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Anthony Albanese Has a Shot at Becoming the Next Leader of Australia. Here’s What to Know About Him

More than 17 million voters will head to the polls on May 21 to decide who Australia’s next prime minister will be: incumbent Scott Morrison of the center-right Liberal Party or Anthony Albanese, lead..


Ukrainian Troops Surrendering at Mariupol Registered as POWs

KYIV, Ukraine — The fate of hundreds of Ukrainian fighters who surrendered after holding out against punishing attacks on Mariupol’s steel factory hung in the balance Thursday, amid international fear..


U.S. Leisure Travel Is Back at Pre-Pandemic Levels for the First Time

US consumers are spending less on products and more on experiences — a trend that could ease supply snags and inflationary pressures, and help the travel industry this summer.

For the first time sinc..


‘I’m Just Waiting for Someone to Knock on the Door.’ Parents of Trans Kids in Texas Fear Family Protective Services Will Target Them

Parents of transgender youth in Texas are stuck in limbo after a new statement issued by the Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) on Thursday suggested the Department will continue inve..


Where ‘Woke’ CEOs Are Falling Short

Can CEOs run the world? And will the world allow them to?

That has become a central question of our times, as leaders of big business step up to address some of society’s most pressing problems. Cons..


How Celebrity Cases Like the Johnny Depp-Amber Heard Trial Have Shaped the National Conversation About Abuse

As a defamation trial between actor Johnny Depp and his ex-wife actor Amber Heard continues in Fairfax, Va., the headline-making case is raising awareness of domestic violence, as the two accuse one a..


The House Passed a Resolution Condemning Anti-Semitism. It Wasn’t Unanimous.

Not even the idea that anti-Semitism is bad can bring Washington together in unanimity.

The House voted 420-to-1 on Wednesday on a symbolic, seven-page resolution that calls on the government to do a..


Oklahoma Approves the Nation’s Most Restrictive Abortion Ban

OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma’s Legislature gave final approval Thursday to another Texas-style anti-abortion bill that providers say will be the most restrictive in the nation once the governor signs it.


Johnny Depp’s Former Associates Testify About His ‘Unprofessional’ Behavior and Jealous Streak

Several former friends and employees of Johnny Depp testified on Thursday in the ongoing $50 million defamation trial against Depp’s ex-wife, Amber Heard. The high-profile trial, which is being held i..


Biden’s Moves on NATO Come Amid Fear Russian War Will Expand Past Ukraine

Vladimir Putin’s name barely came up as Joe Biden stood with the leaders of Finland and Sweden on Thursday under a bright May sun and praised their newfound interest in joining the North Atlantic Trea..