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West Bank Grows Calmer as Pocketbook Issues Take Priority Over Protests

BILIN, West Bank — On a recent weekday, Muhammad Abu Rahma returned to the place where…

Appeals Court Upholds Ruling Blocking Trump From Using Defense Funds for Border Wall

WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court in San Francisco on Wednesday upheld a block on President…

Trump Appoints Fierce Loyalist to Top Border Post

WASHINGTON — President Trump said on Friday that he planned to appoint Thomas D. Homan, his…

On Trump’s Ireland Visit, Talk of Brexit and Border Walls

SHANNON, Ireland — President Trump reassured Ireland’s prime minister, Leo Varadkar, on Wednesday that Britain’s exit…

Trump Wins Ruling in House’s Border Wall Suit

WASHINGTON — President Trump ended a losing streak in court clashes with the House on Monday,…

Pressured by Trump, Mexico Cracks Down on Migrants

TAPACHULA, Mexico — They arrived at dusk, dressed for combat, pouring from government vehicles. A phalanx…

Pentagon to Build Temporary Shelter for 7,500 Migrant Adults Facing Deportation

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon said on Wednesday that it would build temporary housing along the southwestern…

Eurovision Arrives in Tel Aviv, in Range of Rockets and the Focus of Protests

TEL AVIV — The regulars at Tel Aviv’s Banana Beach had a clear view of the…

Pentagon Shifts $1.5 Billion to Border Wall From Afghan War Budget and Other Military Projects

WASHINGTON — The acting defense secretary, Patrick Shanahan, notified Congress on Friday that he intended to…

Critic’s Pick: ‘The River and the Wall’ Review: Taking a Side on the Rio Grande

“The River and the Wall” comes on as innocent and glossy as a travelogue, but its…

Pentagon Has Redirected Money to Build 256 Miles of Border Barriers, Shanahan Says

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon has redirected enough money to build 256 miles of barriers along the…

Gaza Militants Fire Nearly 100 Rockets and Israel Responds With Airstrikes

JERUSALEM — Palestinian militants launched nearly 100 rockets into southern Israel from Gaza on Saturday, and…

Things ‘Stopped Changing’: Why Conflict Still Flares in Northern Ireland

LONDONDERRY, Northern Ireland — It began with a heavy-handed police raid on a suspected weapons cache.…

Whitney Biennial Artists Call for Board Member Linked to Tear Gas to Step Down

Dozens of artists connected to the Whitney Museum of American Art — including more than half…

At a White House Tradition, Politics Color Everything but the Easter Eggs

WASHINGTON — At the White House Easter Egg Roll on Monday, President Trump ditched his escort…