World News (NY Times)

Europe Edition: United Nations, Mexico, Hurricane Maria: Your Wednesday Briefing

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 - 11:33pm
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

Powerful Earthquake Strikes Mexico, Killing Over 100

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 - 11:27pm
In Mexico City, where a school collapsed, ordinary citizens used their bare hands to try to free the students trapped in the rubble.

Before Wisconsin, Foxconn Vowed Big Spending in Brazil. Few Jobs Have Come.

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 - 11:01pm
The Taiwanese company’s manufacturing model has not translated easily to other countries, where it faces different social, political and labor conditions.

How Martin Schulz’s Campaign Against Angela Merkel Fizzled

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 - 10:40pm
The former European Parliament president once seemed poised to give the German chancellor a real challenge. It did not happen.

First Reports Emerge of Hurricane Maria’s Damage in Dominica

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 - 9:39pm
With no power, phones or internet, Dominica residents turned to amateur radio to give updates on their situation after Hurricane Maria battered the island.

With Combative Style and Epithets, Trump Takes America First to the U.N.

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 - 9:22pm
In a bellicose speech before world leaders, Trump frames differences with North Korea, Iran and Venezuela as a battle of good versus evil.

Auckland Journal: In New Zealand, a Translated ‘Moana’ Bolsters an Indigenous Language

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 - 9:15pm
Screenings of Disney’s “Moana” in te reo Māori, the language of the indigenous Maori, sold out quickly, bolstering efforts to keep the tongue relevant.

News Analysis: Trump Offers a Selective View of Sovereignty in U.N. Speech

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 - 9:03pm
The president declared that nations should respect each other’s sovereignty. But he threatened to act aggressively against some nations — like North Korea and Iran.

Hurricane Maria Does ‘Mind-Boggling’ Damage to Dominica, Leader Says

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 - 8:04pm
Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said the Caribbean island had sustained “widespread devastation” from the storm, which hit at Category 5 strength.

Aung San Suu Kyi, a Much-Changed Icon, Evades Rohingya Accusations

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 - 7:47pm
In her first speech since the crisis started, the de facto leader of Myanmar defended the security forces despite accusations of ethnic cleansing.

Trump, Hurricane Maria, Mexico: Your Tuesday Evening Briefing

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 - 7:12pm
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

Asia and Australia Edition: United Nations, Hurricane Maria, Rohingya: Your Wednesday Briefing

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 - 6:45pm
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

Live Briefing: At U.N., Trump Singles Out ‘Rogue’ Nations North Korea and Iran

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 - 5:38pm
The 193-member United Nations is gathering for the 72nd session of the General Assembly. Here are the highlights.

Islands Seek International Funding for Hurricane Recovery

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 - 5:14pm
In a special United Nations session, leaders of islands battered by hurricanes made worse by climate change appealed to wealthy countries for aid.

Russian Military Helicopter Fires Rockets by Accident

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 - 3:43pm
A video showed rockets exploding in a parking lot, damaging a truck and nearly killing a bystander.

The Breakdown: Why Australia Wasn’t Ready for a Dangerous Flu Season

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 - 2:00pm
A historically high number of cases have been reported in some states, with the death of a young girl raising alarms.

British Columbia Proposes Ban on Corporate and Union Donations in Elections

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 - 1:29pm
The measures are expected to become law as the far western province tries to ban big money in politics.

International Tourism to the U.S. Declined in Early 2017

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 - 12:26pm
The figures, released by the U.S. Department of Commerce, included a 10.1 percent drop in European travelers compared to the same period last year.

Hurricane Maria Threatens Puerto Rico

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 - 11:26am
Hurricane Maria tore roofs off houses on the Caribbean island of Dominica and caused flooding in Guadeloupe. The Category 5 storm is now headed toward the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.

Document Revives Mystery of Vatican Teenager Who Vanished in ’83

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 - 11:26am
The document, stolen from an armored cabinet, suggests the Vatican is not telling all it knows about the kidnapping 34 years ago of a teenage girl.