Blinken Has Tense Meeting With Chinese Official Amid Spy Balloon Furor
The meeting resumed diplomatic contact between Washington and Beijing that had been frozen since the U.S. shot down a Chinese spy balloon.
Haley Walks Treacherous Road for G.O.P. Women
Nikki Haley’s presidential campaign is a major test of her party’s views on sexism and female leaders. Just don’t call it identity politics.
How Climate Change Is Making Tampons (and Lots of Other Stuff) More Expensive
Cotton farmers in Texas suffered record losses amid heat and drought last year, new data shows. It’s an example of how global warming is a “secret driver of inflation.”
As the Pandemic Swept America, Deaths in Prisons Rose Nearly 50 Percent
The first comprehensive data on prison fatalities in the Covid era sheds new light on where and why prisoners were especially vulnerable.