September 9, 2022United Kingdom
The succession from Queen Elizabeth II to Charles could accelerate anti-monarchy movements in countries where the Crown is still head of state.
September 8, 2022Health
COVID-19 is contributing to a dramatic decline in the average lifespan of Americans. The drop-off is canceling out decades of public health gains and stretching the gap between the United States and …
August 31, 2022Middle East and North Africa
Violence between rival Shiite factions has raised concerns that Iraq’s weak government is facing prolonged political upheaval.
August 24, 2022Brazil
Scientists say the rain forest is approaching a critical tipping point at which the damage is irreversible.
August 24, 2022United States
The debate over how to address persistently low voter turnout is heating up ahead of the midterm elections.
August 17, 2022Climate Change
The Inflation Reduction Act promises the largest investment in climate action in U.S. history—$370 billion—and could lead to significant emissions reductions over the next decade.
June 23, 2022Japan
Japan’s Okinawa islands still have an outsize importance to U.S. military operations in the Indo-Pacific, particularly in deterring a Chinese attack against Taiwan.
May 27, 2022Americas
With the United States hosting the regional meeting for the first time since 1994, all eyes are on how President Biden will navigate growing divisions over democracy, migration, and other issues.