Activists in Kenya to keep fighting for abortion rights after end of Roe

Although Kenya has liberalized its abortion laws in recent years, activists are now concerned that the overturning of Roe could set back their progress.

By Neha WadekarJuly 5, 2022

After invasion of Ukraine, a reckoning on Russian influence in Austria

The invasion of Ukraine has accelerated a reckoning in Austria on the risks for countries that fall under Moscow's sway.

By Anthony Faiola and Souad MekhennetJuly 5, 2022

Hundreds rescued as Sydney suffers fourth flood in less than 18 months

Days of torrential rain have submerged suburbs — sweeping cars off roads and engulfing bridges — as authorities warned the dangerous weather would continue.

By Michael E. MillerJuly 5, 2022

After years in ISIS prison camp, they now face an uncertain welcome home

Thousands of people have finally returned from their ISIS detention camp to Iraq. But getting them home will be another story.

By Louisa Loveluck and Mustafa SalimJuly 5, 2022

A growing movement against illegal war

Russia’s invasion ofUkraine has breathed new life into the international justice system and revived debate about the crime of war itself.

By Claire ParkerJuly 5, 2022

Ukraine unveils $750 billion recovery plan as Russia sets sights on Donetsk

The loss of Lysychansk means Russia has seized essentially all of Luhansk province and can move its sights toward neighboring Donetsk.

By Bryan Pietsch, Victoria Bisset, Annabelle Timsit, Sammy Westfall and James BikalesJuly 4, 2022

U.S. concludes unintentional Israeli fire likely killed American journalist

The bullet was too badly damaged to reach a definitive conclusion of its origin, but based on the investigations, the State Department said it came from Israeli positions.

By Shira RubinJuly 4, 2022

Ice avalanche kills 6 in Italian Alps, sparks mass rescue effort

Rescuers were searching for at least 19 missing hikers after a glacier collapse during an early heat wave on Marmolada, the highest mountain in the Dolomites.

By Jennifer HassanJuly 4, 2022

Twelve bodies recovered from Chinese ship sunk by typhoon

A fourth sailor was rescued, leaving 14 crew members unaccounted for.

By Theodora YuJuly 4, 2022

Twelve bodies recovered from Chinese ship sunk by typhoon

A fourth sailor was rescued, leaving 14 crew members unaccounted for.

By Theodora YuJuly 4, 2022

3 dead, 4 seriously hurt in Copenhagen mall shooting

The shooting did not appear to be an act of terrorism, said Copenhagen police, who noted the 22-year-old suspect had a history of psychiatric issues.

By Bryan PietschJuly 4, 2022

Ukrainian forces withdraw from Lysychansk; Kyiv says Donbas battle not over

Russian forces have used tactics in Lysychansk that were even more brutal than in nearby Severodonetsk, the Luhansk regional governor said.

By Paulina Villegas, Bryan Pietsch, Victoria Bisset, Annabelle Timsit and James BikalesJuly 4, 2022

Judge asks U.S. if Saudi crown prince should be immune from suit

The order comes days before Biden is scheduled to visit Saudi Arabia, a trip that has prompted accusations of Biden reversing his promise to make the country a "pariah" after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

By Kareem Fahim and Amy B WangJuly 3, 2022

Russia claims key city in punishing conquest of eastern Ukraine

Moscow's claim on Ukraine's last major stronghold in Luhansk signaled a turning point in its assault, but Kyiv said the fight for the east “is not over.”

By Annabelle Timsit, Victoria Bisset, Annabelle C. Chapman and Nick MiroffJuly 3, 2022

How green became the color of abortion rights

Activists have worn the color for nearly two decades — but its roots go further back.

By Samantha SchmidtJuly 3, 2022

Wary of China threat, Taiwanese join Ukraine’s fight against Russia

For volunteers from Taiwan, the war in Ukraine is a chance to bring battlefield experience back home — where debate is raging over military readiness.

By Lily Kuo and Vic ChiangJuly 3, 2022

Barriers to abortion in Canada make it an unlikely haven for Americans

The government said the country will not turn away Americans, but it is not so simple.

By Amanda ColettaJuly 3, 2022

On the front lines, Ukrainian women are often the first responders

Women have enlisted in the Ukrainian military in fast-increasing numbers, serving in critical wartime roles.

By Steve Hendrix and Serhii KorolchukJuly 3, 2022

A call to arms: Poland’s military and civilian defenses rethink the future

With the invasion of Ukraine, countries in Russia’s shadow are seeing a surge in military enlistment and survivalist training.

By Anthony FaiolaJuly 3, 2022

Kyiv disputes Russia’s claim that it has ‘completely surrounded’ Lysychansk

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky decried “purposeful Russian terror" after missile strikes killed at least 21 people near the Black Sea port of Odessa.

By David L. Stern, Ellen Francis, Amy Cheng, Andrew Jeong, Julian Duplain and Marisa IatiJuly 2, 2022