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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Scandals Catch Up to Private Chinese Hospitals, After Fortunes Are Made

A nationwide scandal erupted after his death. The Putian network became the emblem of unfettered corruption within the private health care system. Local authorities took particular aim at...

U.K. Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab Quits

LONDON — Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain faced a new political crisis on Thursday after Dominic Raab, her chief negotiator on withdrawal from the European Union, quit,...

‘It’s Time to Try to Change the Men’: Papua New Guinea’s Epidemic of Abuse

GOROKA, Papua New Guinea — Claiming that the rice she had cooked for dinner was too hot, Ambai’s husband suddenly punched her in the temple and dragged her...

Trump to Raise North Korea Sanctions With Chinese Leader, Pence Says

President Trump is likely to bring up the enforcement of sanctions against North Korea when he meets with President Xi Jinping of China this month, Vice President Mike...

Minister in Charge of Japan’s Cybersecurity Says He Has Never Used a Computer

HONG KONG — A lot of people don’t use computers. Most of them aren’t in charge of a nation’s cybersecurity.But one is. Japanese lawmakers were aghast on Wednesday...

Justin Trudeau’s Official Home: Unfit for a Leader or Anyone Else

OTTAWA — At Canada’s official residence for its prime minister, security cameras keep silent watch over the fences, visitors pass through gates that can block truck bombs and...

Lawmakers Push Trump to Act Against China on Uighur Detention

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers in Washington are trying to compel the Trump administration to take strong measures against Chinese officials for their mass repression of ethnic Uighurs and other...

Who Rules YouTube? Swift? Bieber? Nope. It’s T-Series, a Record Label in India.

Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran have each racked up more than 15 billion views on YouTube. Justin Bieber beats them both, with 18 billion views.But none of those...

Facebook at War: 6 Key Takeaways From The Times’s Investigation

For more than a year, Facebook has endured cascading crises — over Russian misinformation, data privacy and abusive content — that transformed the Silicon Valley icon...

Wildfires, Brexit, ‘Toxic’: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good evening. Here’s the latest.1. President Trump gave his support to legislation that could begin a major overhaul...

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8 U.N. Peacekeepers Killed in Congo in Area Facing Ebola Outbreak

Eight United Nations peacekeepers and at least 12 Congolese soldiers were killed in a joint military operation against rebels in the northeast of...

North Korea Says It Has Tested ‘Ultramodern Tactical Weapon’

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea has tested a new tactical weapon, the North’s official news media said on Friday, reporting that Kim...

At Brexit Crunch Time, Theresa May Takes a Pummeling

Even if Mrs. May survives an attempt by rebels within her own party to oust her, she now seems unlikely to win parliamentary...