47 Died in This Train Explosion. 6 Years on, Deadly Cargo Still Rolls Through Canada’s Cities.
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The 52 Places Traveler faces a travel nightmare getting out of Brazil — and so rewrites the itinerary, spends 40-plus hours in transit and lands in the perfect place to recover: Mexico’s Costalegre.
The announcement follows a court ruling last week that the company was financially liable for the January disaster that killed at least 247 people, when a wave of toxic waste breached a dam.
Scientists were surprised to find something living on the sterile heights of this Chilean volcano.
Science fiction illuminates reality by imagining the unreal in a mind-bending show at the Queens Museum.
Our journey to the moon took us a long way from Earth, but it was always tangled up with power politics here on the ground.
The social network may have escaped restrictions and financial bruising with the F.T.C.’s settlement, but its pain is just beginning around the world.
Canada became a space power seven years before Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon, if in a less captivating way.
He was elected easily in 1999. But he resigned two years later amid a spectacular economic collapse, leaving the presidential palace by helicopter.
The expansion of a U.S.-Mexican migrant-enforcement deal has left thousands of migrants stranded in dangerous Mexican cities.
President Jair Bolsonaro said his son Eduardo’s friendship with President Trump’s sons would make him an effective envoy. The idea immediately provoked criticism.
Rabbi Lisa Grushcow, a Rhodes scholar who leads a Montreal synagogue, has won over many skeptics. Even a local Orthodox rabbi said, “Rabbi Grushcow is my rabbi.”
Neil Bantleman, whose conviction was based on claims that he had used magical powers to seduce children, was granted clemency after years in prison and permitted to return home.
Artists bring their unconventional storytelling to a Bronx neighborhood of immigrants.
The ruling represented the first time the mining giant Vale has been formally held responsible for a disaster that unleashed a wave of toxic mud and killed at least 247 people.
In April, a boat smuggling dozens of people out of Venezuela, some entrapped by a human trafficking ring, capsized in the sea on the way to Trinidad. Only nine people survived.
The Texas tycoon’s case on trade anticipated Donald Trump’s arguments two decades later.
The minister, Carlos Urzúa, was part of the president’s inner circle and worked to give investors confidence that the leftist leader would be fiscally disciplined.
Michelle Bachelet, the United Nations human rights chief, condemned the conditions faced by migrant children at the border, urging Washington to “consider the damage being done every day.”
In a new book, the archaeologist makes the case that ancient history illuminates solutions to modern problems.