After feeling Trump’s wrath, Mexico breathes a sigh of relief at USMCA

That’s not to say the country was thrilled with all of the changes in the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement. Mexico’s flourishing auto industry will face new limits, and some executives were nervous about toughened enforcement of labor rights. But at least there was an accord.

Over objections from Trump and Turkey, Senate passes Armenian genocide remembrance measure

The unanimous vote condemning Turkey’s mass slaughter of 1.5 million people early last century came after three previous attempts, each of which was blocked by a Republican senator.

U.S. military’s Afghanistan food supplier stays in picture despite $45 million fraud settlement

Dubai-based logistics company Anham is at least the third supplier to be involved in massive fraud allegations for the Defense Logistics Agency’s primary Afghan troop supply contract.
Chimpanzees that live on Monkey Island wade into the water to catch food thrown to them by a team of caretakers. (Danielle Paquette/The Washington Post)
Chimpanzees that live on Monkey Island wade into the water to catch food thrown to them by a team of caretakers. (Danielle Paquette/The Washington Post)

U.S. lab chimps were dumped on Liberia’s Monkey Island and left to starve. This caretaker saved them.

Chimps aren’t supposed to be stuck on their own island — especially one with no food — or mingle with much-weaker humans. But nothing about Liberia’s Monkey Island is normal. It’s a spectacle, an increasingly costly burden and the enduring legacy of American scientists who set out to cure hepatitis B in 1974.

Hodeida is most dangerous place for Yemeni civilians despite cease-fire deal, aid groups say

The much-heralded agreement was centered on the strategic city, but the deal has not been fully implemented, and the port city's population continues to suffer.
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The torch relay for the Tokyo Olympics this summer will kick off in Fukushima
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