The Obama administration said it has reached its goal of taking in thousands of refugees from war-torn Syria one month ahead of schedule.
Aug 29, 2016 5:44PM ET
The performer, known for his roles in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory and Young Frankenstein, died at age 83.
Aug 29, 2016 4:48PM ET
The government official recommended women vacationing in India avoid wearing certain clothes and walking alone at night in order to protect themselves.
Aug 29, 2016 4:42PM ET
The 49ers quarterback won’t stand for the national anthem anymore.
Aug 29, 2016 4:09PM ET
Islam Karimov suffered a hemorrhagic stroke over the weekend, fueling speculation over the likelihood of a transition of power in the country.
Aug 29, 2016 2:43PM ET
In an era of big-budget franchises, why isn’t Hollywood making more inexpensive, yet highly profitable, horror movies?
Aug 29, 2016 1:10PM ET
The country has been blocking certain websites for more than a decade. Now, it’s creating an intranet that is entirely Iranian.
Aug 29, 2016 12:59PM ET
The country’s environmental officials are investigating the death of 323 reindeer in a remote and mountainous region.
Aug 29, 2016 12:13PM ET
Belgium’s national forensics lab was set on fire early Monday, causing an explosion in the wing of the building where the evidence labs are located.
Aug 29, 2016 10:23AM ET
The 2016 VMAs gave over long stretches of airtime for pop culture’s 1 percent to flaunt their power—and politics.
Aug 29, 2016 10:13AM ET
The U.S. has criticized strikes on villages controlled by a group Washington supports in Syria.
Aug 29, 2016 9:54AM ET
Passengers at Los Angeles International Airport ran onto the tarmac to escape what turned out to be false reports of a shooter.
Aug 29, 2016 8:39AM ET
ISIS claimed responsibility for Monday’s suicide bombing in Aden that killed dozens of recruits to a pro-government militia.
Aug 28, 2016 4:51PM ET
Germany's economic minister says negotiations for the proposed U.S.-European Union trade agreement have "failed."
Aug 27, 2016 3:46PM ET
A powerful aftershock hit the central part of the country Friday morning, and the death toll has risen to 290.
Aug 27, 2016 8:00AM ET
The highlights from seven days of reading about entertainment
Aug 26, 2016 5:32PM ET
It’s the latest outburst from Maine’s colorful, often offensive governor.
Aug 26, 2016 5:06PM ET
Officials say they face a public-health emergency, and believe a batch of the opioid may be tainted with an elephant tranquilizer.
Aug 26, 2016 4:10PM ET
The potential charges come as his protégée, suspended President Dilma Rousseff, faces impeachment proceedings.
Aug 26, 2016 3:57PM ET
A roundup of our recent writing on arts and entertainment
Aug 26, 2016 3:30PM ET
President Obama quadrupled the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument on Friday, protecting a wide swath of ocean near Hawaii.
Aug 26, 2016 2:58PM ET
Paul Wolfowitz says he’ll likely back Hillary Clinton, the latest neoconservative to defect to the Democrat’s camp.
Aug 26, 2016 2:37PM ET
Her ninth album, Glory, puts pop’s sex obsession in a new, fluffier context.
Aug 26, 2016 1:24PM ET
Richard Tanne’s recounting of Barack and Michelle Obama’s first date will appeal most to those who already miss America’s current president.
Aug 26, 2016 1:22PM ET
Brazilian authorities recommended charges against the swimmer, but after other sponsors dropped him, a new company wants to give Lochte a second chance.
Aug 26, 2016 1:14PM ET
A bid by prosecutors to challenge the prison term handed down to the Olympic athlete for murdering his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, was denied Friday.
Aug 26, 2016 12:04PM ET
The Food and Drug Administration now recommends that all blood banks test for the mosquito-borne virus.
Aug 26, 2016 11:35AM ET
On The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, the vice presidential candidate hinted at a culture that’s rethinking family—and masculinity.
Aug 26, 2016 11:18AM ET
A bomb in the city of Cizre, near the Syrian border, killed 11 police officers and injured dozens more. The banned PKK has claimed responsibility.
Aug 26, 2016 10:52AM ET
France’s highest administrative court suspended a prohibition on full-body swimwear in the town of Villeneuve-Loubet, and the decision is expected to set a legal precedent across the country.
The New Orleans Bounce music legend has been caught in the crosshairs of the city’s complicated housing policies.