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Wednesday, February 17, 2021

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A Glimpse of America's Future: Climate Change Means Trouble for Power Grids

A Glimpse of America's Future: Climate Change Means Trouble for Power Grids

By Brad Plumer

Systems are designed to handle spikes in demand, but the wild and unpredictable weather linked to global warming will very likely push grids beyond their limits.

Stay or Go? Biden, Long a Critic of Afghan Deployments, Faces a Deadline

Stay or Go? Biden, Long a Critic of Afghan Deployments, Faces a Deadline

By Helene Cooper, Eric Schmitt and David E. Sanger

The question is whether the small contingent of American troops can accomplish anything after 20 years — and whether full withdrawal would clear the way for Taliban advances.

In Turkey's Safe Zone in Syria, Security and Misery Go Hand in Hand

In Turkey's Safe Zone in Syria, Security and Misery Go Hand in Hand

By Carlotta Gall

Turkey was widely criticized when it sent forces into Syria, but today its soldiers stand between millions of Syrians and potential slaughter at the hands of President Bashar al-Assad's forces.

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Daniil Medvedev Finds Another Way of Playing Professional Tennis

Sports

Daniil Medvedev Finds Another Way of Playing Professional Tennis

By Matthew Futterman

How is this elite tennis player different from all other tennis players? Let us count the ways. But can he win a Grand Slam title?

The New Debt Prisons

Opinion

The New Debt Prisons

By Gene B. Sperling

Entrapping debtors betrays the American idea. It must end.

Today's Videos

Millions in Texas Without Power After Winter Storm

Video Video: Millions in Texas Without Power After Winter Storm

By The Associated Press

Millions of Texans are still without power on Tuesday after a deadly winter storm hit a large part of the southern and central parts of the United States.

Father and Son Are Flown to Hospital After Icy Fall in Berlin

Video Video: Father and Son Are Flown to Hospital After Icy Fall in Berlin

By Storyful

Hundreds of Europeans enjoyed the ice on top of frozen lakes and canals, but in some areas the ice was not thick enough, causing some people to fall through the ice.

Biden Will Speak With Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu 'Soon'

Video Video: Biden Will Speak With Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu 'Soon'

By Reuters

The White House's press secretary, Jen Psaki, said Tuesday, that President Biden planned to speak with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel and intended to "recalibrate" the United States' relationship with Saudi Arabia.

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