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What to Expect at the U.N. General Assembly

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…

Don’t miss tonight’s full Harvest Moon

If you look up this evening, there's a good chance you'll see September's full Harvest Moon rise into the dark sky, just two days before the fall equinox. To catch the moon at peak fullness, gaze upward after sunset at 7:55 p.m. EDT…

How to Vaccinate a Siberian Reindeer Herder

The Yamal Peninsula in northwestern Siberia is one of the few remaining places on Earth where a nomadic people retain a traditional culture. On the tundra, the Nenets, an Indigenous minority in the Russian north, follow a lifestyle shaped…