Iran's players have at times appeared to show solidarity with the protests, even as they say their focus is football. Thousands of protesters have been arrested and hundreds killed, rights groups say.
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The U.S. has to beat Iran to advance, while Iran only has to tie. The match comes after controversy over flags, Iran's national anthem, and ongoing protests in Iran.
The Biden administration wants immigration authorities to focus on threats to public safety, but a lower court said its guidelines went too far. Now the high court is hearing arguments in the case.
Extraordinary street protests in some Chinese cities and campuses over the weekend put Xi Jinping's controversial approach to the pandemic under the spotlight.
Invasion author Luke Harding began reporting from Ukraine in December 2021 and was in Kyiv the night before the Russian invasion began. "There is no mood inside Ukrainian society to yield," he says.
In his first big interview since March, the blockbuster actor said he "just lost it" over Rock's joke about his wife's hair. "That was a rage that had been bottled for a really long time," he said.
Chinese universities are sending students home as the ruling Communist Party tightens anti-virus controls and tries to prevent more protests by crowds angered by its severe "zero COVID" restrictions.