Twin Births in the U.S. Are Dropping, and Experts Have a Theory

The twin birthrate has declined in the United States after rising for years, a new report…

Iranian Hackers Targeted Presidential Campaign, Microsoft Says

SAN FRANCISCO — Iranian hackers have been targeting the email accounts of at least one presidential…

Pope Francis May Not Change the World. But He Is Reshaping the Church.

ROME — Pope Francis and his push for openness — toward migrants, Muslims and gay people…

The CrowdStrike Plot: How a Fringe Theory Took Root in the White House

In an April 2017 interview with The Associated Press, President Trump suddenly began talking about the…

Don’t Have a Real ID? You’re Not the Only One

Americans are not ready for the Real ID Act that goes into full effect a year…

Pompeo Confirms He Listened to Trump’s Call to Ukraine President

ROME — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo confirmed on Wednesday that he had listened in on…

Ukraine Call Reinforces Image of Trump Abroad as Transactional President

BRUSSELS — This summer, just after he visited the White House for the second time, President…

Brother of Iran’s President Is Sentenced to Prison for Corruption

The brother of President Hassan Rouhani of Iran was sentenced to five years in prison on…

North Korea Says Official Talks With U.S. Will Resume in Days

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea and the United States have agreed to resume a long-stalled…

That Perplexing Red Meat Controversy: 5 Things to Know

Dietary guidelines from groups as diverse as the Department of Agriculture to the World Health Organization…

Eat Less Red Meat, Scientists Said. Now Some Believe That Was Bad Advice.

Public health officials for years have urged Americans to limit consumption of red meat and processed…

How Iran’s President Left Trump Hanging, and Macron in the Hall

The telephone line had been secretly set up. President Trump waited on the other end. All…

Hong Kong’s Status as Neutral Ground at Risk as China Asserts Power

In a part of the world familiar with conflict, dislocation and ruthless ideological extremism, Hong Kong…

Inside the F.B.I. File of Trump’s Mentor, Roy Cohn

When the F.B.I. released a fat stack of documents about the notorious New York lawyer Roy…

Syria Demands Immediate Withdrawal of U.S. and Turkish Forces, Again

Syria’s foreign minister demanded on Saturday that American and Turkish forces evacuate the war-ravaged country immediately…