G7 Leaders Offer United Front as Summit Ends, but Cracks Are Clear

Biden and other Western leaders had tough words for Russia and China after wrapping up a meeting in England, but they had trouble finding common ground on some big issues.

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Cameras Off: G7 Summit Heralds the Return of In-Person Diplomacy

Summit meetings are always full of prepackaged “deliverables,’’ but stage management always works better when there’s an actual stage.

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Question Looms Over This Year’s Group of 7: Where Are All the Protesters?

It’s challenging it is to be an activist this year, what with the pandemic, a hermetically sealed summit and a new American president who is hard to get too worked up over.

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Boris Johnson Is a Terrible Leader. It Doesn’t Matter.

Britain’s prime minister is slapdash, venal, incompetent — and unassailably popular.

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Eighty Years Later, Biden and Johnson Revise the Atlantic Charter for a New Era

The original was the work of Churchill and Roosevelt at the dawn of World War II. The new version pledges cooperation against 21st century global challenges and rivalries.

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Have $500,000? Here Are Five Waterfront Homes for You.

This amount of money can go further, depending on the location.

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A ‘Flying Ship,’ and the Superior Mirage Behind It

“I told myself, ‘It must be on water,’” said a walker who took a picture that has since gone viral. “My head doesn’t want to understand that, but it must be on water.”

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Britain Is Getting Ready for Its Space Race

Spurred by Brexit, London is backing companies that will build satellites and haul them into orbit.

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