One Police Shift: Patrolling an Anxious America

Riding along with officers illuminated fears they confront, compassionate gestures from the public after two recent ambushes against the police, and varied responses to the Black Lives Matter movement.


ISIS Claims Deadly Bombing at Demonstration in Kabul, Afghanistan

Ethnic Hazaras were protesting peacefully in the capital when suicide attackers struck, killing at least 80 people.


ISIS Claims Deadly Blasts at Demonstration in Kabul, Afghanistan

Ethnic Hazaras were protesting peacefully in the capital when two explosions hit, killing at least 80 people.


Amid Broad Movement Against Police Abuse, Some Act on the Fringe

While the cause to curb police shootings of black people has drawn diverse groups of activists, a slice of them borrow tactics from past militant resistance in the nation.


Police and Protesters Clash Over Flag Burning at Republican Convention

Police officers called for reinforcements, who swarmed an area near the Quicken Loans Arena and arrested about 10 people who were trying to burn a flag.


News Analysis: It’s Donald Trump’s Convention. But the Inspiration? Nixon.

On the opening night of the Republican National Convention, Donald J. Trump was conspicuously trying to conjure somebody else: Richard M. Nixon.


News Analysis: Donald Trump Portrayed as an Heir to Richard Nixon

On the opening night of the Republican National Convention, Donald J. Trump was conspicuously trying to conjure somebody else: Richard M. Nixon.


Republican Convention: Floor Fighting on Day 1

The floor of the Republican National Convention turned into a scene of momentary discord and boisterous dissent on Monday as a faction of delegates tried to stage a last-ditch revolt … Continue Reading →


Republican Convention: Hard Feelings on Day 1

Viewers can expect the opening speakers in Cleveland to address violence against police officers and portray Donald J. Trump as a champion of women and national security.


Peaceful, Dueling Protests So Far as G.O.P. Convention Begins

An anti-Trump group and a pro-Trump group held rallies in Cleveland on Monday afternoon near the site of the Republican National Convention.


Republican Convention: What to Watch For on Day 1

Viewers can expect the opening speakers in Cleveland to address violence against police officers and portray Donald J. Trump as a champion of women and national security.


Baton Rouge Attack Deepens Anguish for Police: ‘We’ve Seen Nothing Like This’

Law enforcement officials said it had been generations since the nation endured two separate episodes in which so many police officers were killed.


Erdogan Triumphs After Coup Attempt, but Turkey’s Fate Is Unclear

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s victory over the uprising may have bolstered his popularity among Islamists, but wider support was not yet certain.


Many Turks Prefer Even Flawed Democracy to Coup

After the attempted overthrow of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, there was a sense of relief in Istanbul, and Sunday was a day of pro-government rallies and funerals.


Who’s Taking a Soapbox to Cleveland? Trump Backers and Critics (and Nude Women)

Organizers of the Republican convention are bracing for an array of protesters on both the right and left, along with 100 women without clothes.


Cleveland Prepares for Protests at Republican National Convention

The city expects protests to begin Sunday and has bought 2,000 sets of riot gear. The police say they will act with restraint and expect protesters to do the same.


An Exiled Cleric Denies Playing a Leading Role in Coup Attempt

Fethullah Gulen, accused by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of inspiring an effort to overthrow the Turkish government, compared Mr. Erdogan’s government to that of Nazi-era Germany.


Cleveland’s Police and Courts Prepare for Unruly Visitors

City officials have tightened security plans for handling what is expected to be a volatile atmosphere surrounding the nomination of Donald J. Trump.


Baton Rouge Police Arrest 3 in Plot to Shoot at Officers

Officials said the investigation began in connection with the theft of eight handguns from a pawnshop.


Protesters Rally Against Police Shootings

Protesters in cities across the U.S. and abroad staged demonstrations over the weekend after a week in which two high profile police shootings gripped the nation. In Baton Rouge, where … Continue Reading →


Texas Open-Carry Laws Blurred Lines Between Suspects and Marchers

The mayor of Dallas suggests tightening the state’s gun laws to make it tougher to carry long arms in public.


DeRay McKesson, Arrested While Protesting in Baton Rouge, Is Released

Mr. McKesson, a Black Lives Matter activist, was marching with a group in Louisiana when police officers arrested him and accused him of blocking the road. He was released on … Continue Reading →


President Obama Urges Mutual Respect From Protesters and Police

Mr. Obama implored both sides to avoid inflammatory words and actions as protests against police shootings ramped up across the country over the weekend.


DeRay McKesson Among Protesters Arrested Nationwide

Mr. McKesson, a Black Lives Matter activist, was marching with a group in Baton Rouge, La., when police officers threw him to the ground and announced he was under arrest.


President Obama Urges ‘Serious and Respectful Tone’ in Protests

Mr. Obama implored both demonstrators and the police to treat one another respectfully as protests ramped up across the country over the weekend.


Micah Johnson, Gunman in Dallas, Honed Military Skills to a Deadly Conclusion

Mr. Johnson, who killed five police officers, wrote about a combat tactic known as “shoot and move” and rehearsed in his backyard, officials said.


Police and Protesters Clash in Minnesota Capital

Demonstrations in St. Paul and across the country continue after a series of fatal police shootings of black men.


DeRay Mckesson Arrested in Baton Rouge Protest

The Black Lives Matter activist was with a group marching and chanting when police officers threw him to the ground and announced he was under arrest.


Black Lives Matter Was Gaining Ground. Then a Sniper Opened Fire.

The group faces perhaps the biggest crisis in its short history, as it scrambles to distance itself from the Dallas gunman and tries to rebut a chorus of detractors.


Micah Johnson’s Journal Discussed Shooting Tactics, Dallas Official Says

Mr. Johnson, who killed five police officers, wrote about a combat tactic known as “shoot and move” and rehearsed in his backyard, officials said.


A Struggle for Common Ground, Amid Fears of a National Fracture

People in interviews across the United States said the nation increasingly felt mired in bloodshed and blame, and was fracturing along racial and ideological lines.


In Week of Emotional Swings, Police Face a Dual Role: Villain and Victim

After the killing of five of their colleagues in Dallas amid protests over the latest fatal police shootings caught on video, officers in New York and elsewhere reflected on what … Continue Reading →


Five Dallas Officers Were Killed as Payback, Police Chief Says

The shooting rampage committed by Micah Johnson, 25, was described as the kind of retaliatory violence that people have feared for the last two years.


Dallas Quiet After Police Shooting, but Protests Flare Elsewhere

Much of the city’s downtown remained closed off as the investigation into the sniper attack that killed five officers continued.


On a Dallas Street, People Running and a Sense of History Repeating

In a nightmarish week, Dallas was thrust into the heat of the moment on Thursday when a peaceful march quickly turned violent.


Shootings Further Divide a Nation Torn Over Race

This week’s convulsive events have prompted anguished pleas for unity and echoes of the protests and divisions of the late 1960s and early 1970s.


Shootings in Dallas, Minnesota and Baton Rouge: What We Know

A week of violence took a bloodier turn Thursday, when a protest against shootings in two states turned into the scene of another attack.


Shootings in Dallas, Baton Rouge and Minnesota: What We Know

A week of violence took a bloodier turn Thursday, when a protest against shootings in two states turned into the scene of another attack.


5 Dallas Officers Killed at Protest Against Police Shootings

Six other officers were also shot during a demonstration protesting the shootings in Minnesota and Louisiana this week, the police chief said.


4 Dallas Officers Killed at Protest Over Police Shootings

Seven other police officers were also shot during a demonstration protesting the shootings in Minnesota and Louisiana this week, the police chief said.