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Students Across the World Are Protesting on Friday. Why?

What began as one student’s vigil calling for action on climate change has gone global, with school strikes planned in more than 100 countries on Friday. Here is a look at how the climate protests spread and how political leaders [...]

Boeing Flights Grounded Across the Globe, but Not in the U.S.

With more countries grounding Boeing jets and with lawmakers, aviation workers and consumers calling on the United States to do the same, the head of the aerospace giant on Tuesday made a personal appeal to President Trump. Boeing’s [...]

U.S. Agents Fire Tear Gas Across Mexican Border

American border officers sent tear gas into Mexico early Tuesday to drive away about 150 migrants trying to cross the border into the United States, the authorities said. In a statement, the Customs and Border Protection agency said [...]

Exodus from Venezuela leaves families divided across borders

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) – When Emili Espinoza was finally able to make a video call to the 3-year-old son she hadn’t seen since fleeing Venezuela, the little boy named Elvis didn’t recognize her. “No,” he told her. “My mom is [...]

Mexico City Dispatch: Virgin of Guadalupe Is ‘No. 1 Mother’ in Mexico, a Binding Force Across Divides

MEXICO CITY — His mother was grievously ill, nearing death. So Jesús Vicuña, 17, made a deal with the heavens. In his prayers for her recovery, he vowed to make a certain painful sacrifice in exchange. Which is how he found himself [...]

Wildfires Burn Across Eastern Australia in Sweltering Heat Wave

More than 100 wildfires burned across Queensland in eastern Australia on Thursday, the second day of evacuations and rapidly changing conditions affecting thousands of people during a sweltering heat wave. Conditions improved on Thursday, [...]

Trump drags Hyde-Smith across the finish line

President Donald Trump’s visit to Mississippi to campaign for Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith shows the Republican Party is leaving nothing to chance in the Senate runoff. | Alex Brandon/AP Photo Elections Democrat Mike Espy has momentum on [...]

Taliban Pummel Security Forces Across Afghanistan

A spokesman for the Ministry of Defense, Ghafoor Ahmad Jawed, said that reinforcements were being sent to try to recapture the base, and that the authorities were unsure of the number of casualties. Other Afghan officials gave divergent tallies. [...]

Senegal Dispatch: Across Senegal, the Beloved Baobab Tree Is the ‘Pride of the Neighborhood’

DAKAR, Senegal — Wide, awkward baobab trees blend into the cityscape of Dakar, the busy capital of Senegal, almost without notice. Drivers wash a fleet of taxis parked beneath one giant tree near a freeway on ramp. Rusting cars with [...]

Across Afghanistan, Scores Are Killed in a Deadly Wave of Violence

BAGHLAN-E-MARKAZI, Afghanistan — In a chaotic day of violence throughout Afghanistan, scores of police officers, soldiers and civilians were killed by insurgents who, in four separate attacks, overran a major military base, killed [...]