Biden Administration Announces First Sanctions on Russia in Navalny Case
The action came as the administration declassified an intelligence finding that the F.S.B., one of Russia’s leading intelligence agencies, was responsible for the poisoning of Aleksei A. Navalny.
Angelina Jolie's Churchill Painting Fetches $11.5 Million
The painting, “Tower of the Koutoubia Mosque,” was a gift to Jolie by Brad Pitt and is believed to be Churchill’s only World War II-era landscape.
Vaccine Passports, Covid’s Next Political Flash Point
A world divided between the vaccinated and unvaccinated promises relief for economies and families, but the ethical and practical risks are high.
New Technique Reveals Centuries of Secrets in Locked Letters
M.I.T. researchers have devised a virtual-reality technique that lets them read old letters that were mailed not in envelopes but in the writing paper itself after being folded into elaborate enclosures.
Photographer Captures 'Last Stop' in Britain's Covid War
After receiving access to hospitals, nursing homes and burial sites, I saw up close the nation’s agony, and grit.
Criminal Inquiries Loom Over al-Assad’s Use of Chemical Arms in Syria
Investigations in France and Germany could lead to prosecutions of President Bashar al-Assad and members of his upper echelon over one of the Syrian war’s signature atrocities.
American Accused of Killing Italian Officer Says He Acted in Self-Defense
Finnegan Elder, of San Francisco, told a Rome court that the officer did not identify himself and that he “panicked” and believed the officer would kill him.