New top story from Time: What’s Next in the MCU After The Falcon and the Winter Soldier

This post contains spoilers for the finale of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. The Falcon and the Winter Soldier was originally supposed to launch the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s foray into television on Disney+. The pandemic foiled those plans, and WandaVision went first. But now that both shows have wrapped up, MCU fans are finally … Continue reading New top story from Time: What’s Next in the MCU After The Falcon and the Winter Soldier

New top story from Time: ‘We Are Not a Match.’ Bumble User Turns in Alleged Capitol Rioter Who Boasted About Taking Part in the Jan. 6 Insurrection

A Bumble user who boasted to a match on the dating app about participating in the deadly Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol has been arrested and charged over his alleged role in the insurrection. According to court documents, Robert Chapman of Carmel, N.Y., was charged Thursday with knowingly entering or remaining on restricted … Continue reading New top story from Time: ‘We Are Not a Match.’ Bumble User Turns in Alleged Capitol Rioter Who Boasted About Taking Part in the Jan. 6 Insurrection

New top story from Time: Biden’s Climate Summit Made Progress. But We Won’t Reach Net Zero by 2050 Without Those Who Weren’t Invited

The United States convened 40 heads of state in a virtual climate summit this week, with the goal of eliciting commitments from attendees for radical reductions in carbon emissions. The U.S. pledged 50% reduction below 2005 levels by 2030, and others announced their own new targets — with the overall goal of putting the planet … Continue reading New top story from Time: Biden’s Climate Summit Made Progress. But We Won’t Reach Net Zero by 2050 Without Those Who Weren’t Invited

New top story from Time: There’s Nothing Stopping Democrats from Going it Alone on Infrastructure — Except Democrats

This article is part of the The DC Brief, TIME’s politics newsletter. Sign up here to get stories like this sent to your inbox every weekday. If Democrats wanted to pass a straight, party-line infrastructure plan with a price tag reaching into 13 digits, they could. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer wrested a green-light from … Continue reading New top story from Time: There’s Nothing Stopping Democrats from Going it Alone on Infrastructure — Except Democrats

New top story from Time: Biden’s Climate Summit Launches the World into a Climate Sprint

Last year, as the COVID-19 pandemic raged, leaders around the world pledged that when the public health crisis lifted they would rebuild the economy with climate in mind. But as the pandemic dragged on, so too did any expectation that we might know whether leaders had actually stepped up to meet the challenge. Now, after … Continue reading New top story from Time: Biden’s Climate Summit Launches the World into a Climate Sprint

New top story from Time: All Your Falcon and the Winter Soldier Finale Questions, Answered

This post contains spoilers for The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. The Falcon and the Winter Soldier managed to jam a lot of plot into just six episodes of television. Sam Wilson struggled with whether to take on the mantle of Captain America—and whether the country was ready for a Black Cap. He discovered that … Continue reading New top story from Time: All Your Falcon and the Winter Soldier Finale Questions, Answered

New top story from Time: Meet the Inspiration4 Team, the World’s First Non-Astronaut Space Crew

Sian Proctor may owe her life to Apollo 11—literally. Born in Guam—the daughter of an engineer who worked at the local tracking station that helped NASA maintain communications with its lunar crews—she was the fourth child of a couple that she suspects did not plan for so many kids, and came into the world just … Continue reading New top story from Time: Meet the Inspiration4 Team, the World’s First Non-Astronaut Space Crew

New top story from Time: ‘This Is Hell.’ Prime Minister Modi’s Failure to Lead Is Deepening India’s COVID-19 Crisis

Dr. Jalil Parkar, one of India’s leading pulmonologists, wears his exhaustion on his face. In between treating patients at the COVID-19 intensive care unit of Mumbai’s prestigious Lilavati Hospital, Parkar appears regularly on TV to give updates on the current, devastating second wave of the pandemic that is killing thousands of Indians. He himself spent … Continue reading New top story from Time: ‘This Is Hell.’ Prime Minister Modi’s Failure to Lead Is Deepening India’s COVID-19 Crisis

New top story from Time: Leaving Afghanistan Isn’t Enough to End America’s Forever Wars

The Russian soldier, it was said, had suffered a concussion, then total memory loss. When he woke up in Kabul, in the waning days of the Soviet War in Afghanistan, he had trouble figuring out what was going on. As the journalist Artyom Borovik told the story, when his fellow soldiers tried to reorient him, … Continue reading New top story from Time: Leaving Afghanistan Isn’t Enough to End America’s Forever Wars

New top story from Time: How Netflix’s Shadow and Bone Builds on Leigh Bardugo’s Grishaverse Novels

This post discusses major plot points of the Netflix series Shadow and Bone. Just like the books it’s based on, Netflix’s new fantasy series Shadow and Bone opens in a military camp on the outskirts of the Shadow Fold, a perilous swath of pure darkness that splits the fictional kingdom of Ravka in two. It’s … Continue reading New top story from Time: How Netflix’s Shadow and Bone Builds on Leigh Bardugo’s Grishaverse Novels

New top story from Time: The People of Myanmar Have Rejected the Generals. ASEAN and the World Must Do so as Well

Myanmar’s political turmoil started much earlier than the coup d’ état that took place on Feb. 1. For the past ten years, the military has put on a grand show of relinquishing its power, and certainly appeared to do so when Aung San Suu Kyi and the National League for Democracy (NLD) won elections five … Continue reading New top story from Time: The People of Myanmar Have Rejected the Generals. ASEAN and the World Must Do so as Well

New top story from Time: Kevin McCarthy’s Gamble on a “Big Tent” GOP

Kevin McCarthy was almost to the end of the press conference when a reporter asked whether Donald Trump should speak at an upcoming conservative conclave in Florida. It was Feb. 24, just over a month since the former President had left office and days after he was acquitted of inciting an insurrection at the Capitol … Continue reading New top story from Time: Kevin McCarthy’s Gamble on a “Big Tent” GOP

New top story from Time: This Year’s Oscar Nominees Reveal a Rising Class of BIPOC Power Players in Hollywood

Last month, the Oscars announced its most diverse class of acting nominees ever. Nine actors of color received nominations, including Viola Davis (Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom), Daniel Kaluuya (Judas and the Black Messiah) and Steven Yeun (Minari). While many of the headlines focused on this breakthrough, this year’s crop of Oscar-nominated films also reflect increased … Continue reading New top story from Time: This Year’s Oscar Nominees Reveal a Rising Class of BIPOC Power Players in Hollywood

New top story from Time: The Story Behind TIME’s George Floyd ‘Justice—Not Yet For All’ Cover

As a jury’s guilty verdicts were handed down on Tuesday to former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, on trial for the murder of George Floyd, people across America found a moment to exhale. Houston-based artist Ange Hillz, meanwhile, went to work: in 24 hours, he created this week’s TIME cover portrait of Floyd, to accompany … Continue reading New top story from Time: The Story Behind TIME’s George Floyd ‘Justice—Not Yet For All’ Cover

New top story from Time: George Floyd’s Family Reacted to the Verdict With an Uncontrollable Cry. That Sound Echoes Through Black America

There are sounds that humans make with intention. Then there are the wordless sounds we make when our emotions take over—the sounds that, in their texture and tone, speak even more clearly. Guilty, Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill said, as he read the jury’s April 20 verdict on the first of three charges leveled against … Continue reading New top story from Time: George Floyd’s Family Reacted to the Verdict With an Uncontrollable Cry. That Sound Echoes Through Black America

New top story from Time: Russia Is Murdering the Kremlin’s Biggest Critic in Plain Sight. Who Will Save Alexei Navalny?

“If you saw me now—maybe you would have a good laugh,” Alexei Navalny wrote on Facebook April 20. “Look at him! A skeleton walking, wobbling around his prison cell. In his hands he is holding his court ruling, rolled up in a tube. With that tube he fervently swings away at mosquitoes covering the walls … Continue reading New top story from Time: Russia Is Murdering the Kremlin’s Biggest Critic in Plain Sight. Who Will Save Alexei Navalny?

New top story from Time: Watch TIME’s Exclusive Footage of NASA’s Most Powerful Rocket Ever Under Construction

Rockets are built slowly—slowly and exceedingly carefully—which is in keeping with giant machines on which humans stake their lives and nations stake their prestige. In NASA’s cavernous Vehicle Assembly Building at Cape Canaveral, America’s next great moon rocket—the Space Launch System (SLS)—is being constructed with all that in mind. It is here too that TIME … Continue reading New top story from Time: Watch TIME’s Exclusive Footage of NASA’s Most Powerful Rocket Ever Under Construction

New top story from Time: People Are Reporting Unexpected Side Effects After COVID-19 Vaccination—But That’s Actually Normal

Abigail, a 29-year-old from New York City who asked to use a pseudonym to preserve her privacy, knew to expect some side effects after she got her second Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in February. The fever, body aches and fatigue she felt were nothing surprising. But when she began experiencing heavy, “stupidly painful, debilitating” menstrual periods, … Continue reading New top story from Time: People Are Reporting Unexpected Side Effects After COVID-19 Vaccination—But That’s Actually Normal

New top story from Time: Survey: ‘Faith-Based Approaches’ Could Help Convince Millions of Americans to Get COVID-19 Vaccines

A new survey released by the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) and the Interfaith Youth Core found that COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy remains prevalent in some American communities—but a faith-based approach could prove crucial in the fight to combat it. The survey sampled over 5,600 adults across the U.S. between March 8 and 30. It found … Continue reading New top story from Time: Survey: ‘Faith-Based Approaches’ Could Help Convince Millions of Americans to Get COVID-19 Vaccines

New top story from Time: Environmental Crises Are Forcing Millions Into Cities. Can Countries Turn Climate Migrants Into an Asset?

When he was a child, James Owuor loved hearing the elders talk about the way life used to be. So it comes as something of a surprise that at 38, he is now the one tasked with the job of describing the Before Times in Kenya’s Rift Valley. Before Lake Baringo started to rise, before … Continue reading New top story from Time: Environmental Crises Are Forcing Millions Into Cities. Can Countries Turn Climate Migrants Into an Asset?