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In a First, U.S. Pays Tribes to Move Away From Climate Threats
WASHINGTON — The Biden administration will give money to five Native American tribes to help them relocate away from rivers and coastlines, potentially creating a model for other communities around the country as the effects climate change get worse. The funding, which will go to three tribes in Alaska and two in Washington State, marks […]
U.S. Job Growth Remains Strong
In order to satisfy the economy’s strong demand for labor, more people will need to start looking for jobs — but in recent months, that hasn’t been happening. The share of Americans between the prime working ages of 25 and 54 who were working or looking for work fell to 82.5 percent in October, from […]
World Series: Justin Verlander and Astros Beat Phillies in Game 5
PHILADELPHIA — This is the golden era of the Houston Astros. Since the start of the 2017 season, they have won 541 regular-season games, appeared in six straight American League Championship Series and reached four World Series. But calling them a dynasty, as some have, feels incomplete. Their lone title in that span was in […]
Elon Musk Begins Layoffs at Twitter
SAN FRANCISCO — Elon Musk will begin laying off Twitter employees on Friday, culling the social media company’s 7,500-person work force a little over a week after completing his blockbuster buyout. Twitter employees were notified in a company-wide email that the layoffs were set to begin, according to a copy of the message seen by […]
Brutal Fight for Kherson Still Looms Between Russia and Ukraine
Ukrainian officials have warned that Moscow could be trying to create the illusion of a pullback to draw Ukrainian forces into a trap.
Can Bill Richardson Free Brittney Griner and Paul Whelan?
The former New Mexico governor advised the family of one American freed from Russia and says he can help Ms. Griner and Mr. Whelan.
Fed Ushers In Fourth Jumbo Rate Increase to Fight Inflation
The Federal Reserve has now raised interest rates six times this year as it tries to quash the fastest inflation in decades.
With Falsehoods About Pelosi Attack, Republicans Mimic Trump
The former president has shown Republicans that there is no penalty — and possibly a reward — from voters for spreading false claims and insulting political opponents.
‘This Is Our March 2020’: Children’s Hospitals Are Overwhelmed by R.S.V.
A drastic and unusually early spike in the respiratory infection is swamping pediatric units across the United States, causing long waits for treatment and worries about winter.
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