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‘Ruthless’ Mexican Candidate Goes Far. But Maybe Only So Far.

‘Ruthless’ Mexican Candidate Goes Far. But Maybe Only So Far.

Ricardo Anaya, the National Action Party’s presidential candidate, center.

Korean Families, Separated for 6 Decades, Are Briefly Reunited

Korean Families, Separated for 6 Decades, Are Briefly Reunited

Lee Geum-seom, 92, of South Korea wrapped her arms around her son Ri Sang-chol, a 71-year-old North Korean, for the first time in more than 60 years.

The Heroes of Winter: Frozen Pond Rescues

The Heroes of Winter: Frozen Pond Rescues

The frozen Oeschinen Lake in the mountains of Switzerland on Sunday. Though visitors there enjoyed skiing and sledding, other frozen lakes and ponds became the scenes of winter rescues.

U.K. Government Backs Bill to Make ‘Upskirting’ a Crime

U.K. Government Backs Bill to Make ‘Upskirting’ a Crime

Gina Martin, right, with her lawyer Ryan Whelan. Ms. Martin started an online petition to make “upskirting” — the practice of taking unauthorized photos under a woman’s skirt — a criminal offense.

Guatemala Volcano’s Death Toll, Now at 65, Is Likely to Rise

Guatemala Volcano’s Death Toll, Now at 65, Is Likely to Rise

Volcán del Fuego spewed rock, hot gas and ash on Sunday, affecting nearly two million residents.

Come for the Herring, Stay for the Chitchat: An Unlikely Haven for the Aged

Come for the Herring, Stay for the Chitchat: An Unlikely Haven for the Aged

Waiting for food at Staff Restaurant Billstedt in Hamburg, Germany.

Why David Goodall, 104, Renowned Australian Scientist, Wants to Die

Why David Goodall, 104, Renowned Australian Scientist, Wants to Die

David Goodall is not terminally ill but says his quality of life has deteriorated so badly that he has no reason to live.

English City, Stunned, Tries to Make Sense of New Poisonings

English City, Stunned, Tries to Make Sense of New Poisonings

A public rubbish bin was cordoned off in Amesbury, near Salisbury, England, on Thursday in connection with the investigation into two new poisonings involving the nerve agent Novichok.

Pompeo Arrives in North Korea to Try to Curb Its Nuclear Program

Pompeo Arrives in North Korea to Try to Curb Its Nuclear Program

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, second from right, being greeted by Kim Yong-chol, a senior aide to North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Friday.

Trump Transforms Immigrant Caravans in Mexico Into Cause Célèbre

Trump Transforms Immigrant Caravans in Mexico Into Cause Célèbre

Most of the 1,200 migrants moving through Mexico toward the United States are from Honduras, a country plagued by violence and recent political turmoil.

Now, Erdogan Faces Turkey’s Troubled Economy. And He’s Part of the Trouble.

Now, Erdogan Faces Turkey’s Troubled Economy. And He’s Part of the Trouble.

Supporters of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey celebrated outside his party’s headquarters in Istanbul on Sunday.

Losing Faith in the State, Some Mexican Towns Quietly Break Away

Losing Faith in the State, Some Mexican Towns Quietly Break Away

BY THE GUN José Santos at a checkpoint near the entrance to Tancítaro. Fed up with both the cartels and the government, the people of Tancítaro pushed out both.

Corruption Charges Suggested for Netanyahu

Corruption Charges Suggested for Netanyahu

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel at the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem on Sunday.

From Thai Jail, Sex Coaches Say They Want to Trade U.S.-Russia Secrets for Safety

From Thai Jail, Sex Coaches Say They Want to Trade U.S.-Russia Secrets for Safety

Alexander Kirillov and Anastasia Vashukevich in Bangkok, where they claim to be targets of a covert Russian effort to silence them for what they know about meddling in the 2016 election in the United States.

Netanyahu, Linked to $300,000 in Bribes, Says He Won’t Quit

Netanyahu, Linked to $300,000 in Bribes, Says He Won’t Quit

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel used an appearance at a conference of local government officials in Tel Aviv on Wednesday to mount a detailed defense against corruption allegations.

Pope Tells Oil Executives to Act on Climate: ‘There Is No Time to Lose’

Pope Tells Oil Executives to Act on Climate: ‘There Is No Time to Lose’

Pope Francis has called for swift action to care for the environment and the planet.


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