Two of 17 Kidnapped Missionaries in Haiti Are Freed, Group Says

Two people associated with an American missionary group seized in a mass kidnapping in Haiti more…

With an Iran Deal Further Away Than Ever, Risks of Confrontation Grow

Robert Malley, the State Department’s Iran envoy, said recently that while “it is in Iran’s hands…

Angry and Divided, Austrians Argue Over a Lockdown and Vaccine Mandates

VIENNA — Daniel Zeman wasn’t able to sell any of his handmade apple-ginger liqueur last year…

Your Monday Briefing

Good morning. We’re covering the reinstatement of Sudan’s prime minister and the global race for cobalt.…

How the U.S. Lost Ground to China in the Contest for Clean Energy

WASHINGTON — Tom Perriello saw it coming but could do nothing to stop it. André Kapanga…

Israeli Is Killed by Disguised Palestinian Near Holiest Site in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM — A Palestinian teacher disguised as an ultra-Orthodox Jew shot dead an Israeli tour guide…

As Pandemic Evictions Rise, Spaniards Declare ‘War’ on Wall Street Landlords

BARCELONA, Spain — Ana María Banegas lives on a sun-drenched street in central Barcelona, a short…

Covid-19 surge strains Michigan’s hospitals.

Many hospitals in Michigan are nearing their capacities amid an alarming surge in coronavirus cases. The…

Playwright Is in Exile as Cuba Uses an Old Playbook to Quash Dissent

MADRID — For Yunior García, a Cuban playwright, the swift journey from activism in Havana to…

Art LaFleur, an actor known for his roles in ‘The Sandlot’ and ‘Field of Dreams,’ has died

LaFleur passed away after a decade fighting atypical Parkinson’s disease, his wife Shelley LaFleur said on…