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U.K. Inflation Rises 10.1 Percent, Driven by Food Prices

Consumer prices in Britain rose 10.1 percent in September from a year earlier, continuing their steep climb as the nation grapples with rapidly...

Kim Kardashian to Pay $1.26 Million to Settle SEC Charges Over Crypto Promotion

Kim Kardashian has found there is a price to be paid when influencers hawk investment opportunities like crypto to their adoring fans without...

As Overdoses Soar, Rhode Island Embraces Drug Consumption Sites

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Cristina Ramsey, frail but defiant, arrived at the headquarters of Project Weber/Renew to say her goodbyes to people who had...

‘Frustration and Stress’: State Officials Fault Rollout of Monkeypox Vaccine

Roughly 5,000 doses of monkeypox vaccine intended for Fort Lauderdale, Fla., left the national stockpile’s warehouse in Olive Branch, Miss., on July 19....

C.D.C. Eases Covid Guidelines, Eliminating Quarantines

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its Covid-19 community and school guidance on Thursday, loosening several key recommendations.People who are exposed...

Parechovirus Sickened 23 Infants in Tennessee, C.D.C. Says

Over six weeks this spring, 23 children were admitted to a Tennessee hospital for treatment of parechovirus, a common virus that in rare...

Russia Fights Efforts to Declare It an Exporter of ‘Blood Diamonds’

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has led to global soul-searching about overreliance on Russian oil and gas, but a new drama is unfolding over...

Shark or Orca: Which Should You Fear More?

In the wild, is a human more likely to survive an encounter with an orca or a great white shark?— Kameryn F., Yardley,...

When It Comes to Lightning, Don’t Pass the Salt

One of nature’s most intense spectacles can be tamed with humble sea salt, the same stuff that graces some dinner tables. Researchers recently...

Hey Hey! Ho Ho! These Climate Activists Get Paid to Go.

They’ve taken hammers to gas pumps and glued themselves to museum masterpieces and busy roadways. They’ve chained themselves to banks, rushed onto a...

For N.F.L. Kickers, Showing Too Much Leg Could Hurt Their Pockets

The N.F.L.’s uniform policy has long been a source of some of the league’s most inane “controversies.” The immense list of restrictions for...

‘We Are Here Because of Him’: The Runner Who Defied Apartheid

DURBAN, South Africa — On a balmy Sunday morning in late August, Kgadimonyane Hoseah Tjale stood below a stadium full of roaring fans...

When the American Dream of the Open Road Hits Traffic

The clip has the uncanny feel of a dream. We’re watching, or so it seems, from behind the windshield of a racecar as...

At Saratoga Race Course, It’s the Summer of the Jockey

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — The jocks’ room here is cramped, often sounds like the translators’ room in the United Nations and is home...

What to Know About the WNBA Playoffs

The Chicago Sky are set to begin their bid to become the first back-to-back W.N.B.A. champions since the Los Angeles Sparks in 2001...

Can a Tennis Player Share His Heart, and Courts, With Pickleball?

Allow me to begin with an admission. I haven’t exactly been a fan of pickleball, the sport that is sweeping America like thorny...

Tech Hacks to Make Traveling Right Now Less of a Headache

Anyone who has gone on a trip in the last year probably has a horror story. Canceled flights have abounded. Customer service wait...

A Timeline of Trump’s False and Misleading Statements on the Mar-a-Lago Search

In the days since former President Donald J. Trump’s Florida home was searched by federal agents last week, he has posted dozens of...

For Electric Vehicle Makers, Winners and Losers in Climate Bill

The climate and energy package awaiting final approval by Congress aims to achieve two goals that are not always compatible: Make electric vehicles...

Change These Default Settings and Be Happier With Your Tech

Many default settings buried deep inside our technology make us share superfluous amounts of data with tech companies. In my last column, I...

Ford Raises Prices of F-150 Lightning Electric Truck

Ford Motor on Tuesday became the latest automaker to raise the price of electric vehicles when it significantly increased prices of its popular...

Plug-In Hybrid Cars Gain Ground in Race With Electric Rivals

In late 2010, General Motors sought to seize the high ground from Toyota’s successful Prius hybrid with the Volt plug-in hybrid — a...