A collection of images of these working dogs, bringing care, peace, and joy to those in need.
A human-rights icon’s fall from grace in Myanmar
By removing a constitutionally enshrined special status for Jammu and Kashmir, Narendra Modi’s government has destabilized India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan, all at once.
Images of some of the action taking place in the arenas, parks, open fields, beaches, rivers, and streets of Lima
The sexist world has become a recruiting ground for potential mass shooters.
A growing chorus of voices is calling for the U.S. government to treat the threat from white-nationalist terrorists like the threat from Islamist extremists. The fight against ISIS offers some lessons—but also a cautionary tale on U.S. failures to combat an ideology.
Around the world, authoritarian governments have been using disinformation to disrupt protest movements. The protesters are evolving to take them on.
Unusually warm weather recently released record levels of water into the ocean from the melting Greenland ice sheet.
How exactly did great-power competition go from being an “arcane term” a few years ago to “approaching a cliché”?
Because of Germany’s tortured 20th-century history, its struggle to forge policies to support its veterans is in many ways unique.
The Indian government’s move to revoke special status for Kashmir is its latest step in reversing what it regards as historic wrongs committed by India’s first prime minister.
Soviet experiences from decades past offer examples for what Beijing may do to quell protests in the city.
The change has long been sought by women’s groups, but some activists say the move is government interference in Muslim personal law.
African nations have welcomed the funds despite concerns that the costs are outweighing the benefits.
The duchess embodies the contradictions of today’s protest movements, which often sound more radical than they are.
The Pan American Games in Peru, a 3-D-printed prosthetic arm in Australia, a baby Sumatran elephant in Indonesia, Vladimir Putin in a submersible, a hot-air-balloon festival in France, and much more
A collection of images of whales from around the world, on the 200th birthday of the Moby Dick author Herman Melville.
Leaving the EU presents difficult choices for those on both sides of the Scottish-independence question.
An animated short film illustrates how democracy functions in the EU.
People and animals are still finding ways to enjoy the warm weather, but they are also working to cope with the extremes.