Burning Man is underway in the Nevada desert, the migrant crisis grew in both scale and impact, new Star Wars toys went on sale worldwide, China marked the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, Alaska’s Mt. McKinley was renamed Denali, and much more.
A brief history of close calls.
The U.N. estimates that there were almost 20 million refugees worldwide at the end of last year.
A reading list of horrific realities, from those who have imagined the bleakest outcomes and those who have borne witness to the unimaginable
By reorienting the GOP’s foreign-policy debate away from the Middle East, the flamboyant frontrunner took the pact off the front page.
An image of a small child evokes an unfathomably huge tragedy.
The ad industry quietly becoming the world’s leading producer of weep-worthy viral videos
In Beijing, China marked the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, and its role in defeating Japan, by holding an enormous military parade and declaring a new national holiday. The spectacle involved more than 12,000 troops, 500 pieces of military hardware, and 200 aircraft.
On September 3, China will commemorate the 70th anniversary of the surrender of Japan and the end of World War II, but the service of many veterans of that conflict has been unrecognized for decades.
How the Islamic State uses economic persecution as a recruitment tactic
Female Food Heroes approximates real life in rural Tanzania.
I traveled to every country on earth. In some cases, the adventure started before I could get there.
Beijing’s top five scapegoats, from journalists to hedge funds to the U.S. federal reserve
The top lobbyist for the agreement, along with John Kerry’s former chief of staff, answer a prominent critic’s questions for President Obama.
Readers from around the world register the surprising effects of the Iran nuclear deal.
Blame Elizabeth I for Donald Trump’s least-favorite policy.
Accusations of terrorism are a window into how the Turkish government tries to intimidate reporters, but also how a media bad boy is maturing.
The use of a stick to hold a camera at a distance for a self-portrait is not a new phenomenon, but the popularity of the new breed of extendable selfie stick has exploded over the past two years.
What the Iran “debate” has taught us about our ability to discuss world affairs
On the desperation behind the migrant tragedy in Austria