Electric Cars Are Too Costly for Many, Even With Aid in Climate Bill

Policymakers in Washington are promoting electric vehicles as a solution to climate change. But an uncomfortable truth remains: Battery-powered cars are much too expensive...

How is this going to affect the 2020 election?

With more states across America ordering millions to stay home, and Britain joining the rest of Europe in shuttering nonessential businesses and...

Salman Rushdie: Magical realist forced to live on the run

British Indian author Salman Rushdie is a master of magical realism who captured global attention as the target of a fatwa that forced him...

Sarah Palin meeting ‘Zoom-bombed’ with drawing of penis and vagina

Sarah Palin was giving a speech during a Zoom meeting with local...

Elon Musk’s SpaceX emerges as partner for European Space Agency

The European Space Agency has begun preliminary technical discussions with Elon Musk’s SpaceX that could...

Meta chatbot says boss Mark Zuckerberg is ‘too creepy and manipulative’

Facebook’s parent company Meta introduced an artificial intelligence-powered chatbot that said founder...

Popular Articles

Salman Rushdie: Magical realist forced to live on the run

British Indian author Salman Rushdie is a master of magical realism who captured global attention as the target of a fatwa that forced him...

Alleged British IS ‘Beatle’ charged after arrest in UK: police

A British man accused of being part of an Islamic State (IS) kidnap-and-murder cell known as the "Beatles" appeared in court in London on...

US uncovers Iran ‘plot’ to kill ex-National Security Advisor John Bolton

The US Justice Department said Wednesday it had uncovered an Iranian plot to kill former White House National Security Advisor John Bolton, and announced...

Kremlin blasts Zelensky’s call for West to close borders to Russians

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky's demand for an international travel ban on all Russians has triggered heavy criticism in Moscow.Zelensky's appeal was received "extremely negatively,"...

Climate deniers use past heat records to sow doubt online

With Europe gripped by successive heatwaves, climate-change deniers are spreading skepticism by publishing data on social media on extreme temperatures allegedly recorded decades ago...

Taiwan crisis: what we’ve learned so far

Beijing (AFP) - China's live-fire drills around Taiwan –- which saw vessels encircle the democratically ruled island –- have offered an unprecedented insight into...

Trump Asked Aide Why His Generals Couldn’t Be Like Hitler’s, Book Says

WASHINGTON — President Donald J. Trump told his top White House aide that he wished he had generals like the ones who had reported...

Progressives Embrace Climate and Tax Deal, Despite Disappointments

WASHINGTON — With enactment of a major piece of Democrats’ domestic agenda in sight within days, progressives in Congress are rallying, grudgingly but decisively,...

Pitching G.O.P. on Gay Marriage Bill, Tammy Baldwin Leaves Nothing to Chance

WASHINGTON — Senator Tammy Baldwin, the soft-spoken liberal Democrat of Wisconsin, was on a plane home from Washington last month when she got word...

Sinema Agrees to Climate and Tax Deal, Clearing the Way for Votes

WASHINGTON — Senator Kyrsten Sinema, Democrat of Arizona, announced on Thursday evening that she would support moving forward with her party’s climate, tax and...

Russia’s Shortfalls Create an Opportunity for Ukraine, Western Officials Say

WASHINGTON — In the early phase of the war in Ukraine, shortages of soldiers and problems with equipment forced Russia to narrow its mission,...

How the C.I.A. Tracked the Leader of Al Qaeda

WASHINGTON — Intelligence officers made a crucial discovery this spring after tracking Ayman al-Zawahri, the leader of Al Qaeda, to Kabul, Afghanistan: He liked...

Sarah Palin meeting ‘Zoom-bombed’ with drawing of penis and vagina

Sarah Palin was giving a speech during a Zoom meeting with local leaders in Alaska when a prankster interrupted her by posting...

Elon Musk’s SpaceX emerges as partner for European Space Agency

The European Space Agency has begun preliminary technical discussions with Elon Musk’s SpaceX that could lead to the temporary use of its launchers after the...

Meta chatbot says boss Mark Zuckerberg is ‘too creepy and manipulative’

Facebook’s parent company Meta introduced an artificial intelligence-powered chatbot that said founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg was “too creepy and manipulative.” The...

Tesla rival Nikola names Michael Lohscheller as new CEO

Nikola said on Wednesday that Michael Lohscheller will take over as the electric-truck maker’s chief executive officer when Mark Russell retires on Jan....

Women on LinkedIn fed up with being hit on by men: ‘This isn’t Tinder!’

Women on LinkedIn are fed up with men hitting on them through the job networking site — and some are hitting back...

Tornado Cash hit with sanctions, accused of helping North Korea hackers

The US on Monday imposed sanctions on virtual currency mixer Tornado Cash, accusing it of helping hackers, including from North Korea, to launder proceeds...

Articles

Twitter slows retweets ahead of election to combat viral misinformation

Twitter is making it harder for tweets to go viral ahead of the election...

Robinhood says some customer accounts may have become target of hackers

Fintech startup Robinhood said Friday some customers might have become a target of hackers...

Workers With Health Insurance Face Rising Out-of-Pocket Costs

The high cost of health care is persisting during the pandemic, even for people lucky enough to still have job-based insurance.The average annual cost of a health plan covering a family rose to $21,342 in 2020, according to the latest survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation, a nonprofit group that tracks employer-based coverage. Workers paid about a quarter of the total premiums, or $5,588,...