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The surprise decision to share sensitive U.S. nuclear submarine technology with Australia spurred a warning from China “to prepare for the worst,” and an angry response from France’s foreign minister who called the accord “unacceptable” and “incomprehensible.”
Improved economic tail winds have allowed the president to pursue an expansion of the country’s social safety net, chiefly through spending proposals that would be paid for by tax hikes on wealthy Americans and profitable corporations.
The public health emergency lifted restrictions on virtual care that some states are now rescinding.
Clockwise from top left: Climate activist Mitzi Jonelle Tan; A man fans the flames of a fire Leyte, Philippines; British climate activist Dominique Palmer; people remove flood debris in Germany in July. (AFP/Getty Images)
Young people coming of age in an era of natural disasters are facing another struggle, too: growing anxiety about climate change. Experts warn of the emotional toll that will come from the warming of the planet, which for many people, now feels a lot more up close.
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A person walks past bronze sculptures of mammoths during the World Biathlon Championships in 2011, in the Siberian city of Khanty-Mansiysk. (AFP/Getty Images)
Colossal, which has received at least $15 million from investors, has set out to edit the Asian elephant’s DNA, inserting traits from the woolly mammoth.
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A laborer works on overhead wiring in 1940. (AP)
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Researchers are examining how to make people — and officials in charge — take flash flood threats seriously.
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The debate unfolding around the world over coronavirus vaccine mandates is playing out on a small scale at the United Nations headquarters ahead of a meeting of dozens of world leaders in New York next week.
The bill comes after public frustration over how Peter Madsen, who was convicted of one of Denmark's most heinous murders, pursued relationships with female admirers while incarcerated.
Between the jabs and insults, the candidates showcased their differences on several big issues, including abortion.
Nicholas Redding, president of Preservation Maryland, outside the log cabin that his nonprofit organization has restored in a historically Black community. (Amy Davis/Baltimore Sun)
The once-ramshackle structure at 417 Jonathan St. turned out to be one of the oldest buildings in Hagerstown.
In a nation of rising homicides, it’s too late to couple gun culture with nostalgia.
The next few weekends are packed with fall festivals. Here are some of the best.
Get ready for Oktoberfests, outdoor festivals, including the H Street Festival, and free admission at local museums.
The D.C. punk-metal quartet celebrates its new album at D.C. Brau on Wednesday.