Published 100 years ago, the Zimmermann Telegram detailed a German proposal to ally with Mexico against the United States.
The president says he wants to “win.” What does that mean?
The editors of Smithsonian magazine have just announced the finalists in their 14th annual photo contest, selected from more than 48,000 entries sent in from 146 countries.
Anxiety and listless days as a foreign-policy bureaucracy confronts the possibility of radical change
In the 1930s, Roy Stryker, head of the Information Division of the Farm Security Administration, used an unusual and destructive technique to “kill” unwanted photos—punch a hole right through the negative.
Why Pakistan’s envoy to the UN deleted a celebratory tweet
Carnival season is under way across Europe and the Americas.
And is Donald Trump one?
An Oscar-nominated film explores possible war crimes in the country after World War II.
Reporting on the Philippines' drug war
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Flooding in California, unrest at town hall meetings across the U.S., the Naked Man Festival in Japan, continued fighting in Iraq and Syria, the end of a long-term protest in North Dakota, horse racing on a frozen Swiss lake, and much more.
The murder of Kim Jong Nam, the half brother of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, involved the use of VX nerve agent, one of the deadliest chemical substances on earth.
America appears to be pursuing four Mexico strategies at once.
The far-right candidate leads in French polls, but her challenges may prove insurmountable.
His death has punctured the myth of the Kims' holy bloodline.
Why a Christian wants to rescue Islamic artifacts
Earlier this month, Agence France-Presse photographers Jim Watson and Guillermo Arias traveled the length of the U.S.–Mexico border.
The administration’s plan to force undocumented immigrants out of the U.S. largely hinges on America’s increasingly tense relationship with its southern neighbor.
The Oscar-nominated documentary offers a compelling portrait of how the migration crisis affects, and doesn’t affect, a tiny island off the Italian coast.
“The question confronting us as a nation is as consequential as any we have faced since the late 1940s,” a group of Republican and Democratic experts write.