1. NATO Weighs Response Force for East Flank

    NATO leaders are expected to respond to increased Russian intervention in Ukraine by establishing a force capable of deploying quickly to Eastern Europe.

  2. As Ukraine Talks Resume, Putin and Poroshenko Trade Barbs

    Mediators held talks on the Ukrainian conflict on Monday, even as President Vladimir V. Putin accused Kiev of seeking to avoid autonomy for southeastern Ukraine.

  3. In Interviews, 3 Americans Held in North Korea Plead for U.S. Help

    The three were interviewed by CNN and The Associated Press, and the choreography of the interviews suggested that North Korea wanted to use the prisoners as bargaining leverage.

  4. Democracy Backers in Hong Kong Face Tough Choices

    Students and organizers planned strikes, legal obstruction and a sit-in after the national legislature placed strict limits on how the city may pick its next leader.

  5. Tarnishing a Reputation as Storied Warriors

    8:25 PM ETThe Kurdish pesh merga collapse left tens of thousands of defenseless residents in ISIS’ path, further calling into question fundamental assumptions about Iraq’s security.

  6. Brainy, Yes, but Far From Handy
  7. Solar Company Seeks Stiff U.S. Tariffs to Deter Chinese Spying
  8. A Call for a Low-Carb Diet
  9. Yves Carcelle, 66, Empire Builder at Louis Vuitton, Dies
  10. Sports of The Times: With Every U.S. Open Victory, Andy Murray Advances Gender Equity
  11. British Leader’s Plan Targets Jihadists’ Passports
  12. Gov. Christie’s Trip to Mexico Doubles as a Foreign Policy Test
  13. Parents Who Left Britain With Ill Son Fight Order to Return
  14. Pakistani Protesters Briefly Take Over Headquarters of State Television
  15. ArtsBeat: Kate Bush Bombards British Album Chart
  16. New Music: New Music From Earth, Yob and Jeezy


  1. Matthew D’Ancona: Boris Johnson’s Blond Ambition
  2. Editorial: Europe’s Migration Crisis
  3. Charles M. Blow: Obama and the Warmongers
  4. Paul Krugman: The Medicare Miracle