Posted: 2021-01-22 08:50:02
Meet Lenka Novak. She’s part of an elite team of scientists hoping to put climate prediction in the palm of your hand....
Posted: 2021-01-22 08:49:17
Meet Gavin Schmidt. He's part of an elite team of scientists hoping to put climate prediction in the palm of your hand....
Meet the team shaking up climate models...

Meet the team shaking up climate models


An elite team of scientists is devising a model that may put climate prediction in the palm of your hand....
Posted: 2021-01-22 08:48:00
Meet the team shaking up climate models
An elite team of scientists is devising a model that may put climate prediction in the palm of your hand....
No funeral possible: Gracie Crafts on pandemi...

No funeral possible: Gracie Crafts on pandemic mental health


Pandemic rules allowed no funeral after a friend’s suicide – but this Indigenous student honored him at a Georgian Bay turtle release....
Posted: 2021-01-22 08:47:45
No funeral possible: Gracie Crafts on pandemic mental health
Pandemic rules allowed no funeral after a friend’s suicide – but this Indigenous student honored him at a Georgian Bay turtle release....
The moral of the pandemic story...

The moral of the pandemic story


Something else happened as the world confronted COVID-19. We caught a glimpse of what a global effort can accomplish in a shared crisis....
Posted: 2021-01-22 08:47:06
The moral of the pandemic story
Something else happened as the world confronted COVID-19. We caught a glimpse of what a global effort can accomplish in a shared crisis....

Posted: 2021-01-22 08:45:00
Lost jobs, iffy Wi-Fi, and loneliness vex the moment – but perhaps not the future – of 12 young adults in our global report....
Posted: 2021-01-22 08:43:04
Meet Tapio Schneider. He's part of an elite team of scientists hoping to put climate prediction in the palm of your hand....
A young generation stalled but ready to launc...

A young generation stalled but ready to launch: Special global report


What defines a generation? Often, experts say, members of a generation are defined by the events that shaped their lives as young adult...
Posted: 2021-01-22 08:41:19
A young generation stalled but ready to launch: Special global report
What defines a generation? Often, experts say, members of a generation are defined by the events that shaped their lives as young adult...
Navalny wants to take on the Kremlin. Are Rus...

Navalny wants to take on the Kremlin. Are Russians listening?


Alexei Navalny is back in Russia and calling for protests against Vladimir Putin and the Kremlin. But his sway with the Russian public remains modest....
Posted: 2021-01-22 08:10:36
Navalny wants to take on the Kremlin. Are Russians listening?
Alexei Navalny is back in Russia and calling for protests against Vladimir Putin and the Kremlin. But his sway with the Russian public remains modest....
A year into the pandemic, one big lesson...

A year into the pandemic, one big lesson


A new study finds societies with higher levels of trust have coped better against the virus. A country’s social compact helps in the healing work....
Posted: 2021-01-22 06:56:26
A year into the pandemic, one big lesson
A new study finds societies with higher levels of trust have coped better against the virus. A country’s social compact helps in the healing work....

Posted: 2021-01-22 04:57:10
Moscow welcomed President Joe Biden’s proposal to extend a key nuclear arms treaty for another five years. Talks to renew the treaty between Russia and the United States had stalled amid t...
Posted: 2021-01-22 04:46:45
A federal judge has ruled against a plea to reinstate Parler, a social media app favored by followers of former President Donald Trump, rejecting its argument that Amazon violated antitrust ...
Can Biden translate plea for unity from rheto...

Can Biden translate plea for unity from rhetoric to reality?


President Biden is emphasizing unity. But as he begins tackling multiple crises, putting the ideal into action is easier said than done....
Posted: 2021-01-21 09:49:00
Can Biden translate plea for unity from rhetoric to reality?
President Biden is emphasizing unity. But as he begins tackling multiple crises, putting the ideal into action is easier said than done....
In the midst of vaccines, how one UK church o...

In the midst of vaccines, how one UK church offers a spot of joy


Around the world, vaccination campaigns are working to get as many people vaccinated as quickly as possible. The efforts may seem overwhelming, but organists at one cathedral in Salisbury, E...
Posted: 2021-01-21 08:45:53
In the midst of vaccines, how one UK church offers a spot of joy
Around the world, vaccination campaigns are working to get as many people vaccinated as quickly as possible. The efforts may seem overwhelming, but organists at one cathedral in Salisbury, E...
Is Russia ready for honest governance?...

Is Russia ready for honest governance?


The brave return home of dissident Alexei Navalny after his poisoning hints of confidence that Russians are fed up with Putin-style corruption....
Posted: 2021-01-21 08:23:56
Is Russia ready for honest governance?
The brave return home of dissident Alexei Navalny after his poisoning hints of confidence that Russians are fed up with Putin-style corruption....

Posted: 2021-01-21 07:08:00
Britain’s final departure from the EU trade bloc on Jan. 1, after years of bitter debate, stirred little interest; COVID-19 took precedence....
Posted: 2021-01-21 06:07:15
President Biden signed 10 pandemic-related executive orders on Thursday. Mask wearing during travel will now be a federal mandate. Mr. Biden has also directed FEMA to set up vaccination cent...
With Trump gone, where will QAnon supporters ...

With Trump gone, where will QAnon supporters go for inspiration?


The peaceful transfer of the presidency from Donald Trump to Joe Biden left some QAnon followers disillusioned. While some don't know where to put their faith now, others continue to believe...
Posted: 2021-01-21 05:19:16
With Trump gone, where will QAnon supporters go for inspiration?
The peaceful transfer of the presidency from Donald Trump to Joe Biden left some QAnon followers disillusioned. While some don't know where to put their faith now, others continue to believe...
Day One in the Oval Office: Biden reverses Tr...

Day One in the Oval Office: Biden reverses Trump policies


From virus precautions to climate action, racial equity, and immigration, President Joe Biden signed 15 executive actions and two directives with the goal of quickly addressing the various c...
Posted: 2021-01-21 05:14:27
Day One in the Oval Office: Biden reverses Trump policies
From virus precautions to climate action, racial equity, and immigration, President Joe Biden signed 15 executive actions and two directives with the goal of quickly addressing the various c...
Baghdad hit by suicide bombings for first tim...

Baghdad hit by suicide bombings for first time in three years


Twin suicide bombings struck a bustling commercial area in Baghdad, killing at least 32 and wounding dozens. The rare bombing occurred amid heightened political tensions over early elections...
Posted: 2021-01-21 05:10:49
Baghdad hit by suicide bombings for first time in three years
Twin suicide bombings struck a bustling commercial area in Baghdad, killing at least 32 and wounding dozens. The rare bombing occurred amid heightened political tensions over early elections...

Posted: 2021-01-21 04:26:18
The British monarchy survived an abdication crisis in the 1930s, but will the institution last beyond Queen Elizabeth II’s reign?...
Posted: 2021-01-21 04:20:00
How patriotism has evolved as a watchword on the right, and has been co-opted by extremists, is a window into political speech in a polarized nation....
The next climate change challenge: Matching w...

The next climate change challenge: Matching words with action


Recent meteorological disasters have focused world leaders’ attention on the dangers of climate change. Will their lofty words translate into action?...
Posted: 2021-01-21 04:10:04
The next climate change challenge: Matching words with action
Recent meteorological disasters have focused world leaders’ attention on the dangers of climate change. Will their lofty words translate into action?...
Meet the students who say remote learning wor...

Meet the students who say remote learning works just fine


Some students are finding that learning remotely, while challenging, has its upsides. What factors are leading them to succeed?...
Posted: 2021-01-21 03:51:32
Meet the students who say remote learning works just fine
Some students are finding that learning remotely, while challenging, has its upsides. What factors are leading them to succeed?...
Lawyer trades New Jersey for Tinseltown – a...

Lawyer trades New Jersey for Tinseltown – and steps into a murder case


She thought the move to Los Angeles would give her perspective. Instead, it gave her pineapple pizza, big egos, and a mystery to solve....
Posted: 2021-01-21 03:20:59
Lawyer trades New Jersey for Tinseltown – and steps into a murder case
She thought the move to Los Angeles would give her perspective. Instead, it gave her pineapple pizza, big egos, and a mystery to solve....

Posted: 2021-01-21 11:00:05
Many animal names have undergone verbification, or turned from nouns into verbs. To parrot is to “repeat by rote” without understanding, for example....
Posted: 2021-01-20 09:54:29
By electing Raphael Warnock, a Black preacher and Democrat, to the Senate, Georgians have showcased a new electoral coalition....
On Inauguration Day, America hits the reset b...

On Inauguration Day, America hits the reset button


President Donald Trump ended his four years in office with flourish and a hint of mystery – bequeathing multiple crises to new President Joe Biden. But Inauguration Day also saw displays o...
Posted: 2021-01-20 08:14:00
On Inauguration Day, America hits the reset button
President Donald Trump ended his four years in office with flourish and a hint of mystery – bequeathing multiple crises to new President Joe Biden. But Inauguration Day also saw displays o...
One head start for Biden in unifying American...

One head start for Biden in unifying Americans


On one foreign-policy stance – stopping genocide in China – the Trump administration gave official support for Mr. Biden’s view, offering a template for bipartisanship in Washington....
Posted: 2021-01-20 08:08:08
One head start for Biden in unifying Americans
On one foreign-policy stance – stopping genocide in China – the Trump administration gave official support for Mr. Biden’s view, offering a template for bipartisanship in Washington....
For the French, distrust of vaccines predates...

For the French, distrust of vaccines predates COVID-19


France has one of the most skeptical populations in Europe when it comes to vaccines, even around the COVID-19 vaccine. Why is that?...
Posted: 2021-01-20 07:10:11
For the French, distrust of vaccines predates COVID-19
France has one of the most skeptical populations in Europe when it comes to vaccines, even around the COVID-19 vaccine. Why is that?...

Posted: 2021-01-20 06:27:06
Speaking to the nation as president, Joe Biden, newly sworn in at the Capitol, called for unity among a divided nation, declaring the day as one “of renewal and resolve.”...
Posted: 2021-01-20 05:19:08
COVID-19’s economic toll in South Africa has been severe. But stokvels, traditional saving clubs, are helping some people pull through....
Dear Mr. President: 10 letters of advice for ...

Dear Mr. President: 10 letters of advice for Biden


Prominent public figures share Inauguration Day advice for President Joe Biden on how to bring the country together....
Posted: 2021-01-20 05:18:00
Dear Mr. President: 10 letters of advice for Biden
Prominent public figures share Inauguration Day advice for President Joe Biden on how to bring the country together....
Why the US is labeling China’s treatment of...

Why the US is labeling China’s treatment of Uyghurs as genocide


China has long been under scrutiny for the treatment of its Uyghur population. The outgoing U.S. Secretary of State has now used the word “genocide,” which doesn’t trigger any immediat...
Posted: 2021-01-20 04:27:07
Why the US is labeling China’s treatment of Uyghurs as genocide
China has long been under scrutiny for the treatment of its Uyghur population. The outgoing U.S. Secretary of State has now used the word “genocide,” which doesn’t trigger any immediat...
A new normal: A woman becomes U.S. vice presi...

A new normal: A woman becomes U.S. vice president


Four years after serving in the U.S. House of Representatives as California’s senator, Kamala Harris, a Black woman who is of South Asian descent, will walk into the White House as second ...
Posted: 2021-01-20 04:19:05
A new normal: A woman becomes U.S. vice president
Four years after serving in the U.S. House of Representatives as California’s senator, Kamala Harris, a Black woman who is of South Asian descent, will walk into the White House as second ...

Posted: 2021-01-20 04:01:32
When remote school left some of her classmates behind, Daisy Hampton found a small way to reach out and make a big difference....
Posted: 2021-01-20 03:43:42
Following FBI vetting, 12 members of the National Guard have been removed from security operations in preparation for President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration ceremony. Two of the Guard memb...
A very different Inauguration Day: How the 59...

A very different Inauguration Day: How the 59th will unfold


President-elect Joe Biden’s swearing in will look very different compared to past inaugurations as precautions around security and the ongoing pandemic dramatically scale back a normally g...
Posted: 2021-01-20 03:19:14
A very different Inauguration Day: How the 59th will unfold
President-elect Joe Biden’s swearing in will look very different compared to past inaugurations as precautions around security and the ongoing pandemic dramatically scale back a normally g...
Bannon, others pardoned in Trump’s final pr...

Bannon, others pardoned in Trump’s final presidential hours


Pardons granted at the tail end of a presidential administration are common. But President Donald Trump is drawing attention for the pardon of political allies, including Steve Bannon, who i...
Posted: 2021-01-20 02:15:31
Bannon, others pardoned in Trump’s final presidential hours
Pardons granted at the tail end of a presidential administration are common. But President Donald Trump is drawing attention for the pardon of political allies, including Steve Bannon, who i...
Biden's new immigration proposal: 8-year...

Biden's new immigration proposal: 8-year path to citizenship


President-elect Joe Biden plans to introduce a bill that would give immigrants already living in the U.S. without legal status a chance to earn a green card in five years, and then full natu...
Posted: 2021-01-20 02:15:03
Biden's new immigration proposal: 8-year path to citizenship
President-elect Joe Biden plans to introduce a bill that would give immigrants already living in the U.S. without legal status a chance to earn a green card in five years, and then full natu...

Posted: 2021-01-20 11:00:05
If you know where you’ll be living in winter, the best time to acquire firewood is the previous fall. Using wood-fueled heat is all about preparing....
Posted: 2021-01-19 10:18:46
The U.S. has long showed foreign-policy stability during presidential transitions. Last-minute moves by the Trump administration are sowing confusion....
Is common ground still possible? Biden determ...

Is common ground still possible? Biden determined to try with Senate.


President-elect Biden is trying to pick up the pieces and glue the country – and Washington – back together after Jan. 6. Here are his Senate allies....
Posted: 2021-01-19 10:08:18
Is common ground still possible? Biden determined to try with Senate.
President-elect Biden is trying to pick up the pieces and glue the country – and Washington – back together after Jan. 6. Here are his Senate allies....
‘Big Girl, Small Town’ marks the small vi...

‘Big Girl, Small Town’ marks the small victories of everyday life


In a small town in Northern Ireland, a girl working in a chip shop is thinking, noticing, and persevering with an unflagging sense of decency....
Posted: 2021-01-19 09:43:21
‘Big Girl, Small Town’ marks the small victories of everyday life
In a small town in Northern Ireland, a girl working in a chip shop is thinking, noticing, and persevering with an unflagging sense of decency....
Democracy on the brink? US has familiar echo ...

Democracy on the brink? US has familiar echo for Latin Americans.


For some in Latin America, the U.S. Capitol riot and its aftermath feel uncomfortably familiar – but provide a moment for reflection....
Posted: 2021-01-19 09:36:20
Democracy on the brink? US has familiar echo for Latin Americans.
For some in Latin America, the U.S. Capitol riot and its aftermath feel uncomfortably familiar – but provide a moment for reflection....

Posted: 2021-01-19 09:06:16
In our latest "Rethinking the News" podcast, we ask: What fears, values, and attitudes make election conspiracy theories so persistent? Part 2 of 2....
Posted: 2021-01-19 08:03:22
Many students in England face difficulties accessing online learning. In response, dozens of businesses and community-led programs around the country are donating old computers and tablets t...
Tokyo Olympics 2021: Will they really happen?...

Tokyo Olympics 2021: Will they really happen?


The Tokyo Olympics is slated to open in six months’ time, even as Tokyo and other parts of Japan are under an emergency order because of surging coronavirus cases. While 80% of Japanese wa...
Posted: 2021-01-19 07:59:28
Tokyo Olympics 2021: Will they really happen?
The Tokyo Olympics is slated to open in six months’ time, even as Tokyo and other parts of Japan are under an emergency order because of surging coronavirus cases. While 80% of Japanese wa...
Census Bureau director resigns after outcry o...

Census Bureau director resigns after outcry over immigrant data


With still a year left in his term, U.S. Census Bureau director Steven Dillingham has announced his resignation as President-elect Joe Biden takes office. The bureau has been criticized by s...
Posted: 2021-01-19 07:57:18
Census Bureau director resigns after outcry over immigrant data
With still a year left in his term, U.S. Census Bureau director Steven Dillingham has announced his resignation as President-elect Joe Biden takes office. The bureau has been criticized by s...
New year, new reading list: The 10 best books...

New year, new reading list: The 10 best books of January 2021


A fresh start begins with new books on everything from “divorce ranches” in Nevada, to a school in Senegal, to an internment camp in remote Wyoming....
Posted: 2021-01-19 07:27:39
New year, new reading list: The 10 best books of January 2021
A fresh start begins with new books on everything from “divorce ranches” in Nevada, to a school in Senegal, to an internment camp in remote Wyoming....