Latest News Once Hated by U.S. and Tied to Iran, Is Sadr Now ‘Face of Reform’ in Iraq? 2018-05-21T06:25:06.000000000+00:00 Moktada al-Sadr, the upset winner of Iraq’s election, has undergone a reinvention, from a militant Shiite to an anticorruption champion whose “Iraq First” message appeals across religious divides. Santa Fe School Shooting Victims: Here Are Their Stories 2018-05-21T05:35:35.000000000+00:00 Most of the victims were students. One was looking forward to his 17th birthday party. Another, an exchange student from Pakistan, was preparing to go home. Kelly Clarkson, a Gun Owner, Urges Action at Billboard Music Awards 2018-05-21T04:57:45.000000000+00:00 Ms. Clarkson, a Texas native, opted to call for a moment of action, rather than a moment of silence, in response to the shooting at Santa Fe High School. Maduro Wins Venezuela Election Amid Widespread Disillusionment 2018-05-21T04:06:58.000000000+00:00 Nicolás Maduro won a second term as president of Venezuela, in a contest that critics said was heavily rigged in his favor and which many voters shunned. Cougar Attacks Two Bicyclists in Washington State, Killing One 2018-05-21T04:06:09.000000000+00:00 When two friends got off their bikes and made noise, it scared off the cougar that was chasing them, but it returned and dragged one of them into the woods. Europe Edition: Royal Wedding, Ireland, Mafia: Your Monday Briefing 2018-05-21T03:58:02.000000000+00:00 Here’s what you need to know to start your day. Ireland, Enthusiastic About Gay Rights, Frets Over Abortion 2018-05-21T03:45:07.000000000+00:00 While the once-profound influence of the Catholic Church has faded, abortion is an exception, leaving the results of the coming referendum unpredictable. The Right Way to Fix the Prisons 2018-05-21T01:49:27.000000000+00:00 What Congress could learn from Donald Trump’s moment of empathy on criminal justice. Santa Fe High’s Baseball Team Takes the Field, Shadowed by Tragedy 2018-05-21T01:24:11.000000000+00:00 The stands were packed with people in the school’s colors Saturday night for a playoff game that the players chose not to postpone, a day after a gunman killed 10 people at their school. Trump Grappling With Risks of Proceeding With North Korea Meeting 2018-05-21T01:06:40.000000000+00:00 President Trump was surprised and angered by a statement issued by the North’s chief nuclear negotiator, who declared that the country would not swap its nuclear weapons capability for economic aid.