Deliberate or Not, Trump’s Speech Draws Laughter at the U.N. Deliberate or Not, Trump’s Speech Draws Laughter at the U.N.

President Trump’s unscripted moment, when his bragging elicited laughter at the General Assembly, became the defining moment of his speech.

today, 3:22
Merkel’s Party Ousts Chancellor’s Close Ally From Top Post Merkel’s Party Ousts Chancellor’s Close Ally From Top Post

The surprise defeat dealt a blow to the German leader’s authority in her own ranks.

today, 2:47
Swedish Prime Minister Loses No-Confidence Vote Swedish Prime Minister Loses No-Confidence Vote

Stefan Lofven’s defeat came after an election that stripped him of his majority and left the country with a hung Parliament.

yesterday, 16:39
The United Nations Explained: Its Purpose, Power and Problems The United Nations Explained: Its Purpose, Power and Problems

A look at the global organization as representatives of the 193 member countries gather for the 73rd annual session of the General Assembly.

yesterday, 17:47
What Is the United Nations? Explaining Its Purpose, Power and Problems What Is the United Nations? Explaining Its Purpose, Power and Problems

A look at the global organization as representatives of the 193 member countries gather for the 73rd annual session of the General Assembly.

yesterday, 17:47
Trump, at U.N., Scorns ‘Unaccountable Global Bureaucracy’ Trump, at U.N., Scorns ‘Unaccountable Global Bureaucracy’

The president, speaking at the General Assembly, doubled down on his “America First” foreign policy. He did have a few kind words for North Korea.

yesterday, 17:51
What Happens to a Hub of Renaissance Florence When the Friars Move Out? What Happens to a Hub of Renaissance Florence When the Friars Move Out?

The San Marco convent, central to the legacies of Fra Angelico and Savonarola, is closing, a victim of the Roman Catholic Church’s dwindling clergy ranks.

yesterday, 18:28
Greece’s Biggest Migrant Camp Is a Mental Health Crisis, Aid Groups Say Greece’s Biggest Migrant Camp Is a Mental Health Crisis, Aid Groups Say

Violence, suicide attempts and mental trauma are common in the Moria camp and could boil over, the groups say, even as other countries harden their stands on migrants.

yesterday, 19:14
China Rejects U.S. Warship’s Visit to Hong Kong as Tensions Rise China Rejects U.S. Warship’s Visit to Hong Kong as Tensions Rise

The cancellation, along with recalling a senior admiral who was in the United States for a conference, came in response to sanctions imposed by the Trump administration.

yesterday, 20:33
Son of Angola’s Ex-Ruler Detained on $500 Million Fraud Charge Son of Angola’s Ex-Ruler Detained on $500 Million Fraud Charge

The government moved against José Filomeno dos Santos, son of José Eduardo dos Santos and former head of Angola’s sovereign wealth fund.

yesterday, 20:57