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Tensions High After Israeli Airstrikes, Hamas Rockets

Twenty-six Palestinians have been killed in Israeli strikes on Gaza, including nine children. Weeks of tensions over the planned eviction of Palestinians from their homes near...

China Fears Crisis Amid Slow Population Growth

The Asian giant is still growing, but at the slowest rate in decades, according to census results released today. The data show a growth rate of 5.4 percent, the lowest since the...

School Shooting in Russia Leaves 11 Dead

At least 11 people have been killed at a school shooting in Russia, many of them children, after two gunmen opened fire today. One of them, a 19-year-old, has been apprehended,...

Fears Gas Prices Could Rise if Colonial Hack Not Fixed

The FBI has confirmed that DarkSide, a hacking group possibly based in Russia, is responsible for the ransomware attack on the Colonial Pipeline. The hack saw the main supplier of...

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Briefly with OZY is your morning wake-up, smartly catching you up on the leading news stories of the day.

NEWS + POLITICS

Chiney Ogwumike Is the New Face of Sports Media

Chiney Ogwumike, former Rookie of the Year, two-time WNBA All-Star and the first Black woman to host an ESPN radio show? Oh, yes.

Dr. Oz, as You’ve Never Seen Him Before!

Dr Oz’s talks about his quest to uplift black doctors and about how to live a long, healthy life.

Lala Milan Reveals the Secret to Her Social Media Success

Because when you see her face everywhere, you're going to want to say you knew her first.

Getting More Bang for His Bucks: Marc Lasry Sources the Secrets of His Success

Marc Lasry is a billionaire and co-owner of the Milwaukee Bucks.

The OZY News Quiz

How much revenue does Pfizer expect to make from its COVID-19 vaccine this year? Test your knowledge.

Congressman Hakeem Jeffries Poised for Power? Possibly …

Hakeem Jeffries, House Democratic caucus chair, house manager in Trump’s first impeachment trial, and next house Speaker? Maybe.

NEW + NEXT

Can Dirty Crypto Turn Clean and Green?

Cryptocurrency mining consumes massive amounts of energy.

The Piano Is Her Weapon of Change in Saudi Arabia

Abeer Balubaid is Saudi Arabia's first professional female pianist, rising at a time the kingdom is taking baby steps toward cultural reforms.

Need a New Heart? Get It From Space

Space stations and satellites could be the most sophisticated factories of the future.

Take Your Ears to the Movies

Raise your hand if you’ve watched one of the best picture nominees this year.

AROUND THE WORLD

Butterfly Effect: The Next Pandemic Vaccines Might Come From Rwanda

The West's vaccine nationalism has sparked a parallel movement for vaccine sovereignty among poorer nations.

Butterfly Effect: Has America Lost India's Trust?

The Biden administration's surprising delay in offering help to one of its closest partners amid a COVID-19 crisis threatens to undermine a vital friendship.

Butterfly Effect: Is Biden Ready for a Hot Summer?

Ukraine, Taiwan and the Middle East look set to boil over, testing Biden's bandwidth and America's resolve.

Syria's Latest Economic Trick: Loot Its Refugees

Syria's economically bankrupt regime is now trying to squeeze refugees for cash to stay afloat.

Butterfly Effect: Is China Ready to Step Up in Afghanistan?

Only China, among major nations, has influence over the multiple factions bracing for a fresh war in Afghanistan.

Figuring Out China’s Next Move

Today’s Daily Dose takes you into the fascinating, fast-changing world of Chinese politics, business, culture and foreign relations.

GOOD SH*T

Hey Batter Batter! The Boys of Summer Are Back!

With the 2021 season underway, we look at what the hell happened to the baseball we knew to see whether it can once again become America’s favorite pastime.

OZY Fest Is Back: May 15-16

Party like it matters at our virtual celebration of bold change and big ideas.

How to Suck Less at ... Starting a Theater Company

Lydia Parker, Yank expat, goes to London to teach Brits a few things about theater … and now she can tell you how to do it right.

TRUE STORIES

Flashback Quiz

New research has shown that antibodies from what animal neutralize the coronavirus?.

Werner Herzog, the Wrath of God and Great Films Galore

The cinema of director Werner Herzog confounds and confuses.

The Cold, Comic Crush of Mr. J.B. Smoove

JB Smoove, is one of the hardest-working comedians in show business.

The Monk Who's Helping the World Navigate Meditation, One Day at a Time

A monk left the monastery and is on a mission to help people explore themselves — and all he needs from you is 10 minutes a day.

Machine Gun Mundo Against the World

Machine Gun Mundo, a hitman, had freely chosen to be a criminal and that worked.

The Man Behind the Money Moniker: Gabriel Iglesias!

Gabriel "Fluffy" Iglesias's love of comedy and drive to succeed are earning him a spot among the comedy greats.

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