Man Charged With Spraying Police With Insecticide on Jan. 6

The Justice Department also charged the Long Island man with assaulting a news photographer, in the latest reminder that the authorities are continuing to find rioters who assaulted the Capitol.

Record Pollution and Heat Herald a Season of Climate Extremes

It’s not officially summer yet in the Northern Hemisphere. But the extremes are already here. Fires are burning across the breadth of Canada, blanketing parts of the eastern United States with choking, orange-gray smoke. Puerto Rico is under a severe …

Where Republican Presidential Candidates Stand on Climate Change

While many of them acknowledge that climate change is real, they largely downplay the issue and reject policies that would slow rising temperatures.

Trump Supporters’ Violent Rhetoric in His Defense Disturbs Experts

The former president’s allies have portrayed the indictment as an act of war and called for retribution, which political violence experts say increases the risk of action.

What to Know About Canada’s Exceptional Wildfire Season

Wild fires started earlier, are higher in number and spread across much of the country, burning millions of acres as climate change turns more of the country’s forest into a tinderbox.

As Assad’s Isolation Lifts, Syrian Refugees Fear Pressure to Return Home

Arab countries re-establishing diplomatic ties with Syria are making repatriation of Syrian refugees a top priority. “Even if they shoot me, I won’t go back,” a refugee in Lebanon said.

Ukraine on the Attack in the South, Part of What Russia Calls a Counteroffensive

Ukrainian forces intensified attacks overnight in the Zaporizhzhia region of southern Ukraine, days into what Russian officials have called the start of a counteroffensive, a long-anticipated operation that carries high stakes for Kyiv and its …

Coinbase CEO Armstrong Says Not Shutting Down Staking Service

The country’s largest exchange will continue to offer staking services despite facing lawsuits over the service from federal and state regulators.

Bitcoin Halving Is Coming and Only the Most Efficient Miners Will Survive

Only the miners with the lowest energy costs and most efficient equipment will survive the once-every-four-years event.

Roadblocks and Red Tape: New York’s Cannabis Effort at a Crossroads

The state solicited entrepreneurs with cannabis convictions to open the first legal dispensaries, but the effort has fallen behind.