Should Shakespeare’s Richard III be reserved for disabled actors? Does the character have to be played by a white man? By a man at all?… Read More »Who Can Play the King? Representation Questions Fuel Casting Debates.
Collectors across the country are seeking pieces of shrapnel, bits of bombs and even the uniforms of dead Russians. It’s part of an urge to… Read More »The Hunt Is On for ‘War Trophies’ in Ukraine
Asia Pacific|Strong Quake Hits Northern Philippines, Killing at Least 4 https://www.nytimes.com/2022/07/26/world/asia/philippines-earthquake.html The 7.0 magnitude quake on Luzon island damaged buildings and caused dozens of landslides,… Read More »7.0 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Northern Philippines
For opposition figures choosing to stay in Russia after President Vladimir V. Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, imprisonment looks like a matter of time. It’s also… Read More »Looming Question for Putin Opponents: Can You Change Russia From Jail?
Guest Essay July 26, 2022, 1:00 a.m. ET Credit…Illustration by Peter Somogyi; images via Getty Images By Peter Pomerantsev Mr. Pomerantsev is the author of… Read More »Putin Performs for Russia, and Ukraine Is the Stage
With soldiers, artillery and subversives, Ukraine has been laying the groundwork to retake Kherson, which Russia has held for months. But a counterattack would require… Read More »Eyeing Kherson, Ukraine Prepares an Ambitious Counterattack
Asia Pacific|Myanmar Military Executes Four Pro-Democracy Activists https://www.nytimes.com/2022/07/25/world/asia/myanmar-executions.html They were the country’s first executions in more than 30 years. Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the… Read More »Myanmar Military Executes Four Pro-Democracy Activists
Over the past dozen years, Sanford Solny has built a New York real estate empire, snatching up small residential buildings across the city that churn… Read More »He Runs a New York Real Estate Empire. Did He Steal It?
Another Long March 5B rocket is traveling through space. When its 23-ton booster comes back down, no one knows where the debris will land. A… Read More »China Launches Wentian Space Station Module With Giant Rocket
The two Mi-8 helicopters tore across enemy territory early on the morning of March 21, startling the Russian soldiers below. Inside were Ukrainian Special Forces… Read More »Last Stand at Azovstal: Inside the Siege That Shaped the Ukraine War