KABUL, Afghanistan — As their negotiators resumed peace talks with U.S. diplomats, Taliban militants Wednesday set off a car bomb and penetrated a medical facility attached to Bagram Airfield, the largest U.S. 7:48 p.m.
Chinese officials lashed out at the U.S. on Wednesday over recent legislation passed by Congress criticizing Beijing for its policies in Hong Kong and the Xinjiang region in western China, as well as ongoing trade disputes. 7:09 p.m.
For Hong Kong spectators mentally and physically drained from six months of prodemocracy protests that have convulsed the city, a rousing performance of “Les Miserables” proved almost too much to bear. 4:39 p.m.
Activist Greta Thunberg on Wednesday accused governments and businesses of misleading the public by holding climate talks that are not achieving real action against what she called the world’s “climate emergency.” 4:27 p.m.