Weekend Reads

As forests burn around the world, drinking water is at risk

Fabric curtains stretch across the huge Warragamba Dam to trap ash and sediment expected to wash off wildfire-scorched slopes and into the reservoir t...
21:14 4 February 2022

Are young crusaders and heroes fair game for critics?

NEW YORK — The point where childhood ends and adulthood begins isn't as straightforward as it seems. Add the limelight and things can get complicated ...
16:32 12 January 2022

In a 24/7 food culture, periodic fasting gains followers

NEW YORK — On low-carb diets, meat and cheese are OK.
3:15 4 January 2022

Slave cemetery poses questions for Florida country club

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The rumors swirled for decades: A dark history long lay buried under the grassy knolls and manicured lawns of a country club in Fl...
13:27 26 December 2022

Brazilians arrive in waves at the US-Mexico border

EL PASO, Texas — Growing up along the U.S.-Mexico border, hotel clerk Joe Luis Rubio never thought he'd be trying to communicate in Portuguese on a da...
21:45 13 December 2021

Century ago and today, Baghdad street a front line in revolt

BAGHDAD — When discontented Iraqis sought independence from British occupation in 1920, Baghdad’s most prestigious new boulevard, Rasheed Street, was ...
3:37 1 December 2021

Correction: Reckoning-Where Are They Now story

In a story sent Oct. 4 and 5 about clergy members that the Roman Catholic Church considers credibly accused of child sexual abuse living with little t...
21:24 27 November 2021

Migrants endure rape and torture on route through Yemen

RAS AL-ARA, Yemen — Zahra struggled in the blue waters of the Gulf of Aden, grasping for the hands of fellow migrants. Hundreds of men, women and teen...
6:24 2 November 2021

Venezuelans buy gas with cigarettes to battle inflation

CARACAS, Venezuela — Motorists in socialist Venezuela have long enjoyed the world's cheapest gasoline, with fuel so heavily subsidized that a full tan...
1:33 26 October 2021