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27 maj, 2022

Dervla Murphy, Irish Travel Writer Who Preferred Her Bike, Dies at 90

A curious, intrepid loner, she famously went from Dunkirk through Europe and then to Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India — mostly on two wheels.

27 maj, 2022

Margot Heuman, Who Bore Witness to the Holocaust as a Gay Woman, Dies at 94

She was a rare survivor who spoke — in recent years — of her same-sex relationship in the concentration camps, and how it sustained her.

27 maj, 2022

Italian Bishops to Examine Clerical Abuse, but Only to a Point

The Italian Bishops’ Conference on Friday presented its plan to investigate clerical abuse, but critics say it is insufficient and disappointing.

27 maj, 2022

A Putin Opponent From Russia Leads Fighters Against His Home Country

“The hottest place to fight against the regime was in Ukraine,” says a unit commander who has been a volunteer soldier for his adopted country on and off since 2015.

27 maj, 2022

Russian Academics Aim to Punish Colleagues Who Backed Ukraine Invasion

A campaign is circulating a list of dozens of researchers in the hopes they will be denied the prestige of election into the Russian Academy of Sciences.

27 maj, 2022

Abba Returns to the Stage in London. Sort Of.

The Swedish superstars — or digital versions of them, at least — performed on Thursday to 3,000 enthusiastic fans with the help of 140 animators, four body doubles and $175 million.

27 maj, 2022

Displaced Ukrainians Learn to Detect Mines.

Courses in western Ukraine, meant for volunteer defenders, are now open to Ukrainian civilians whose villages have been blighted by war.

27 maj, 2022

Deep in Vatican Archives, Scholar Discovers ‘Flabbergasting’ Secrets

David Kertzer has spent decades excavating the Vatican’s hidden history, with his work winning a Pulitzer and capturing Hollywood’s attention. A new book examines Pope Pius XII’s role in the Holocaust.

27 maj, 2022

Gas Prices Hit New Highs as Summer Driving Season Starts

A gallon has jumped by about 50 cents over the last month as Russia’s war in Ukraine has continued to unsettle the global energy market.