NATO promised Ukraine full membership in 2008, but without explaining how or when. Putin sees that promise as an ongoing threat to Russia.
Desperate to keep teachers, some districts have turned to remote teaching for one day a week — and sometimes more. Families have been left to find child care.
The companies said three doses of the vaccine are effective against the variant, but two doses alone “may not be sufficient.” Here’s the latest on Covid.
People in England will be urged to work from home and have to show proof of vaccination. Critics say the prime minister is trying to deflect attention from a growing outcry over reports his staff flouted Covid rules.
The research may help explain why people who are overweight and obese have been at higher risk of severe illness and death from Covid.
The federal government would stop buying gasoline-powered vehicles by 2035 and its buildings would be powered by wind, solar or other carbon-free electricity by 2050.
The select committee investigating the Capitol riot said it would prepare a criminal contempt of Congress referral against Mark Meadows, who was President Donald J. Trump’s chief of staff on Jan. 6.
Half a dozen defendants in the assault on the Capitol are using video to try to make a case that they were simply protecting themselves and others. They face skepticism and an uphill legal battle.
Ali Alexander, who helped organize the gathering that drew Trump supporters to Washington on Jan. 6, could shed light on efforts by the former president and his allies to overturn the election.
Mayor Bill de Blasio was warned that he created an “appearance of coercion and improper access” by directly contacting donors who had business before the city.
In the second season of “How To With John Wilson,” the documentary filmmaker shows off his penchant for mutating the mundane into the vivid and extraordinary.
Even as the government expanded aid programs, many people faced barriers to using them. That problem is now being addressed with apps and streamlined websites.
In Peter Jackson’s “The Beatles: Get Back,” Ono is a performance artist at the height of her powers.
Among 52 incentives to exercise, giving people a 9-cent award if they returned to the gym after missing a workout helped the most.
Steven Spielberg rediscovers the breathing, troubling essence of a classic, building a bold and current screen musical with no pretense to perfection.
The virus has starkly revealed the limits of the president’s power.
We need every option available to return to normal.
With every shift, I see the strain people sick with Covid-19 put on my hospital.
Any voting system is vulnerable to inconsistency.
Republicans mounted an all-out assault on voting rights. Democrats did little to stop them.
In a new documentary, ‘Get Back,’ the Beatles give a master class in creativity under pressure.
“The radicalized G.O.P. is the main anti-democratic force.”
Can a new university fix academia’s problems? Or will it just create another ideological bubble?
Competition between American and Chinese companies will be the real driver of decreased greenhouse gas emissions around the globe.
A journalism that shades the truth for the sake of some higher cause will lose the trust of some of the people it’s trying to steer away from demagogy.
Our kids are at the mercy of tech companies, with only an outdated law to protect them.
Could we avert a similar catastrophe in the future?
The landscape resembles frozen spinach left out on the kitchen counter too long.
Teachers can do only do so much to protect their students from school shootings.
The whys of American politics have much more to do with the ever-changing currents of race, religion and economic production than they do with political messaging.
The assault of a top women’s player made headlines, with masked men, a metal bar and the arrest of a teammate. But weeks later, new details suggest the original story might have been wrong.
The drop in cash reserves has vast implications for the working class and could dampen consumer spending, a large share of economic activity.
As the clean energy revolution upends the centuries-long lock of fossil fuels on the global economy, dealmakers and hustlers converge on the Fleuve Congo Hotel.
Alarmed by the arrival of the new variant, health officials have called for everyone who is eligible to get a booster shot.
The hedge fund pioneer is barred for life from buying more antiquities. He turned over 180 stolen objects that had decorated his homes and office.
And why people are fearing war there.
Amid fears that Moscow is preparing for an invasion, one thing is clear: The Russian president has a singular fixation on the former Soviet republic.
A conversation about his legacy, his engagements with pop music and whether he has any true inheritors.
After 16 years, Angela Merkel handed over the German chancellery to Olaf Scholz, leaving behind a changed country and a polarizing legacy.
The prosecution showed video of Kimberly Potter, a former police officer, shooting Mr. Wright, a Black man. The defense described it as a tragic accident.
Six teachers from Babylon High School have been placed on leave as the investigation continues and alumnae come forward with claims.
Scientists who injected idle mice with blood from athletic mice found improvements in learning and memory. The findings could have implications for Alzheimer’s research and beyond.
The chief executives of six cryptocurrency companies will face questions from the House Financial Services Committee about risk and regulation.
Gen. Bipin Rawat, who was killed along with his wife and 11 others on board, was in charge of overhauling a military that has struggled to modernize.
Lawyers must now agree on a set of jury instructions before closing arguments begin on Dec. 16.
Yusaku Maezawa, the founder of the clothing retailer Zozo, will spend 12 days in orbit with a production assistant who will document his stay.
Vishal Garg said in a letter to employees on Tuesday that he had failed to show “respect and appreciation” in the call, which has been widely criticized.
The European Commission is considering sweeping powers to impose punitive sanctions on those seeking to influence its political policies through economic pressure.
A United Methodist Church pastor in Indiana stepped down after performing in drag and speaking about inclusion on the show “We’re Here.”
The French authorities released a Saudi man who shared the name and age of a suspect in the murder of the dissident writer, saying it was a case of mistaken identity.
Don’t wait for a crisis like a broken hip to modify your home.
Simple activities like walking boost immune cells in the brain that may help to keep memory sharp and even ward off Alzheimer’s disease.
When insomnia persists, it can wreak physical, emotional and social havoc.
Research shows that dance offers a wealth of anti-aging benefits. It’s also fun.
Some of the greatest gains are seen when people shift from being sedentary toward ambling for even one extra hour each day.
One couple’s recent nuptials in the virtual world known as the metaverse showcase the possibilities of having a wedding unfettered by the bounds of reality.
With new music, movies and memes, the country singer has kept busy during the pandemic.
Grants provided support for organizations building out health initiatives, buoying Latino nonprofits and making sure New Yorkers are nourished.
This hearty, meatless meal from Melissa Clark is full of tender pasta, butternut squash and lots of warming brown butter — just the thing for a blustery evening.
Mr. Men Little Miss, the children’s book series created by Roger Hargreaves, turns 50 this year.