Critics of the president’s climate agenda are telling the world it stands on shaky ground.
How rising temperatures are changing the world, in charts
A blast near a central train station has injured at least one person.
Investigators say the passenger plane crashed as a result of technical failures and the crew’s subsequent response.
Time once more for one of my favorite holiday traditions: the eighth annual Hubble Space Telescope Advent Calendar.
A guide to the most important climate deal in years. [Possibly.]
President Obama also said Russia is unlikely to change its tactics in Syria in the near future.
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas shook hands for the first time in years at the global climate conference in France on Monday.
French authorities used emergency powers to arrest more than 200 demonstrators ahead of Monday’s global climate conference.
What’s M.I.A.’s “Borders” video really about?
Vladimir Putin says Turkey shot down a Russian plane so it could protect its oil trade with the Islamic State.
The International Monetary Fund has added the Chinese renminbi to the world’s basket of reserve currencies.
While Saint Nicholas may bring gifts to good boys and girls, ancient folklore in Europe's Alpine region also tells of Krampus, a frightening beast-like creature who emerges during the Yule season, looking for naughty children to punish in horrible ways—or possibly to drag back to his lair in a sack.
Two Israeli minors have been convicted in last year’s abduction and murder of a Palestinian teenager.
The first is near Abu Dhabi: The villas of Marabe Al Dhafra…
Leaders from nearly 200 countries are meeting in Paris to reach a new deal on reducing carbon emissions.
On the eve of the Paris climate talks, let’s get back to “sustainable capitalism.” After my piece about…
Winter weather in China, Europe, and the United States, a Martian panorama, a neighborhood in flames in Manila, demonstrations in Chicago, the Thanksgiving Day parade in New York City, and much more.
The statesman understood something most diplomats don’t: history—and how to apply it.