World

America's revealing indifference to Cuba
Fidel Castro.
Samuel Goldman

America's revealing indifference to Cuba

Is China going to fry the global climate?
Xi Jinping.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

Is China going to fry the global climate?

Volunteers are writing and illustrating free books to help South African kids with reading
South African children read their books from Book Dash.
reading is fundamental

Volunteers are writing and illustrating free books to help South African kids with reading

Within 7 days, Bhutan fully vaccinates 90 percent of eligible adults
A man in Bhutan receives a COVID-19 vaccine.
success story

Within 7 days, Bhutan fully vaccinates 90 percent of eligible adults

10 things you need to know today: July 27, 2021
Biden and the Iraqi prime minister
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: July 27, 2021

The nicest Olympics ever
Olympic rings.
Picture of Jeva LangeJeva Lange

The nicest Olympics ever

This teen pilot wants to be the youngest woman to fly solo around the world
Zara Rutherford.
the sky's the limit

This teen pilot wants to be the youngest woman to fly solo around the world

Biden ends another war — sort of
President Biden.
Picture of Bonnie KristianBonnie Kristian

Biden ends another war — sort of

The new climate denial
President Biden.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

The new climate denial

French parliament passes law mandating vaccinations for health workers
Emmanuel Macron.
coronavirus crisis

French parliament passes law mandating vaccinations for health workers

Haiti's spiral of misery
Jovenel Moise.
Briefing

Haiti's spiral of misery

How Russia is skirting ban on nationality markers at Olympics
Mikhail Artamonov.
know it when you see it

How Russia is skirting ban on nationality markers at Olympics

Britain fears labor shortages due to 'pingdemic'
Tesco supermarket in
the coronavirus crisis

Britain fears labor shortages due to 'pingdemic'

U.S., Germany reach deal to pave way for completion of controversial Russian gas pipeline
Joe Biden, Angela Merkel.
mixed response

U.S., Germany reach deal to pave way for completion of controversial Russian gas pipeline

After collecting thousands of titles, woman fulfills her dream of opening a bookstore
A lot of books on a shelf.
dreams come true

After collecting thousands of titles, woman fulfills her dream of opening a bookstore

In a 'nightmare' situation, Poland sends too many swimmers to Tokyo Olympics
Polish swimmer Alicja Tchorz.
oof

In a 'nightmare' situation, Poland sends too many swimmers to Tokyo Olympics

Flooded Chinese city received 87 percent of its annual precipitation in 24 hours
Flooding in China.
china floods

Flooded Chinese city received 87 percent of its annual precipitation in 24 hours

Former U.S. ambassador argues American intervention in Haiti might be necessary
Protest against U.S. intervention in Haiti.
2 choices

Former U.S. ambassador argues American intervention in Haiti might be necessary

Olympics committee chief refuses to rule out last-minute cancellation
Olympics
'We can't predict what will happen'

Olympics committee chief refuses to rule out last-minute cancellation

India's true COVID-19 death toll has likely surpassed 3 million, study finds
Line for COVID-19 testing in India.
the coronavirus crisis

India's true COVID-19 death toll has likely surpassed 3 million, study finds

10 things you need to know today: July 20, 2021
Haitian police
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: July 20, 2021

Haitian prime minister agrees to step down after president's assassination
Haiti's Claude Joseph
Haiti assassination aftermath

Haitian prime minister agrees to step down after president's assassination

Rockets land near Afghan presidential palace
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani.
happening in afghanistan

Rockets land near Afghan presidential palace

Pedro Castillo declared president-elect of Peru
Pedro Castillo.
peru's new president

Pedro Castillo declared president-elect of Peru

Ben & Jerry's to stop selling ice cream in the West Bank and East Jerusalem
Ben & Jerry's ice cream.
boycotts

Ben & Jerry's to stop selling ice cream in the West Bank and East Jerusalem

Haitian president reportedly spent 10 minutes calling for help pre-assassination
Mural of Jovenel Moïse.
Assassination in Haiti

Haitian president reportedly spent 10 minutes calling for help pre-assassination

Biden administration transfers Guantanamo detainee to Morocco
Guantanamo Bay
Gitmo

Biden administration transfers Guantanamo detainee to Morocco

Vaccination centers vandalized in France amid protests against COVID-19 measures
French protesters against COVID-19 measures.
coronavirus crisis

Vaccination centers vandalized in France amid protests against COVID-19 measures

'Eloquently nasty' Israeli spyware reportedly used on journalists, dissidents
Pegasus spyware
Spyware

'Eloquently nasty' Israeli spyware reportedly used on journalists, dissidents

Assassination of Haiti's president shines a light on world of Colombian mercenaries
Colombian Armed Forces Commander Gen. Luis Fernando Navarro.
soldiers of fortune

Assassination of Haiti's president shines a light on world of Colombian mercenaries

Are the Olympics 'unreformable'?
Olympic rings in Tokyo.
closing ceremonies?

Are the Olympics 'unreformable'?

3 'doable initiatives' that could lead to economic growth in Haiti
Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
haiti

3 'doable initiatives' that could lead to economic growth in Haiti

Death toll from Europe floods surpasses 150, Federal judge rules DACA unlawful, and more
Aftermath of flooding in Germany.
Daily briefing

Death toll from Europe floods surpasses 150, Federal judge rules DACA unlawful, and more

Why Cubans have stuck with the regime
A woman in Cuba.
Benjamin Waddell

Why Cubans have stuck with the regime

10 striking photos that show the magnitude of the floods in Europe
floods
Speed Reads

10 striking photos that show the magnitude of the floods in Europe