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Climate Talks Open Amid Signs That Earth Is Hotter Than Ever
A coal-fired power plant in Mpumalanga Province, South Africa, in 2019.Credit…Joao Silva/The New York Times SHARM EL SHEIKH, EGYPT — Michael Bloomberg, the former mayor of New York City and now a special envoy on climate change for the United Nations, announced a new international plan on Monday to help 25 countries in Africa, Asia […]
Live Midterm Updates: Biden Calls Midterms a Choice Between ‘Different Visions of America’
With two days left to go, Democratic and Republican leaders are running into a perennial end-of-election-season problem: There isn’t much left to say that they haven’t already said, usually a few dozen times. That was clear on the Sunday morning talk shows, where Republican guests repeated talking points on inflation and crime and expressed confidence […]
N.Y.C. Marathon Runners Helped Off the Course After Collapsing
Runners in the New York City Marathon endured unseasonably warm weather, with temperatures in the mid-70s.
As Russia’s Military Reputation Takes a Hit, Its Arms Sales Are Likely to Suffer
At the International Military-Technical Forum in Moscow in August. Russia is the world’s second largest arms exporter after the United States.Credit…Nanna Heitmann for The New York Times Arms sales have long been an important part of Russian foreign policy. But those sales were declining before the invasion of Ukraine, and analysts say that the war […]
Houston Astros Win World Series
The Astros added another run in the inning when Alex Bregman walked and scored on a single by Christian Vázquez. Houston’s talented bullpen, one of the keys to the team’s success, shut the Phillies down for the remaining three innings, leading to the ultimate celebration on the field. The victory provided special joy and perhaps […]
Live Midterm Updates: Trump to Rally With Oz; Biden and Obama to Meet Up in Philadelphia
PITTSBURGH — When Dr. Mehmet Oz talks about bringing “balance” to politics if he is elected to the Senate, it might seem as if he is talking about the split screen of his own campaign: the conservative-sounding candidate who won former President Donald J. Trump’s crucial endorsement before the Pennsylvania primary, versus the TV doctor […]
Opinion | This Perfect Mother-Daughter Read Holds a Powerful Lesson for Fighting Antisemitism
Like many book nerds, when I became a mother I fantasized about a future in which my daughters and I could lounge side by side, reading in comfortable silence. I was overjoyed when this started happening with my older daughter — we started reading together and she’d chatter about the characters in the books that […]
U.S. and Allies Reassure Ukraine of Staunch Support
Engineers working on electrical lines along the railway in the southeastern Ukrainian town of Prudyanka. The Group of 7 nations said they would work together to rebuild critical infrastructure in Ukraine.Credit…Finbarr O’Reilly for The New York Times With soaring inflation and energy prices in the United States and Europe stoking concerns in Ukraine that support […]
Humblebrag, of a Sort – The New York Times
SATURDAY PUZZLE — This is John Westwig’s second Saturday puzzle in a row for The Times. His crossword has all the hallmarks of a great themeless grid: intimidating single-word clues that send me back to my days of vocabulary tests, wordplay that requires a second (or third) take, and interesting trivia that at first appears […]
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