Czechs Defeat a Populist, Offering a Road Map for Toppling Strongmen

ROZDROJOVICE, Czech Republic — Marie Malenova, a Czech pensioner in a tidy, prosperous village in South…

John Paul I, Pope for 33 Days in 1978, Will Be Beatified

The Vatican announced on Wednesday that Pope John Paul I, the Italian pontiff who reigned for…

The W.H.O. names an advisory group to study the origins of the pandemic.

The World Health Organization on Wednesday named 26 scientists to a new advisory group charged with…

Britain Needs Truckers Fast. We Went to a School Where They Train.

LONDON — The trainee edged toward an intersection for a seemingly impossible right-angle turn, and the…

Squid Game Ahead? No, Just Directions, British Police Explain

LONDON — A highway road sign in England featuring symbols similar to ones that appear in…

China’s Power Problems Expose a Strategic Weakness

SHANGHAI — A bread company can’t get all the power it needs for its bakeries. A…

‘Adapt or Die,’ U.K. Environment Agency Warns on Climate Change

LONDON — The British Environment Agency on Wednesday urged world leaders to take decisive action to…

Virginia’s Close Race

Virginia has become a blue state, with a Democrat having won every top-of-the-ticket race — for…

Minnesota hospitals are nearing capacity as a virus surge batters the state.

Intensive care units are nearing capacity and health care workers are in short supply in Minnesota,…

This Pristine Beach Is One of Japan’s Last. Soon It Will Be Filled With Concrete.

KATOKU, Japan — Standing on its mountain-fringed beach, there is no hint that the Japanese village…