Before I forget…
President Joe Biden will meet Chinese President Xi Jinping face-to-face for the first time in a year at the APEC Summit in San Francisco next week.
The executive director of Israeli media-advocacy group HonestReporting said he accepted as “adequate” statements by Reuters, the AP, CNN and The New York Times that they had no previous knowledge of the Oct. 7 Hamas attack on Israel.
Myanmar’s junta is facing its biggest test since its coup as it loses ground to a rebel alliance.
Britain’s home minister Suella Braverman is taking flak from people living homeless and in tents on the streets after calling it a lifestyle choice. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is under pressure to fire Braverman for attacking the police’s handling of a pro-Palestinian march set for this weekend.
Our Saturday edition of the World News podcast features reporter Marisa Taylor, who documented more than 600 injuries of SpaceX workers since 2014. Employees say they’re paying the price for Elon Musk’s relentless push to colonize Mars at breakneck speed.
Lloyd’s of London will invest nearly $50 million in regions affected by the transatlantic slave trade after a report showed the commercial-insurance market had strong links to it.
Freedom fries for our times: Turkish parliament dumped Coke and Nestlé offerings from its restaurants’ menus over alleged Israel support.