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Upheaval in Italy and Spain

Upheaval in Italy and Spain

Pedro Sánchez was sworn in as Spain’s prime minister last week, after Mariano Rajoy lost a no-confidence vote.

A Stopgap Government in Italy

A Stopgap Government in Italy

President Sergio Mattarella of Italy on Sunday.

Will the U.S. Help the Saudis Get a Nuclear Weapon?

Will the U.S. Help the Saudis Get a Nuclear Weapon?

Billboards lined the motorcade route welcoming President Trump to Saudi Arabia in May.

Prosecutors Need a Watchdog

Prosecutors Need a Watchdog

Gov. Andrew Cuomo could make prosecutors answer for their misbehavior.

Southeast Asia’s Hazy Future

Southeast Asia’s Hazy Future

The Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur.

Sentencing Larry Nassar Is Only a Start

Sentencing Larry Nassar Is Only a Start

Megan Halicek, right, after the sentencing.

In Nigeria, Politics Isn't Local

In Nigeria, Politics Isn't Local

President Goodluck Jonathan, right, runs the show from the top.

Can a Shiite Cleric Pull Iraq Out of the Sectarian Trap?

Can a Shiite Cleric Pull Iraq Out of the Sectarian Trap?

The Shiite cleric Moktada al-Sadr at a demonstration in April against the bombings of Syria by Britain, France and the United States.

Betsy DeVos Loves Charter Schools. That’s Bad for Charter Schools.

Betsy DeVos Loves Charter Schools. That’s Bad for Charter Schools.

Devyn Pittorf teaching a kindergarten class at Hiawatha Leadership Academy-Morris Park elementary school in the Morris Park area of Minneapolis.

It’s Time to End the Scam of Flying Pets

It’s Time to End the Scam of Flying Pets

A woman tried unsuccessfully in January to board a flight at Newark Liberty International Airport with a peacock that she described as her emotional support animal.

Can Ireland Be Catholic Without the Church?

Can Ireland Be Catholic Without the Church?

People visiting Knock Shrine, a Catholic pilgrimage site in Ireland, last year.

Why I’m Still a NeverTrumper

Why I’m Still a NeverTrumper

Many conservatives have decided that the best way to deal with Trump’s personality is to pretend it doesn’t matter.

On Father’s Day, Skip the Politics

On Father’s Day, Skip the Politics

Harry Moxley cared for his wife, Marie Moxley, during the 18 years she suffered with Parkinson’s disease; he was by her side to the very last day.

Trump to Montenegro: Drop Dead

Trump to Montenegro: Drop Dead

President Milo Djukanovic and a delegation from Montenegro arriving at the NATO summit last week.

Repeal, Don’t Replace, Trump’s War Powers

Repeal, Don’t Replace, Trump’s War Powers

In an address from the White House on Friday, President Trump said the United States, Britain and France sought to punish Syria’s president for a suspected chemical attack on his own citizens.

Cynthia Nixon Gets Cuomo to Play to Type

Cynthia Nixon Gets Cuomo to Play to Type

Cynthia Nixon was surrounded by the news media at a campaign event last month.


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