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February 19, 2019
Pope Francis, seen here in January in Santiago, Chile, has been accused by a former Vatican ambassador of covering up sexual abuse. That ambassador -- Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò demanded that Francis step down. Bloomberg photo by Tamara Merino
'The pope ignored them': Alleged abuse of deaf children on two continents points to Vatican failings
February 19, 2019 - 10:21am
February 17, 2019
U.S. Special Forces soldiers at a front line outpost outside Manbij, Syria, Feb. 7, 2018. Four Russian nationals, and perhaps dozens more, were killed in fighting between pro-government forces in eastern Syria and members of the U.S.-led coalition fighting the Islamic State, according to Russian and Syrian officials. A Syrian military officer said that about 100 Russian soldiers had been killed in the fighting on Feb. 7 and 8. (Mauricio Lima/The New York Times Copyright 2018 / New York Times)
Syrian military linked to more than 300 chemical attacks, report says
February 17, 2019 - 9:40am
February 9, 2019
File photo of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip greeting veterans during a ceremony marking the anniversary of the D-Day landing at Sword Beach in Ouistreham, France, June 6, 2014.  (Stephen Crowley/Copyright 2019 The New York Times)
Britain's Prince Philip surrenders his driving licence weeks after crash
February 9, 2019 - 5:09pm
February 6, 2019
President Donald Trump holds up a letter he says is from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as he leads a meeting of his Cabinet on Jan. 2, 2019, in Washington. Washington Post photo by Bill O'Leary.
US and North Korea face to meet in Vietnam, but specific location is undetermined
February 6, 2019 - 6:52pm
February 2, 2019
A WestJet airplane (Joshua Komer/Grand Forks Herald)
A drunk passenger forced a plane to land. It cost him $16,000.
February 2, 2019 - 3:49pm
February 1, 2019
Mike Pompeo, U.S. secretary of state, on April 12, 2018. Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer
US to withdraw from nuclear pact with Russia
February 1, 2019 - 7:57pm
January 31, 2019
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Republican Congressional Leadership at the White House in September. Bloomberg photo by Yuri Gripas
Senate rebukes Trump's military drawdown plans in Syria, Afghanistan
January 31, 2019 - 8:48pm
January 28, 2019
National security adviser John Bolton listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a Cabinet meeting at the White House on Aug 16. Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford
Trump administration announces sanctions targeting Venezuela's oil industry
January 28, 2019 - 8:43pm
January 27, 2019
Hundreds evacuated at site of Brazil dam collapse amid fears of second dam breach
January 27, 2019 - 5:50pm
January 24, 2019
Juan Guaido gestures to a crowd in Caracas, Venezuela, on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. Bloomberg photo by Carlos Becerra
Standoff between Venezuela and US intensifies
January 24, 2019 - 7:49pm
January 23, 2019
A demonstrator throws back a tear gas canister during a protest in the Cotiza neighborhood of Caracas, Venezuela, on Jan. 21, 2019. Credit: Bloomberg photo by Carlos Becerra.
US recognizes Venezuelan opposition leader as interim president
January 23, 2019 - 1:24pm
President Donald Trump meets with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan in the Oval Office of the White House, in Washington, June 7, 2018. (Doug Mills/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Japanese prime minister takes swipes at Trump on trade, climate and the number of women in the U.S. workforce
January 23, 2019 - 9:06am
January 21, 2019
FILE — A hazy day in Kabul, Afghanistan, Dec. 17, 2018. Afghanistan's new interior minister, Amrullah Saleh, is leading a concentrated effort to reinforce police agencies and break the crime syndicates that wield so much influence in Kabul. (Bryan Denton/The New York Times/Copyright 2019)
Scores of Afghan troops killed in suicide bombing claimed by Taliban
January 21, 2019 - 12:20pm
January 19, 2019
Map of Mexico City (Wikimedia Commons)
Attempts to steal fuel from Mexican pipeline set off massive fireball, killing at least 73
January 19, 2019 - 9:48am
January 18, 2019
President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un of North Korea take a walk after their lunch on Sentosa Island in Singapore, June 12, 2018. Frustrations have since mounted on both sides over the lack of progress in carrying out the summit deal, dimming North Korea’s hopes for sanctions relief and Washington’s desire for rapid denuclearization of the North. (Doug Mills/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Trump to meet with N. Korea's Kim Jong Un at end of February, White House says
January 18, 2019 - 4:41pm