An American warship collided early Monday with an oil tanker east of Singapore, and ten sailors are missing.
A persisting puzzle about the U.S. economy is how it can seem both strong and weak. On the one hand, it remains a citadel of innovation, producing new companies like Uber. On the other, the economy is expanding at a snail’s pace of 2 percent annually since 2010. How could both be true? Why isn’t innovation translating into faster growth? The answer -- or part of the answer -- is that American businesses are running on two separate tracks. Call them the “youthful” and “middle-aged” tracks.
How did we get here? Why does it appear that we’re on the brink of a war in Asia, one that could involve nuclear weapons? North Korea has had nuclear-weapons capacity for at least 10 years now. Have its recent advances been so dramatic and significant to force the United States to wage a preventive war? No. The crisis we now find ourselves in has been exaggerated and mishandled by the Trump administration to a degree that is deeply worrying and dangerous.
Guam is an unincorporated territory of the United States located about 3,400 kilometers southeast of North Korea.
Trump has decided to directly threaten the regime of Kim Jong-un, guaranteeing "fire and fury" if the president continues to provoke.
A recent survey on the public’s view of national institutions elicited headlines that suggested a tale of backwardness and ignorance. One example: “Majority of Republicans Think Higher Education is Bad for America.”
The reality is more complex.
President Donald Trump warned Monday that Washington would "take firm economic measures" in case Maduro continues with the idea of a Constituent Assembly.
The Venezuelan Penal Forum (FPV), a defender of human rights group, reported Tuesday that 22 of the 27 students from the Libertador Experimental Teaching University (UPEL), arrested in Aragua state and tried by a military court, will be sent to two prisons in other states of the country.
Most damaging acts of cyber aggression have not been 'acts of war' according to the rigid standards of international law. Thus governments and international organisations struggle to prescribe an effective response to cyber actions -- even as they continue to cause grave economic, social, and political harm, Oxford expert says.
On Monday, The New York Times reported that spyware purchased by Mexican government for use against criminals and terrorists had been turned on journalists.
Bernardo Cuero Bravo, a prosecutor of the National Association of Afro Descendants (Afrodes), was murdered in Malambo, a city in the northern province of Atlantico. He was an activist who defended victims of the armed conflict.
My fellow Americans, I have to ask: What happened to good manners? When did being civil go out of style? When did we decide that kindness equals weakness? When did the idea of conducting yourself well -- especially in public -- become quaint?
This week, Vladmir Putin, President of Russia, gave an interview with a pool of international journalists, in which he said that the policy of sanctions towards Cuba only worked to punish the Cubans, and that Obama was on the right path.
I am not a big or even a little fan of President Donald Trump. Many of his policies strike me as undesirable, some in the extreme. His background and temperament have not prepared him for the presidency.
The Ibero-American Telecommunications Organization (OTI) on Monday started their closed-door meetings in Miami to discuss issues such as threats to freedom of expression, the US immigration policy and the regulation of online services like Netflix.
Terry McAuliffe, the Democratic governor of Virginia, has used his position to pardon the Salvadoran immigrant for driving without a license in 2013, hoping to prevent her deportation. Two days later, ICE rejected her appeal.
According to an investigation of The Washington Post, the President shared intelligence connected to a threat from ISIS in a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov last week. The White House has denied the alleged report.
The ransomware WannaCry, which requests a payment in the Bitcoin digital currency to regain access to computers, has hit computers of the National Health Service in the UK, large companies in France and Spain, the largest rail network in Germany, government offices in Russia and universities in China and Taiwan, amongst others.
Former acting attorney general testified to Senate commitee that the then national security adviser was susceptible to blackmail by Russia on 26 January. Trump then tried to shift blame onto the Obama administration.
Rodrigo Tot, born in central Guatemala during the mining boom of the 1960s, spent much of his 59 years in a tenacious battle against the mining industry in the Lake Izabal region.
Every American administration takes a while to settle into a basic approach to the world. President Trump’s team has had a rockier start than most, with many important positions in every key agency still unfilled.
The reason immigrant appreciation efforts, like the “Day Without Immigrants” events this past February, fall flat is because few people really feel any pain.
Thousands of scientists from around the United States gathered Saturday in Washington to express their objections to the cutbacks in scientific research proposed by President Donald Trump.
During a meeting Tuesday, the Japanese prime minister told the vice president of the United States that he supported the stance taken by the US to keep all options open for countering threats posed by North Korea. But not much can be done without the support of China.
About 200 people – including a number of small children – gathered before the White House on April 13, 2017, to protest the immigration policies of President Donald Trump and denounce the family separation created by the massive deportations undertaken by the magnate.