in England can reopen on Jul 4 after over three months of closure due to coronavirus, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Tuesday, a move hailed by the industry after warnings many premises could shut for good.
The US tech sector is likely to be hit hard by President Donald Trump's decision to extend a freeze on most immigrant visas, with critics saying the move could undermine American innovation and leadership.
A Korean flagged trawler on Tuesday noon was towed away from Montevideo port docks to the bay after it caught fire fearing explosion threats from fuel and ammonia cylinders tanks.
Spain's king and queen visited a Canary Islands beach on Tuesday on the first leg of a tour intended to help rescue the tourism-dependent economy, battered by the coronavirus crisis.
A federal judge in Brazil ordered President Jair Bolsonaro to wear a face mask in public after the far-right leader repeatedly flouted the coronavirus containment measures in place in Brasilia.
Venezuela's western Zulia state has emerged as a hot spot for the COVID-19 pandemic as poorly supplied hospitals and chronic shortages of water and power make it difficult to prevent the disease from spreading.
Twitter Inc on Tuesday placed a warning notice on a tweet by President Donald Trump threatening “serious force” against protesters in the U.S. capital, the second time it has used the label since it began challenging Trump’s tweets in May.