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Meghan and Harry's baby will not automatically be a prince or princess
3 hours 20 min ago
FILE -- President Donald Trump discusses pending sales of weapons as he meets with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia, in the Oval Office of the White House, in Washington, March 20, 2018. Trump vowed “severe punishment” if the Saudis were behind a dissident’s disappearance. The Saudis said they would “respond with greater action.” (Doug Mills/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Saudi Arabia begins internal probe into Khashoggi disappearance
11 hours 53 min ago
October 11, 2018
U.S. astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin had made it about halfway to space in Soyuz MS-10 Thursday before suddenly going the other direction. They fell about 31 miles back to the surface, according to NASA. They were immediately located by rescue teams, retrieved from the capsule with no apparent injuries.  Handout courtesy of Bill Ingalls/NASAplay button
American, Russian alive after Soyuz rocket headed to space station fails on launch
October 11, 2018 - 11:40am
October 8, 2018
Forum file photo of potatoes. Photo by David Samson / The Forum
Christopher Columbus and the potato that changed the world
October 8, 2018 - 11:26am
September 20, 2018
President Moon Jae-in of South Korea, second from left, and North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, as they watch a gymnastic and artistic performance at the May Day Stadium in Pyongyang, North Korea, Sept. 19, 2018. On the second day of his summit meeting with Moon, Kim signed a series of agreements aimed at easing tensions between the two countries, like stopping military exercises and creating no-fly zones near their shared border. (Pyeongyang Press Corps/Pool via The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
North Korea leader Kim Jong Un wants a summit with President Trump soon to speed up denuclearization, South Korea says
September 20, 2018 - 6:55am
September 5, 2018
British Prime Minister Theresa May departs No. 10 Downing Street in London on June 20, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Luke MacGregor.
Nerve agent poisoning: British Prime Minister Theresa May says Russian intelligence officers carried out attack on ex-spy in Salisbury
September 5, 2018 - 10:25am
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, second from left, meets Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho and other North Korean officials at the airport in Pyongyang, North Korea, July 6, 2018. North Korea pressed its demand on Aug. 17, 2018, that the United States agree to declare an end to the 1950-53 Korean War, as South Korea’s leader indicated that Pompeo was preparing for his fourth visit to the North. (Andrew Harnik/Pool via The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
South Korean envoys hold first talks in North after US halted Pompeo visit
September 5, 2018 - 8:24am
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi at the 53rd Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany, on Feb. 18, 2017. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Alex Kraus.
Deadly protests rage in Iraq over lack of services as political transition deadlocks
September 5, 2018 - 7:17am
August 28, 2018
Pope Francis, seen here in January in Santiago, Chile, has been accused by a former Vatican ambassador of covering up sexual abuse. That ambassador -- Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò demanded that Francis step down. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Tamara Merino
With call for pope to resign, divisions within the Catholic Church explode into view
August 28, 2018 - 8:11am
August 27, 2018
Washington Archbishop Cardinal Donald Wuerl at the St. Anthony Chapel Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle in 2015. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Brittany Greeson
Demands for church reform intensify after letter accusing Pope Francis of sex abuse coverup
August 27, 2018 - 7:49pm
August 21, 2018
Mark Zuckerberg, the chief executive of Facebook, arrives to testify at a joint Senate Judiciary and Commerce Committee hearing, on Capitol Hill in Washington, April 10, 2018. The social network removed over 600 fake accounts and pages – originating from Iran and Russia – linked to influence campaigns that were disseminating false news around the world. (Tom Brenner/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Sprawling Iranian influence operation globalizes tech's war on disinformation
August 21, 2018 - 9:44pm
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (right) and Aung San Suu Kyi at a meeting in Ottawa on June 7, 2017. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by David Kawai.
A year after the assault on the Rohingya, Myanmar's generals are unapologetic
August 21, 2018 - 9:49am
August 19, 2018
King Edward II was known for his close relationships with two men. Photo from Wikimedia Commons.
'The king and his husband': The gay history of British royals
August 19, 2018 - 11:00am
August 18, 2018
Kofi Annan was secretary-general of the United Nations from 1996 to 2006. Bloomberg photo by Chris Ratcliffe
Kofi Annan, former UN secretary general and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, dies at 80
August 18, 2018 - 10:17am
August 16, 2018
The remains of the Morandi motorway bridge stands after it partially collapsed in Genoa, Italy, on Aug. 15, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Federico Bernini.
Resignations sought over collapsed bridge in Italy
August 16, 2018 - 7:39am
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