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News Analysis: As U.S. Allies Seek Military Support, Ashton Carter Offers Reassurance

published about 1 hour ago
News Analysis: As U.S. Allies Seek Military Support, Ashton Carter Offers Reassurance
By sending Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter to calm allies, the White House can give the appearance of robust military support without sending American troops.

Flooding and a Landslide Kill Dozens Amid India Monsoons

published about 2 hours ago
At least 73 people have died since Friday amid heavy rains in two states in the country’s east, disaster management officials said.

Britain to Investigate Police Handling of Abuse Claim Against Ex-Premier Edward Heath

published about 3 hours ago
An independent agency will look into whether an inquiry was dropped when a subject threatened to go public with accusations that former Prime Minister Edward ... more

Update: After Killing of Cecil the Lion, Delta Joins Airline Ban on Game Trophies

published about 3 hours ago
Update: After Killing of Cecil the Lion, Delta Joins Airline Ban on Game Trophies
The recent killing of a popular lion named Cecil has sparked outrage, but it has also brought to light the role airlines play in transporting ... more

Observatory: Wild Uganda Chimpanzees Using Clay as Food

published about 3 hours ago
Observatory: Wild Uganda Chimpanzees Using Clay as Food
Researchers studying the chimps living in the Budongo Forest says the apes are eating clay because of the destruction of local raffia palm trees.

The Week Ahead in World News: John Kerry Abroad, Malaysia Airlines Investigation and Hiroshima Anniversary

published about 4 hours ago
The Week Ahead in World News: John Kerry Abroad, Malaysia Airlines Investigation and Hiroshima Anniversary
What’s going to generate headlines this week in international news? Here’s a tip sheet.