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Lift Off • A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s GOES-T weather satellite launches on March 1. The new satellite is a sophisticated weather and environmental monitoring system that will “provide advanced imagery and atmospheric measurements of Earth’s weather, oceans and environment” as well as map lightning and monitor solar activity, according to NASA.
Lighting the Way
A Bellwether for Democrats • The race for a newly created Colorado U.S. House seat may depend on Latino voters and offers some clues about the November midterms
An Unreliable Seal of Approval • A lot of sites with .org in their addresses are publishers of false or misleading information
Seeking Sanctuary • MORE THAN 4 MILLION UKRAINIANS ARE EXPECTED TO FLEE THEIR COUNTRY IN COMING MONTHS, USHERING IN “EUROPE’S LARGEST REFUGEE CRISIS THIS CENTURY”
AIDING THE CAUSE • Whether you’re looking to support Ukrainian refugees, aid children or get essential supplies to those in need, these groups will help you help out.
‘SHOCK AND AWFUL’ • RUSSIAN FORCES, FULLY PREPARED AND OPERATING FROM RUSSIAN SOIL, WERE ABLE TO MOVE JUST TENS OF MILES INTO AN ADJOINING COUNTRY. WHAT PUTIN’S MILITARY WEAKNESS MEANS FOR THE WEST
Dishes Foodies Travel For • “Good food is very often, even most often, simple food,” Anthony Bourdain said. Often that food is built from necessity, of combining local flavors and economical ingredients into something that stands the test of time. The following meals taste best when the most authentic ingredients are used—and therefore, experienced in the places where they originated. From the comforting laksa of Borneo to the vegan’s paradise of Israel to an affordable Michelin-star spot in Hong Kong, here are some of the dishes worth taking the flight.
Things Change • Harvey Fierstein’s I Was Better Last Night is part memoir and part firsthand account of modern gay history