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China Digs More Coal for Power Needs, Despite Climate Change

LINFEN, China — Desperate to meet its electricity needs, China is opening up new coal production exceeding what all of Western Europe mines in a year, at a tremendous cost […]




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The Delta Variant and China’s Need to Change Its Covid-19 Policy

“How lucky I was born in China,” a young Chinese scholar declared last month in his WeChat. He was proud: Following the worst domestic Covid-19 outbreak since Wuhan, China had […]




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Inside a Fatal Tesla Autopilot Accident: ‘It Happened So Fast’

George Brian McGee, a finance executive in Florida, was driving home in a Tesla Model S operating on Autopilot, a system that can steer, brake and accelerate a car on […]




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Tesla Autopilot Faces U.S. Inquiry After Series of Crashes

The U.S. auto safety regulator said Monday that it had opened a broad investigation of the Autopilot system used in hundreds of thousands of Tesla’s electric cars.The investigation was prompted […]







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‘They Have My Sister’: As Uyghurs Speak Out, China Targets Their Families

She was a gifted agricultural scientist educated at prestigious universities in Shanghai and Tokyo. She said she wanted to help farmers in poor areas, like her hometown in Xinjiang, in […]




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Climate Crisis Turns World’s Subways Into Flood Zones

Follow our live coverage of extreme weather and climate change.Terrified passengers trapped in flooded subway cars in Zhengzhou, China. Water cascading down stairways into the London Underground. A woman wading […]




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On Fox News, Vaccination Pleas Intensify, but Skepticism Persists

Aides to Mr. Biden say they are wary of criticizing Fox News directly, reasoning that it would be counterproductive to promoting a pro-vaccine message to Fox News viewers.Updated July 21, 2021, […]




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As Covid Outbreak Rages, India Orders Critical Social Media Posts to Be Taken Down

NEW DELHI — With a devastating second wave of Covid-19 sweeping across India and lifesaving supplemental oxygen in short supply, India’s government on Sunday said it ordered Facebook, Instagram and […]




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Your Friday Briefing

Myanmar’s women on the front linesThe hundreds of thousands of women at the forefront of Myanmar’s protest movement are sending a powerful rebuke to the country’s military junta.The protesters represent […]