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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

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A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though...

2 US men, ex-Colombia soldiers held in Haiti assassination

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Seventeen suspects have been detained so far in the stunning assassination of Haiti's president, and Haitian authorities say two are believed...

Podcast revisits how the biggest stories unfolded on TV news

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NEW YORK — For a broadcast journalist, they are the moments that MSNBC's Brian Williams says you can almost feel people watching you. ...

Pope, from hospital, sends condolences to Haiti after attack

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ROME — Pope Francis on Thursday sent his condolences to Haiti following what he said was the “heinous assassination” of President Jovenal Moïse. ...

Biden with few options to stabilize Haiti in wake of slaying

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MIAMI — The last time Haiti was thrust into turmoil by assassination was 1915, when an angry group of rebels raided the French Embassy...

Haitian leader’s killing draws condemnation, calls for calm

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BERLIN — The assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse drew shock and condemnation from leaders in Latin America, Europe and elsewhere on Wednesday, along...

EXPLAINER: Assassination threatens more chaos for Haiti

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The assassination of President Jovenel Moïse seemed to have thrown an already turbulent nation into chaos on Wednesday, with a muddled...

July 4, Juneteenth and the meaning of national holidays

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NEW YORK — On July 4, 1776, the Continental Congress formally endorsed the Declaration of Independence. Celebrations began within days: parades and public readings,...

Analysis: Subdued Iran vote will still impact wider Mideast

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran's presidential election on Friday, though likely more a coronation for a hard-line candidate long cultivated by Supreme Leader...

Iran cleric who founded Hezbollah, survived book bomb, dies

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Ali Akbar Mohtashamipour, a Shiite cleric who as Iran's ambassador to Syria helped found the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah...