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Long Slide Looms for World Population, With Sweeping Ramifications

Long Slide Looms for World Population, With Sweeping Ramifications

By Damien Cave, Emma Bubola and Choe Sang-Hun

Fewer babies' cries. More abandoned homes. Toward the middle of this century, as deaths start to exceed births, changes will come that are hard to fathom.

Life Under Occupation: The Misery at the Heart of the Conflict

Life Under Occupation: The Misery at the Heart of the Conflict

An eviction in East Jerusalem lies at the center of a conflict that led to war between Israel and Hamas. But for millions of Palestinians, the routine indignities of occupation are part of daily life.

Defying Critics, Biden and the Fed Insist the Economic Recovery Is on Track

Defying Critics, Biden and the Fed Insist the Economic Recovery Is on Track

By Jim Tankersley and Jeanna Smialek

Confidence from the White House runs counter to warnings from Republicans, some investors and even a few liberal economists.

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In the Russian Arctic, the First Stirrings of a Very Cold War

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In the Russian Arctic, the First Stirrings of a Very Cold War

By Andrew E. Kramer

Though the Russian military has little in common with liberal Western politicians or environmental groups like Greenpeace, it is taking ice melt in the Far North seriously.

A Cry of 'I Can't Breathe' United a Generation in a Gasp for Justice

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A Cry of 'I Can't Breathe' United a Generation in a Gasp for Justice

By William Barber II and Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove

Emmett Till's death helped inspire America's Second Reconstruction. George Floyd's galvanized the third.

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Volcanic Eruption in Congo Causes Panic

Video Video: Volcanic Eruption in Congo Causes Panic

By Associated Press

Mount Nyiragongo in the Democratic Republic of Congo erupted on Saturday for the first time in nearly two decades. Lava engulfed a major highway in Goma, home to nearly two million, as residents were evacuated.

Italy's Maneskin Wins Eurovision Song Contest

Video Video: Italy's Maneskin Wins Eurovision Song Contest

By The Associated Press

The Italian rock band spoke with reporters Saturday night after winning the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest with its song "Zitti E Buoni." It was the first in-person global cultural event to be held since the pandemic hit.

Biden Administration Incentivizes Vaccination Through Dating Apps

Video Video: Biden Administration Incentivizes Vaccination Through Dating Apps

By Reuters

The Biden administration announced on Friday that they will partner with a number of popular dating apps like Tinder, OkCupid, Hinge, BLK and Chispa, to promote vaccination status among single people.

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