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Hong Kong Frees Murder Suspect Whose Case Led to Protests

HONG KONG — The suspect in a murder case that led indirectly to the ongoing protests in Hong Kong was released from prison on Wednesday and said he...

Woman Playing Pokémon Go Is Killed After Witnessing Robbery, Police Say

Ms. Campos worked as a dental assistant at Parkway Dental in Albuquerque, and her father said that she had wanted to be an oral surgeon. He called her...

A Shiite Holiday Turns Into a Test of Iranian Power in Iraq

KARBALA, Iraq — The annual ceremony commemorating a founding figure of Shiite Islam is one of the most important religious celebrations in the Shiite world, drawing millions of...

The Luckless Expos Gave Birth to the Nationals, and a Lot More

“Once in a while when they would get a decent crowd — when they were good and fighting for things late — it was loud, it rocked in...

Zantac Recall Widens as Sanofi Pulls Its Drug Over Carcinogen Fears

The French drug maker Sanofi said Friday that it was recalling the over-the-counter heartburn drug Zantac in the United States and Canada, a month after the Food and...

American Couple’s Death in Dominican Republic Not From Poisoned Alcohol, F.B.I. Says

The F.B.I. ruled out poisoned alcohol as the cause of two American tourists’ deaths in the Dominican Republic in May, bolstering the country’s findings that a spate of...

Georgette Elgey, 90, Dies; Wrote Epic History of Postwar France

PARIS — Georgette Elgey, a French journalist, editor and historian best known for her six-volume history of France in the years after World War II, a project that...

The Dinosaur-Killing Asteroid Acidified the Ocean in a Flash

What happened to the dinosaurs when an asteroid about six miles wide struck Earth some 66 million years ago in what is today Mexico is well...

Your Wednesday Briefing – The New York Times

One step forward, one step back for Brexit In two back-to-back votes on Tuesday, the British Parliament approved Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s withdrawal plan in principle, then, minutes...

The Loudest Bird in the World Has a Song Like a Pile Driver

The pressures of sexual selection have made peacocks gorgeous, wood thrushes sonorous and birds of paradise great dancers. At first glance, the white bellbird doesn’t appear to have...

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Hong Kong Frees Murder Suspect Whose Case Led to Protests

HONG KONG — The suspect in a murder case that led indirectly to the ongoing protests in Hong Kong was released from prison...

Woman Playing Pokémon Go Is Killed After Witnessing Robbery, Police Say

Ms. Campos worked as a dental assistant at Parkway Dental in Albuquerque, and her father said that she had wanted to be an...

A Shiite Holiday Turns Into a Test of Iranian Power in Iraq

KARBALA, Iraq — The annual ceremony commemorating a founding figure of Shiite Islam is one of the most important religious celebrations in the...