Baghdad’s main commercial district has seen more bombings than its residents can count. Death visited almost daily during times of war, most horrifically, a 2015 suicide bombing that ripped through two shopping malls, killing over 300 people.
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LOS ANGELES—“Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek said he has been diagnosed with advanced pancreatic cancer but intends to fight the disease and keep on working.
In a video posted online yesterday, the 78-year-old said he was announcing his illness directly to “Jeopardy!" fans in keeping with his long-time policy of being "open and transparent.”
LOS ANGELES—LeBron James moved past Michael Jordan into fourth place on the NBA's career scoring list last night.
The Los Angeles Lakers superstar scored his 32,293rd point on a driving layup in the second quarter against the Denver Nuggets, getting fouled in the act and hitting the ensuing free throw.
BEIJING — China is blocking some imports of the agricultural product canola from Canada due to fears of insect infestation, the foreign ministry said Wednesday.
The move comes amid a conflict between the countries over Canada’s arrest of a Chinese technology company executive and is seen by some as a new tactic to achieve leverage over Ottawa.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska—Open water has replaced sea ice in much of the Bering Sea off Alaska's west coast, leaving villages vulnerable to powerful winter storms and adding challenges to Alaska native hunters seeking marine mammals, an expert said yesterday.
Women’s rights activists from 128 nations are launching a public campaign Tuesday for an international treaty to end violence against women and girls, a global scourge estimated by the United Nations to affect 35 per cent of females worldwide.
BEIJING — Fast-food chain KFC is memorializing a popular Chinese Communist hero with restaurant decor extolling his deeds, in a rare matching of an iconic American brand with Communist propaganda.
HANOI, Vietnam — President Donald Trump said he walked away from his second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un because Kim demanded the U.S. lift all of its sanctions, a claim that North Korea’s delegation called a rare news conference in the middle of the night to deny.
WASHINGTON—U.S. President Donald Trump's former lawyer returned to Capitol Hill today for hours of closed-door questioning after publicly branding his former boss a racist and a con man who lied about business dealings in Russia and directed him to conceal extramarital relationships.
HANOI, Vietnam—Talks between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un collapsed earlier today after the two sides failed to bridge a standoff over U.S. sanctions—a dispiriting end to high-stakes meetings meant to disarm a global nuclear threat.