By Terrence McCoy, Paulina Villegas & Gabriela Sá Pessoa | The Washington Post (free)
A U.S. warship sailed through the strait separating Taiwan and China on Tuesday, the navy said, the first such passage since leaders from the two rival superpowers held a video summit.
By Elian Peltier | The New York Times
The army officer who seized power over Burkina Faso in a coup in January conceded Sunday that he too had been ousted by mutinying soldiers, capping two days of unrest and plunging the West African country again into uncertainty about its political future.
By Muktita Suhartono, Sui-Lee Wee & Dera Menra Sijabat | The New York Times
Witnesses said officers fired tear gas indiscriminately into the stands, causing a stampede that led to at least 125 deaths.
By Dan Lamothe | The Washington Post
In their first extensive interview since being freed, Alex Drueke and Andy Tai Huynh recount the physical and psychological abuse they endured over 104 days in captivity.
By Edgar Sandoval, Miriam Jordan, Patricia Mazzei & J. David Goodman | The New York Times
Asylum seekers in Texas were recruited for the flights by a woman who appeared to be a former Army counterintelligence agent. “We were tricked,” one migrant said.
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