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What Republicans should learn from French protests over pension cuts

Biden and Trudeau’s immigration deal makes it easier for both countries to turn away asylum seekers


How Western weapons transformed the war in Ukraine

What it looks like when a country doesn’t trust its banks

9 questions about Ramadan you were too embarrassed to ask

Is TikTok too big to ban?

The Wagner Group, Russia’s maybe-private army in Ukraine, explained

Putin and Xi’s big Moscow meeting, briefly explained

The case for slowing down AI

The key to Covid’s origin lies in Beijing, not Wuhan

The ICC issued a warrant for war crimes in Ukraine. It came right for Putin.

Congress moves to repeal the Iraq war authorization, 20 years later

A Russian aircraft collided with a US drone. It’s a reminder of the Ukraine war risks.

If you love Israel, you must protest this government, says the former prime minister

Steve Bannon’s go-to funder Guo Wengui just got indicted for fraud

The UK’s extreme new immigration plans, explained

Why Iran and Saudi Arabia making nice is a very big deal

A Ukrainian city is on the verge of falling to Russia

Why Israel’s new far-right government has triggered massive protests

El Salvador’s massive new prison and the strongman behind it, explained

For now, the one thing Congress seems to agree on is China

How the Israeli settler rampage was emboldened by the new far-right government

Nigeria’s elections will determine the course of its democracy

Here’s what arming Ukraine could look like in the future

Mexicans are mobilizing to protect their eroding democracy

The last US-Russia arms control treaty is in big trouble

4 unanswered questions about the future of the Ukraine war

How Ukraine could become America’s next forever war

How Israeli youth helped usher in the farthest right-wing government ever

The Supreme Court is befuddled by whether Twitter is liable for ISIS’s terrorism

Biden and Putin’s dueling speeches show why the end of the Ukraine war is a long way off

What Europe showed the world about renewable energy

After Munich meeting, the US-China relationship is still a mess

What’s going on with the unidentified objects that US fighter planes keep taking down?

Russia’s emerging new offensive in Ukraine, explained by an expert

Balloons and UFOs aside, war with China is not inevitable


How these buildings made the Turkey and Syria earthquakes so deadly

Who is responsible for Turkey’s bad buildings?

10 years ago, we were turning nuclear bombs into nuclear energy. We can do it again.

Why earthquakes are deadlier depending on where you live