Skepticism runs deep at NATO as Pompeo meets with allies

Many Europeans are worried that the United States is no longer willing to exercise its leadership in NATO and that the alliance is growing obsolete.
Thousands of students attempt to break the Guinness world record for most people brushing teeth simultaneously at the Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences on Nov. 7. (Photo by Niha Masih/The Washington Post)
Thousands of students attempt to break the Guinness world record for most people brushing teeth simultaneously at the Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences on Nov. 7. (Photo by Niha Masih/The Washington Post)

Why 26,000 students in India came together to brush their teeth — at the same time

Breaking world records has become something of an obsession for the world’s second most-populous country.

Israeli challenger Gantz fails to form government, deepening country’s political crisis

Lawmakers have three weeks to craft a ruling coalition before a third election is called.

Iran sentences six environmentalists to prison for ‘collaborating’ with U.S.

The defendants are part of a group of eight environmentalists jailed last year for their work tracking the critically endangered Asiatic cheetah.

Britain’s Prince Andrew quits public duties after Epstein controversy

The senior royal’s ties to the convicted sex offender have dominated news in Britain.
Protesters in the Asian financial center call for the president to sign a bill designed to safeguard the territory’s freedoms.
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