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…

I.C.C. Issues Arrest Warrants for 2 Senior Russian Security Officials

The International Criminal Court said on Tuesday that it had issued arrest warrants for two top Russian security officials over strikes against civilian targets, delivering a stinging, if largely symbolic,…

Inside Nvidia’s $500 Billion Wipeout

Nvidia’s fall to earth It looks like another volatile day for Nvidia shareholders. And given the company’s enormous influence on the entire S&P 500, they may not be the only…

Turning 26 and Struggling to Find Health Insurance? Tell Us About It.

A hard-won provision of the Affordable Care Act allows young adults to stay on their family’s insurance until age 26. But after that, those without employer-based insurance face an array…

China’s Lunar Craft Returns to Earth

Chang’e-6 parachuted down to an area of Inner Mongolia, carrying with it soil samples from the far side of the moon. Source link

Scientists Find First Evidence That Butterflies Crossed an Ocean

Early one morning in late October 2013, Gerard Talavera, an entomologist, saw something highly unusual — a flock of painted lady butterflies stranded on a beach in French Guiana. The…

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…

Kenya Tax Protests Are Driven by Young People

Thousands of Kenyans took to the streets on Tuesday in a movement led by younger people that demonstrators hope will compel the government to scrap a finance bill that critics…

Microsoft Teams Bundle Hit With E.U. Antitrust Charges

European Union regulators on Tuesday charged Microsoft with breaking antitrust rules by bundling its Teams video conferencing and collaboration software with a suite of other productivity tools, giving it an…

When Sick Pets Need Blood, Animal ‘Superheroes’ Come to the Rescue

“There’s no specific breed we’re looking for,” said Dr. Valerie Latchford, the veterinarian and phlebotomist at Blue Ridge Veterinary Blood Bank, a commercial blood bank in Virginia that relies entirely…

Fire Exposes Harsh Work Conditions Migrants Face in South Korea

They were descendants of Koreans who ​moved to Northeast China​, fleeing Japan’s brutal colonial rule ​in the early 20th century. In a twist of history,​ many like them have come…

How Venezuela’s Leader Could Stay in Power No Matter What Voters Want

Venezuela’s authoritarian president, Nicolás Maduro, faces a watershed moment that will determine the fate of his rule and the course of his troubled country. On July 28, the leader of…

Emperor Naruhito to Visit London’s Kew Gardens, Which Has Links to Japan

When Emperor Naruhito and his wife, Empress Masako, of Japan visit Kew Gardens on Thursday as part of a state visit to Britain, the links between their island nation and…

Scottie Barnes Just Signed A Franchise Record $270 Million Extension With The Toronto Raptors

Since winning a championship in 2019, the Toronto Raptors haven’t had sustained success. Of course, shortly after the title, the team lost Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard, who spent one season…

Russia Tightens Grip on Wagner Units in Africa, Year After Failed Mutiny

For years, Russia covertly propped up authoritarian leaders, exploited natural resources and fought extremists in a number of African countries. Russia worked through the Wagner group, a shadowy web of…

Surgeon General Declares Gun Violence a Public Health Crisis

The U.S. surgeon general, Dr. Vivek Murthy, on Tuesday declared gun violence in America a public health crisis, recommending an array of preventive measures that he compared to past campaigns…

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…

Hajj Deaths in Saudi Arabia: What to Know

At least 1,300 people died during the annual hajj pilgrimage in Mecca this year. It was unclear whether the death toll was higher than usual, as each year pilgrims die…

2 Russian Women Put on a Play. Then the State Came for Them.

Ms. Berkovich, the director, comes from a family of advocates — her mother is a human-rights activist, as was her grandmother, and her father is a poet. On the first…

China Prepares to Land Moon Rocks From Lunar Far Side to Earth

On Tuesday, a capsule carrying soil from the far side of the moon will parachute into the desert in China’s Inner Mongolia region. The sample, retrieved by the Chinese National…

Tuesday Briefing – The New York Times

Attack revived terrorism fears in Russia At least 20 people were killed on Sunday in a seemingly coordinated assault in the Dagestan region of southern Russia, the deadliest attack in…

Where Have All the Chinese I.P.O.s Gone?

There was a time when a Chinese internet company’s initial public offering was the hottest thing on Wall Street. As the e-commerce giant Alibaba prepared to go public on the…

Julian Assange, WikiLeaks Founder, Agrees to Plead Guilty in Deal With U.S.

Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, agreed to plead guilty on Monday to a single felony count of illegally obtaining and disclosing national security material in exchange for his release…

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…