Another Human Foot Washes Ashore in Canada. That Makes 13.
A man walking his dog on Vancouver Island found a leg with a foot in a black sneaker on a beach. The authorities are trying to get a DNA sample from it.
Brazil Fights H.I.V. Spike in Youths With Free Preventive Drug
The country is the first in Latin America to make a blue pill called PrEP an integral part of its health care policy.
Gabriel García Márquez’s Archive Freely Available Online
The Harry Ransom Center in Texas has digitized and made available roughly half of the novelist’s archive, including a draft of an unpublished memoir.
A Nasty, Nafta-Related Surprise: Mexico’s Soaring Obesity
Few predicted when Mexico joined the free-trade deal that it would transform the country in a way that would saddle millions with diet-related illnesses.
Video of Starving Polar Bear ‘Rips Your Heart Out of Your Chest’
A team of conservationists documented the plight of an emaciated polar bear in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Now some wonder what can be done to save them.
An Unexpected New Stop on the Road to Broadway: Edmonton
Smaller and out-of-the-way theaters are increasingly presenting musicals angling for the big time. For the creators of “Hadestown,” the path veered way north.
As Venezuela Opposition Shuns Vote, Leader’s Party Tightens Grip on Power
President Nicolás Maduro hailed victories in municipal elections that many voters deemed a foregone conclusion.
As Venezuela Opposition Shuns Vote, Many Feel It’s a ‘Waste of Time’
Voter turnout in Venezuela’s municipal elections was low as many considered the results a foregone conclusion: domination by President Nicolás Maduro and his party.
For Older Venezuelans, Fleeing Crisis Means ‘Starting From Zero,’ Even at 90
As a dire economy drives migration, Venezuelans in their retirement years are joining the exodus, a journey fraught with worries over health care, employment and leaving a count...