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Eric Hazan, Publisher and Historian on France’s Left, Dies at 87

Eric Hazan, an influential publisher who brought to France’s attention some of the country’s most incendiary left-wing writers and who was himself a distinctive historian of Paris, died there on…

Protests in Kenya Over Tax Bill: What to Know

The sting of tear gas, the crack of live bullets and images of wounded people sprawled across the ground accompanied mass protests Tuesday in Nairobi, the Kenyan capital, after Parliament…

Volkswagen Will Invest Up to $5 Billion in EV Maker Rivian

Volkswagen, the German automaker, said on Tuesday that it would invest up to $5 billion in Rivian, a maker of electric trucks that has struggled to turn a profit, and…

Wednesday Briefing: Major Protests in Nairobi

Major protests rocked Kenya Kenya’s president, William Ruto, deployed the military yesterday to crack down on what he called “treasonous” protesters, after demonstrators furious over the passage of a package…

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Middle-East News

Israel’s Supreme Court Rules Ultra-Orthodox Jews Must Be Drafted Into Military

Israel’s Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that the military must begin drafting ultra-Orthodox Jewish men, a decision that threatened to split Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s coalition government amid the war…

Strike in Gaza Kills Sister of Hamas’s Political Leader Haniyeh

A strike in the northern Gaza Strip killed a sister of Ismail Haniyeh, the political leader of Hamas, and her family on Tuesday, the armed group and a Gazan rescue…

What Is a Famine and Who Determines That One Exists?

A group of global experts said on Tuesday that Gaza is at high risk of famine, but it stopped short of saying that one had begun. Officially determining that a…

An Israeli panel warns Netanyahu over corruption case, and other news.

U.S. World Business Arts Lifestyle Opinion Audio Games Cooking Wirecutter The Athletic June 25, 2024, 2:24 a.m. ET An Israeli government panel issued warnings to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and…

From Australia

A Court Ruled an Exhibit Discriminated Against Men. Now It’s in the Women’s Restroom.

When an Australian court ruled that a museum exhibition could not be exclusive to women, its curator decided to move the paintings to the women’s restroom. The curator, Kirsha Kaechele,…

Sports News

Missing Bats: How an obsession with strikeouts upended the balance of baseball

As a boy pitching on Little League fields in the suburbs of Los Angeles, Tyler Glasnow fixated on missing bats. “Ever since I was a child,” Glasnow said, “any time…

Quincy Wilson is no superhero, but at 16, he’s making magic at Olympic trials

EUGENE, Ore. — Just in case you were wondering, Quincy Wilson isn’t working with the benefit of vibranium. His purple kit inspired by the movie “Black Panther,” though, suggests some…

A win, a clean sheet, but too many chances missed – USMNT need to be more ruthless

The debate around the U.S. men’s national team going into Sunday’s Copa America group-stage opener was about the balance between performance and result. The consensus landed on this: in a…

Angel Reese walks the walk in Sky’s rivalry win over Caitlin Clark, Fever

CHICAGO — With 43.4 seconds left and the clock stopped after a foul, Angel Reese walked by herself toward the faraway Chicago Sky basket, smiling and clapping with that familiar…