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New York, the city of dreams where everyone can fit in, is gradually becoming unlivable. Not only are rent prices exploding, but the price of a human necessity, food, is becoming unaffordable. According to studies by the Washington Post and CNN, inflation has peaked at its highest level in 40 years. There was a 12% …

Attempts to ban books have grown in the United States in recent years, growing from relatively isolated battles to a broader effort targeting works about sexual and racial identity. Alexandra Alter and Elizabeth Harris cover the publishing industry. I told them about what is behind this trend. Claire: How did book banning efforts become so …

“I decided maybe politics wasn’t for me, at first when I watched my husband go through it all,” she said. “But now that I’m in it and can see what I can do for people, I think that’s where God wanted me to be.” A year after taking office, Mrs. Craft faces more devastation. As …

Video Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken said the Biden administration made a “substantial offer” during talks with Russia to release WNBA player and former Marine Paul Whelan.CreditCredit…Andrew Harnik/Associated Press WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken revealed Wednesday that the United States “put a substantial proposal on the table weeks ago” in talks …

Beware of mosquitoes: in New York, your days are numbered. The city’s health department is spraying two boroughs on Tuesday with adulticide, a pesticide used to kill adult mosquitoes. Authorities are targeting neighborhoods in Queens and Staten Island this week. Crews will begin spraying around 8:30 p.m. and continue until around 6 a.m. Wednesday. Here …

During his trip to Africa, Sergei V. Lavrov, Russia’s foreign minister, is expected to try to blame the West for food shortages and portray Russia as the continent’s staunch ally.Credit…Byambasuren Byamba-Ochir/EPA, via Shutterstock Russian President Vladimir V. Putin presents himself as the leader of a global movement that stands against the domination of the United …

NEW YORK, July 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Our Kids Read, a newly created foundation that donates a variety of books to children, and the New York Public Library (NYPL) announce a new joint venture to donate more than 125,000 books to various groups of New York City public school students from kindergarten through 12th grade. …

New York State Health Commissioner Dr. Mary Bassett said she expects the monkeypox virus to continue to spread as reported cases begin to show up more in the northern region. of the state, while the bulk of the cases so far have been in New York. “We expect the number of cases to increase,” Bassett …

Pete Alonso was competing for his third straight title in the Home Run Derby on Monday night at Dodger Stadium, but he ultimately missed out on history. Alonso was looking to become the first player to win three consecutive Derby crowns, and just the second to win three titles in total, which would have seen …

NEW YORK — Three mass vaccination sites open for appointments Sunday in New York as efforts to stop the monkeypox outbreak continue. So far, 461 cases of monkeypox have been reported in the five boroughsaccounting for about 30% of cases nationwide, CBS2’s Christina Fan reported. New York City Health Commissioner Dr. Ashwin Vasan visits one …

NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors are disavowing the convictions of three men who spent decades in prison for one of the most horrific crimes of New York’s violent 1990s — the murder of a clerk who was set on fire in a metro toll booth. Vincent Ellerbe, James Irons and Thomas Malik confessed to and …

AEW will be in a New York state of mind for three consecutive weeks in September. During Dynamite, the company announced its debut in Albany, New York on Wednesday, September 14. Both live Dynamite and recorded Rampage will take place in the 16,000-seat MVP Arena. Tickets will go on sale Friday, July 22. The news …

Of course, we don’t hesitate to criticize the local press for labeling reckless driving accidents as “accidents” or for cars, not people, killing pedestrians, but when we see a great story, we are the first to raise our glass. The Daily News Monday Wood. This story was the wood of the Daily News yesterday: Tom …

Mobile air sensors mounted on specialized vehicles are now criss-crossing the streets of the Bronx and Manhattan as part of a new $3 million state initiative to monitor air quality, the governor recently announced. Kathy Hochul. The initiative, which uses a mobile surveillance fleet provided by environmental technology company Aclima in partnership with Google Public …

A new lawsuit filed by a New York-based stylist alleges rapper Kanye West, now known as Ye, failed to return a number of high-value items of clothing. According to a lawsuit filed by David Casavant, LLC in Los Angeles County Superior Court earlier this week, the rapper-turned-fashion mogul owes Casavant’s fashion rental service, David Casavant …

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! A driver accused of shooting at police during a lengthy car chase through the streets of Buffalo that ended in an exchange of gunfire was arraigned Wednesday on five counts of attempted murder. The March 29 wild chase resulted in the striking of three officers, as well …

Pardon the pun, but what exactly was the state secret that Governor Kathy Hochul and legislative leaders were trying to hide from state residents in the run-up to last week’s special legislative session? Hochul is a true professional when it comes to talking about transparency. When it comes to actually being transparent, well, …

By the CBS New York team, CBS New York July 3, 2022 One person was killed and three others injured in a shooting in queens Saturday. Find out what’s happening in New Yorkwith free real-time Patch updates. Police say it happened while a party was going on at a mechanic shop on 89th Avenue and …

The New York State Senate on Friday passed a law banning the concealed carry of firearms in a “sensitive location,” including Times Square and all public transportation. The bill was introduced earlier in the day in a special session. The bill must now pass the state assembly before heading to the governor’s office. New York …

Eight states hold primaries or the second round of elections on Tuesday, the first elections since the Supreme Court overturned the landmark case of Roe v. Wade. In Colorado’s 3rd District, CBS News predicted Rep. Lauren Boebert would win the Republican primary. Boebert, a controversial freshman conservative member of Congress, had the endorsement of former …

Former Jeffrey Epstein confidante and convicted sex trafficker Ghislaine Maxwell was placed on suicide watch Friday and remained there Monday ahead of her scheduled sentencing in the federal case. Maxwell’s attorney wrote in court Saturday that Maxwell had been removed from general population at the Brooklyn Metropolitan Detention Center, with his normal clothes and legal …

Describing itself as “a protest march, not a parade”, the New York Dyke March works without permits or sponsors to build identity, celebrate community and fight discrimination. Early tonight, the march left Bryant Park for the 30th time, descending Fifth Avenue toward its end in Washington Square Park. The event traces its origins to the …

By DEEPTI HAJELA, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — LGBTQ Pride commemorations that sometimes felt like victory parties for civil rights advancements are grappling this year with a darker atmosphere, a national environment of heightened legislative and rhetorical battles over the sexual orientation and gender identity. Large crowds are expected Sunday at Pride events in …

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) — This week’s MTA Hero helped keep subway customers from being bullied and ripped off. Station supervisor Sabuj Shill didn’t hesitate when he saw something fishy. He was working at the 23rd Street F station when he saw a beggar holding the door open and instructing people to pass. He called …

A Long Island man’s plan to collect disability benefits while training for bodybuilding competitions and owning and operating a limo business has been foiled by a series of social media posts, state officials said. Instagram posts chronicling Anthony Ragusa’s physical transformation as a bodybuilder helped the state attorney general’s office nab the fraudster for illegally …

Seattle Storm (9-6, 5-4 Western Conference) at New York Liberty (6-9, 5-4 Eastern Conference) New York; Sunday, 12 p.m. EDT BOTTOM LINE: Breanna Stewart leads Seattle in a game against New York. Stewart leads the league with an average of 22.1 points per game. The Liberty went 4-5 in home games. New York ranks fourth …

NEW YORK – Corbin Burnes rebounded from his two shortest outings of the season, Willy Adames had two of his three hits in a seven-run fifth inning and the Milwaukee Brewers routed the New York Mets 10-2 Wednesday night for their second victory in 11 games. Milwaukee’s big night gave manager Craig Counsell his 564th …

New York Attorney General Letitia James will hold a public hearing to examine the accessibility of mental health care in New York, drawing members of the public, advocacy organizations and providers, as well as government agencies. The hearing is scheduled for Wednesday, June 22 at One Chase Manhattan Plaza in New York City. Mental health …

Good morning and happy Monday in New York! Over the weekend, LGBT activists protested a conference featuring Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, transit advocates offered an alternative to more cops on the subway, and Puerto Rican New Yorkers got off in the street for a festive parade. Don’t miss the video of a group “surfing” atop …

Chicago Sky (8-4, 6-1 Eastern Conference) at New York Liberty (5-8, 4-3 Eastern Conference) New York; Sunday, 2 p.m. EDT BOTTOM LINE: Sabrina Ionescu and the New York Liberty host the Chicago Sky. Ionescu is ninth in the WNBA with 16.8 points per game. The Liberty are 4-3 in conference play. New York are averaging …

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City will end its school mask mandate for children ages 2 to 4 on Monday, citing the diminishing threat of COVID-19 infections. Mayor Eric Adams said masks would become optional in schools and daycares, but nonetheless suggested New Yorkers of all ages continue to wear masks indoors. “Throughout the …

As the United States continues to deal with a spike in mass shootings, police say they are seeing more guns on the streets across the country than ever before. US gunsmiths produced 11.3 million firearms in 2020, nearly triple the 3.9 million produced 20 years ago, according to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and …

As CBS2’s John Dias reports, Monday’s signing of the bill will be historic. Once the governor puts her pen to paper, the state will officially lead the way in gun control laws. Hochul will tighten access to guns across the state, following the devastating mass shootings of recent weeks. The bills quickly passed the state …

New York City health officials are reporting a total of seven cases of monkeypox, a rare disease that has become a growing concern in the United States following an outbreak in Europe. The Ministry of Health announcement Friday evening that they had identified two additional cases, which have yet to be confirmed by the Centers …

New York Mayor Eric Adams unveiled a plan to use the city’s zoning tools to support small businesses, create affordable housing and promote sustainability. Adams announced the three citywide zoning changes Wednesday at the Association for a Better New York Power Breakfast. Called the “City of Yes” planthe First Amendment focuses on economic development and …

STATEN ISLAND, NY – Mobile sports betting has brought in a record amount of revenue for New York State in less than six months. New York State has generated more than $267 million in bets since the New York State Gaming Commission gave the green light to mobile and online sports betting starting January 8, …

Bullets flying in broad daylight Saturday afternoon nearly hit two NYPD officers on patrol in a corner of Queens not far from a community park. Surveillance video shows officers at the corner of Beach 66th Street and Beach Channel Drive, just south of Rockaway Beach, springing into action after realizing they were caught in the …

Change is coming for both parties in the New York State Senate. Democratic state senators Todd Kaminsky, Diane Savino and James Gaughran have all announced they will not run for office. Another Democrat, Alessandra Biaggi, is a candidate for Congress. And there will be a primary between John Mannion and Rachel May in the Syracuse …

A man was fatally shot while inside a Brooklyn Chinese restaurant late Wednesday afternoon, police said. The incident happened around 4pm at the restaurant in a square near the corner of Stillwell Avenue and W Avenue in Gravesend, police said. The victim, later identified as 22-year-old Rasard Deas, was at the New Food First Cook …

Police also released a photo of Abdullah and asked the public for information on his whereabouts. Daniel Enriquez, a 48-year-old Brooklyn-based Goldman Sachs employee, was fatally shot in the chest while sitting in the last carriage of the Manhattan-bound train traveling over the Manhattan Bridge on Sunday, officials said . Police released two more photos …

NEW YORK — If the Carolina Hurricanes were looking to send a message after their Game 3 loss, New York Rangers coach Gerard Gallant warned they might not like the answer. “I wasn’t happy with the Bulls — at the end of the game they started,” Gallant said after Rangers’ 3-1 win on Sunday cut …

Raleigh The Carolina Hurricanes are back against the New York Rangers in Game 2 of their second-round NHL playoff series Friday night at the PNC Arena after posting a 2-1 overtime win in Game 1 on Wednesday. The series moves to Madison Square Garden for Game 3 on Sunday (3:30 p.m.) and Game 4 on …

BALTIMORE – The new wall in left field at Camden Yards served its purpose, denying Aaron Judge a home run on his 399-foot drive in the first inning. “I learned my lesson and decided to go in the right field after that,” he said. Ballpark couldn’t hold off Judge’s next two hits, a pair of …

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BUFFALO, NY (AP) — At least 10 people were killed Saturday afternoon in a shooting at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, law enforcement officials told The Associated Press. Details on the number of additional people shot dead at Tops Friendly Market and their conditions were not immediately available. Buffalo police said earlier Saturday afternoon …

Police say a Rialto teenager was rescued from a residence in New York after a 24-year-old man she met on the internet allegedly kidnapped and held her against her will. A 17-year-old girl, whom NBCLA will not identify because she is a minor, was reported missing on April 30, 2022 by her family, Rialto police …

Inflation moderated on an annual basis for the first time in months in April, but the 8.3% annual increase in the consumer price index remained uncomfortably fast – and a closely watched index which subtracts volatile food and fuel costs actually accelerated. The takeaway is that the pressures that have kept inflation high for months …

notebook of criticism A season of sets, including the seven colors of “For Colored Girls”. From left to right: Tendayi Kuumba, Kenita R. Miller (Tony nominee), Okwui Okpokwasili, Amara Granderson, Alexandria Wailes, Stacey Sargeant and D. Woods.Credit…Sara Krulwich/The New York Times If the list of Tony Award nominees announced on Monday seems even weirder and …

When word spread online two weeks ago, former President Donald J. Trump would attend a $75,000-per-person fundraiser hosted by his super PAC at the Kentucky Derby — in Sen. Mitch McConnell’s home state — it was news for the leaders of Churchill Downs. Even so, for a sporting event that regularly hosts over 150,000 people, …

Two legal challenges pending in state court could upset the final legislative maps left hanging in the redistricting process: the New York State Assembly. The challenges are issued for different reasons: one by a New York Republican, the other by a Greene County businessman and registered Democrat. The only blockage? It’s a legal challenge that …

FanGraphs | Jacques Mailhot: After a nine-game winning streak that included sweeps from the Cleveland Guardians, Baltimore Oriolesand Kansas City Royals, the Yankees have risen to the top of the FanGraphs rankings. take the leap Dishes and Dodgers. The team’s power surge was the main reason for the surge as they scored 7.4 points/game during …

Rising prices, the fallout from the war in Ukraine and persistent supply chain blockages slowed growth around the world in the first months of the year and hampered the efforts of major economies to recover from the pandemic. The latest proof came on Friday, when the European Union said the 19 countries that use the …

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–New York City REIT, Inc. (NYSE: NYC) (“NYC” or the “Company”) recently sent a letter to shareholders regarding the misleading and self-serving campaign launched by activist Comrit Investments 1, LP. In the letter, NYC describes the significant value created by the current Board of Directors (the “Board”) – with Elizabeth Tuppeny as Senior …

KRAKOW, Poland — The United States toughened its message on the war in Ukraine on Monday, saying the American goal was not just to thwart the Russian invasion, but also to weaken Russia so that it cannot no longer carry out such military aggression anywhere. The goal has been stated in explicit terms by the …

WASHINGTON — Top Biden administration officials say they believe the next four weeks will shape the eventual outcome of Russia’s war in Ukraine, with lasting ramifications that will influence the drawing of the map of Europe for the decades to come. While officials still expect the war to be long and grueling, they say it …

NEW YORK STATE (WWTI) – The Department of Environmental Conservation has warned that wildfires are increasing in New York. This is after DEC rangers responded to six fires in two days in New York State, including accidental fires and residents burning illegally. With the storm passed, power outages persist The first fire was reported on …

ASHEVILLE, NC — The Ukrainian comeback attempt had fizzled out, and Dayana Yastremska and her four teammates prepared to pose for their last official photo during this Billie Jean King Cup qualifier. The blue and yellow ribbon representing Ukraine that had been stencilled on the tennis court by special permission was no longer visible, obscured …

April 15, 2022, 2:54 a.m. ET April 15, 2022, 2:54 a.m. ET The Russian Navy’s Moskva missile cruiser cruised the Bosphorus in Istanbul last year.Credit…Yoruk Isik/Reuters The sinking of one of Russia’s most fearsome warships, the Moskva, is a blow to the country – whether the ship sank after an accidental fire, as the Russian …

New York Islanders (34-29-9, fifth at Metropolitan) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (42-22-11, third at Metropolitan) Pittsburgh; Thursday, 7 p.m. EDT BOTTOM LINE: New York visits the Pittsburgh Penguins after the Islanders beat Pittsburgh 5-4 in a shootout. The Penguins are 24-14-6 in Eastern Conference play. Pittsburgh has scored 244 goals and ranks sixth in the Eastern …

April 7, 2022, 10 a.m. ET April 7, 2022, 10 a.m. ET Tiger Woods, left, played a quiet but focused nine with Fred Couples and Justin Thomas on Wednesday.Credit…Doug Mills/The New York Times Tiger Woods’ final day of preparation for the 2022 Masters was typical of the relaxed atmosphere on the eve of the tournament, …

WASHINGTON — Ivanka Trump, the eldest daughter of former President Donald J. Trump who served as one of his top advisers, testified for about eight hours Tuesday before the House committee investigating the attack of January 6 against the Capitol, according to people familiar with the matter. It was not immediately clear how revealing her …

BUDAPEST — Overshadowed by war in Ukraine, Sunday’s elections in Hungary and Serbia appear to have extended the terms of Europe’s two most pro-Kremlin leaders, both populist strongmen bolstered by their crushing control of the media and energy cheap from Russia. With more than 60% of votes counted in Hungary, preliminary results indicated that Viktor …

The latest expansion comes as the omicron BA.2 sub-variant fuels new concerns over the COVID pandemic; cases are rising but hospitalizations and deaths are still down and experts don’t expect a huge increase What there is to know NYS released its second COVID booster dose guide on Saturday; recommendations reflect those established by the federal …

Under mounting pressure to bring down high energy prices, President Biden announced on Thursday that the United States would release up to 180 million barrels of oil from a strategic reserve to counter the economic impact of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. With the midterm elections just months away, gasoline prices have risen nearly $1.50 …

Mr. Mittelman, CEO of Othram, said his company has received more than $400,000 from philanthropic donors. According to Crunchbase, the start-up has also raised $28.5 million from institutional investors to corner the market around this new investigative technique. Founded in The Woodlands, Texas, in 2018, the company now has 30 employees, Mittelman said, including five …

KYIV, Ukraine — A month into a war that began with widespread expectations of a swift Russian rout, the Ukrainian military has launched a counteroffensive that has changed the central dynamics of the fighting: the question is not is more about how far the Russian forces have advanced, but whether the Ukrainians are pushing them …

Jen Psaki, the White House press secretary, during Monday’s daily press briefing. She took a test for the virus on Tuesday morning and it came back positive.Credit…Pete Marovich for The New York Times Jen Psaki, the White House press secretary, tested positive for the coronavirus on Tuesday for the second time in five months, a …

The death of a beloved 87-year-old singing coach who succumbed to injuries she sustained after a woman pushed her from behind in what authorities describe as an ‘unprovoked and senseless random attack was ruled a homicide, according to police. The NYPD has shared the update on Barbara Gustern as they continue to track down her …

March 18, 2022, 8:21 a.m. ET March 18, 2022, 8:21 a.m. ET Read Chinese state media coverage of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine last month.Credit…Jade Gao/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Since the start of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, China has mostly tried to publicly distance itself from the carnage of war without criticizing its leader, President …

Anaheim Ducks (27-25-10, sixth in Pacific) vs. New York Rangers (37-17-5, second in Metropolitan) New York; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT BOTTOM LINE: Anaheim visits New York in an effort to stop its four-game road skid. The Rangers are 19-5-3 at home. New York is 10th in the Eastern Conference with 8.1 points per game, averaging …

NORTH COUNTRY, NY (WWTI) – The Orchestra of Northern New York is partnering with the performing arts community HarmoNNY to host an Instrument Player. The organizations are asking individuals to bring gently used musical instruments to the ONNY concert at 3 p.m. on April 3 at First Presbyterian Church. The event will benefit HormoNNY’s Instrument …

SEOUL — As some South Korean voters walked out of polling stations on an unusually hot election day, others lingered in voting booths, ballot in hand. “Elections past were clearly one person oriented, but now it’s different,” said one voter, Kim Do-hyung, 29, who said he was preparing to apply for jobs in the construction …

March 7, 2022, 6:38 a.m. ET March 7, 2022, 6:38 a.m. ET A damaged building in Mykolaiv, Ukraine, on Monday.Credit…Tyler Hicks/The New York Times Mykolaiv, Ukraine — A day after Ukrainian forces pushed them back beyond the city limits, Russian troops launched a fierce artillery attack on the southern Ukrainian city of Mykolaiv on Monday, …

Sixteen days earlier, Oleksandr Abramenko was in China celebrating his silver medal – the only medal of any kind won by Ukraine at the Beijing Winter Games. Abramenko, one of freestyle skiing’s top aerialists, a five-time Olympian and the country’s flag bearer for the opening ceremony, gained more attention after the event when a photo …

BEIJING — A day after Paralympic Winter Games organizers announced they would allow athletes from Russia and Belarus to compete, the organization’s board made a stunning reversal and banned athletes from the two countries on the eve of the opening ceremony. Citing threats from several countries to boycott the Games, growing discontent in the athletes’ …

The White House announced last week that it was taking several steps to make masks and coronavirus testing more accessible to people with disabilities, and President Biden will most likely highlight those efforts in his remarks on the state of the Union.Credit…Jeenah Moon for The New York Times President Biden will toe a delicate line …

Then, on Friday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Washington issued new guidelines that said masks and social distancing were only necessary in areas where the risk of infection was high, paving the way for the lifting of the ban. many virus prevention measures. The announcement came as the agency shifted its risk …

WASHINGTON — The United States and Europe moved on Friday to personally penalize Russian President Vladimir V. Putin for his invasion of Ukraine, imposing sanctions aimed at freezing his wealth while continuing to try to cripple his military capabilities and economic through other new restrictions. White House officials have said President Biden intends to impose …

Early Thursday, as Russian President Vladimir V. Putin announced on television that he had decided to “conduct a special military operation” in Ukraine, explosions were reported across the country. Explosions were heard in Kyiv, the capital; in Kharkiv, the second largest city; and in Kramatorsk in the Donetsk region, one of two territories in eastern …

Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, in January. Puerto Rico, the largest US territory, has yet to announce any changes to its island-wide mask mandate.Credit…Erika P. Rodriguez for The New York Times Indoor mask mandates in all states except Hawaii have expired or are set to be lifted, as the United States approaches its third year …

KYIV, Ukraine – Even as rocket attacks continued in eastern Ukraine, and as Russian troops remained massed at the borders for what Western leaders are calling an impending invasion, residents of Ukraine’s capital Kiev paused on Sunday to remember another moment of peril: the assassination, eight years ago, of dozens of demonstrators by the Ukrainian …

Receiving Covid-19 vaccines at a health center in Kampala, Uganda last week.Credit…Hajarah Nalwadda/Associated Press The United States will increase coronavirus vaccine assistance to 11 African countries, officials said Thursday, in an effort to prevent future variants and bolster inoculation efforts in the least vaccinated continent. Through the Global Vaccine Access Initiative, or Global Vax, the …

American skiers Alex Hall, left, and Nick Goepper won gold and silver in slopestyle skiing on Wednesday.Credit…Dylan Martinez/Reuters Alex Hall let out a scream when he landed his final trick on the slopestyle course, and that was before the judges awarded him what would be the winning score. It was, he would say later, the …

NEW YORK (WWTI) – Total bear harvests have declined statewide during the 2021 hunting season. This has been confirmed by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. . 2021 Bear Harvest Totals Report February 14. “Each year, New York bear hunters provide DEC wildlife managers with valuable information to help guide future management decisions,” …

Video Undaunted by the weather, demonstrators gathered on Parliament Hill in Ottawa to protest vaccines, mask mandates and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.CreditCredit…Brett Gundlock for The New York Times Under persistent snowfall on Saturday morning, protesters gathered on Ottawa’s Parliament Hill – part of the weekend’s tide of strangers, well-wishers and onlookers who came out to …

Video transcription Return transcription Ontario declares state of emergency as protests disrupt supply chains Doug Ford, the Premier of Ontario, has warned that protesters who fail to clear public transit lanes could face a maximum penalty of $100,000, up to a year in jail and the potential loss of business licenses and personal. Today I …

PictureChloe Kim of the United States after winning the gold medal in the women’s halfpipe final on Thursday.Credit…Gabriela Bhaskar/The New York Times Chloe Kim did it again, soaring to another Olympic gold medal in the halfpipe. Just like she did four years ago, she opened the competition on Thursday with a score that no one …

A rally in Ottawa on Monday.Credit…André Pichette/EPA, via Shutterstock Standing in front of several trucks near Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, Emily Martin wore a black winter hat emblazoned with the words “fringe minor” in white. It was a reference to a statement Prime Minister Justin Trudeau used to downplay the scope and scale …

Video Protests that began with truckers criticizing vaccination mandates continued for a second consecutive weekend, as thousands of people in Ottawa, Toronto and Quebec demonstrated for a number of political causes.CreditCredit…Geoff Robins/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images OTTAWA — More than a week after a protest led by truckers against pandemic restrictions effectively closed downtown Canada’s …

PictureNorway’s Therese Johaug after winning the women’s 15-kilometre cross-country skiathlon race at the National Cross-Country Center in Zhangjiakou.Credit…Doug Mills/The New York Times Therese Johaug of Norway won the first gold medal of the Beijing Games on Saturday, dominating the 15-kilometre skiathlon after opening a decisive lead midway through the race that determines the best female …