Month: June 2022

Why shipping container homes are overrated

Why shipping container homes are overrated

They’re fun. They’re also way more difficult to build than they seem. Shipping container homes have been a trend for…

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The U.S. overestimated Russia’s military might. Is it underestimating China’s?

The U.S. overestimated Russia’s military might. Is it underestimating China’s?

The U.S. failure to correctly predict how the Russian and Ukrainian militaries would perform in the early stages of their…

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Biden announces additional B in weapons, humanitarian aid to Ukraine

Biden announces additional $1B in weapons, humanitarian aid to Ukraine

The United States will send more than $1 billion in weapons and humanitarian aid to Ukraine amid the country’s ongoing…

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How Biden Came Around to MBS’ Plan for a New U.S.-Saudi Partnership

How Biden Came Around to MBS’ Plan for a New U.S.-Saudi Partnership

A few weeks into his presidency, President Joe Biden sent Brett McGurk, his top Mideast advisor, to Saudi Arabia with…

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FDA advisers endorse emergency use of Moderna Covid-19 vaccine in babies, toddlers

FDA advisers endorse emergency use of Moderna Covid-19 vaccine in babies, toddlers

The FDA’s independent vaccine advisers voted unanimously Wednesday to recommend the agency authorize Moderna’s two-dose Covid-19 vaccine regimen for children…

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Meet Mayra Flores, the newly elected Latina Republican from South Texas

Meet Mayra Flores, the newly elected Latina Republican from South Texas

For the next seven months, a slice of South Texas will be represented in Washington by Mayra Flores, a Mexican-born…

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Fauci tests positive for Covid-19

Fauci tests positive for Covid-19

President Joe Biden’s top medical adviser and National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Anthony Fauci tested positive for…

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Fresh blow for Boris Johnson as ethics adviser quits amid Partygate fallout

Boris Johnson suffered a fresh setback Wednesday as his ethics adviser quit in the wake of the Partygate saga. Christopher…

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Stopping inflation is going to hurt

Stopping inflation is going to hurt

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell at a press conference in Washington, DC, on May 24. | Liu Jie/Xinhua via Getty…

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In Avalon, Nell Zink’s Characters — and Her Readers — Have Nowhere to Hide

Over the course of eight years and six novels, Nell Zink has undertaken a thorough exploration of escape routes. In…

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Anti-Imperialists Today Must Push for Full-Scale Nuclear Disarmament

In the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, a growing chorus of voices on the Left are insisting that we…

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4 EU countries to state concerns on Polish recovery plan approval

The Polish recovery plan is set to be approved by EU finance ministers meeting in Luxembourg on Friday — but…

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UK readies summer rollout of Horizon R&D alternative amid Brexit row

LONDON — The U.K. will start rolling out a domestic replacement for the EU’s flagship research and development program after…

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Poland says Biden’s plan to export Ukrainian grain ‘interesting’ but will take months

U.S. President Joe Biden’s plan to export Ukrainian grain stuck in the war-torn country by building silos on Poland’s border…

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India takes WTO hostage as key talks drag into overtime

India takes WTO hostage as key talks drag into overtime

GENEVA — Progress at key world trade negotiations is being held up by India, forcing a crucial international conference into…

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4 big questions about Covid-19 vaccines for babies and toddlers

4 big questions about Covid-19 vaccines for babies and toddlers

Health care workers attend to an infant inside a temporary Covid-19 treatment facility in New Delhi, India, in January. |…

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