As Boris Johnson Pursues Brexit, All Eyes Are on Northern Ireland

DUBLIN — There is a lurking suspicion among the Irish that Prime Minister Boris Johnson is…

Number of Missing in Bahamas After Hurricane Dorian Plummets

NASSAU, Bahamas — The Bahamian government now believes 1,300 people are missing after Hurricane Dorian plowed…

New Lawsuit Against Uber Is Set to Test Its Classification of Workers

Uber insisted on Wednesday that it may not have to reclassify its drivers as employees despite…

N.F.L. Week 2 Predictions: Our Picks Against the Spread

Last week was a crash course in quick reversals of expectations: For example, the Cleveland Browns…

Agonizing Summer Leaves U.S. Basketball Much to Ponder

DONGGUAN, China — When they huddled on the floor before tipoff Thursday night, Gregg Popovich, the…

Summer Debate Recap: How Did the Top Four Candidates Perform Last Time?

HOUSTON — Ahead of Thursday’s debate, we looked back at how the leading Democratic candidates —…

Claiming Demotion After Paternity Leave, 2 Fathers in Japan Sue

TOKYO — On paper, Japan has one of the best paternity leave policies in the world.…

Cardinal Roger Etchegaray, Skilled Papal Emissary, Dies at 96

Cardinal Roger Etchegaray, a skilled diplomat and troubleshooter dispatched by his friend Pope John Paul II…

Amid Bipartisan Outcry, White House Agrees to Release Ukraine Aid

WASHINGTON — The White House on Thursday dropped its resistance to releasing a package of military…

Missing man’s remains found after 22 years thanks to Google Earth

The remains of a man who was missing for more than 20 years have been found…

Facebook Suspends Netanyahu Campaign Bot for Hate Speech

JERUSALEM — Facebook suspended a chatbot operated by the official account of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu…

Britain’s Government Outlined the Impact of a No-Deal Brexit. It’s Not Pretty.

Food shortages, skyrocketing fuel prices, scarcities of some medications, days-long waits at the border. Those are…

B.J. Habibie Dies at 83; Ushered in Democracy in Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia — B. J. Habibie, who as president of Indonesia ushered in an era of…

U.S. Loses to Serbia at Basketball World Cup, Guaranteeing Worst Finish

DONGGUAN, China — The United States came to China looking to again be the best basketball…

Chester Williams, Rugby Champion Who Signaled Apartheid’s Defeat, Dies at 49

Chester Williams, the only nonwhite player on the South Africa rugby team that won the Rugby…