LONDON — Britain’s High Court agreed on Wednesday to intervene in a sexual assault lawsuit against Prince Andrew, clearing the way for him to answer a legal claim in the United States that he sexually abused a minor while a guest of Jeffrey Epstein. Andrew, the second son of QueenContinue Reading

A bike is a game changer when exploring a new city: It’s cheap, speedy and a fun way get in some exercise while on vacation. From a 1,300-foot climb in Bogotá to a 22-mile, best-of-Paris loop (don’t worry, there’s wine and ice cream at the end), seven writers offer theirContinue Reading

She was born Rachelle Zylberberg in Belgium as the Great Depression struck: a Jewish child abandoned in infancy by her unwed mother and left alone at 12 when her father, a drunken Polish refugee, was arrested by the Nazis in France. She hid in a convent, where she was beaten.Continue Reading

After the first person known to have become infected with the Omicron variant in the United States was revealed to have attended a 53,000-person anime convention in Manhattan, concerns quickly mounted that the event had sown the seeds of a major coronavirus outbreak. But a new study released on ThursdayContinue Reading

When a 25-foot tapestry replica of Pablo Picasso’s antiwar painting “Guernica” was removed from the United Nations by its owner a year ago after more than three decades there, diplomats mourned the abrupt exit of an artwork that poignantly reflected the organization’s core purpose. “It’s horrible, horrible, that it isContinue Reading

The United Nations convenes its annual speeches by world leaders on Tuesday against a backdrop of seemingly irreversible planet warming, polarized superpower relations and a tenacious pandemic that has worsened the global rich-poor divide. The weeklong meeting of the General Assembly, the world’s biggest diplomatic convocation, also amounts to aContinue Reading