President Vladimir Putin long dismissed the threat posed by global warming. But fires, disasters and foreign pressure have prompted him to change course.Mr. Putin said Russia would stop adding carbon dioxide to the atmosphere by 2060, a remarkable reversal two weeks before a pivotal U.N. climate summit.
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Transferring the power grid to a private company was supposed to help. But thousands protested last week over more blackouts.
Wind turbines on the shores of Okhotsky Bay on Sakhalin Island, a Russian island north of Japan. Sergey Ponomarev for The New York Times
The average positivity rate among students is 0.25 percent — well below the city’s overall rate — but experts believe more testing should be done.
A demand for aid has depleted the fund in New York, and thousands who qualify could miss out on payments.
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This week, the agency is expected to authorize booster shots for recipients of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines.
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The treatment of Haitians apprehended in Del Rio, Texas, has galvanized civil rights groups and others to press for change.
A Border Patrol agent chasing a Haitian migrant in Del Rio, Texas, in September. Paul Ratje/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images
An informal network that includes former government and military officials is trying save Afghans who put their lives on the line for America.
Rex Sappenfield, a former Marine who served in Afghanistan, says he is tormented by the fate of an interpreter left behind when America withdrew from the country. Kiana Hayeri for The New York Times
A more traditional view is competing against a newer approach that has become mainstream among economists.
Some U.S. conservatives are taking a cue from Prime Minister Viktor Orban on how to use the power of the state to win the culture wars.
An unlikely side effect of the pandemic is an uptick in horror-themed restaurants with creative names and even more creative menus.
Katie Haun, a general partner at Andreessen-Horowitz, discusses the future cryptocurrency could create.
Officials want to avert public panic about the property developer’s financial woes. But they also want to send a message to spendthrift corporations.
The case raises novel constitutional questions about the scope of an ex-president’s executive privilege powers if the current president disagrees.
An animal rights group said the site had ignored efforts to get clear violations taken down. YouTube said it had removed hundreds of thousands.
As Britain and E.U. kick off negotiations over trade regulations, President Biden has more than a passing interest in the final result.
After several years of all things simple being the height of fashion, there is a pleasure to be found in the messy eccentricities of pre-owned items.
With an improved Golden State and the new-look Lakers, the N.B.A.’s Western Conference could be unpredictable — and fun.
The Bucks might be better, while the Sixers and Nets are playing wait-and-see with key stars. The Eastern Conference could play out in several ways.
Stephen Colbert just can’t quit talking about reports about the existence of a tape rumored to show Donald Trump in a compromising position.
Deirdre O’Connell brilliantly lip-syncs the testimony of a woman abducted by a white supremacist in a play by Lucas Hnath.
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