• Wed. Sep 22nd, 2021

How technology is transforming organ procurement

Every year, more than 100,000 people in the United States wait for an organ donation. More than a dozen people will die each day still waiting. Such is the brutal…

Taliban face uphill battle in efforts to speak at UN meeting

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The new rulers of Afghanistan have an uphill battle in their efforts to be recognized in time to address other world leaders at the United Nations…

The casualties of China’s education crackdown

Once the darlings of Wall Street and venture capital as recently as the beginning of this year, China’s edtech firms are now wondering if they will be able to remain…

U.S. and Israel held secret talks on Iran “plan B”

The U.S. and Israel held secret talks on Iran last week to discuss a possible “plan B” if nuclear talks are not resumed, two senior Israeli officials tell me. Why…

Mick Jagger dedicates Rolling Stones concert to Charlie Watts: ‘I’m all emotional’

The Rolling Stones played their first gig without late drummer, Charlie Watts, who died on Aug. 24 at the age of 80, and did so in his honor. Mick Jagger…

Russia seeks trilateral talks with U.S. and Israel on Syria

Russia has asked Israel to encourage the U.S. to agree to hold high-level trilateral talks on Syria, two senior Israeli officials tell me. Why it matters: Israel’s main focus in…