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NATO to dramatically increase forces on high alert to over 300,000 from 40,000 amid Russia threat

NATO will significantly increase the number of forces on high alert to over 300,000 from 40,000 as...

Ukraine Live Updates: G7 Oil Plan Aims to Punish Russia and Limit Economic Havoc

LVIV, Ukraine — Days after Ukrainian officials confirmed that their forces had retreated from...

The Impatient, Ambitious Five

My colleague Adam Liptak, who covers the Supreme Court, describes the five Republican-appointed justices...

‘There’s no good news,’ says the exiled mayor of a newly occupied city.

LVIV, Ukraine — Days after Ukrainian officials confirmed that their forces had retreated from...

Abortion Pills Take the Spotlight as States Impose Abortion Bans

Since October 2020, Just the Pill has provided more than 2,500 telemedicine consultations with doctors to supply abortion pills by mail to patients in...

Dead Roaches That Ate Moon Dust Went Up for Auction. Then NASA Objected.

Unanswered questions fill the cosmos: Are there infinite universes? Why does anything exist? How much would one pay for moon dust digested by a...

NASA Pauses Psyche, a Mission to a Metal-Rich Asteroid

Computer software delays pushed back the launch of a NASA spacecraft to explore what appears to be a metal asteroid that may be the...

‘The Biggest Uncertainty Is Us’

I wanted to speak with Katharine Hayhoe about us.Us, as in the “us” in her book, “Saving Us: A Climate Scientist’s Case for Hope...

Heat Waves Around the World Push People and Nations ‘To the Edge’

Millions of Americans are once again in the grips of dangerous heat. Hot air blanketed Europe last weekend, causing parts of France and Spain...

You Don’t Need a Microscope to See the Biggest Bacteria Ever Found

In a Caribbean mangrove forest, scientists have discovered a species of bacteria that grows to the size and shape of a human eyelash.These cells...

Scientists Zero In on Origins of the Monkeypox Outbreak

When the first monkeypox cases were identified in early May, European health officials were stumped. The virus was not known to spread easily among...

Psychosis, Addiction, Chronic Vomiting: As Weed Becomes More Potent, Teens Are Getting Sick

By the time he reached college, he had been through various addiction treatment programs. He had become so paranoid that he thought the mob...

The Supreme Court Case That Could Doom U.S. Climate Goals

The government’s power to tackle pollution is not the only question at stake in a potentially far-reaching lawsuit. **This story has not been edited by...

Mindful of Its Impact on the Planet, the Art World Aims for Sustainability

Last month, a man disguised as an older woman sitting in a wheelchair brazenly smeared cream pastry onto Leonardo da Vinci’s most famous work,...

The Ancient Art of Falconry at the Jersey Shore

In 2010, UNESCO first added falconry to its “Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity” list, calling it “an age-old drama.” Since then, according to McNeff,...

Remember Pizza Rat? Meet Pollinator Rat.

Birds do it. So do bees. Especially bees.But common rats pollinating plants? In a study published in June in the journal Ecology, two researchers...

How Fast Fashion Became Faster — and Worse for the Earth

This essay, by Evelyn Wang, age 17, from Naperville North High School in Naperville, Ill., is one of the Top 11 winners of The...

‘No esperen, no esperen’: las mujeres negras son más afectadas por el cáncer uterino

Hacía diez años que Linda Collins había atravesado la menopausia, cuando empezó a sangrar de nuevo. Las hemorragias eran leves —manchas ocasionales, en realidad—...

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