Suicide Bomber Kills at Least 31 Afghans in Kabul

The bomber struck at a government office where Afghans were registering to vote, raising concerns that violence will tarnish long-delayed elections.

Kabul Journal: There Are No Chickens on Chicken Street. Now There Are No Customers Either.

The shopping street in Kabul, famous for carpets, antiques and even leopard pelts, has fallen on hard times because of security worries. Even the touts are scarce.

A Shadowy War’s Newest Front: A Drone Base Rising From Saharan Dust

Air Force personnel are working to complete a $110 million airfield that will be used to strike extremists in West and North Africa, a region where most Americans have no idea the country is fighting.

Satellite Images Reveal the Birth of a Drone Base

Dust storms, scorching temperatures and lengthy delivery times have put the Pentagon’s new drone base in the Sahara in Niger more than a year behind schedule and $22 million over its original budget. Here is what images from space revealed about the construction process that started in 2016.

17 Rowers Drown After Dragon Boats Capsize in Southern China

The rowers were training for the Dragon Boat Festival when two boats were sucked under near an overflow barrier.

The Forgotten Home of Tennis’s Open Era

The West Hants Club no longer has “tennis” in its title. But the modern era of open tennis tournaments would not have gotten started without it.

Mitt Romney Fails to Bypass Utah Primary for U.S. Senate

Fair-right delegates at the Republican Party’s state convention narrowly preferred Mike Kennedy, adding him to the ballot. Mr. Romney had already secured his spot by collecting signatures.

A No-Hitter by Oakland’s Sean Manaea Tames the Red Sox

A reversed call in the sixth inning helped Manaea, who said he didn’t realize he had a no-hitter until later in the game.

Neo-Nazi Rally Draws About Two Dozen People and Upends a Small Georgia City

The rally, which was held outside of Atlanta, was monitored by more than 700 law enforcement officers from 42 agencies.

Gleyber Torres Is Joining the Yankees

The team has called up Torres, its top prospect, and he is expected to be at Yankee Stadium for Sunday’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays.

Matt Harvey Is Demoted to the Mets’ Bullpen

Harvey, who has continued to struggle, said he was angry about the move but determined to show that he deserved to be in the starting rotation.

76ers Top Heat to Take a 3-1 Series Lead

Ben Simmons had the first playoff triple-double by an N.B.A. rookie since Magic Johnson in 1980, and Philadelphia is now one victory away from the second round.

News Analysis: What Does Kim Jong-un Want? U.S. Fears Answer Is ‘Give a Little, Gain a Lot’

In Washington, most officials and experts believe that the North Korean leader is determined to cement his country’s status as a nuclear state while escaping the chokehold of economic sanctions.

The Devils’ Postseason Ride Is a Brief One

Nikita Kucherov scored his 27th career postseason goal as the Tampa Bay Lightning ended the first-round N.H.L. series on Saturday in five games.

White Sox Reliever Danny Farquhar Has Brain Hemorrhage During Game

Farquhar passed out in the sixth inning on Friday night after getting two outs against the Houston Astros.

Verne Troyer, Mini-Me in Austin Powers Movies, Dies at 49

At 2 feet 8 inches, Mr. Troyer was a versatile actor who was widely recognizable from the movies he appeared in.

Yankees 9, Blue Jays 1: Aaron Judge Homers, and Yankees Pile On in a 7-Run Sixth

Judge hit his sixth homer of the season in the third inning. Miguel Andujar’s three-run double helped the Yankees blow the game open in the sixth inning.

In Message to Trump, Europe and Mexico Announce Trade Pact

The update of an existing pact will lift trade in dairy, digital goods and other products, and sends a message that some of America’s trading partners are moving on.

After Sylvester Stallone Call, Trump Considers ‘Full Pardon’ of Long-Dead Boxer

Once the televised funeral for Barbara Bush was over, President Trump notified Americans that he’d been on the phone with Rambo.

Saudi Arabia Says Toy Drone Shot Down in Capital Riyadh

The state news agency says security forces shot down a toy drone flying in an unauthorized space on Saturday.

‘Overwhelmed’ Postal Carrier Hoarded 17,000 Pieces of Mail, Officials Say

The amount of undelivered mail investigators found was staggering: 10,000 pieces in his vehicle, 6,000 in his apartment and 1,000 in his work locker.

On Soccer: Pochettino Has Mastered the Process. A Prize, Any Prize, Still Eludes Him.

Mauricio Pochettino has undoubtedly changed the culture as manager at Tottenham, but after a 2-1 loss to Manchester United on Saturday, a trophy will elude him yet again.

As Rod Rosenstein Battles to Protect Mueller, His Tactics Could Cost the Justice Dept.

Under siege by the president’s allies in the House, Mr. Rosenstein has acceded to some demands. But his allies worry that may expose the Justice Department to political meddling.

Inspectors Examine Site of Suspected Chemical Attack in Syria

After repeated delays, international inspectors from the OPCW reached the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack near Damascus on Saturday.

Cannabis Flowers Are Legal in Italy. You Just Can’t Eat or Smoke Them.

The new cannabis product has created a booming but unregulated economy in Italy. Is it a bubble waiting to be burst?

Accepting Rights Award, Colin Kaepernick Decries ‘Lawful Lynching’

The former N.F.L. quarterback, who protested police brutality by kneeling during the national anthem, received Amnesty International’s Ambassador of Conscience Award.

Trump Criticizes Times Report About His Longtime Lawyer

The report described President Trump’s years of poor treatment of the lawyer, Michael D. Cohen, and concerns that Mr. Cohen will cooperate with the federal officials who are investigating him.

Scott Pruitt Before the E.P.A.: Fancy Homes, a Shell Company and Friends With Money

The E.P.A. chief is under scrutiny for high spending and interactions with lobbyists. Many of the pitfalls he has encountered in Washington have echoes in his past.

The Interpreter: Where Countries Are Tinderboxes and Facebook Is a Match

False rumors set Buddhist against Muslim in Sri Lanka, the most recent in a global spate of violence fanned by social media.

Trump Plan Would Cut Back Health Care Protections for Transgender People

Advocates said the change could jeopardize the significant gains that transgender people have seen in access to care, including treatments for which many insurers denied coverage in the past.