• Sun. Apr 11th, 2021

Cairo Badly Needed a Detox. Lockdown Supplied One, at a Steep Price.

CAIRO — If ever a city needed a good detox, it was Cairo. Centuries of turbulent history, topped with recent decades of chaotic urban development, have left the ancient metropolis…

Republican Senators in Arizona and Georgia Have a Problem: The Base

DILLARD, Ga. — As Representative Doug Collins went booth to booth at a recent Republican jamboree in northeast Georgia’s Rabun County, he was a hero, not an insurgent. No one…

Biden Plans $300 Billion Increase in Research Spending and More Stimulus for Recovery

Joseph R. Biden Jr. will propose on Thursday a $300 billion increase in government spending on research and development of technologies like electric vehicles and 5G cellular networks, as part…

Campaign Urges NASA to Rename the John C. Stennis Space Center

For 32 years, a NASA rocket testing center in southern Mississippi has carried the name of John C. Stennis, a former United States senator who was a champion of racial…

A Missed Warning About Silent Coronavirus Infections

Listen and subscribe to our podcast from your mobile device:Via Apple Podcasts | Via Spotify | Via Stitcher At the end of January, long before the world understood that seemingly…

Tips to keep toddler’s mouth healthy

This lockdown has definitely brought us all closer to our families. Having a child around can be absolutely wonderful, particularly when you can witness all their ‘firsts’. But, of course,…

U.K. Imposes Sanctions, With Focus on Saudis Accused of Killing Khashoggi

LONDON — Britain, seeking to carve out a post-Brexit role as a human-rights defender, said on Monday it had blacklisted dozens of people from Russia, Saudi Arabia and Myanmar for…

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Won’t Cross the Border for Washington Summit

TORONTO — He sent his regrets. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confirmed on Monday he won’t attend a meeting in Washington this week with President Donald Trump and President Andrés Manuel…

Coronavirus Briefing: What Happened Today

Image The danger indoors Elected officials in the United States are beginning to acknowledge that the rush to reopen was a mistake, as many of the hardest-hit areas in recent…

Air Pollution Takes a Global Toll on Heart Health

All over the world, in high-income and low-income countries, in communities large and small, urban and rural, air pollution is associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular disease. Researchers working…