In Shadow of Ukraine Scandal, White House Hosts Second State Dinner of Trump Era

WASHINGTON — Scott Morrison, the Australian prime minister, was invited for a rare state visit to…

Trump Calls China a ‘Threat to the World’ as Trade Talks Approach

WASHINGTON — President Trump said on Friday that China was a “threat to the world” and…

Birds Are Vanishing From North America

The skies are emptying out. The number of birds in the United States and Canada has…

Iran’s Foreign Minister Vows ‘All-Out War’ if U.S. or Saudis Strike

A military strike against Iran by the United States or Saudi Arabia would result in “an…

Spanish Court Calls U.S. Extradition Request Politically Motivated

MADRID — Spain rejected a United States request to extradite Hugo Carvajal, the former intelligence chief…

Spain Rejects U.S. Request to Extradite Ex-Venezuelan Spy Chief

Spain’s national court on Monday ordered the release of Hugo Carvajal, the former intelligence chief of…

Iran Rules Out Meeting Between Trump and Rouhani

Iran has dismissed the possibility of a meeting between the country’s president, Hassan Rouhani, and President…

Iran Rejects U.S. Accusation It Is Responsible for Saudi Attacks

Iran on Sunday forcefully rejected charges by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that it was responsible…

Is Trump’s America Tougher on Asylum than Other Western Countries?

BERLIN — The Supreme Court this week allowed the Trump administration to move forward with a…

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…

Is It Time to Quit Vaping?

Public health officials have long been wary of e-cigarettes, also known as vape pens. But after…

U.S. Upset by France at Basketball World Cup

A makeshift United States men’s basketball team, lacking the N.B.A.’s biggest stars, was eliminated in the…

Trump’s Refugee Cuts Threaten Deep Consequences at Home and Abroad

Chhaya Chhoum’s journey to the Bronx began in the forced labor camp where the Khmer Rouge,…

‘Psychic’ Who Promised to Lift Curse Gets Prison Time

She was a 27-year-old medical student in 2007, suffering from depression and going through hard times,…

Taliban Talks Hit a Wall Over Deeper Disagreements, Officials Say

KABUL, Afghanistan — Even as President Trump blamed a recent Taliban attack for his decision to…