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Nation Dec 31Limited revelers return to Times Square to usher in 2022
The year marched across the globe, time zone by time zone, and thousands of New Year's revelers stood shoulder to shoulder in a slight chill to await the festivities.
World Dec 29Omicron fears mean nuclear treaty conference likely to be delayed again
Days before its start date, an international conference on a landmark Cold War-era nuclear treaty is poised to be postponed because coronavirus cases are surging in the host city of New York.
World Dec 13Russia vetoes U.N. resolution linking climate change to international security
Monday's vote sank a years-long effort to make global warming more central to decision-making in the U.N.'s most powerful body. The proposal was spearheaded by Ireland and Niger.
Nation Nov 25Macy’s Thanksgiving parade returns, with all the trimmings
The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade has returned in full, after being crimped by the coronavirus pandemic last year.
Nation Nov 18Judge tosses convictions of 2 men in killing of Malcolm X
Two of the convicted killers of Malcolm X have been exonerated after decades of doubt about who was responsible for the civil rights icon's 1965 death.
World Sep 23U.N. summit seeks to fix food inequalities, but draws fire
The food systems summit aimed to tackle hunger, nutrition, environmental sustainability and inequality on a planet where the U.N. says more than 2 billion people don't have enough to eat — while 2 billion are overweight or obese.
World Sep 22WATCH: Ukraine’s leader takes U.N. to task as ‘retired superhero’
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy certainly wasn't the only world leader at this week's U.N. General Assembly meeting to paint a dire picture of international relations.
World Sep 22U.N. racism meeting recommits to goals but renews divides
Israel, the United States and some other countries boycotted the meeting because of continued grievances about the 2001 meeting in Durban, South Africa.
Nation Sep 11US marks 20 years since 9/11, in shadow of Afghan war’s end
Americans solemnly marked the 20th anniversary of 9/11 on Saturday, remembering the dead, invoking the heroes and taking stock of the aftermath of the deadliest terror attack on U.S. soil less than two weeks after the fraught end of the…
Nation Sep 02Death toll rises after Hurricane Ida’s remnants hit Northeast
A stunned U.S. East Coast faced a rising death toll, surging rivers, tornado damage and continuing calls for rescue Thursday after the remnants of Hurricane Ida walloped the region with record-breaking rain.