World

As Bolsonaro Keeps Amazon Vows, Brazil’s Indigenous Fear ‘Ethnocide’

The country’s 1988 Constitution tried to redress some of these wrongs.It ended the military-era policy that had encouraged the assimilation of Indigenous people and recognized...

With Broad, Random Tests for Antibodies, Germany Seeks Path Out of Lockdown

BERLIN — Felix Germann was not expecting anyone when his doorbell rang last week. Outside was a doctor who looked like she had just stepped...

Coronavirus Halts Another U.K. Ritual: Birthday Gun Salute for Queen

LONDON — When Queen Elizabeth II turns 94 on Tuesday, for the first time in her nearly seven-decade reign her birthday will not be marked...

U.S. Military Cutting Medevac Flights for Troops in West Africa

Kevin S. Cochie, a vice president for Erickson, which is based in Portland, Ore., declined to comment on details of the contract. “Whether it’s U.S....

10 African Countries Have No Ventilators. That’s Only Part of the Problem.

DAKAR, Senegal — South Sudan, a nation of 11 million, has more vice presidents (five) than ventilators (four). The Central African Republic has three ventilators...

Technology

As Amazon Rises, So Does the Opposition

For many years, Ms. Mitchell focused on Walmart, including writing a book about mega-retailers in 2006 called “Big Box Swindle.” Some of her work was...

NASA Announces May Date for SpaceX Astronaut Launch to Space Station

NASA announced on Friday that it has set May 27 as the target launch date for sending two astronauts to the International Space Station from...

A Privacy Absolutist Isn’t So Sure Anymore

This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays.Charlie Warzel, an Opinion writer for The New...

France Weighs Its Love of Liberty in Fight Against Coronavirus

PARIS — As France sought clues last month on how to tame the coronavirus, experts looked at one tool that has been central to the...

Bill Gates, at Odds With Trump on Virus, Becomes a Right-Wing Target

The patent was not for Covid-19; it was connected to a potential vaccine for a different coronavirus that affects poultry. But two days later, the...

The Difference Between Copyrights, Trademarks and Patents

Copyright registration is easy (no need for a lawyer) and inexpensive, Dr. Evans said. You can do it yourself online, and fees are currently $65...