Mastermind or Naïf? Samsung Heir’s Fate Hinges on the Question Mastermind or Naïf? Samsung Heir’s Fate Hinges on the Question

Jay Y. Lee, heir to the Samsung empire, faces a verdict in a bribery trial that has riveted South Korea and put a focus on his management style.

today, 0:03
Mattis Asks Iraqi Kurds to Put Off Vote on Independence Mattis Asks Iraqi Kurds to Put Off Vote on Independence

American officials say the referendum, scheduled for Sept. 25, could lead to new internal conflicts and imperil the campaign against the Islamic State.

yesterday, 3:10
Trilobites: Nice Eclipse Photo, Though It Surely Falls Short of the Real Thing Trilobites: Nice Eclipse Photo, Though It Surely Falls Short of the Real Thing

The light and dark created when the moon blocks the sun create great confusion for human vision — and for the machines we make.

yesterday, 1:45
The Breakdown: Anti-Gay Posters Surface in Australia Ahead of Same-Sex Marriage Vote The Breakdown: Anti-Gay Posters Surface in Australia Ahead of Same-Sex Marriage Vote

The fliers, the latest salvo in a heated national debate, were denounced by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull this week.

yesterday, 12:19
Moroccan Man Admits Deadly Stabbing Attack in Finland Moroccan Man Admits Deadly Stabbing Attack in Finland

The stabbings were the country’s first terrorist attack in decades. The suspect had been denied asylum, and it is not known if the suspect acted alone.

yesterday, 1:00
The Forerunner of Trump’s Plan for Afghanistan: Joe Biden’s The Forerunner of Trump’s Plan for Afghanistan: Joe Biden’s

The strategy the president laid out this week has the same hallmarks as the one the former vice president unsuccessfully pushed for in 2009.

yesterday, 1:03
‘Dear Evan Hansen’ Names Replacements for Ben Platt ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ Names Replacements for Ben Platt

Mr. Platt, who became a star as a result of “Dear Evan Hansen,” is departing the show in the fall. He’ll be replaced by Taylor Trensch and Noah Galvin.

yesterday, 1:09
16 Years of War in Afghanistan, in Pictures 16 Years of War in Afghanistan, in Pictures

Photographs chronicle a war that has vexed three presidencies and outlasted a dozen military commanders, and there is no end in sight.

yesterday, 1:14
News Analysis: Trump Seeks a Clear Victory in a Murky War News Analysis: Trump Seeks a Clear Victory in a Murky War

When the president laid out his plan for Afghanistan, he left open a question that has stumped American generals and diplomats and two presidents: What does winning look like?

yesterday, 2:08
Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. and Brandon Marshall Avoid Major Injuries Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. and Brandon Marshall Avoid Major Injuries

Beckham and Marshall, both receivers, were hurt during a preseason loss to the Browns in Cleveland. Beckham sprained an ankle, while Marshall hurt a shoulder.

yesterday, 2:11