Half a century ago, a Czech illustrator’s vivid travel books helped open young minds to the rest of the planet.
The new American embassy opens during a chaotic and violent week in the Middle East—and it's just the beginning.
A cycle of denial has defined the shared existence of neighboring peoples for seven decades.
For the people of Palestine, the trauma of 70 years ago never ended.
The problem is that few want to fight for him.
As the country ditches cash, criminals turn to stealing owls.
Retiring police dogs in Ecuador, the Medieval Combat World Championships in Scotland, Victory Day in Russia, a rumbling volcano in Hawaii, the Met Gala in New York, and much more.
A confluence of major events, within the country and beyond, threatens serious violence in the days ahead.
The recent escalation of fighting is more likely to result in a stalemate than a cataclysm.
Moqtada al-Sadr has transformed himself—and could emerge a kingmaker after elections this weekend.
In selecting a location with no connection to the Korean war, the president opted for neutral ground.
Prominent advocates for withdrawal grappled too little with the possibility that the president cannot pull this off.
As FX’s spy drama ends, an overseas imitation imagines a CIA sleeper cell wreaking havoc in Moscow.
As the Syrian Civil War winds down, a potentially more dangerous conflict intensifies.
An American Muslim travels to the West Bank to meet Israelis living in the occupied territory and the Palestinians who oppose them.
What happens when a Pakistani American writer goes deep into the West Bank?
Cross-sectarian amity ahead of the vote imperils the group’s existence—so it’s lashing out violently.
Donald Trump’s decision to leave the nuclear agreement reflects a view that America has unique rights in the world—but not unique responsibilities.
On May 12, 2008, a magnitude-8.0 earthquake struck beneath a mountainous region in south-central China, toppling buildings and sending landslides crashing into cities, resulting in nearly 70,000 deaths.
By scrapping the nuclear deal, President Trump is following the established U.S. playbook of aiding Tehran.
American detainees who were held in Pyongyang are headed home.