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Live Updates: Pope Visits Birthplace of Abraham, Invoking Ties Among Faithful

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Post Date: Saturday - March 6, 2021 - 7:40am
On his second day of a three-day trip, Francis met Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, a spiritual authority for many Shiite Muslims. He also toured the ruins of the ancient city of Ur, traditionally held to be the birthplace of Abraham....
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Hilaria Baldwin and the Strange Allure of Celebrity Fertility

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Post Date: Saturday - March 6, 2021 - 6:00am
Why we can’t stop talking about her … whole thing....
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After Coup in Myanmar, a Career Diplomat Takes a Stand

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Post Date: Saturday - March 6, 2021 - 5:42am
At the United Nations, U Kyaw Moe Tun declared his new military masters illegitimate. They fired him, but he has no intention of leaving....
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CDC study a ‘warning’ against lifting mask mandates early; Oregon orders reopening of schools: Latest COVID-19 updates

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Post Date: Saturday - March 6, 2021 - 5:00am
A report about the link between face masks and COVID-19 cases and deaths. Gov. Kate Brown says Oregon schools must reopen. Latest COVID-19 news.       ...
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In Hong Kong, Foreign Tourists Are Replaced by a Local Variety

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Post Date: Saturday - March 6, 2021 - 5:00am
Bored and trapped in an area one-third the size of Rhode Island, Hong Kongers have sought out the most far-flung corners of their city, mobbing parklands with crowds typically seen downtown....
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Seth Rogen on Pot, Pottery and Ted Cruz

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Post Date: Saturday - March 6, 2021 - 5:00am
We already knew about the weed and the tweeting, but when did Hollywood’s most affable schlub get so into ceramics?...
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The Robots Are Coming for Phil in Accounting

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Post Date: Saturday - March 6, 2021 - 5:00am
Workers with college degrees and specialized training once felt relatively safe from automation. They aren’t....
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‘I’ve Never Seen Anything Like This’: Chaos Strikes Global Shipping

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Post Date: Saturday - March 6, 2021 - 5:00am
The pandemic has disrupted international trade, driving up the cost of shipping goods and adding a fresh challenge to the global economic recovery....
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Democrats Want a Stronger Edge in the Senate. Ohio Could Be Crucial.

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Post Date: Saturday - March 6, 2021 - 5:00am
The retirement of a moderate Republican senator and conservative infighting have raised Democratic ambitions in the state, a longtime political bellwether that is increasingly tilting red....
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Amtrak Wants to Expand Across the Nation. Local Politics Might Intervene.

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Post Date: Saturday - March 6, 2021 - 5:00am
Extending nationwide service has been an elusive goal for Amtrak. Since 1971 — when the publicly funded, privately operated rail agency was created — routes have largely remained unchanged....
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After Khashoggi murder, Saudi Arabia shifts lobbying firepower to ‘middle America’ with women’s rights message

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Post Date: Saturday - March 6, 2021 - 5:00am
The Saudis are reaching out to local officials from New Orleans to Anchorage. The pitch: Saudi Arabia is a global player transforming on women's rights.       ...
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In a Land Dominated by Ex-Rebels, Kosovo Women Find Power at the Ballot Box

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Post Date: Saturday - March 6, 2021 - 3:00am
Women are winning greater political representation in Kosovo, raising hopes of more equality in a country still living with the scars of the war against Serbian rule in the 1990s....
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Democrats Agree to Trim Unemployment Aid to Keep Stimulus Bill on Track

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Post Date: Friday - March 5, 2021 - 11:58pm
Bowing to moderates who said the jobless aid was too generous, Democrats dropped their bid to raise a weekly federal unemployment benefit to $400 from $300....
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Cuomo Discovers #MeToo Means #HimToo

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Post Date: Friday - March 5, 2021 - 11:24pm
Democrats agonize over the fate of a falling star....
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Group of Senate Democrats and Republicans vote to keep $15 minimum wage out of Biden’s COVID stimulus bill

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Post Date: Friday - March 5, 2021 - 11:05pm
An amendment to the COVID-19 stimulus bill from Sen. Bernie Sanders had support from only 42 Democrats.       ...
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