NEW YORK — It’s a sunny day on the Northeast Corridor as a bright blue train zips by — blink and it’s already gone. Amtrak, the United States’ subsidized rail service, is introducing new Acela Express train sets into service, ...

“There are no passengers on Spaceship Earth. We are all crew.”  These words, from Canadian philosopher and futurist Marshall McLuhan, emphasize both the necessity of a collectivist attitude and the necessity of coordinated action toward climate change. As the world ...

By Kirian Mischke-Reeds and Carmen Santiago-Ubauer LOS ANGELES — With each passing day, climate change becomes an increasingly dangerous crisis. Last May, carbon dioxide levels hit 417 parts per million, a concentration not seen on Earth in nearly 4 million ...

LOS ANGELES — From an outsider’s perspective, Thailand seems like a tropical paradise with its stunning beaches, lush forests and crystal clear water. Those who live there view it the same way, but are especially proud of the distinct culture ...

LOS ANGELES — While the world was plagued with despair as COVID-19 lockdowns reached unparalleled heights, unity among Italians provided a sense of hope to the world. Viral videos of Italians singing on their balconies and Andrea Bocelli’s performance at ...

SAN FRANCISCO — In the television series “Emily in Paris,” Emily (played by actress Lily Collins) is a fun, upbeat and young American woman who arrives in Paris, ready to explore the city. At first glance, the Netflix show, released ...

By: Lauren Schulsohn and Jacob Wisnik NEW YORK — The Biden administration has expressed an interest in reinvigorating U.S.-Canada relations following a virtual meeting between President Joe Biden and Prime Minister Trudeau early February. The meeting, which was the first ...

By: Evelyn Zhang and Lauren Schulsohn LOS ANGELES — The Cuban Missile Crisis. The Bay of Pigs. Guantanamo Bay. All of these infamous events seem to encapsulate a common sentiment around the topic of U.S.- Cuba relations over the years, ...

LOS ANGELES — On February 15, 2021, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala made history after members of the World Trade Organization moved to select her as the organization’s new director-general. Agreed to by consensus in the General Council, she is the first ...

LOS ANGELES — In late February 2021, the Joe Biden administration declassified a document detailing the Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman’s (M.B.S.) involvement in the murder of U.S.-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The Saudi native was an open critic of ...