Your Friday Briefing: A Race to Avert a U.S. Default
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Senegal’s Opposition Leader Is Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison
A case involving a rape charge against Ousmane Sonko has monopolized the country’s political life and raised concerns over the…Read More »
China Investing in Open-Source Intelligence Collection on the U.S.
A new report outlines Chinese efforts to mine public information from the Pentagon, think tanks and private companies to gain…Read More »
U.S. Adds Aid to Ukraine to Deliver Ammunition for Drones and Artillery
The Biden administration on Wednesday announced $300 million in military aid for Ukraine, the latest package of weapons and other…Read More »
Readers in Asia: What Does L.G.B.T.Q. Life Look Like Where You Live?
We may include your response in a June edition of the Asia Pacific Morning Briefing.Read More »
Was Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Originally ‘Mongolian Rhapsody’?
One of Freddie Mercury’s early drafts, which is being auctioned by Sotheby’s, shows that he crossed out “Mongolian” and substituted…Read More »
Arctic Risks Loom Large as Blinken Tours NATO’s North
Russia may be having major difficulties in Ukraine, but it remains a vast power in the north and the Arctic,…Read More »
In ‘Fancy Bear Goes Phishing,’ Tales of Harmful Hacks
A new book by Scott J. Shapiro, a law and philosophy professor at Yale, examines breaches of cybersecurity and their…Read More »
As Cable Model Struggles, M.L.B. Takes Over Padres Broadcasts
M.L.B. will retain San Diego’s broadcast team and will offer in-market streaming with no blackouts after Bally Sports failed to…Read More »
China’s Young People Can’t Find Jobs. Xi Jinping Says to ‘Eat Bitterness.’
With youth unemployment at a record, the Communist Party is trying to reset expectations about social mobility by talking up…Read More »