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Brexit, Glaciers, Syria: Your Thursday Briefing

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.)Good morning.Another day of political drama in Britain, a fatal ISIS attack in Syria and...

Yalitza Aparicio of ‘Roma’ and the Politics of Stardom in Mexico

In December, Aparicio appeared on the cover of Vogue México, a milestone for a woman of Indigenous descent in the magazine’s 20-year history. Aparicio...

Shutdown, Brexit, Oscars: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good evening. Here’s the latest._____1. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked President Trump to reschedule...

Iran State Television Says U.S. Is Holding One of Its Journalists

TEHRAN — A prominent American-born journalist working for an Iranian state-run satellite television channel has been arrested in the United States, the broadcaster said...

Theresa May, Nairobi, Glaciers: Your Thursday Briefing

Good morning. Britain’s prime minister stays at the helm, the U.S. State of the Union address is in doubt and the death toll rises...

A $100 Million Bribe to the President? Mexicans Shrug

María Celia Toro, a political analyst at the Colegio de México, a university in Mexico City, said that Mexicans have been conditioned by “a...

Heavy rain causing concerns in West, wintry threat to eastern US at end of...

With 3 inches of rain already fallen in the San Francisco Bay Area, a new more powerful storm is approaching the West Coast. Numerous...

Pence Says U.S. Still Waiting on North Korea for ‘Concrete Steps’ to Denuclearize

WASHINGTON — Vice President Mike Pence told American ambassadors on Wednesday that North Korea has failed to take any substantive steps to give up...

Rescuers find hair of toddler who fell into a well, giving hope of finding...

DNA of a toddler who fell down a well outside the southern Spanish city of Malaga has been found, giving rescue teams hope they...

New Diet Guidelines to Benefit People and the Planet: More Greens for All, Less...

The report said the largest share of daily calories, 35 percent, should come from whole grains, including rice, wheat and corn, and starchy tubers...

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