• Fri. Mar 5th, 2021

Images of Slaves Are Property of Harvard, Not a Descendant, Judge Rules

A Massachusetts judge has dismissed a lawsuit by a woman claiming that she, not Harvard University, is the rightful owner of haunting images of an enslaved father and daughter who…

Biden Administration Says It Will Shorten Detention of Migrant Families

In an attempt to prevent the detention of migrant families for weeks or months at a time, the Biden administration plans to release parents and children within 72 hours of…

As Biden Urges Caution on Covid, Governors Split on How Fast to Reopen

In addition, the president’s top Covid-19 aides, including Jeff Zients, the coordinator of the response to the pandemic, are in touch with governors multiple times a day, officials said. The…

The E.U.’s drug regulator has begun a formal review of Russia’s Sputnik V shots.

The European Union drug regulator announced on Thursday that it was beginning a rolling review of the Russian-developed Sputnik V vaccine, after one of the bloc’s members moved unilaterally to…

India’s Covaxin shots could be effective and safe, interim trial results suggest.

India’s ambitious but troubled campaign to inoculate its vast population against Covid-19 — and, in the process, to burnish its reputation as a manufacturer and innovator — received a major…

In Run-Up to Oprah’s Interview With Harry and Meghan, Royal Accusations Fly

The big face-off isn’t until Sunday, but the pregame skirmishes have been raging on both sides of the Atlantic for days. When Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, present their…

For Biden, Deliberation and Caution, Maybe Overcaution, on the World Stage

The most telling of his decisions centers on Saudi Arabia. After banning the arms sales to halt what he called a “catastrophic” war in Yemen, Mr. Biden released an intelligence…

China Sets Economic Growth Target of ‘Over 6 Percent’ This Year

BEIJING — The Chinese government on Friday set a target of “over 6 percent” economic growth this year, a signal that China is ready to do what it takes to…

Arnold Palmer’s Legacy Hints at What Tiger Woods Might Leave Behind

ORLANDO, Fla. — In a fashion befitting someone born in 1929, Arnold Palmer valued a certain comportment, like men removing their hats when they went indoors. Rory McIlroy, born in…

There’s a New Pregnancy Discrimination Bill in the House. This Time It Might Pass.

“The statistics are part of the picture, but they don’t give a full picture,” said Charlotte Burrows, chair of the EEOC. “What we find across the board is that most…