1. Colombians Flee Venezuela’s Crackdown on Immigrants

    With more than 1,000 people deported by order of President Nicolás Maduro, others are leaving voluntarily rather than face an uncertain future.

  2. As Economies Gasp Globally, U.S. Growth Quickens

    The U.S., long considered the tortoise in the world economy, continues to chug along, while the onetime hares in Asia, South America and elsewhere are flagging.

  3. Common Sense
    With Stocks in Chaos, Top Money Managers Hunt for Bargains

    Fund investors are looking for opportunities in global stock markets, where share prices have been battered in recent days.

  4. Virginia Shooting Spotlights Riddle of Workplace Safety

    What to do with a volatile, aggrieved worker like Vester Lee Flanagan II, who killed two television employees during a live broadcast Wednesday, can be a nightmare for employers.

  5. Virginia Killings Produce Vow From Alison Parker’s Father

    Since the murder of his daughter, Andy Parker, once a low-profile talent recruiter for small banks who also dabbled in politics and theater, is the nation’s latest crusader for gun control.

  6. A Life of Listing Grievances, and Then Virginia Gunman’s Final Homicidal Explosion

    A fax, letters and interview described Vester Lee Flanagan II as someone who felt demeaned as a black man, a gay man and a son of a successful father.

  7. ISIS Suicide Attack Kills 2 Iraqi Generals Near Ramadi

    Two explosives-rigged American-made Humvees blew up near the generals’ convoy, dealing another setback to the faltering campaign to retake Anbar Province.

  8. Feature
    The Lessons of Anwar al-Awlaki

    Four years after the United States assassinated the radical cleric in a drone strike, his influence on jihadists is greater than ever. Was there a better way to stop him?

  9. Grisly Discovery in Migrant Crisis Shocks Europe

    A truck filled with the decomposing bodies of migrants was found in Austria as European leaders were meeting nearby to devise ways to cope with the migration crisis.

  10. Reporter's Notebook
    Traveling in Europe’s River of Migrants

    Tens of thousands of people, mostly fleeing unrest, are desperately pushing through the Balkans to reach Hungary before it seals its border. We met up with some of them.

  11. Migrant or Refugee? There Is a Difference, With Legal Implications

    The terms are sometimes used interchangeably, but international law distinguishes between people fleeing war and persecution and others, affecting how they are treated in foreign countries.

  12. Donald Trump Weighing Whether to Sign Pledge to Back Republicans’ Eventual Nominee

    In South Carolina, where the candidate is discovering surprising levels of support, the state party is requiring a signature as a condition of running in the primary.

  13. First Draft
    Draft Joe Biden Meeting Draws Small Crowd as Democrats Gather

    Only about 40 Democrats – out of hundreds in Minneapolis for a party conclave – attended briefings with advisers of Draft Biden, an independent group encouraging a presidential run by Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.

  14. The Upshot
    Why Carly Fiorina Has a Tough Climb to Make the Next Debate Cutoff

    No matter how you work the numbers, her big deficit in the polls before the first debate will be hard to overcome.

  15. Beirut Journal
    As Trash Piles Up, So Does Contempt for Lebanon’s Government

    To protesters, the garbage piles are one indignity too far, the ultimate manifestation of a failed system that has left the state unable to perform basic functions.

  16. Many Psychology Findings Not as Strong as Claimed, Study Says

    Only 35 of 100 studies that the Reproducibility Project looked at held up fully to scrutiny. But some questioned the process of replication itself.

  17. Labor Board Ruling Eases Way for Fast-Food Unions’ Efforts

    A ruling by the National Labor Relations Board made it substantially easier for unions to bargain for higher wages and benefits.

  18. Lawyer Who Represented Churches in China Is Missing

    11:54 PM ETZhang Kai and his assistant seemed to have disappeared on Tuesday night in Wenzhou, where they had gone to advise Protestant churches about the government’s recent demolition of crosses and church buildings.

  19. Sit-In Leaders Are Charged in Hong Kong

    Three students who led last year’s pro-democracy Umbrella Movement in Hong Kong were charged over their roles in setting off the massive rallies and sit-ins.

  20. Choice Tables
    In Siem Reap, Cambodia, Local Fare Gets a Chance to Shine

    New restaurants offer a deep dive into one of Southeast Asia’s lesser-known cuisines.

  21. ‘The Daily Show’ Gets Ready to Go Viral

    The Comedy Central news satire show has hired Baratunde Thurston to oversee digital content that it will create under Trevor Noah, the new host.

  22. Little Room for Embellishment in Densely Packed Hong Kong

    The city is the most expensive place on earth to buy a home, yet the rarefied prices appear to have an inverse effect on architecture and design.


  1. Op-Ed Contributor: The Costs of Malay Supremacy
  2. Editorial: Guatemala’s Embattled President
  3. Roger Cohen: Middle Eastern Zen
  4. Nicholas Kristof: Kristof: Lessons From the Virginia Shooting

PoliticsU.S. Politics

  1. First Draft: Ahead of Party Meeting, Hillary Clinton Sends Memos to Democrats Detailing Her Strengths
  2. Obama, in New Orleans, Praises Results of Federal Intervention