Opinion | Lula’s Free. Now What?

SÃO PAULO, Brazil — The former president of Brazil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, was released last Friday after a year and a half in prison. Mr. da Silva, who is still facing pending charges, could well find himself back in prison, but for now he will be able to …

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5 Global Trends Shaping Our Climate Future

Want climate news in your inbox? Sign up here for Climate Fwd:, our email newsletter. WASHINGTON — Wind turbines, solar panels and electric vehicles are spreading far more quickly around the world than many experts had predicted. But this rapid growth in clean energy isn’t yet fast enough to slash …

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Stephen Colbert Was Feeling Merry on Impeachment Eve

“I’m so excited, I won’t be able to sleep — so like every other night of the Trump presidency.” — STEPHEN COLBERT “We get to hear live, in-person testimony from government officials about the president’s double-dealing in Ukraine. And to counter that, Trump is planning a bigly reveal of his …

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Pneumonic Plague Is Diagnosed in China

BEIJING — Two people in China were diagnosed with plague, setting off a panic on Tuesday about the potential spread of the highly infectious and fatal disease and prompting China’s government to warn citizens to take precautions to protect themselves. Beijing officials said the two infected people came from Inner …

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