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How to End the Korean War—Finally • Seven decades after the fighting stopped, the U.S. is still seeking a way to halt hostilities and avoid a nuclear disaster
Some Justice for Henrietta Lacks • Her ‘immortal’ cells have contributed to several major medical discoveries. Seventy-two years after her death, her family has settled a lawsuit against a biotech company
At War Within and Without • Facing both Hamas attacks and its own bitter political divisions, Israel is at a moment of crisis. A first-time visitor, however, sees some signs of hope
The War Over the Ukraine War • Support for Kyiv will be a KEY ISSUE in the 2024 election. The outcome will shape U.S. foreign policy for YEARS TO COME.
A SINGLE POINT OF FAILURE? • LAST YEAR THE DEFENSE DEPARTMENT MADE A BIG BET ON MICROSOFT TO SAFEGUARD DATA. SOME EXPERTS WORRY THAT MEANS PUTTING TOO MANY EGGS IN ONE BASKET
Unique High Tea Experiences Around the World • Whether you call it Afternoon Tea, High Tea or simply tea, getting dressed up and feasting on tiny sandwiches, flaky pastries and soothing hot beverages is an indulgence almost anyone can appreciate. Given the practice’s inherently English roots, it’s no surprise that, in 2013, the U.K. government established “Afternoon Tea Week,” occurring the second full week of August. From Zimbabwean oolong to Middle Eastern Darjeeling to partaking in a traditional, matcha-based Japanese tea ceremony or sipping Ceylon in one of the New York City’s finest hotels, savor a steaming cup at these spots that hold a bevy of fun, unusual quirks.
Taylor Zakhar Perez