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Israel Used U.S.-Made Bombs in Strike That Killed Dozens Near Rafah

The bombs used in the Israeli strike that killed dozens of Palestinians in a camp for displaced people near Rafah on Sunday were made in the United States, according to…

In This English Countryside Race, the Winner Takes the … Cheese

“Cheese! Cheese! Cheese!” hundreds of people chanted at the top of their lungs. An eight-pound wheel of Double Gloucester cheese flew down a hill. Seconds later, a cascade of two…

Apex, the Largest Stegosaurus Fossil Ever Found, Heads to Auction

In May 2022, Jason Cooper, a commercial paleontologist, went for a walk around his property near the aptly named Colorado town of Dinosaur with a friend and found a bit…

The Textbooks Were Wrong About That Map of the Tongue’s Taste Buds

Think for a minute about the little bumps on your tongue. You probably saw a diagram of those taste bud arrangements once in a biology textbook — sweet sensors at…

‘All Eyes on Rafah’ Meaning and Origins

The slogan “All Eyes on Rafah” has ricocheted across social media this week following an Israeli strike in the Gazan city that killed dozens of civilians and provoked international outrage.…

Divisions Set to Deepen in Georgia After Foreign Influence Law Passes

The moment the Parliament of Georgia put its final seal of approval Tuesday night on a contentious law aimed at keeping closer tabs on organizations funded from abroad, protesters surrounding…

ConocoPhillips to Acquire Marathon Oil in $22.5 Billion Deal

ConocoPhillips agreed on Wednesday to acquire its smaller rival, Marathon Oil, the latest deal in a wave of consolidation sweeping the oil industry. The all-stock deal values Marathon at $22.5…

So Close to Sicily, So Far From the Crowds

For years I had been hearing about the island of Pantelleria, the craggy, hard-to-get-to Eden with middle-of-nowhere tranquillity that sits 89 miles southwest of the island of Sicily and about…

‘Star Wars: The Acolyte’ Goes Back to the Beginning

Leslye Headland has been telling “Star Wars” stories onscreen since she was a teenager. Ostracized at school for being different, she retreated inward, making stop-motion films starring her action figures.…

What to Know About the Open Versus Closed Software Debate

Few debates have raged longer and more contentiously in the computing industry than one: Is “open source” better than “closed” when it comes to software development? That debate has been…

North Korea’s Latest Offensive: Dumping Trash on South Korea

North Korea has resumed an unusual operation to show anger at South Korea: dumping trash from the sky across the world’s most heavily armed border. Between Tuesday night and Wednesday,…

After Earning $80 Million In The NFL, Antonio Brown Just Filed For Bankruptcy

During his NFL career, Antonio Brown earned a little over $80 million in pre-tax salary. The vast majority of his earnings were earned during his time with the Pittsburgh Steelers,…

Logging in Banff to Save it from Canada’s Wildfires

The loggers’ work was unmistakable. Flanked by dense forests, the mile-long, 81-acre expanse of land on the mountainside had been stripped nearly clean. Only scattered trees still stood, while some…

A Border Runs Through Their Families. Now It’s a Front Line.

When Valentina’s small town in Russia came under heavy bombardment in March by Ukrainian forces, her daughter Alla, who lives a short distance across the border near Kharkiv, would text…

Mark Zuckerberg is Popular Again Thanks to Meta’s Open-Source AI

When Mark Zuckerberg, the chief executive of Meta, announced last year that his company would release an artificial intelligence system, Jeffrey Emanuel had reservations. Mr. Emanuel, a part-time hacker and…

Hold the French Fries! Paris Olympics Chart a New Gastronomic Course.

There will be no French fries for the 15,000 athletes at the Olympic Games that open in France in July. Yes, you read that right. In what is being called…

Can South Africa’s Opposition Parties Break Through?

Papi Mazibuko, a 50-year-old library assistant, decided it was time to switch teams and vote for the Democratic Alliance, the leading opposition party in the national elections in South Africa…

Bill Walton was unique in media and life, with a message we all understood

They are all the same, even though Bill Walton was one of the most unique men to ever live. Walton was a 6-foot-11 redhead, curiosity seeker, Grateful Dead fan and…

U.S. Pier for Gaza Aid Damaged by Rough Seas

The temporary pier that the U.S. military constructed and put in place to provide much-needed humanitarian aid for Gaza has broken apart in rough seas, the Pentagon said on Tuesday.…

Wednesday Briefing – The New York Times

Closing arguments in Trump’s criminal trial The prosecution and the defense made their closing arguments to the jury yesterday in the first criminal prosecution of an American president. Here are…

South Africa’s Black Elites Sour on the President They Championed

Cyril Ramaphosa ascended to the presidency of South Africa several years ago carrying the excitement and optimism of the country’s rising Black professionals, who saw themselves in him: a measured…

Ancient Skull With Brain Cancer Preserves Clues to Egyptian Medicine

Fluctuating disease rates, innovative treatments and talk of “moonshots” in the White House may make cancer seem like a modern scourge. But a new discovery highlights how humans dealt with…

As Interest in Clean Energy Grows, Saudi Arabia Eyes a Future Beyond Oil

At a two-hour drive from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia’s capital, rows of solar panels extend to the horizon like waves on an ocean. Despite having almost limitless reserves of oil, the…

‘Different’ Celtics have more work to do, but so far, they’ve passed every test

INDIANAPOLIS — This time, a trip to the Eastern Conference finals by the Boston Celtics ended without any clamoring from the public and the press box that the coach must…