Powerful Quake Strikes Turkey and Syria, Killing More Than 4,300
Desperate survivors dug through rubble with shovels and their bare hands, hoping to find loved ones.
Earthquake Strikes Syrian Region Already Mired in Humanitarian Crisis
One of the hardest hit areas was northwestern Syria, where nearly three million people displaced by the country’s decade-long civil war were already living in precarious conditions.
China’s Balloon Dispute Aims Attention at Xi’s Leadership
The flap with the United States raises concerns about how China wields its power in a climate where one wrong move could set off an accidental conflict.
Biden’s State of the Union Prep: No Acronyms and Tricks to Conquer a Stutter
Aides describe a process in which the president spends weeks reading drafts aloud, rejecting anything that smacks of Washington-speak.