Can Boris Johnson Keep His Cool at U.K.’s Covid Inquiry?

Britain’s former prime minister will face tough questions when he testifies this week before an official inquiry into the pandemic.

As World Heats, Energy for Air-Conditioning Could Double by 2050

By 2050, electricity use for cooling could double, driving up the greenhouse gas emissions that cause warming.

Rohingya Refugees Stuck on Boats in Andaman Sea, U.N. Says

Two boats carrying about 400 people have been at sea for weeks, the U.N. refugee agency said, calling on nearby governments to rescue them.

Tuesday Briefing

A deadly new phase in the war in Gaza.

Accounts of Sexual Violence by Hamas Are Aired Amid Criticism of U.N.

A meeting at the U.N., organized in part by Sheryl Sandberg, accused the body of ignoring the rape and mutilation of women in the Oct. 7 assault on Israel, and heard gruesome details from witnesses.