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A Power Struggle Over Cobalt Rattles the Clean Energy Revolution

Race to the Future

A Power Struggle Over Cobalt Rattles the Clean Energy Revolution

By Dionne Searcey, Michael Forsythe, Eric Lipton and Ashley Gilbertson

The quest for Congo's cobalt, which is vital for electric vehicles and the worldwide push against climate change, is caught in an international cycle of exploitation, greed and gamesmanship.

With Back Channels to Manchin and Sinema, Pelosi Found a Path to a Deal

With Back Channels to Manchin and Sinema, Pelosi Found a Path to a Deal

By Carl Hulse

The House's approval of a sweeping social policy bill after weeks of fits and starts notched another win for the speaker in a career defined by them.

Inside Fentanyl's Mounting Death Toll: 'This Is Poison'

Inside Fentanyl's Mounting Death Toll: 'This Is Poison'

By Sarah Maslin Nir

While a rise in overdose deaths shows the devastating consequences of the opioid's spread, less is understood about how the drug has proliferated.

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The Godmother of 'Plant-Based' Living

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The Godmother of 'Plant-Based' Living

By Steven Kurutz

Frances Moore Lappé, the author of "Diet for a Small Planet," which was published 50 years ago and spurred a movement toward vegetarianism, looks back on her legacy.

Ooh La La! Le Messy Divorce!

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Ooh La La! Le Messy Divorce!

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The Hundred Years' War isn't over. Let's go for another hundred.

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'Accidental Discharge' of Firearm Causes Panic at Atlanta Airport

Video Video: 'Accidental Discharge' of Firearm Causes Panic at Atlanta Airport

By Storyful

Travelers at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport fled and sought cover after a gun discharged in the security screening area. Officials said that the gunfire was accidental and that no one was injured.

Rioters Clash With the Police in the Netherlands Over Covid Measures

Video Video: Rioters Clash With the Police in the Netherlands Over Covid Measures

By The Associated Press and Reuters

The police fired warning shots and used water cannons against hundreds of demonstrators who set fires on the streets of Rotterdam, the Netherlands, in protest of the country's partial lockdown and its plans to introduce a law allowing businesses to exclude unvaccinated people.

Thousands Protest Covid Measures in Australia

Video Video: Thousands Protest Covid Measures in Australia

By Reuters

Demonstrators rallied in cities across Australia against vaccine mandates and pandemic restrictions. In Melbourne, protesters gathered to oppose a bill that would allow state officials in Victoria to enforce rules well after the area's state of emergency lapses.

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