Photos of the Day – French Troops in Bangui
In today’s pictures, a protester is engulfed in flames in Ukraine, an opposition leader surrenders in Venezuela, firefighters try to rescue a girl trapped in a collapsed building in South Korea, and more. Photo: Getty Images
Gaza Death Toll Rises as Israeli Strikes Intensify
As hostilities between Israel and Gaza continued for a fifth day, the Palestinian death toll passed 100 as Israeli widened its air strike against Hamas. Photo: AP
104-Year-Old Yogurt Culture Still Going Strong
Old food is good food. The yogurt made at the Yonah Schimmel Knish Bakery in New York uses an active culture that was brought from Eastern Europe by the bakery’s founder more than a century ago.
LeBron James Gets 'Coming Home' Serenade From Skylar Grey
LeBron James, who is heading back to Cleveland, gets a "Coming Home" serenade from the song's co-writer, singer Skylar Grey. (Skylar Grey courtesy of Interscope Records)
Afghans Lose U.S. Military’s Medical Network
As the U.S. military pulls back from Afghanistan, many of the country's sick and injured will have to do without access to the Americans’ top-flight medical network. WSJ's Michael M. Phillips reports.
Diane Paulus Wants to Redefine Theater
Diane Paulus, the Tony-award winning director of “Pippin,” has teamed up with Harvey Weinstein on her latest project, “Finding Neverland” at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Mass. She talks with WSJ’s Alexandra Wolfe about her nonconventional approach to theater.
The Complete 2014 World Cup (in 90 Seconds)
Get ready for the World Cup Final between Argentina and Germany with this 90 second primer on all the drama of the tournament. Sad Wayne Rooney! The almost unstoppable Tim Howard! And the Brazil/Germany game...
2,000 Days of Obama: How Have Stocks Done?
It's been almost 2,000 days since President Obama took office, and MarketWatch's Tom Bemis looks at the stock market's performance during the president's tenure to this point and how it compares with past presidents. (Photo: Getty Images)
ISIS vs. al Qaeda: The Jihadist Divide
ISIS is rejecting the leadership of al Qaeda. What's the difference between the two radical jihadist organizations? WSJ's Jason Bellini has #TheShortAnswer
How Israel's Iron Dome Rocket Defense System Works
Israel's Iron Dome air defense system is intercepting Hamas rockets from Gaza with a claimed 90% success rate. Here's how the system works.