WASHINGTON/UNITED NATIONS/SEOUL (Reuters) – U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers escorted by fighter jets flew in international airspace over waters east of North Korea on Saturday, in a show of force the Pentagon said demonstrated the range of military options…

With tensions rising between Washington and Pyongyang, North Korea’s neighbors are finding diminishing room for diplomacy. Source: World

The seismic activity of Tuesday’s earthquake differed from a far more devastating quake in 1985. Enforcement of stronger building codes is lax. Source: World

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – At the entrance to the United Nations building in New York a sign advertises an upcoming party to celebrate the end of the annual gathering of world leaders. Next to it a weathered box with crumpled…

NEW YORK (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s call for National Football League owners to fire players who protest during the U.S. national anthem revealed an “unfortunate lack of respect” for the NFL and its players, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said…

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday blasted Senator John McCain for dealing a possibly fatal blow to the latest Republican attempt to dismantle Obamacare. Source: Politics

As deadly drone attacks by the Islamic State increase, American officials are experimenting with technologies that can destroy the weapons. Source: World

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Wisconsin, Ohio, California and 10 other states said on Friday they were among 21 states that Russian government hackers targeted in an effort to sway the 2016 presidential election in favor of Donald Trump though no votes…

TAIPEI (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s Google said it would pay $1.1 billion in cash to acquire the division at Taiwan’s HTC Corp that develops the U.S. firm’s Pixel smartphones, its latest push into hardware manufacturing. Source: Top News

This week’s newsletter provides answers to frequently asked questions about The New York Times’s new bureau in Australia. Source: World