1. Germanwings Pilot Andreas Lubitz Sought Treatment for Vision Problems Before Crash, Authorities Say

    The revelation adds a new element to the portrait of the German co-pilot, who officials say was also being treated for psychological issues.

  2. Hockey’s Next Great One Draws a Crowd

    The most anticipated N.H.L. prospect in decades, 18-year-old Connor McDavid has the fans of some teams believing that their teams can win by losing.

  3. News Analysis
    Fragile Cease-Fire in Ukraine Inspires Little Confidence in West

    Western diplomats and analysts are predicting a further escalation of tensions, possibly including the placement of Russian nuclear weapons in the annexed Crimean Peninsula.

  4. Residents in Eastern Ukraine City Rally Against Separatism

    The participants from Dnepropetrovsk had hoped to help mend a rift between President Petro O. Poroshenko and the regional governor he fired and to ease worries that Ukraine is also now at risk of unraveling into privately ruled fiefs.

  5. Insurgents Seize Much of Key Syrian City

    A coalition of Islamist insurgents, including a branch of Al Qaeda, seized most of the northern Syrian city of Idlib on Saturday after four days of heavy fighting.

  6. Iraqi Forces in No Hurry to Expel ISIS From Tikrit

    In the wake of American airstrikes on Islamic State positions in the city, there seemed to be little urgency to make progress on the ground.

  7. Thousands Bid Farewell to Singapore’s Founder

    Crowds gathered Saturday to bid farewell to Lee Kuan Yew at Singapore’s Parliament House, where his body was lying in state. Many bowed. Some saluted. Others sobbed.

  8. Stress and Hope in Tehran

    As Iran and world powers including the United States try to reach a deal on nuclear controls in exchange for the lifting of sanctions, Iranians from all walks of life are watching and hoping for a new start.

  9. No. 2 Negotiators in Iran Talks Argue Physics Behind Politics

    Forty years after they both attended M.I.T., the nuclear scientists Ernest J. Moniz and Ali Akbar Salehi have emerged as the No. 2 negotiators on Iran’s nuclear program.

  10. Iran’s Top Negotiator Says Accord Can Be Drafted

    Mohammad Javad Zarif, the Iranian foreign minister, said Saturday that he had had productive discussions with his European counterparts about the remaining gaps in a nuclear accord.

  11. Australia to Join Regional Development Bank Led by China

    The decision to join the bank is an about-face for the nation, which had earlier agreed with the Obama administration’s requests to stay aloof from the bank.

  12. Air Canada Flight Makes Rough Landing in Nova Scotia

    1:17 AM ETFlight 624 crash-landed at the Halifax airport early Sunday morning, causing a widespread power outage after clipping utility poles on entry. No major injuries were immediately reported.

  13. Nigeria Votes in Sharply Contested Presidential Election

    Dense crowds of people sometimes waited hours to vote on Saturday, and the election had to be extended to Sunday in parts of the country where machinery malfunctioned.

  14. Afghanistan’s Supreme Court Sentences Journalist’s Killer

    The court ruled that a police officer convicted of murdering an Associated Press photographer, Anja Niedringhaus, should serve 20 years in prison, according to documents sent to the country’s attorney general.

  15. Indefinite Safe Sex Urged for Liberian Ebola Survivors

    After an Ebola death, scientists want to gather more information on the length of time the virus might remain present in semen.

  16. White House Memo
    Wanted at the White House: A Fence That Says Halt! (With Curb Appeal)

    As the White House fence is altered to boost security, the Secret Service must balance a design that thwarts intruders but that doesn’t introduce a prison or Soviet style.

  17. The Picasso Signature Is Still a Sure Thing

    Picasso no longer ranks as the world's best-selling artist at auction by volume, but his status continues to add plenty of value to pretty well anything to which he put his signature.

  18. In Brazil, Some Inmates Get Therapy With Hallucinogenic Tea

    The provision of ayahuasca, a psychedelic brew used in the Amazon basin for centuries, to inmates on short furloughs reflects a quest to ease pressure on Brazil’s prison system.

  19. Technophoria
    A Wi-Fi Barbie Doll With the Soul of Siri

    Companies like Mattel are readying electronic toys that will use Web connections to talk back to children, raising some concerns about privacy.

  20. In the Hills of Sri Lanka’s Tea Country

    In the lush interior of the island nation, among the relics of the past, some of the world’s finest tea is grown.

  21. Baselworld, Where the Watch Is Still the Greatest Gadget

    The giant watch fair in Switzerland draws aficionados of timepieces worn in the time-honored way.

  22. City Kitchen
    Mastering Steak au Poivre

    A simple dish goes heavy on the spice, with a pleasant, woodsy heat.

  23. Abel Ferrara Fights to Stop Re-Edited Strauss-Kahn Film

    “Welcome to New York” is being released, but it’s not the film Mr. Ferrara, the director, made.

  24. A Window Into the Real Lauren Bacall

    A look at the auction of the actress’s eclectic valuables, which included Henry Moore and Robert Graham sculptures, Picasso pottery, Louis XV bureaus and other treasures.


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