- Bangladeshi troops stormed a restaurant in the capital city, where Islamist militants killed 20 hostages, hacking some of them to death. Six gunmen were also killed.
- The attack suggests that Bangladesh’s militant networks are internationalizing, a key concern as the United States seeks to contain the growth of the Islamic State.
In Europe and the West, Islamic State operatives have been instructed to kill at random, but more care is seemingly taken to plan attacks in majority-Muslim nations like Bangladesh.
Hillary Clinton’s campaign said she was interviewed for three and a half hours over her use of a private email server when she was secretary of state, but no details were given on the substance of the interview.
Donald J. Trump’s foray into the falsehood that President Obama was born outside the United States gave him a base for the primaries and a template for upending political rules.
Mr. Wiesel became an eloquent witness for the six million Jews slaughtered in World War II, driving home the enormity of what happened through several dozen books. He was 87.
President Obama has come to consider the solitary hours after dark as essential as his time in the Oval Office. Barely getting five hours of sleep a night, he considers the time alone more important.
Born in Washington, Francesca Barber grew up in Europe and came to appreciate the sense of feeling so connected to other Europeans. Now she is trying to make sense of what happened.
The influence of black-owned media companies on black culture is diminishing. Companies are smaller and lack the financial resources to compete in the media landscape.
Mr. Cimino won an Academy Award for the 1978 war drama “The Deer Hunter,” just his second film. His next film, “Heaven’s Gate,” was panned and bombed at the box office. He was 77.
For Peter Schjeldahl and Brooke Alderson, last year’s Fourth of July party turned out to be the last after word of it reached a vast universe of Brooklyn millennials.