An old mental hospital sits in Trieste’s San Giovanni Park. The facility closed over 40 years ago, but its ocher pavilions are filled with activity. Sylvia Poggioli/NPR hide caption toggle caption Sylvia Poggioli/NPR An old mental hospital sits in Trieste’s San Giovanni Park. The facility closed over 40 years ago,Continue Reading

NEW DELHI — Rajiv Nath’s factories were cranking out more than 7,600 syringes a minute when India decided to limit their export last month to shore up its own vaccination campaign. The products were meant for clients around the world as nations scramble to inoculate their people and bring theContinue Reading

PARIS — Vice President Kamala Harris spent hours talking with Emmanuel Macron, the French president, managing to skirt a recent diplomatic rift between the two allies over an Australian submarine deal. She attended a conference on promoting democratic elections in Libya. And she secured a commitment for the United StatesContinue Reading

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres gestures during an interview at the COP26 U.N. Climate Summit on Thursday in Glasgow, Scotland. Alberto Pezzali/AP hide caption toggle caption Alberto Pezzali/AP UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres gestures during an interview at the COP26 U.N. Climate Summit on Thursday in Glasgow, Scotland. Alberto Pezzali/AP GLASGOW, ScotlandContinue Reading

Across the United States Monday, airports expect to be filled with people reuniting with significant others, parents and friends from the 33 countries that have been prohibited from traveling directly to the United States for more than a year and half. Luise Greve, 23, of Erlangen, Germany, is among theContinue Reading

GLASGOW — World leaders opened a pivotal climate summit in Scotland on Monday with apocalyptic warnings about the scarce time left to avert catastrophic global warming, yet offered few new commitments to more aggressively cut greenhouse gas emissions. The gathering, called in the hope that the world could at lastContinue Reading