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Guatemala Mudslides Kill More Than 50

MEXICO CITY — More than 50 people have died in mudslides around Guatemala, the country’s president said Thursday afternoon, adding to the death toll in Central America from a vast…

Midwestern voters say they feared the virus, but some worried more about the economy.

When Americans voted in this presidential election, they made it clear that of all the crucial issues facing the country, the coronavirus pandemic towered over the rest. They remained diametrically…

Emotional reunions follow the early release of N.J. inmates, in an effort to contain the virus.

Outside Northern State Prison in Newark, a line of cars stretched along the road early Wednesday. Their occupants were waiting for some of the 2,258 inmates who would be released…

Suspect Arrested in Deadly Ambush of Mormon Family

MEXICO CITY — A year after the massacre of nine members of a Mormon family in northern Mexico, a suspect was arrested on homicide charges in connection with the case,…

E.S. Reddy, Who Led U.N.’s Efforts Against Apartheid, Dies at 96

E.S. Reddy, an Indian-born acolyte of Gandhi who spearheaded efforts at the United Nations to end apartheid in South Africa, died on Sunday in Cambridge, Mass. He was 96. His…

A mutation in the virus has prompted Denmark to kill millions of infected mink.

The Danish government will slaughter millions of mink at more than 1,000 farms, citing concerns that a mutation in the novel coronavirus that has infected them could possibly interfere with…

Why Did Ethiopia’s Leader Launch a War on the Tigray Region?

Ethiopia edged to the brink of civil war this week after Abiy Ahmed, its Nobel Peace Prize-winning prime minister, ordered a military offensive against the government of the country’s northern…

U.S. Election Is a High-Stakes Political Struggle. In Russia.

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Afghan War Casualty Report: November 2020

The following report compiles all significant security incidents confirmed by New York Times reporters throughout Afghanistan from the past seven days. It is necessarily incomplete as many local officials refuse…

A Lockdown With Loopholes: England Faces New Virus Restrictions

LONDON — Chocolate shops and stationary stores were busy as usual. Universities held in-person lectures. And workers crowded into some offices and factories, often with nothing more than a bottle…