Bratislava, Slovakia — Pope Francis carefully rebuked the anti-migrant politics of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on the first day of a papal visit to Central Europe. Speaking at an outdoor Mass in Budapest on Sunday, the pontiff called on Hungarians to “extend their arms to everyone,” in a veiled referenceContinue Reading

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken testifies virtually in a House Foreign Affairs Committee on Capitol Hill on September 13, 2021 in Washington, DC. Anna Moneymaker | Getty Images WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Antony Blinken said during a contentious congressional hearing Monday that the Taliban is Afghanistan’s de factoContinue Reading

Emma Raducanu’s US Open victory came nine years after Andy Murray won the men’s event at Flushing Meadows Emma Raducanu’s “very special” US Open win has presented British tennis with a “huge opportunity” to attract more people to the sport, says three-time Grand Slam winner Andy Murray. She also becameContinue Reading

The Shanghai International Port Group said in a statement that several terminals at the Shanghai Port — the world’s busiest port by cargo volume — either stopped running Sunday night or would do so Monday in anticipation of Typhoon Chanthu. The nearby Ningbo-Zhoushan Port, the world’s third-busiest after Singapore, haltedContinue Reading

Terror threats emanating from Somalia, Yemen, Syria and Iraq — in particular ISIS — pose a greater danger than those that might emerge from Afghanistan, Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines told the annual Intelligence and National Security Summit. “In terms of the homeland, the threat right now from terroristContinue Reading