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A Guide to New York Holiday Events: Trains, Nutcrackers and a 79-Foot Tree

The wait is almost over. Not only is the holiday season returning with full force, but this year — thanks to vaccines and booster shots — New ...

Pomp, punk and the pandemic see Angela Merkel out of office in Germany

One week before she steps aside, outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel was treated to a traditional sendoff Thursday, involving a military ...

Fentanyl in Bottle Kills Toddler, and Father Is Charged

One night in June, according to court papers, 22-month-old Charles Rosa-Velloso’s father prepared a bottle of formula and gave it to him in the ...

F.T.C. Sues to Stop Blockbuster Chip Deal Between Nvidia and Arm

WASHINGTON — The Federal Trade Commission on Thursday sued to block Nvidia’s $40 billion acquisition of a fellow chip company, Arm, halting one ...

Curley Culp, Defensive Anchor of Two Football Teams, Dies at 75

Curley Culp, whose strength, agility and quickness helped him anchor the great defenses of the Kansas City Chiefs and Houston Oilers in the 1960s ...

NATO threatens Moscow with sanctions if Russian troops invade Ukraine

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken threatened Moscow with heavy economic sanctions if President Vladimir Putin attacks Ukraine, insisting that ...

‘An act of kindness’: Long-lost Yugoslav artworks returned to Bosnia by a Serbian collector

A collection of artworks by a distinguished Yugoslav artist – lost in a northwestern Serbian town for 30 years after being looted during the war ...

EU agriculture reforms clear final hurdle, but doubts still remain

The European Council, the institution that represents member states, has approved the bloc's agricultural reforms, paving the way for it to ...

US travel restrictions: Tighter testing requirements in place from next week

All travellers arriving into the US from next week will have to show a negative COVID-19 test result. The test must have been taken within one ...

Colombia seizes over 300 spiders and scorpions being smuggled to Europe

Authorities in Colombia have seized over 300 spiders, scorpions, and cockroaches that were being smuggled to Europe. The animals were found in ...

A Double Resignation Shakes Austrian Politics in Aftermath of Scandal

BRUSSELS — Hours after the scandal-tainted former chancellor of Austria, Sebastian Kurz, announced on Thursday that he was leaving politics ...

Anti-Vaccination Ad Mysteriously Appears at N.Y.C. Bus Stop

At first glance, it looked just like an official New York City public service announcement that listed the top 10 reasons people should get ...

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