Twenty-three people aboard the Australian ship have tested positive for the virus, prompting concerns that it could spread to Tonga. The volcano-stricken island has reported only one case during the pandemic.
The International Monetary Fund forecasts that the growth rate of the world economy will slow to 4.4 percent in 2022.
The SAT will go completely digital by 2024 amid questions about whether college admissions tests are fair, or even necessary.
The president later called Peter Doocy and “cleared the air,” Mr. Doocy said.
A confrontation between Kurdish-led militia backed by U.S. forces and ISIS militants spilled into neighborhoods around an embattled prison in Syria. Follow our updates.
Nadal beat Denis Shapovalov to reach the semifinals, then rejected his opponent’s complaints about unfairness, saying, “I think he’s wrong.”
The British prime minister is engulfed in a scandal over parties held at his home and office during lockdown. Could this spell the end of his premiership?
President Biden held a video conference with European leaders as fears of Russian invasion of Ukraine deepened. The U.S. put 8,500 troops on “high alert” and NATO is sending more jets and ships to the region.
The unvaccinated are less worried than the boosted, according to a poll.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has come under fire over revelations that he and his staff attended parties while the country was in a coronavirus lockdown.
Regeneron and Eli Lilly medications were effective against the Delta variants, but less so with Omicron. Here’s the latest pandemic news.
Gov. Kathy Hochul of New York said her office strongly disagreed with the ruling and would be “pursuing every option to reverse this immediately.”
This new political breed accepts paychecks in Bitcoin. The mayors also want to use buzzy new tech like NFTs to raise money for public projects.
After a string of supporting performances, he steps into the spotlight as not one but two main characters in the sci-fi drama “Swan Song.”
Democrats were cheered for strict lockdowns and pandemic precautions. Now many weary voters want to hear the party’s plan for living with the coronavirus.
Commandos who played a key role in helping American forces are waiting for visas in the United Arab Emirates, and are among the last of the evacuated Afghans to get a chance to reach the United States.
The Federal Reserve is still buying bonds as prices surge. Some praise the central bank’s continuing policy pivot; others ask if it was fast enough.
Waves of borrowers in the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness program are seeing their debts go to zero. Here’s how six of them finally got there.
Why Congress should reform the Electoral Count Act.
The Health Department could not confirm reports of an outbreak of the bacterial disease, which is spread by rats, linked to McCarren Park, but said it was working with the Parks Department to keep rats out.
The planet’s most populous nation cannot seal itself off from the world forever.
The novelist and Zen Buddhist priest Ruth Ozeki draws connections between meditation, writing and the art and practice of listening.
A beloved uncle left an inheritance made of love.
New Gallup numbers may portend a political earthquake.
The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on whether to keep a coworker’s illness confidential, outing an unvaccinated colleague — and more.
The physical toll on Mayfield, Ky., is evident. The psychological anguish will be equally difficult to overcome.
Given Russia’s penchant for misdirection, it’s unclear how a military incursion would start. And that keeps the Ukrainian troops on edge.
Noah said anti-vaxxers gathering to hear from Kennedy might have found him leaning too liberal for believing in the Holocaust.
The unseeded American upset No. 4 Barbora Krejcikova, 6-3, 6-2, to advance to the semifinals at the Grand Slam tournament for the first time since 2015.
Mayor Eric Adams’s ambitious gun safety plan includes reviving a controversial police unit his predecessor disbanded.
The S&P 500 slid into correction territory before rallying, and signals on Wall Street show that investors have become markedly more pessimistic.
Experience has shown Kim Jong-un that saber-rattling is the best way to get Washington’s attention, especially when global affairs are already in a precarious state.
A federal panel of judges ordered state lawmakers to redraw the lines, saying Black voters “have less opportunity than other Alabamians” to elect candidates of their choice.
New and other treatments remain effective, but are reaching doctors in quantities that are no match for the Omicron surge.
While the pandemic rages, normality isn’t an option.
Don’t teach anything that makes students uncomfortable.
Getting crime under control is critical to New York City’s revival.
Fears of a Russian invasion of Ukraine are growing, but diplomatic options remain.
A Chinese electronics company said it had bought the WeChat account legitimately, but some Australian officials said it was hijacked, and urged a boycott.
The unscripted insult came from a president who is no stranger to having his words accidentally overheard.
Following last week’s Supreme Court ruling, the House panel has received material that it hopes could flesh out how the attack on the Capitol came about.
The rapid spread of the variant means far more people will have some immunity, at least for now, which might bode well this year for highly vaccinated countries in Europe.
Her winning streak is now second only to that of Ken Jennings, who racked up a 74-game run.
The players formally rejected the league’s offer — they didn’t believe some of M.L.B.’s ideas would accomplish what the league claimed — and made a counterproposal.
Part of the building collapsed as they battled the fire. Another firefighter was in critical condition and fighting for his life, officials said.
A district attorney in Georgia is investigating possible election interference by former President Donald J. Trump and his allies.
Fabrizio Romano has turned rumors into an industry. But is he an observer of soccer’s multibillion-dollar transfer market, or a participant in it?
Three former Minneapolis police officers who were at the scene of Mr. Floyd’s death are accused of failing to intervene when they saw a fellow officer using excessive force.
He documented the civil rights movement and subjects as diverse as narcotics users, migrant workers and movie stars, seeking to capture their emotional heart.
Lawmakers asked the Government Accountability Office to review “critical incident teams,” and two House committees will conduct a separate investigation.