Understanding Monkeypox and How Outbreaks Spread

Placeholder while article actions load The global eradication of smallpox more than 40 years ago was one of the greatest achievements in public-health history, vanquishing a cause of death, blindness and disfigurement that had plagued humanity for at least 3,000 years. But,

North Korean Hackers Have Crypto In Their Crosshairs

Placeholder while article actions load The world of crypto isn’t just suffering from a market malaise that has seen the price of Bitcoin drop from $69,000 to around $20,000 today — it also faces a troubling number of security risks. There have been dozens of

Yemen’s Ticking Oil Bomb Threatens the World Economy

Placeholder while article actions load Most of the limited international diplomatic energy devoted to ending the civil war in Yemen understandably goes to preventing the loss of lives, whether from bloodshed or famine. But now that a two-month truce between the belligerents has been

Capping Russian Oil Prices Is Pure Fantasy

Placeholder while article actions load US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen is at the forefront of calls for a cap on Russian oil export prices. Sounds like a great idea. Just don’t expect it to work. Here’s the problem. Russia earns billions of

Criminalizing Abortion Will Hurt Black Women Most

Placeholder while article actions load Now that the Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade, the states will be free to criminalize abortion at any point in pregnancy. To get a sense of how the ruling will affect women’s health, as well as

America’s Constitution Is Conservative, Like It or Not

Placeholder while article actions load Conservatives are, by and large, thrilled by the Supreme Court’s recent decisions. It has expanded its conception of gun rights that states have to respect, and ruled that states have to include religious schools in voucher programs.

Ireland’s Abortion Battle Can Help Post-Roe America

Placeholder while article actions load The US Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 case that guaranteed the right to abortion, will set back reproductive rights for Americans by decades. Other hard-earned freedoms may come under threat. To regain — and keep —

What are War Bonds and Why Did Ukraine Sell Them?

Placeholder while article actions load Ukraine’s allies sent in heavy weapons and protective gear to help its army combat advancing Russian forces. Yet without money to keep hospitals supplied and troops fed, the resistance might have quickly collapsed. Appeals for donations in

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