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In Cities Where It Once Reigned, Heroin Is Disappearing

BALTIMORE — Heroin has ravaged this city since the early 1960s, fueling desperation and crime that…

U.S. Airstrike Kills Afghan Police

KABUL, Afghanistan — An American airstrike accidentally killed at least eight Afghan police officers in southern…

Cuba Blames Plane Crew for Deadly 2018 Crash

HAVANA — An investigation into the crash of a Boeing 737 jet near Havana a year…

Before Ethiopian Crash, Boeing Resisted Pilots’ Calls for Aggressive Steps on 737 Max

Weeks after the first fatal crash of the 737 Max, pilots from American Airlines pressed Boeing…

Crossbows, 5 Bodies, 2 Crime Scenes and a Mystery in Germany

BERLIN — The shock of the rare burst of violence was multiplied by its odd circumstances:…

Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir Charged in Connection With Protester Deaths

CAIRO — Sudan’s former president, Omar Hassan al-Bashir, has been charged in connection with the deaths…

Huge Racial Disparities Found in Deaths Linked to Pregnancy

African-American, Native American and Alaska Native women die of pregnancy-related causes at a rate about three…

In Aeroflot Crash, Investigators Look at Pilot Error, Equipment Failure and Weather

MOSCOW — Russian investigators looking into the fiery crash landing of an Aeroflot jet in Moscow,…

Russian Plane Makes Fiery Emergency Landing in Moscow; 13 Reported Killed

MOSCOW — A Russian-made Sukhoi passenger jet made an emergency landing on Sunday, trailing a gigantic…

Clashes Between Israel and Gaza Intensify as Death Toll Rises

JERUSALEM — Fighting between Israel and Gaza escalated on Sunday as three Israeli civilians were killed…

Ebola Deaths Top 1,000 in Congo Amid Clinic Attacks

KINSHASA, Congo — More than 1,000 people have died from Ebola in eastern Congo since August,…

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…

Otto Warmbier’s Mother Likens North Korea to ‘Absolute Evil’

Cynthia Warmbier, the mother of Otto Warmbier, the American student who died in 2017 after being…

On Horse Racing: At the Kentucky Derby, Prayers for a Safe Race

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — At the Kentucky Derby, for nearly 20 years now, as I make my…

Death Toll in New Zealand Mosque Attacks Rises to 51

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — The death toll from the terrorist attack on two mosques in Christchurch,…