Greta Thunberg arrives in NY after zero-carbon boat trip

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has arrived in New York for a UN summit after a…

Guantánamo Prison Commander Was Fired for Mishandling Classified Information

This article was produced in partnership with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. GUANTÁNAMO BAY, Cuba…

Kirsten Gillibrand Drops Out of Democratic Presidential Race

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of New York, who presented herself in the presidential race as a champion…

Bold Move or Coup? Social Media Reacts to Boris Johnson

ImageAnti-Brexit demonstrators gathered on Wednesday afternoon on Whitehall, near the entrance to Downing Street in London.CreditDaniel…

Jetcar racer dies in crash while trying to break speed record

Jetcar racer Jessi Combs has died in a crash as she tried to break a speed…

Overlooked No More: Elizabeth Rona, Pioneering Scientist Amid Dangers of War

Overlooked is a series of obituaries about remarkable people whose deaths, beginning in 1851, went unreported…

New Government Takes Shape in Italy, Sidelining Salvini and the Hard Right

ROME — Italy’s warring political parties struck a deal on Wednesday night to form a new…

Tim Bell, 77, Dies; Brazen P.R. Man for Thatcher and Other Leaders

Tim Bell, an irrepressible pioneer in the field of political public relations who helped Margaret Thatcher…

Polling Picture Comes Into Focus: Biden Leads a 3-Way Race at the Top

New polls published on Wednesday show Joseph R. Biden Jr. with a significant national lead in…

What Did Boris Johnson Just Do to Parliament?

ImagePrime Minister Boris Johnson has promised that Britain will leave the European Union on Oct. 31,…

One Thing We Can Do: Drive Less

Welcome to the Climate Fwd: newsletter. The New York Times climate team emails readers once a…

These Marsupials Go Out With a Bang

Kalutas live fast and die young — or, at least, the males do. Male kalutas, small…

U.S. Cyberattack Hurt Iran’s Ability to Target Oil Tankers, Officials Say

WASHINGTON — A secret cyberattack against Iran in June wiped out a critical database used by…

Now Therapists Have to Figure Out Astrology, Tarot and Psychedelics

Jonathan Kaplan, a clinical psychologist in New York, recently noticed that more and more of his…

Canada Set to Deport Chinese Dissident

BEIJING — Canada is set to deport a veteran Chinese dissident, Yang Wei, on the grounds…