6 Extremely Depressing Climate Records We Broke This Decade

Kacper Pempel / Reuters Smoke and steam billows from Belchatów Power Station, Europe’s largest coal-fired power plant, operated by PGE Group, at night near Belchatow, Poland. The hopes, dreams, and delusions that climate change is a future problem — possibly a preventable one — eroded this decade, replaced by the sobering reality that the crisis…

Harvey Weinstein may have arranged a $25 million settlement, but he still faces criminal charges

Less than a month before his Manhattan trial on sex-crime charges was set to begin, Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein reached a tentative multimillion-dollar settlement with more than 30 women who have accused him of sexual misconduct.The new development drew public attention and criticism, and it prompted questions about his pending criminal trial, legal recourse for…

My son survived Sandy Hook. It’s changed me as a parent.

When the first few chords of Jewel’s “You Were Meant for Me” blasted through the loudspeakers, I smiled. But moments later, tears gathered in my eyes, and I fought the urge to break down.It was a chilly October Saturday afternoon in Maine, when the leaves were a rustling, vibrant array of oranges, reds and magentas.…

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