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,…

Deaths at Hajj and Big Events Highlight Failures to Adjust to Heat

At large events all over the world, the scenes of extreme heat stress are starting to look familiar. Older men, shirts undone, lying down with their eyes closed. Aid tents…

How to Transport a Giant Valuable Artwork in Australia

The Australia Letter is a weekly newsletter from our Australia bureau. Sign up to get it by email. This week’s issue is written by Julia Bergin, a reporter based in…

Snow or No Snow, Australia’s Winter Resorts Are Open

The Australia Letter is a weekly newsletter from our Australia bureau. Sign up to get it by email. This week’s issue is written by Julia Bergin, a reporter based in…

In China’s Backyard, America Has Become a Humbler Superpower

Far from Ukraine and Gaza, as the Group of 7 wealthy democracies gathers in Italy to discuss a range of old, entrenched challenges, the nature of American power is being…

A Palestinian Professor Spoke Out Against the Gaza War. Israel Detained Her.

Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian, a Palestinian professor at a prominent Israeli university, first waded into the debate over the Gaza war by joining academics worldwide in signing a letter that called for…

Americans Head to New Zealand and Leave ‘the Chaos’ Behind

The Australia Letter is a weekly newsletter from our Australia bureau. This week’s issue is written by Pete McKenzie, a reporter based in Auckland, New Zealand. In 2022, Lucy Schultz…

How Wombats May Save Other Animals From Wildfires

It was a tale that seemed too good to be true, and in fact it was: During the devastating 2019-2020 Black Summer wildfires in southeastern Australia, false reports circulated that…

Scientists Find the Largest Known Genome Inside a Small Plant

Last year, Jaume Pellicer led a team of fellow scientists into a forest on Grande Terre, an island east of Australia. They were in search of a fern called Tmesipteris…

Why I Love the Sydney Opera House

The Australia Letter is a weekly newsletter from our Australia bureau. This week’s issue is written by Damien Cave, the Australia bureau chief. Earlier this week, as I stood in…

India’s Election Is the ‘Talk of the Town’ in Its Diaspora

The dishes at a community center potluck for Indian expatriates near Washington, D.C., ranged from chana masala, a popular northern Indian chickpea curry, to idli, a southern Indian rice cake.…

Wu-Tang Clan Album ‘Once Upon a Time in Shaolin’ Will Be Played in Tasmania

A decade ago, the Wu-Tang Clan issued a sole copy of a CD-only album, secured it in an engraved nickel and silver box, locked it away in a vault and…

Wednesday Briefing: Closing Arguments in Trump’s Criminal Trial

The prosecution and defense made their closing arguments to the jury yesterday in the first criminal prosecution of an American president. Here are live updates. The prosecutor, Joshua Steinglass, said…

How the Tree Lobster Escaped Extinction

The feisty Lord Howe Island stick insect crawling on the gloved hand of Kyle Kassel, a keeper at the San Diego Zoo, had no idea that he shouldn’t exist. The…

Papua New Guinea Landslide Has Buried 2,000 People, Officials Say

Tribal feuds have also added to the post-disaster safety risks. Ruth Kissam, a community organizer in Enga Province, said giant boulders fell from the land of one tribe onto a…

Hundreds Feared Dead in Papua New Guinea Landslide

Unstable rubble and debris were complicating search and rescue efforts in rural Papua New Guinea on Saturday, a day after a massive landslide buried villages and killed at least three…

Australia’s ‘National Crisis’ of Domestic Abuse

The Australia Letter is a weekly newsletter from our Australia bureau. Sign up to get it by email. Late last month, Prime Minister Anthony Albanese declared that violence against women…

Landslide Buries Village in Papua New Guinea, Killing at Least 3

A massive landslide devastated a remote village in Papua New Guinea early Friday, killing at least three people and leaving many more missing, as at least 100 homes were damaged…

A Furious, Forgotten Slave Narrative Resurfaces After Nearly 170 Years

One day in 1855, a man walked into a newspaper office in Sydney, Australia, with an odd request. The man, later described as a “man of color” with “bright, intelligent…

Assange Can Appeal U.S. Extradition, English Court Rules

A London court ruled on Monday that Julian Assange, the embattled WikiLeaks founder, could appeal his extradition to the United States, a move that opens a new chapter in his…

Julian Assange’s Extradition Appeal Hearing: What Could Happen?

A British court is set to make a final decision on Monday on whether Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder, will be granted the right to appeal an extradition order to…

The Kiwi Makes a Startling but Careful Comeback

The Australia Letter is a weekly newsletter from our Australia bureau. This week’s issue is written by Pete McKenzie, a reporter based in Auckland, New Zealand. Capturing a kiwi is…

Isolated and Defiant, Israel Vows to ‘Stand Alone’ in War on Hamas

Turkey has suspended trade with Israel. The world’s top court is considering whether Israeli leaders have committed genocide. Protests have overtaken cities and campuses worldwide. Ireland and Spain say they…

¿Estamos hablando demasiado sobre la salud mental?

En los últimos años, la salud mental se ha convertido en un tema central en la infancia y la adolescencia. Los adolescentes cuentan sus diagnósticos y tratamientos psiquiátricos en TikTok…