One bird’s journey from the forests of New England to the farms of Iran
The country’s politics are beset by a unique anxiety that the entire system could collapse. Why?
The 2016 Sony World Photography Awards are now taking entries, and the organizers have been kind enough to share some of their early entries with us.
Almost two months after American airstrikes killed 30 people at a Doctors Without Borders facility in Afghanistan, the Pentagon has admitted the cause.
It may not start a new war. But it will make it much harder to stop an old one.
The incident has further strained relations between Moscow and Ankara.
Alan has an extensive gallery of this environmental nightmare, with both aerial and on-the-ground photos, but this satellite view is…
The Downed Russian Warplane: The pilots of the Russian fighter jet shot down by Turkish forces Tuesday had ejected themselves…
Tunisia declared a state of emergency on Tuesday after an explosion killed 12 presidential guards in the capital.
Nobody’s focused on winning the peace. That’s a big problem.
The French president asks world leaders to step up military operations against the terrorist group.
Earlier this month, on November 5, two dams retaining tons of iron-mining waste in Brazil burst, releasing a massive flood of toxic sludge that has flowed downstream into Rio Doce, spending two weeks making its way several hundred miles downstream, finally reaching the Atlantic Ocean.
‘A Stab in the Back’: That’s what Russian President Vladimir Putin has called Turkey’s decision to shoot down a Russian…
Floods are becoming a national scandal. But no one seems quite sure how to implement the trendy new idea in water infrastructure.
Warplane Down: Turkish forces shot down a Russian fighter jet near the Syria border, claiming it had violated its airspace…
Russian President Vladimir Putin called the decision to shoot down the fighter jet on Tuesday “a stab in the back.”
The city remains on high alert as security forces look for suspects in the Paris attacks.
The New Yorker’s Steve Coll reviews some of political-science literature on civil wars for clues about how to defeat…
Why trying to think like the Islamic State is so hard—and risky.
A look at various events that took place on this day, November 23, photographed over the past century. Today’s collection includes a sword-fighting Mussolini, a motorcycle-jumping Evel Knievel, William Shatner dressed as a gun-toting Santa Claus, and much more.