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How World Leaders Reacted to Trump at the U.N.
From deriding the American leader as a “giant gold Goliath” to applauding his calls for sovereignty, leaders gave widely varying responses to President Trump’s General Assembly speech.
09/23/2017 08:35 PM
Luck, Not Tougher Building Standards, Spared Mexico in Quake
The seismic activity of Tuesday’s earthquake differed from a far more devastating quake in 1985. Enforcement of stronger building codes is lax.
09/23/2017 05:26 PM
A Walk Through Dominica, Hours After Hurricane Maria
On the morning after Hurricane Maria hit Dominica, a resident surveyed the devastation in the island’s capital, Roseau.
09/22/2017 08:56 PM
Global Health: World Health Officials Describe Progress Against Tetanus, H.I.V. and Malaria
Tetanus in babies has been eliminated from the Americas, experts said. Malaria treatment will be expanded in Africa; new HIV drugs will be available there, too.
09/22/2017 08:32 PM
Canada Letter: Health Care Comparisons and an NYT Offer
Our weekly look for and about Canadians, Canada Letter, explores medical wait times, visits the Yukon and remembers a political mastermind.
09/22/2017 07:19 PM
Quake Threatens to Cause Flight From Mexico City’s Hip Neighborhoods
Roma and Condesa were hit hard by the big 1985 quake and took years to rebound. Then came the devastation from the Tuesday earthquake.
09/23/2017 01:48 AM
How to Help Victims of Hurricane Maria
A look at the groups providing aid to victims of the storm, and the type of research you should do before donating.
09/22/2017 04:41 PM
Stunned by Quake, Mexican Town Fears It ‘Will Never Be the Same’
Jojutla, a town south of Mexico City that is unaccustomed to earthquakes, was heavily damaged by Tuesday’s quake and is struggling to cope with a scarcity of resources.
09/22/2017 01:33 AM
Amid Quake Rubble in Mexico, ‘We Will Get Through It’
Hundreds of volunteers, military personnel and city workers came together to try to find survivors after a textile factory collapsed during Tuesday’s earthquake, burying several people in Mexico City.
09/21/2017 09:28 PM
Citizens Mobilize After Mexico Quake
Volunteers are banding together to help rescue workers clear rubble and distribute resources after the 7.1 magnitude earthquake shook Mexico City on Tuesday.
09/21/2017 05:53 PM
No Child Trapped in Rubble of Mexican Quake-Hit School, Officials Say
Rescue efforts at the school, where a girl was reported to be trapped, had transfixed the country. Officials later said all children were accounted for.
09/21/2017 09:45 PM
Hurricane Maria Updates: In Puerto Rico, the Storm ‘Destroyed Us’
Puerto Ricans are facing the crushing devastation wrought by Hurricane Maria — splintered homes, uprooted trees and floodwaters coursing through streets.
09/22/2017 06:10 PM
‘These Were Our Children’: School Collapses in Mexico Earthquake
At least 30 children were killed when the Enrique Rebsamen school collapsed in Tuesday’s earthquake.
09/20/2017 11:27 PM
Battered, Not Broken: Pictures of Mexico After the Quake
As Mexicans rush to one another’s aid, portraits of a country show that it is already dusting itself off.
09/21/2017 10:11 PM
Where to Donate to Mexico Earthquake Victims
Here is a list of local and international organizations that are helping those affected.
09/20/2017 09:53 PM
Why Mexico Is So Prone to Strong Earthquakes
Two powerful quakes, 12 days apart, have killed hundreds of people in Mexico this month. We look at how, where and why the big ones happen.
09/20/2017 05:19 PM
Photos from the Mexico Earthquake
Photos from the Mexico Earthquake
09/20/2017 05:00 PM
At Mexican School Hit by Quake, Heartbreak and Dwindling Hope
At least 30 children died when the earthquake collapsed their school. As the hours passed, rescuers found mostly lifeless bodies, but also some survivors.
09/21/2017 10:44 AM
Mexico City Volunteers Venture Out in Force to Aid Quake Victims
Parque España, the verdant refuge of dog-walkers and young lovers, became the venue for something else: a frenetic, impromptu relief center.
09/20/2017 11:33 PM
Mexicans Dig Through Quake Rubble as Death Toll Passes 200
Thousands of rescue workers plunged into the shattered shells of homes and offices. Officials said the priority is to keep saving people.
09/20/2017 11:27 PM
Before Wisconsin, Foxconn Vowed Big Spending in Brazil. Few Jobs Have Come.
The Taiwanese company’s manufacturing model has not translated easily to other countries, where it faces different social, political and labor conditions.
09/20/2017 04:01 AM
Listen: Locals Describe Hurricane Maria’s Damage in Dominica
With no power, phones or internet, Dominica residents turned to amateur radio to give updates on their situation after Hurricane Maria battered the island.
09/20/2017 02:39 AM
Strong Earthquake Strikes Near Mexico City
A deadly 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck close to Mexico City. It comes less than two weeks after the most powerful earthquake in Mexico in a century.
09/19/2017 09:00 PM
Allan J. MacEachen, a Force in Bringing Public Health Care to Canada, Dies at 96
“Canadians are living in a country that Allan J. built, and they like it,” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said.
09/19/2017 08:09 PM
Mexico Earthquake Kills Hundreds, Trapping Many Under Rubble
In Mexico City, where a school collapsed, ordinary citizens used their bare hands to try to free the students trapped in the rubble.
09/20/2017 02:14 PM
Islands Seek International Funding for Hurricane Recovery
In a special United Nations session, leaders of islands battered by hurricanes made worse by climate change appealed to wealthy countries for aid.
09/19/2017 10:14 PM
Puerto Rico Flooded by Hurricane Maria
All regions of Puerto Rico battled floodwaters as Hurricane Maria regained “major hurricane status” off the coast of the Dominican Republic.
09/19/2017 04:26 PM
The 2017 Hurricane Season Really Is More Intense Than Normal
It’s not your imagination. From Harvey to Irma to Jose to Maria, this year’s Atlantic hurricane season “has been an overachiever by almost every index.”
09/19/2017 12:58 PM
Live Briefing: At U.N., Trump Singles Out ‘Rogue’ Nations North Korea and Iran
The 193-member United Nations is gathering for the 72nd session of the General Assembly. Here are the highlights.
09/19/2017 10:38 PM
Hurricane Maria Does ‘Mind-Boggling’ Damage to Dominica, Leader Says
Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said the Caribbean island had sustained “widespread devastation” from the storm, which hit at Category 5 strength.
09/20/2017 01:04 AM
British Columbia Proposes Ban on Corporate and Union Donations in Elections
The measures are expected to become law as the far western province tries to ban big money in politics.
09/19/2017 06:29 PM
Hurricane Maria Makes Landfall in Dominica as Other Islands Brace for Potential Disaster
The Caribbean islands scrambled to prepare for another big storm, Hurricane Maria, which was barreling through only days after Irma killed more than two dozen.
09/19/2017 06:40 AM
Push for Nafta Overhaul May Fall Short, U.S. Negotiator Says
A tight timeline and ambitious goals leave the Trump administration with a narrow path to success in talks on the North American Free Trade Agreement.
09/18/2017 11:55 PM
Brazil’s New Top Prosecutor Inherits Politically Explosive Cases
Raquel Dodge, the first woman to serve as Brazil’s attorney general, takes office amid a vast corruption investigation that extends to the president.
09/18/2017 10:04 PM
G.M. Workers Strike in Canada as Mexico Jobs Raise Tension
About 2,750 union workers at an Ontario factory staged the nation’s first walkout at an auto assembly plant in 21 years as an impasse was declared in talks.
09/18/2017 07:03 PM
In Mexico, Weavers Embrace Natural Alternatives to Toxic Dyes
Concerned about the health impacts of textile chemicals, traditional artisans are producing vivid colors from crushed insects and forest plants.
09/18/2017 06:09 PM
Trump Soft-Soaps the U.N. Of Course, It Was Only Day 1 . . .
“We pledge to be partners in your work,” the America First president told a room full of world leaders in New York. He even tweeted nice.
09/19/2017 12:33 AM
On the Market: Homes for Sale in Toronto
This week we visit and review properties in South Riverdale and Upper Beach.
09/18/2017 03:51 PM