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A Town Airs Its Laundry, and Is Proud of It

A Town Airs Its Laundry, and Is Proud of It

Laundry outside a home in Colyton, England, where residents are supporting a local woman who was criticized for hanging her wash outside.

8 Saved, 5 to Go in Thai Cave Rescue

8 Saved, 5 to Go in Thai Cave Rescue

The harrowing operation to rescue a group of 12 boys and their soccer coach from a flooded cave in Thailand took 18 days and dozens of divers.

German Hard-Liners Want to Close Borders, Threatening Merkel Coalition

German Hard-Liners Want to Close Borders, Threatening Merkel Coalition

Interior Minister Horst Seehofer of Germany left, is leading a mutiny inside Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative bloc that could bring down the governing coalition and the chancellor herself.

Saudi Arabia Denies Issuing American Weapons to Sudanese

Saudi Arabia Denies Issuing American Weapons to Sudanese

Sudanese soldiers fighting for the Saudi-led coalition along the coastal highway near Hudaydah, Yemen.

Sara Netanyahu Indicted on Fraud Charges in Israel

Sara Netanyahu Indicted on Fraud Charges in Israel

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel and his wife, Sara, in Paris in June. She was indicted on Thursday on charges that she defrauded the Israeli government of close to $100,000 in expenses.

She Left France to Fight in Syria. Now She Wants to Return. But Can She?

She Left France to Fight in Syria. Now She Wants to Return. But Can She?

A woman who left France and became a prominent propagandist and recruiter for the Islamic State has asked her family, friends and country for a pardon. This is how she went from a Paris suburb to the Syrian battlefield.

After U.S. Strikes, Syria Returns to War as Usual

After U.S. Strikes, Syria Returns to War as Usual

A research center near Damascus that was hit by the American strike on Saturday.

At Site of U.K. Poisoning, Doubts About Case Creep In

At Site of U.K. Poisoning, Doubts About Case Creep In

Salisbury, known affectionately by its residents as “Smallsbury,” is a well-heeled, conservative English town, sprinkled with 500-year-old pubs and bisected by the Avon River.

French Police Killing Unleashes Familiar Riots and Recrimination

French Police Killing Unleashes Familiar Riots and Recrimination

Firefighters working to put out a fire in the Malakoff neighborhood of Nantes, France, on Wednesday after a police killing set off riots.

Oil and New Leadership Raised Hope in Guyana. But Political Rifts Are Resurfacing.

Oil and New Leadership Raised Hope in Guyana. But Political Rifts Are Resurfacing.

President David A. Granger of Guyana, center, in a military parade in Georgetown in 2015.

Trump Orders Pentagon to Consider Reducing U.S. Forces in South Korea

Trump Orders Pentagon to Consider Reducing U.S. Forces in South Korea

American troops training in South Korea last year. President Trump has argued that the United States isn’t adequately compensated for the cost of maintaining 28,500 soldiers on the peninsula.

U.S., Britain and France Strike Syria Over Suspected Chemical Weapons Attack

U.S., Britain and France Strike Syria Over Suspected Chemical Weapons Attack

The airstrikes on three sites in Syria, launched early Saturday local time, were part of what officials said was an effort to deter future chemical attacks.

What Is Terrorism? Attacks in Canada and Belgium Reflect Uncertain Definition

What Is Terrorism? Attacks in Canada and Belgium Reflect Uncertain Definition

A prison inmate on leave killed three people, including two police officers, in the Belgian city of Liège on Tuesday.

Inside the Russian Troll Factory: Zombies and a Breakneck Pace

Inside the Russian Troll Factory: Zombies and a Breakneck Pace

A view of a business center in St. Petersburg that is believed to house the troll factory that meddled in the 2016 presidential campaign in the United States.

Russian Meddling Was a Drop in an Ocean of American-Made Discord

Russian Meddling Was a Drop in an Ocean of American-Made Discord

Rod Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general, announcing the indictment of 13 Russian citizens and three Russian organizations accused of meddling in the 2016 presidential election.


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