By JAMES BARRON, DAVID M. HALBFINGER and WILLIAM K. RASHBAUM
Eleven people were shot, two fatally, after a gunman opened fire outside the Empire State Building on Friday. The suspect, who was shot and killed by the police, was identified as Jeffrey Johnson, 58.
By MARK LEWIS and ALAN COWELL
An Oslo court on Friday delivered the most severe sentence allowed under Norwegian law to Anders Behring Breivik, who admitted killing 77 people in his country's worst peacetime atrocity.
By KEITH BRADSHER
China is developing of a new generation of missiles that would give it a greater capability to hit targets in the United States and to overwhelm any defense systems, analysts said this week.
By DAMIEN CAVE and HWAIDA SAAD
The United Nations reported that more than 200,000 refugees had registered in neighboring countries, with 30,000 arriving in the past week.
By DAMIEN CAVE
The war in Syria is increasingly being woven into Lebanon, as two neighborhoods in Tripoli, divided along sectarian lines, engage in an escalating battle.
By RICK GLADSTONE and SHREEYA SINHA
Worries about the use of chemical weapons have reinforced a concern that the time for diplomacy may be gone.