The Lost Month: How a Failure to Test Blinded the U.S. to Covid-19

WASHINGTON — Early on, the dozen federal officials charged with defending America against the coronavirus gathered…

Pentagon Order to Plan for Escalation in Iraq Meets Warning From Top Commander

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon has ordered military commanders to plan for an escalation of American combat…

Venezuelan Leader Maduro Is Charged in the U.S. With Drug Trafficking

President Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela was indicted in the United States on Thursday in a decades-long…

Trump Administration Pulls Back From $1 Billion Coronavirus Ventilator Deal

WASHINGTON — The White House had been preparing on Wednesday to announce amid an escalating pandemic…

U.S. Officials Push for Expelling Suspected Chinese Spies at Media Outlets

WASHINGTON — As China moves forward with expelling almost all American journalists from three major American…

U.S. Army Halts Training Over Coronavirus but Then Changes Its Mind

WASHINGTON — The Army earlier this week ordered a halt to most training, exercises and nonessential…

Military Judge in 9/11 Trial at Guantánamo Is Retiring

This article was produced in partnership with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. WASHINGTON — The…

Citing Death Penalty, U.K. Court Blocks Giving Evidence on ISIS ‘Beatles’ to U.S.

WASHINGTON — The British government must withhold key evidence from the United States for the trial…

Pentagon Takes Restrained Role in Coronavirus Response, Despite Calls for Help

WASHINGTON — For more than 18 years, the United States military has been defined by Washington’s…

How Andrew Cuomo, New York Governor, Became the Politician of the Moment

ALBANY, N.Y. — Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo awoke before dawn on Tuesday, emerging after a few…

As Federal Government Mobilizes, Local Officials Say Response Remains Too Slow

WASHINGTON — Federal emergency response teams toured a convention center in New York City on Monday,…

At Least 13,500 Americans Abroad Need Help Getting Home, State Dept. Says

WASHINGTON — An estimated 13,500 Americans abroad have asked the State Department for help returning to…

Coronavirus Live Updates: Senate Democrats Block Aid Package, Seeking Stronger Protections for Workers

新冠病毒疫情最新消息 Here’s what you need to know: Senate debate turns angry as Schumer and Mnuchin try…

Coronavirus Live Updates: Global Leaders Beg Public to Stay Home; Fed Vows to Buy as Much Debt as Needed

新冠病毒疫情最新消息 Here’s what you need to know: India extends its lockdown to cover almost the entire…

Trump Bets Business Will Answer Call to Fight Virus, but Strategy Bewilders Firms

WASHINGTON — President Trump’s refusal to invoke the Defense Production Act to commandeer resources for the…

Coronavirus Drives the U.S. and China Deeper Into Global Power Struggle

WASHINGTON — When President Trump took the podium at the White House briefing room one afternoon…

As U.S. Troops Leave Afghanistan, Diplomats Are Left to Fill Uncertain Mission

WASHINGTON — It was once a sideshow to the American military in Afghanistan and later became…

They Went Abroad to Study. Now They Are Stranded.

Channing Stirrat traveled to Ecuador to study biology. Nicholas Nerli flew to Morocco to further his…

Al Qaeda Branch in Somalia Threatens Americans in East Africa — and Even the U.S.

Al Qaeda’s branch in Somalia, the terrorist group’s largest and most active global affiliate, has issued…

Biden Takes Charge as Coronavirus Spreads: This Week in the 2020 Race

With the coronavirus pandemic front of mind, electoral politics may feel like a distant concern. Yet…