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Theresa May, Britain’s Lady of Perpetual Crisis

Supported by Theresa May, Britain’s Lady of Perpetual Crisis Image Prime Minister Theresa May listening as the opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn spoke on Wednesday.CreditCreditMark Duffy/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images By Ellen Barry Jan. 16, 2019 LONDON — It’s Wednesday morning. Theresa May’s career is over, as a glance at the ...

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Trek Into Congo Forest Reveals an Ebola Crisis Fueled by Violence

Supported by Trek Into Congo Forest Reveals an Ebola Crisis Fueled by Violence By Kimiko de Freytas-Tamura Dec. 26, 2018 Image A vaccination team administering the Ebola vaccine to residents of the Kanyihunga district in Congo, starting with those who had recent contact with Alphonsine Kahindo Kambere, the most recent ...

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Cosmology Is in Crisis Over How to Measure the Universe

Let’s say you have a baby. Maybe you really do, maybe you don’t. But Dan Scolnic, a cosmologist at the University of Chicago, does have one, and perhaps that’s why a hypothetical baby helps him explain the universe. If you take this baby to the doctor, that doctor will weigh ...

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Brazil Election: How Jair Bolsonaro Turned Crisis Into Opportunity

Brazil Election: How Jair Bolsonaro Turned Crisis Into Opportunity Image Jair Bolsonaro speaking to supporters on Sunday in a televised address from his home in Rio de Janeiro after he was declared the winner of the presidential runoff.CreditCreditLeo Correa/Associated Press By Ernesto Londoño and Manuela Andreoni Oct. 29, 2018 Leer ...

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Turkey’s Currency Crisis Tests Erdogan’s Authoritarian Approach

Turkey’s Currency Crisis Tests Erdogan’s Authoritarian Approach Image A mosque under construction on Taksim Square in Istanbul.CreditNicole Tung for The New York Times By Carlotta Gall Aug. 13, 2018 ISTANBUL — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has long made clear that he considered no part of Turkish life beyond his reach, ...

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‘There’s No Law’: Political Crisis Sends Nicaraguans Fleeing

‘There’s No Law’: Political Crisis Sends Nicaraguans Fleeing Image Part of the line outside the passport office in Managua, the Nicaraguan capital, on a recent Saturday.CreditDaniele Volpe for The New York Times By Kirk Semple Aug. 6, 2018 Leer en español MANAGUA, Nicaragua — There is always a line outside ...

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A Crisis Management Guru Bungles a Crisis

A Crisis Management Guru Bungles a Crisis Image Sir Alan Parker spoke at a Night of Motown benefit in 2016 for Save the Children U.K. Mr. Parker resigned as chairman in the spring, a week after Britain’s Charities Commission opened an investigation into his handling of a sexual harassment scandal.CreditDavid ...

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Citing ‘Crisis of Confidence,’ Academy Calls Off Nobel Literature Prize

Citing ‘Crisis of Confidence,’ Academy Calls Off Nobel Literature Prize Image Before the announcement of the 2016 Nobel Prize in literature. The Swedish Academy, rocked by turmoil, will not award the prize this year.CreditJonathan Nackstrand/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images STOCKHOLM — Faced with a sexual-abuse scandal, accusations of financial wrongdoing ...

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