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.
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.
The viciousness of Katherine Janness’s killing, combined with where it happened, has shaken residents. The city’s crime rate is dominating the political debate in Georgia, a state expected to be key in the 2022 midterms.
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.
Alex Murdaugh, a prominent attorney, is accused of hiring a hit man to shoot him dead so his son could collect a $10 million life insurance payout, according to the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division.