• Mon. Mar 8th, 2021

Australian Student Files Climate Change Lawsuit Against Government

SYDNEY, Australia — Katta O’Donnell grew up with a fear of fire. As a child, she remembers burning bark falling from the air because of wildfires. This year, she worried…

Derek Chauvin Charged With Multiple Tax-Related Felonies in Minnesota

Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer accused of killing George Floyd, was charged with multiple tax-related felonies, prosecutors announced on Wednesday. Mr. Chauvin and his wife, Kellie Chauvin, failed…

Red vs. Red in Texas, With Republicans Battling One Another After Mask Order

DALLAS — Texas Republicans have long sparred with one another, with feisty internal disputes in recent years over gun rights, bathroom bills and other culture-war issues. But since the spring,…

Big Tech Versus Climate Change

This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays. A growing share of Americans are concerned about the environment, and the…

Google Takes Aim at Amazon. Again.

Google is getting serious about competing with Amazon in online shopping — just like it did in 2013, 2014, 2017 and 2019. But in 2020, as the coronavirus pandemic continues…

Why Some Mosquitoes Prefer Humans

Mosquitoes have been called the deadliest animal in the world: tiny creatures so dangerous that genetic engineering may be necessary to win the battle against them. But not all mosquitoes…

DNA Study from 23andMe Traces Violent History of American Slavery

More than one and a half centuries after the trans-Atlantic slave trade ended, a new study shows how the brutal treatment of enslaved people has shaped the DNA of their…

Do We Need to Tell Our Son That His Dad Has Coronavirus?

My husband, 8-year-old son and I live in a city that has become a Covid-19 hot spot. From the beginning of the pandemic, even when infections were low in our…

The W.N.B.A. Is Out to Reclaim ‘Tremendous Momentum’ in New Season

Although athletes who say they’re “in the best shape of their life” after a long off-season aren’t usually to be trusted, the oft-overlooked W.N.B.A. had a solid claim on the…

11 most iconic royal wedding dresses

Royal weddings have always caught the eye of the public. Whether it’s a world-wide televised wedding ceremony of the Queen herself or the most recent secret nuptial between Princess Beatrice…