Aug 23, 2016 7:37AM ET
The Court of Arbitration for Sport has upheld the International Paralympic Committee's ban on all Russian competitors at the games.
Aug 22, 2016 6:26PM ET
About 1,500 Americans taking part in an annual “Float Down” event inadvertently floated into international waters after strong winds blew them toward Canada.
Aug 22, 2016 3:24PM ET
Weeks after the Virginia Supreme Court ruled that the governor’s order giving 200,000 ex-offenders back the franchise was unconstitutional, he’s trying a different method.
Aug 22, 2016 2:02PM ET
The film flopped hard at the box office after studios tried to copy the success of 2004's The Passion of the Christ.
Aug 22, 2016 2:01PM ET
Led by Rudy Giuliani, surrogates for the struggling Trump campaign are trying to seed doubts about the Democratic candidate’s fitness for office.
Aug 22, 2016 1:02PM ET
A German court ruled Monday in favor of a school that expelled a student for wearing the niqab, a full-body veil.
Aug 22, 2016 11:58AM ET
The death toll in the attack in Gaziantep, which was carried out by a young boy, has risen to 54, more than half of them under age 18.
Aug 22, 2016 11:46AM ET
The Olympic swimmer lost his deals with four companies in a single day because of his “over-exaggerated” Rio story.
Aug 22, 2016 10:19AM ET
The Democratic presidential nominee has reportedly said privately that the former secretary of state encouraged her to use a personal address for State Department business.
Aug 22, 2016 10:15AM ET
The doctor who led the global campaign to eradicate smallpox died Friday at 87.
Aug 22, 2016 10:09AM ET
The proceedings at the ICC are the first to involve charges of cultural destruction. It’s also the first time an Islamist militant is being tried in The Hague.
Aug 22, 2016 8:25AM ET
Iran called last week’s announcement “ungentlemanly” and said Monday the fighter jets were no longer taking off from Hamadan.
Aug 22, 2016 7:27AM ET
Pfizer says it’s buying Medivation for $14 billion.
Aug 21, 2016 8:00AM ET
The discussion over how to parse the filmmaker in light of a sexual-assault trial 17 years ago is particularly difficult for black women.
Aug 20, 2016 6:03PM ET
From Michael Phelps and Katie Ledecky to Simone Biles and Usain Bolt, follow the 2016 games with our handy cheat sheet.
Aug 20, 2016 4:06PM ET
The controversial sheriff could face criminal charges for allegedly ignoring court orders in a racial-profiling case.
Aug 20, 2016 8:00AM ET
The highlights from seven days of reading about entertainment
Aug 20, 2016 7:00AM ET
The successes of foreign-born athletes like Mo Farah and Bernard Lagat offer a rejoinder to nationalistic sentiment in the U.S. and Britain.
Aug 19, 2016 4:07PM ET
A news report suggests that agents linked to the Russian state may have tried to break into the computer systems of the Republican Party and its presidential nominee.
Aug 19, 2016 3:33PM ET
A roundup of our recent writing on arts and entertainment
Aug 19, 2016 3:19PM ET
The CDC warned pregnant women not to travel to the area.
Aug 19, 2016 2:10PM ET
Nice joined the growing list of municipalities banning from their beaches the swimsuit worn by some women.
Aug 19, 2016 2:04PM ET
The newest film from the animation studio Laika is visually stunning—even if the story it tells is shaky at times.
Aug 19, 2016 1:07PM ET
Deception at the games is as old as the competition itself.
Aug 19, 2016 12:54PM ET
The school’s former president and chancellor, who was demoted over how he handled sexual-assault allegations, will leave the faculty.
Aug 19, 2016 12:17PM ET
Images unsealed by a U.S. federal court in Tucson, Arizona, show migrants crammed into holding cells and huddling together for warmth.
Aug 19, 2016 11:43AM ET
Todd Phillips’s comedy-drama, based on a true story of gun-runners in their 20s, should be brutally funny. It’s not even brutal.
Aug 19, 2016 10:30AM ET
The interior minister said the facial covering favored by some Muslim women “doesn't fit in with our open society.”
Aug 19, 2016 10:00AM ET
The singer’s album is not the one that’s been promised, but there’s plenty to dig into nonetheless.
Aug 19, 2016 9:42AM ET
Americans once completely dominated the sport—but that hasn’t been the case since last century.