‘You don’t have another option’: Inside the Biden, McCarthy debt ceiling dealDec 31, 1969, 7:00 pmA frantic and acrimonious month of talks between GOP lawmakers and White House aides averted default — with little lasting change to the nation’s fiscal picture
New features from Google make Android phones better wallet replacementsDec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm By Chris VelazcoYour phone can replace lots of things you keep in your wallet, but not always elegantly. With new updates to its Wallet app, Google is trying to fix that.
Four Oath Keepers sentenced for Jan. 6 seditious conspiracyDec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm By Spencer S. Hsu and Tom JackmanProsecutors sought 10 years or more for Oath Keepers Roberto Minuta, Edward Vallejo, David Moerschel and Joseph Hackett, but all received less than five-year terms.
Crippling heat is forcing northern U.S. schools to close. Again.Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm By Dan Stillman and Nicole AsburyClimate change is making hot days before the end of the school year more common across northern states, where many schools lack air conditioning.
Religious leaders, once mostly spared Haiti’s violence, are now targetsDec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm By Widlore Mérancourt and Amanda ColettaKidnappings, looting and other attacks have shuttered Vodou temples, Churches and mosques, making it difficult for worshippers to practice their faiths.
Use of NATO arms for attack in Russia raises doubts about Kyiv’s controlsDec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm By Alex Horton, John Hudson, Samuel Oakford and Isobel KoshiwU.S. vehicles used by anti-Putin fighters in a raid into the Belgorod region of Russia highlights oversight challenges for how materiel can change hands.
Austin says war is a warning for Asia; Kyiv promises to keep shelters openDec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm By Andrew Jeong and Ellen FrancisAt a defense summit in Singapore, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said Russia's aggression shows that security in Asia “can’t be taken for granted.”
Jordan’s royal wedding: A glamorous diversion from the kingdom’s woesDec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm By Sarah DadouchAt the heart of the ceremony was a well-crafted message: This young, royal couple represent the bright future of Jordan.
At least 9 dead in Senegal protests after Sonko jail sentenceDec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm By Ruby MellenRead more
Russia says thousands of iPhones were hacked, blames U.S. and AppleDec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm By Joseph MennRussian cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab said the campaign had implanted file-stealing malware on iPhones running a year-old version of Apple’s mobile operating system but that it didn't have data to blame anyone.
This is not your Apollo moon buggy. NASA wants a new moon rover.Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm By Christian DavenportThe “Lunar Terrain Vehicle” would play a key role in NASA’s plan to create the infrastructure that would allow a long-term human presence on the moon.
What the Amazon Alexa settlement means for parents and kidsDec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm By Heather Kelly and Caroline O'DonovanHere is what parents need to know about protecting their children’s privacy when it comes to using voice assistants.
Tropical Storm Arlene forms, first of 2023 Atlantic hurricane seasonDec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm By Jason SamenowTropical Storm Arlene, located west of Florida in the Gulf of Mexico, is expected to dissipate as it drifts south toward Cuba over the weekend.
Detecting AI may be impossible. That’s a big problem for teachers.Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm By Geoffrey A. FowlerTurnitin has acknowledged a reliability problem with Ai cheating-detection software used on 38 million student papers.
Scientists ran a health check on the Earth — and the results are worryingDec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm By Victoria Bisset and Ellen FrancisThe Earth Commission assessed the planet’s health against eight thresholds needed to support life on Earth — and found seven already had been breached.
Wildfire smoke is hitting the East Coast. How bad is it for your health?Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm By Amudalat AjasaHere's what you need to know about wildfire smoke, including the plumes blowing to the south from Nova Scotia, and how to protect yourself.
Phoenix area can’t meet groundwater demands over next century, threatening growthDec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm By Joshua Partlow, Yvonne Wingett Sanchez and Isaac Stanley-BeckerA new report amounted to a chilling warning for a region that has been a hot spot for new residents and high-tech businesses. In much of Arizona, subdivision developers must show they have enough water to last 100 years.
‘Unprecedented’ Canadian fires intensified by record heat, climate changeDec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm By Ian LivingstonAbout 200 wildfires are burning across the country, and more than half are out of control.
‘Open Throat’ is the year’s best novel narrated by a queer mountain lionDec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm By Ron CharlesRecalling the real-life story of a cougar known as P-22, Henry Hoke's poetic novel of alienation is narrated by a mountain lion in Los Angeles.
Let’s talk about sex — and about asexuality, tooDec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm By Julie KliegmanWhy we need to change the way we talk about sex: a round-up of recent books about sexuality and asexuality.
‘Flawless’ dives deep into the booming Korean beauty industryDec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm By Becca RothfeldElise Hu's book presents the most cosmetically advanced country on Earth as an object lesson in more familiar cruelties.
How the Advanced Placement curriculum undermined its original goalsDec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm By David PerryIn "Shortchanged," Annie Abrams looks into the history of education to help understand how Advanced Placement fails students — and undermines the humanities.
As mpox worries return ahead of Pride, a leather convention offers hopeDec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm By Fenit NirappilChicago's rise in mpox cases raised concerns about spread at the city's International Mr. Leather convention. The virus is spreading sexually among gay men.
Three teens killed and ate Faye, a village’s cherished swan, police sayDec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm By Jonathan EdwardsThree teenagers have been arrested and accused of killing and eating Faye — a New York village's beloved swan — and stealing her four babies.
What is the ‘unkitchen’ trend?Dec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm By Laura FentonWhether it's with color, pattern or vintage accessories, kitchen design is (finally!) embracing personality and even imperfection.
Josh Harris to meet with NFL finance committee, with deal progressingDec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm By Mark Maske and Nicki JhabvalaHarris is scheduled to meet with the eight-owner finance committee on Wednesday in New York about his $6.05 billion deal to buy the Commanders from Daniel Snyder.
Hawaii man fined for disturbing baby bison that Yellowstone euthanizedDec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm By Andrea SachsA Yellowstone visitor pushed a bison calf out of a river. National park officials had to euthanize the calf when it failed to reunite with its herd.
Las Vegas maid stole $768,000 in jewelry from hotel room, police sayDec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm By Gabe HiattVegas police say they caught the housekeeper discussing Rolex watches and other stolen jewelry in a phone call to an apparent love interest in prison.
In defense of tourist trapsDec 31, 1969, 7:00 pm By Natalie B. ComptonBeing a cool traveler all the time can be exhausting.
Cheesy Chive and Pepper PinwheelsDec 31, 1969, 7:00 pmCocktail party snacks never looked so cute, tasted so good and took less time.
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