Will Deion Sanders be a target in next NFL coach search? League execs say ‘definitely’

Deion Sanders is shaping up to be a prime target for NFL teams in need of a head coach. Sanders hasn’t just captivated the college football world with his early success as Colorado’s boss. He’s also quickly piqued the interest of NFL decision-makers who are curious whether his unique coaching style can translate to the … Read more

Mexico Feels Pressure of Relentless Migration From South America

At a Mexico City shelter, the nun in charge made another difficult announcement to the mothers and children arriving Wednesday: There was no more space. Five hundred migrants were already crammed into a facility built for 100. Near Mexico’s southern border with Guatemala, frustrated people stormed a refugee aid office on Monday after waiting weeks … Read more

As Armenia and Azerbaijan Clash, Russia Is a Distracted Spectator

Endorsing yet another cease-fire in the conflict that embroils two of Moscow’s closest partners — Armenia and Azerbaijan — President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia “noted with satisfaction” on Wednesday that the Russian peacekeepers he sent to the region to enforce an earlier, failed truce had helped quell the renewed fighting. Not mentioned in the … Read more

Bank of England Keeps Interest Rates Steady for First Time in Nearly Two Years

The Bank of England left interest rates unchanged on Thursday, the first time in nearly two years that it opted to not raise rates during a long-running battle against stubbornly high inflation. The decision came a day after data showed inflation in Britain had unexpectedly slowed. Policymakers at the central bank kept interest rates at … Read more

In Washington Visit, Zelensky Will Try to Shore Up Critical Support

President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine plans to make his second wartime visit to Washington on Thursday, meeting with President Biden and congressional lawmakers as he tries to preserve his country’s most critical source of funding and weapons. Mr. Biden will be looking to get a “battlefield perspective” on the war from Mr. Zelensky, said John … Read more

Syria’s Leader, al-Assad, Visits China in Search of Friends and Funds

The News President Bashar al-Assad of Syria arrived in China on Thursday as he sought financial support to rebuild his country and to improve his international standing after being ostracized over atrocities committed during Syria’s ongoing civil war. His visit takes place as China seeks to present itself as a powerful influence in the Middle … Read more

Thursday Briefing – The New York Times

Climate and Ukraine at the U.N. The U.N. secretary general, António Guterres, convened a special summit yesterday in New York designed to shine a spotlight on the most ambitious global leaders on climate policy. The leaders of the U.S. and China, the world’s biggest polluters, did not get a turn at the microphone, and the … Read more