Full story - May 23, 2018
fans in the stands shout slogans during a match
Beitar Jerusalem is closely aligned with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party, and its fans have long viewed themselves as political and economic outsiders. When it’s viewed through this lens, the team’s eagerness to associate itself with Trump and his brand of politics make sense.
Full story - May 22, 2018
an illustration of people behind bars
Can Mexico become a ‘loving republic’ built on forgiveness rather than punishment?
Full story - May 21, 2018
Workers use machines to move containers. The vehicles are dwarfed by tall stacks of containers — piled about six high — on all sides.
There are three ways to reduce the $375 billion deficit — but all of them are long shots.
Full story - May 17, 2018
Schoolchildren wave British flags in a garden just days before the next royal wedding.
Royal weddings matter. Since the wedding of Queen Victoria to Prince Albert on Feb. 10, 1840, they’ve shaped the expectations Americans have about their own nuptials.
Full story - May 15, 2018
Rapper Skibkhan in the video for ‘Shob Chup,’ which condemns the culture of silence around poverty and inequality in Bangladesh
There is another story about youthful anger in Bangladesh. No, not radicalization. It’s the story of hip-hop.
Full story - May 15, 2018
An Israeli soldier stands next to signs pointing out distances to different cities, on Mount Bental, an observation post in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights that overlooks the Syrian side of the Quneitra crossing, Israel May 10, 2018.
Israel captured the Golan Heights for several reasons, but two in particular stand out: to expand its borders, and to create a buffer zone against Syria.
Full story - May 11, 2018
Senator Tammy Duckworth carries her daughter Abigail during a mock swearing-in with US Vice President Joe Biden during the opening day of the 115th Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, Jan. 3, 2017.
What does this acknowledgment of motherhood tell us about US politics today?
Full story - May 08, 2018
Nominee to be Director of the Central Intelligence Agency Gina Haspel arrives for meetings with Senators on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC,  May 7, 2018.
If the president wants to benefit from the best information about the most important challenges facing America, he needs to believe the CIA is doing its job well. That trust starts at the top.
Full story - May 07, 2018
A protest by "If Not Now" outside the annual conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee in Washington, DC, March 2017.
Younger American Jews are overwhelmingly liberal in their politics — even more so than other young Americans. They are also “dovish” in their attitudes toward the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Full story - May 07, 2018
Mercury enters rice through local industrial activities and through burning coal.
Seven provinces in central China account for 48 percent of Chinese rice production and receive nearly double the atmospheric mercury deposition as the rest of China.