The Flooding of Katsina

The Flooding of Katsina

Floods are submerging whole houses in Nigeria. At least 80 have died trying to escape the rising waters. The state of Katsina, which was one of the world’s poorest, was also devastated in 1998…

Climate Journalism in the United States

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Climate Journalism in the United States

Letters to the Editor: Why climate journalism needs to give readers a reason to hope I read with great interest the letters to the editor published Sunday, Oct. 16, that were written by residents…

Meghan Markle vows not to wait for the royal wedding

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Meghan Markle vows not to wait for the royal wedding

The Queen was a ‘shining example’ of female leadership, says Meghan Markle Meghan Markle, the 37-year-old who was recently confirmed as the future queen of England, has insisted that the late Princess Diana was…

I Was in Love with Someone

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I Was in Love with Someone

How Serena Williams rewrote the playbook for female athletes juggling motherhood and sport. By the age of 43, I was married to a boy-crazy, baseball-cap-wearing athlete. We had been together for two years when…

Kevin de León: The Story of a Mexican Football Player

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Kevin de León: The Story of a Mexican Football Player

Guerrero: Kevin de León’s bid for sympathy digs a deeper hole Fernando González Guerrero. Photo: AFP As an 18-year-old football player and a 15-year-old member of a youth wrestling club, Kevin de León faced…

AOC's Reply to Impeachment

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AOC’s Reply to Impeachment

Is anyone in the U.S. persuadable? An author talks to AOC and other ‘Persuaders’ Published May 30, 2019•Updated on May 30, 2019, 7:10 pm AOC, left, at Center for American Progress’s annual policy forum…

The Artist Who Paints Paris

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The Artist Who Paints Paris

Comparisons to Monet Bothered This Artist. Now They’re Side by Side. “Monet’s Garden” — 1848, 1872, 1885. John Singer Sargent One has to imagine that Monet is at least an average genius, and that…

Xi Jinping is not a figurehead with no real power

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Xi Jinping is not a figurehead with no real power

Op-Ed: In China, Xi Jinping is getting an unprecedented third term. What should the world expect? Xi Jinping has been in charge of China for 10 years. China’s economy is the world’s second largest…