The public response of Western politicians has been largely cautious, sometimes confused. But some analysts also praised Mr. Trump’s restraint.
In an NBC interview, Mr. Trump also said he was “not looking for war” with Iran and lashed out at his Federal Reserve chairman.
American officials are working on clandestine plans to counter Iranian aggression, pushed by the White House to develop options that would not escalate tensions into a full-out conventional war.
Istanbul voters’ rebuke of the nation’s strongman leader speaks to broader dismay over the economic disaster he oversaw.
Voters were outraged that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ordered a redo of the same election two months ago after his party lost control of Turkey’s largest city.
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We asked the Democratic presidential candidates how they would improve the health care system. Some want to eliminate private insurance, but many others said that was a step too far.
The fatal shooting last week of a black man by a South Bend police officer has tested Mr. Buttigieg’s leadership at a critical time for his campaign.
Officials in the Dominican Republic are struggling to explain the deaths of at least nine American tourists in recent months, and say they are a target of an exaggerated campaign of “fake news.”
Popular novels, technical tomes and self-published books are pirated and sold on Amazon. That may actually be helping the company extend its grip on the book business.
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His process of ordering and then canceling military strikes was a mess. But he now has an opening to restart talks on Iran’s nuclear program.
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Trump holds off his hawks — for now.
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Dozens of countries have embraced women’s soccer in recent years. Few have done so quite as completely as Spain, which faces the United States on Monday.
She published her first novel at 50, and her heroines were invariably rich, thin, savvy, ambitious and preternaturally beautiful.
A Russian immigrant and her two children were found dead in Staten Island, seven years after she became a citizen in a White House ceremony.
More than 100 people were hospitalized after the accident in the country’s northeast, officials said, and at least 15 were in critical condition.
Prime Minister Andrej Babis has called accusations against him lies and has said he would not be ousted by protests, no matter the size.
Mahmoud Abbas said a political solution was a higher priority than the economy.
A judge called her decision “heartbreaking,” but in the best interest of the woman, who is 22 weeks pregnant.
The migrants have been arriving in Portland, Maine, by the dozens. The surge has opened a debate in the city, which needs new residents but also has filled its shelters.
On Sunday night, Nik and Lijana Wallenda walked a quarter-mile on a wire strung 25 stories above Midtown Manhattan.
Tiffany Cabán’s candidacy for Queens district attorney is testing whether the traditional base of local donors has been surpassed by small out-of-town cash contributions.
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SailGP boats send out live data and video on every aspect of the boat and crew movements, a new technology used for the first time in a professional series.
As a young music writer, she read Pitchfork religiously. Now she is the site's first female editor in chief.
Quince Mountain is the first openly transgender person to be on the Discovery’s reality TV show. He found the experience to be a relief.
In his latest book, “Children of the Ghetto,” Elias Khoury explores the ways an original trauma of dislocation and death has shaped Palestinian identity.
More relaxed than their neighbor to the south, North Beach and Sunny Isles Beach are booming, with high-end residential buildings proliferating.
Seven years after scientists caught the elusive deep-sea cephalopod on video, they saw another. Then lightning struck a third time.
The discovery illustrates how museum collections may be filled with forgotten fossils that could expand knowledge of prehistory.
Neck strain and bone spurs are certainly possible from poor posture, but some experts doubt that cellphones are the only culprit.
A checklist of issues that may be interfering with your sexual drive, and what you can do to help.
The new weapons — which could travel at more than 15 times the speed of sound with terrifying accuracy — threaten to change the nature of warfare.