Hundreds Go Missing in Burkina Faso Amid Extremist Violence

FADA N’GOURMA, BURKINA FASO — The last time Polenli Combary spoke to her son on the phone, she prayed for God to bless him. Shortly after, she called back, but the line was dead.Her 34-year-old son was returning a truck used to move the family’s belong…

Chinese Students in US Reflect on COVID Chaos

Ryan Wang was among hundreds of thousands of Chinese students at U.S. colleges or universities who struggled over whether to return home to China or remain in the United States when the COVID-19 pandemic surged in the spring of 2020.“When the pandemic …