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Friday’s US win most-watched WWC quarterfinal match

The Americans’ 2-1 victory over France set a record for the most-watched Women’s World Cup quarterfinal…

Brazil’s Filipe Luis misses practice because of injury

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — Brazil is preparing for the Copa América semifinal against Argentina without…

Peru tops Uruguay on penalties in Copa América quarterfinals

SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) — Peru beat Uruguay 5-4 on penalties on Saturday to advance to the…

Palestinian Authority Arrests Bahrain Conference Attendee

JERUSALEM — About a dozen Palestinian businessmen defied the official Palestinian boycott of the Trump administration’s…

Surprising Sweden ousts Germany at Women’s World Cup

RENNES, France (AP) — With Germany out of the way, Sweden believes it could win it…

Glaad’s Bold New Mission: an L.G.B.T. Constitutional Amendment

LOS ANGELES — Glaad almost died in 2014. After years of fighting homophobic news coverage and…

Megan Rapinoe is being, well, Megan Rapinoe at the World Cup

PARIS (AP) — With a colorful vocabulary and manner to match her pinkish-purple hair, Megan Rapinoe…

Surprising Sweden ousts Germany at the Women’s World Cup

RENNES, France (AP) — Stina Blackstenius scored the go-ahead goal just minutes into the second half…

As U.S. And Taliban Resume Talks, More Deadly Attacks in Afghanistan

DOHA, Qatar — Deadly violence surged across Afghanistan as American and Taliban officials started a seventh…

Democrats Veer Left on Immigration at Debates, Pleasing Base — and Trump

For an issue as thorny and vexing as immigration policy, a question during the Democratic debate…

US Rapper Slim 400 ‘shot eight times’ in Compton

US rapper Slim 400 has reportedly been rushed to hospital after being shot eight times in…

OPEC and Russia Seek to Support the Price of Oil

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries doesn’t stir as much fear in oil markets it…

At World Cup, U.S. Team’s Pride Is Felt by Others, Too

PARIS — Like many French fans at the Parc des Princes stadium on Friday night, Marine…

Trump’s Offer to Say ‘Hello’ to Kim at DMZ Presents Risks and Rewards for Both

SEOUL, South Korea — President Trump arrived in Seoul on Saturday evening, seeking another dramatic encounter…

Helicopters, Cap Spikes and the Decision: The N.B.A.’s Wildest Off-Seasons

So many marquee names. So much money for teams to spend. This Sunday, starting at 6…