Photos of the day
Preakness Stakes, deadly tornadoes, Whit Monday, Gothic festival, World Dog Show and more.
Ethiopia’s salt trail
For centuries, merchants have traveled to Ethiopia’s Danakil Depression with caravans of camels to collect salt from the surface of the vast desert basin. The mineral is extracted...
Tornadoes slam Midwest, Plains
Several tornadoes struck parts of the nation’s midsection Sunday, concentrating damage in central Oklahoma and Wichita, Kan. One person was killed near Shawnee, Okla., and 21...
Eye on entertainment
Joanna Lumley, Madonna, Prince, Tracy Morgan, Nicole Kidman, Justin Timberlake, Gene Simmons and more.