Notre Dame Cathedral To Be Rebuilt Without Modern Touches To Maintain Historical Accuracy
The reconstruction plan will replicate original materials “to guarantee the authenticity, harmony and coherence”
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Announcing the TIME NEXT Team
TIME Chief Technology Officer Bharat Krish sent the following note to staff Friday: Dear TIME team, I have had the pleasure of working with an amazing team these past few weeks and I would like to thank them for their hard work, dedication, and ingenuity in building the technology foundation for TIME. Our next chapter…
Warnings of Record-Breaking High Temperatures in Parts of Southern U.S.
Parts of the United States South are expected to reach record-breaking temperatures over the weekend, the National Weather Service warns. The heat will likely expand north, into the lower Great Lakes region and interior New England. Heat advisories and excessive heat warnings are in effect in large swathes of the U.S., from southern California to…
We Must Invest in Teachers to Prevent COVID-19 from Exacerbating the Racial Educational Divide
The COVID-19 pandemic ravaged education as we know it. Every state in the country shut down schools as our nation battled an invisible new threat. Educators, parents, and children were forced to navigate new technologies and practices for remote learning on-the-fly with only days to prepare. As some states and regions see improved metrics indicating…
A Little Girl’s Quarantine Meltdown Is Really Resonating With People
The ongoing pandemic has a lot of us feeling like we’re on the verge of a meltdown
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Turkey’s President Formally Re-Converts Hagia Sophia Into a Mosque
Turkey's president signed a decree handing over Hagia Sophia to the Religious Affairs Presidency and declared it open to worship
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These Realistic Replica Cakes Are Making People Want to Eat a Croc
You've never seen cakes like these ones
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The Company That Makes Remdesivir Says it Considerably Reduces COVID-19 Deaths
In a study, those getting remdesivir showed a 62% lower risk of mortality
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Medical Oxygen Runs Low As Coronavirus Cases Soar in South Africa
The COVID-19 storm has arrived in South Africa, but in the overflowing wards the sound is less of a roar than a rasp
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Goya Foods Faces Backlash After Its CEO Praised Donald Trump at a White House Event
“We all truly blessed, at the same time, to have a leader like President Trump who is a builder,” said the Goya CEO
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U.K. Government Relaxes Quarantine Rules For Travelers From 58 Countries
The U.K. government is relaxing quarantine rules for travelers arriving from 58 countries, who will no longer be required to self-isolate for 14 days when entering the country. Starting on July 10, travelers from a range of destinations including Spain, France, Italy and Germany will be able to move freely between countries. The UK Department…
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Tom Hanks’ Greyhound Is a Quietly Thrilling War Drama That’s Not Just for Dads
'Greyhound' is less about than it is about the secret burden of heroism—because with wartime heroism, there’s always a price to pay
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Relic Is a Haunting Debut That Mines the Horror of Watching Our Parents Age
The supernatural horror movie starring Emily Mortimer recognizes that the natural process of aging is harrowing enough, both for those going through it and for those watching it happen
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Six Months on a Planet in Crisis: Greta Thunberg’s Travel Diary from the U.S. to Davos
This essay is adapted from the transcript of a radio program produced for Swedish Radio and broadcast in June. This is the first time the text has been published in its entirety. Chapter 1: UN speech and New York The first thing I see when I enter the United Nations Headquarters building in New York…
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China Rejects Prospect of Joining Arms Control Talks With U.S.
(BEIJING) — China on Friday rejected any prospect of joining in nuclear arms limitation talks with the U.S., calling reports from Washington that it would do so a distortion of its stated position. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian told reporters the U.S. was “neither serious nor sincere” in the proposed negotiations and should instead respond…
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Philippines Lawmakers Vote to Shut Down Country’s Largest TV Network After Attacks From President Duterte
ABS-CBN Corp. had been repeatedly threatened by President Rodrigo Duterte over its critical coverage
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WHO Experts in China to Begin Investigation of Coronavirus Origins
The last WHO coronavirus-specific mission to China was in February, after which the team’s leader, Canadian doctor Bruce Aylward, praised China’s containment efforts and information-sharing
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North Korean Leader’s Sister Says There’s No Reason for Another Trump-Kim Summit
Kim Yo Jong spoke after the U.S.'s top diplomat on the Koreas met with South Korean officials in Seoul
Black Man Found Hanging in California Park Died by Suicide, Police Say
The manner of 24-year-old Robert Fuller’s death on June 10 in Palmdale intensified the racial angst that already was at a boiling point following the death of George Floyd
Bolivia’s President Is Latest World Leader to Test Positive for COVID-19
Bolivia’s interim president and Venezuela’s No. 2 leader announced Thursday that they have been infected with the new coronavirus, just days after Brazil’s leader tested positive as the pandemic hits hard at some of Latin America’s political elite
U.S. Army Chief Welcomed to Thailand – With a Coronavirus Test
A U.S. Army delegation led by chief of staff Gen. James McConville on Thursday became the first official visitors to Thailand since entry rules were eased
Naya Rivera, Pioneering Glee Star, Is Presumed Dead at 33
Authorities believe Rivera "drowned in what appears to be a tragic accident" while out with her 4-year-old son
How the Supreme Court Delivered Trump a Short-Term Political Win — and a Long-term Loss to His Quest for Broader Power
The Supreme Court handed a short-term political win to Trump on Thursday when justices punted on rulings that will likely keep his financial records out of public view until after the November election. But while the rulings spared Trump that immediate scrutiny, they were ultimately a long-term loss to his claims of sweeping executive power.…
TikTok Teens Are ‘Going to War’ Against the Trump Campaign After Republicans Call to Ban the App
Efforts to push the app low enough so that Apple will remove it from the app store may be misguided
‘We’ve Seen the Power of Protest.’ Ellie Goulding on Why Environmental Activism Is Part of Her Platform
Pop music and caring about the planet didn’t always go hand in hand. But Ellie Goulding — known for hits like 2015’s multi-platinum “Love Me Like You Do” — was early to jump into environmental activism, joining the U.N. Environment Program in 2017 as an ambassador. Now, Goulding is about to release her first new…
After Push From Experts, World Health Organization Says It’s Possible COVID-19 Spreads By Air
The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday heeded calls from more than 200 scientists, who urged the global health authority to acknowledge that COVID-19 may spread by air. Previously, the WHO said contact with large respiratory droplets, like those expelled in a sick person’s cough or sneeze, appeared to be the primary way COVID-19 spreads.…
Dr. Bernice King and Mayor Michael Tubbs on How Universal Basic Income Can Help Address the Racial Wealth Gap
Dr. Bernice King and Stockton, Calif., Mayor Michael Tubbs said in a TIME 100 Talks discussion that calls for a universal basic income (UBI) have deeper roots in America than people might think, and that UBI programs could serve as a way for society to address the racial wealth gap in the U.S. “This concept…
‘Black Lives Matter’ Mural Painted Outside Trump Tower in New York City, With Help From City’s Mayor
Activists watching the paint job chanted, 'Whose streets? Our streets!'
We Don’t Need to Destroy the Global Economy to Save the Planet. Instead, We Can Strengthen Both
Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz says we must not let the fight against climate change become a partisan issue