Killings in Toronto’s Gay Community Expose ‘an Open Wound’ With Police

TORONTO — A day after attending Toronto’s gay pride festivities last June, Andrew Kinsman, 49, a building superintendent with deep roots in the community, dropped out of sight, missing...

Argentine Paper Stood Up to the Generals, but Succumbed to Market Forces

BUENOS AIRES — The Buenos Aires Herald opened its doors nearly 141 years ago, but became legendary by exposing forced disappearances during the 1976-83 military dictatorship, a chapter of...

On Canada Day, Sampling Soulpepper’s Cultural Imports

If Justin Trudeau tweets to encourage people to check out the Soulpepper Theater Company on Canada Day, who am I to say no? The Canadian prime minister knows whereof...

Costa Rica Plane Crash Kills 10 Americans and 2 Local Pilots

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica — A plane crash in Costa Rica on Sunday killed 10 Americans and two local pilots, the Costa Rican government said. The cause of the crash...

Vancouver Limits Airbnb, in an Effort to Combat Its Housing Crisis

OTTAWA — Trying to ease its severe housing shortage, Vancouver moved this week to limit short-term rentals, a measure particularly targeting Airbnb. The new regulations, passed by the City Council...

Gorsuch, London, Republican Party: Your Thursday Evening Briefing

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good evening. Here’s the latest. 1. The House vote on the health care bill was delayed amid a swirl of Republican...

A Flawed Asylum System in Mexico, Strained Further by U.S. Changes

MEXICO CITY — As the Trump administration pushes forward with its plans to harden the southwest border, Mexico has found itself under pressure to take in an increasing number...

Mexico Watches Frantic Effort to Rescue Girl From Earthquake-Hit School

Emergency workers were frantically trying to rescue a girl who was believed to be alive in the ruins of a school in Mexico City that collapsed in the devastating...

Tillerson’s Firing Had Been Expected, but It Still Stunned Observers

President Trump’s firing of Rex W. Tillerson as secretary of state sent shock waves through the world on Tuesday, leaving many governments initially speechless and raising the prospects of...

Caravan of Migrants, After Arduous Trip, Begins Final Push to Border

TIJUANA, Mexico — Hundreds of migrants who have traveled en masse through Mexico in the hope of getting safe passage into the United States, drawing a furious response from...