The Audacious Architectural Models of Bodys Isek Kingelez

The Congolese polymath Bodys Isek Kingelez (1948-2015) wasn’t shy about his greatness. Describing himself as “a small god,” and an “enlightened artist of new horizons,” he claimed of his...

A Never-Ending Hunger Season Is Plaguing South Sudan

JUBA, South Sudan — The hunger season came early this year. By February, once seen as a time of plenty, Nyabolli Chok had run out of food for her three...

A Drink in a Bar, a Dip in the Tigris: Mosul Returns to Life

MOSUL, Iraq — The bar, in eastern Mosul, is somewhat hidden, without a sign out front and curtains pulled, but a steady flow of customers trickled through its doors...

‘This Noise That Never Stops’: Wind Farms Come to Brazil’s Atlantic Coast

GALINHOS, Brazil — At night, blinking red dots fill the sky, and the sound of whooshing rotating blades is everywhere — constant reminders of the wind’s abundant presence here...

Apple, Spurned by Others, Signs Deal With Volkswagen for Driverless Cars

SAN FRANCISCO — Apple once had grand aspirations to build its own electric self-driving car and lead the next generation of transportation. Over time, the tech giant’s ambitions ran...

Lisbon Is Thriving. But at What Price for Those Who Live There?

LISBON — Not long ago, Portugal’s capital, Lisbon, was a backwater of Europe. Its historical center was dotted with decrepit and semi-abandoned buildings. Some downtown squares were the domain...

As America Looks Inward, China Looks Up. Way Up.

HONG KONG — While President Trump refocuses American industry on the earthbound technologies of the 20th century — coal, steel and aluminum — China is setting its sights on...

As Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Wed, a New Era Dawns

WINDSOR, England — A thousand-year-old English castle echoed with the exhortations of a black preacher and a gospel choir on Saturday, as Prince Harry wed Meghan Markle, an American...

As Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Wed, a New Era Dawns

WINDSOR, England — A thousand-year-old English castle echoed with the exhortations of a black preacher and a gospel choir on Saturday, as Prince Harry wed Meghan Markle, an American...

A Wedding Album for Harry and Meghan

WINDSOR, England — The wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, an American actress, on Saturday is expected to draw half a million people to Windsor, England, and to...