Bombing Outside Afghan School Kills at Least 30, With Girls as Targets

The attack, which injured dozens more, came at the end of a particularly violent week and underlined growing concerns about the American troop withdrawal.

Posted on 8 May 2021 | 9:06 pm

More Vaccines Near Approval, but Global Campaign Remains Stalled

As the campaign to vaccinate the world flounders, experts warn it will take more to reverse the trend. Get the latest pandemic news.

Posted on 8 May 2021 | 8:58 pm

Melting Glaciers Have Exposed Frozen Relics of World War I

Artifacts from the White War — a battle between Italian and Austro-Hungarian troops that took place in the forbidding heights of the Alps — are on their way to a museum.

Posted on 8 May 2021 | 8:46 pm

Ma’Khia Bryant’s Journey Through Foster Care Ended With an Officer’s Bullet

The 16-year-old girl was fatally shot while threatening a young woman with a knife. She had spent two years shuttling among Ohio foster homes, hoping to return to her mother.

Posted on 8 May 2021 | 8:35 pm

Cyberattack Forces a Shutdown of a Top U.S. Pipeline

The operator of the system, Colonial Pipeline, said it had halted systems for its 5,500 miles of pipeline, which takes refined gasoline and jet fuel along the East Coast.

Posted on 8 May 2021 | 8:33 pm

Joseph D. Mount Was Charged For Organizing a Hike of More Than 150 people to the Grand Canyon.

Prosecutors said at least 150 people showed up, astounding rangers and overwhelming visitors who struggled to steer clear of the hikers, many of whom were not wearing masks or social distancing.

Posted on 8 May 2021 | 8:17 pm

Review: Going Home to Iowa With the Queen of Meth

The story of Lori Arnold, drug queenpin and sister to Tom Arnold, is a complicated lesson in Midwestern values.

Posted on 8 May 2021 | 8:16 pm

Where Ukrainians Are Preparing for All-Out War With Russia

A dried-up canal running from Ukraine into Russian-occupied Crimea is emerging as one of Europe’s main flash points.

Posted on 8 May 2021 | 7:47 pm