Stealing Lauri

LAURINBURG, N.C. — The swine kidnappers gathered at a North Carolina motel just before dusk. “Does…

Bending It Like Bamboo

SÃO PAULO, Brazil — On a Tuesday afternoon in early July,Alison Grace Martin, the British artist…

D-Day in Photos: Heroes of a More Certain Time

ImageAmerican troops landing at dawn on Omaha Beach in Normandy, France, on June 6, 1944.CreditRobert Capa/International…

Heroes of a More Certain Time

ImageAmerican troops landing at dawn on Omaha Beach in Normandy, France, on June 6, 1944.CreditRobert Capa/International…

Trump’s London Visit in Pictures

ImagePresident Trump and Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain spoke highly of their countries’ “special relationship”…

Trump’s London Trip in Pictures

ImagePresident Trump and Prime Minister Theresa May met at 10 Downing Street in London on Tuesday.CreditDoug…

The Shorebirds of Delaware Bay Are Going Hungry

REEDS BEACH, N.J. — On a recent spring day at this remote beach, hundreds of shorebirds…

The Doctor Who Stayed Behind to Save Babies in His Long-Suffering Homeland

ImageAt the only pediatric hospital in the Central African Republic, children are being treated for malnourishment,…

4 Women With Lives Scarred by Genital Cutting: Could a Surgeon Heal Them?

­PHILADELPHIA — She called it her “deepest, darkest secret,” one she had never even shared with…

Fighting Ebola When Mourners Fight the Responders

BENI, Democratic Republic of Congo — When Ebola came to this city in the Democratic Republic…

Global Health: In African Villages, These Phones Become Ultrasound Scanners

BUSHORO, Uganda — Lying on a church pew with his arm over his head, 6-year-old Gordon…

Tiny Costa Rica Has a Green New Deal, Too. It Matters for the Whole Planet.

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From Russia, With Thrusters

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan — More than a half-century ago, the launch site here became the first place…

India Dispatch: At the World’s Largest Religious Gathering, Nirvana and ‘Glamping’

PRAYAGRAJ, India — The holy man had seen a lot in his day. It was evident…

A Real Tube Carrying Dreams of 600-M.P.H. Transit

MOAPA, Nev. — California just decided to sharply scale back its plans for a high-speed rail…