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Bats are among the animals carrying viruses that have not yet infected humans but have potential for spillover — particularly in South and Central American and parts of Asia. On the color scale on this map and the two maps below, the warmer colors represent a greater risk of viruses jumping into people and green [...]

The Wall Street Journal has fired Jay Solomon, pictured in 2004, as its chief foreign affairs correspondent. Gurinder Osan/AP hide caption toggle caption Gurinder Osan/AP The Wall Street Journal has fired Jay Solomon, pictured in 2004, as its chief foreign affairs correspondent. Gurinder Osan/AP The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday fired its highly regarded chief [...]

Information on text messages targeting Mexican journalist Carmen Aristegui is displayed at a press conference in Mexico City on Monday. Alfredo Estrella/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Alfredo Estrella/AFP/Getty Images Information on text messages targeting Mexican journalist Carmen Aristegui is displayed at a press conference in Mexico City on Monday. Alfredo Estrella/AFP/Getty Images Jorge Santiago [...]

A volunteer brings daily food rations for people who fled the conflict in the Kasai region earlier this month. They are at a camp for internally displaced persons in Kikwit, Democratic Republic of Congo. John Wessels /AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption John Wessels /AFP/Getty Images A volunteer brings daily food rations for people who [...]

Carla Fendi in London in 2014. She died Monday in Rome at the age of 79. David M. Benett/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption David M. Benett/Getty Images Carla Fendi in London in 2014. She died Monday in Rome at the age of 79. David M. Benett/Getty Images Carla Fendi, onetime president of the eponymous [...]

People take part in a vigil at Finsbury Park in north London, where a vehicle struck pedestrians on Monday near a mosque. Frank Augstein/AP hide caption toggle caption Frank Augstein/AP People take part in a vigil at Finsbury Park in north London, where a vehicle struck pedestrians on Monday near a mosque. Frank Augstein/AP British [...]

Growing coffee provides income for about 15 percent of Ethiopia’s population and is the country’s top export. Climate change is likely to shrink the land suitable for coffee, thereby also hurting the livelihoods of many people. Courtesy of Emily Garthwaite hide caption toggle caption Courtesy of Emily Garthwaite Growing coffee provides income for about 15 [...]

A man puts a wooden stick into a hole through which four foreign inmates escaped from Kerobokan prison in Bali Monday. Firdia Lisnawati/AP hide caption toggle caption Firdia Lisnawati/AP A man puts a wooden stick into a hole through which four foreign inmates escaped from Kerobokan prison in Bali Monday. Firdia Lisnawati/AP Indonesian police are [...]

MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: Funny thing – Father’s Day today coincides with some big sporting events. It’s the fourth round of the U.S. Open in golf. There’s plenty of baseball being played around the country. Lots of people will be watching and cheering. But for sheer numbers, not to mention drama, none of this compares to [...]

The U.S. military says it shot down a Syrian Air Force jet that dropped bombs near U.S.-backed forces in the fight against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria. According to a statement from the Pentagon, pro-Syrian regime forces attacked a Syrian Democratic Forces-controlled town West of Raqqa, the de facto ISIS capital the rebel [...]