The most violent volcanic eruption in central America in four decades ravaged Guatemala barely a week ago, but opposing government factions are already blaming one another for criminal negligence.
Led by its ambitious millennial mayor, a poverty-stricken town on the outskirts of Silicon Valley has developed an experimental program that would dispense free cash to its struggling residents.
Georgia’s first female African American gubernatorial nominee ran a radically progressive campaign that should have been anathema to voters in a deep-red state. Instead, she may have provided a blueprint for her party to win in the South.
The peculiar amphibian is somehow impervious to lethal levels of a jaundice-causing toxin — the pigment responsible for its green color.
Iranian and Israeli forces exchanged airstrikes just a day after the US pulled out of the 2015 multinational nuclear agreement. Could a full-blown war be stopped without US involvement?
That the most populous social media platform would dabble in the rapidly expanding sphere of online dating is not radical. But to unveil the new initiative just weeks after the company’s biggest data scandal seems like self-sabotage.
Mick Mulvaney’s confession to bank executives, along with his efforts to thwart the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, shows that the revolving door between Washington and Wall Street is operating as busily as it ever has.
Fifty years on, the promise of the Fair Housing Act is largely unfulfilled: blacks and whites still predominantly live in different neighborhoods. Is it time for fair-housing advocates to go back to the drawing board?
In a disturbing maneuver, the Sinclair Broadcast Group enlisted local broadcasters to launch a coordinated attack on the mainstream media’s credibility.
As lawsuits pile up and stocks tumble, will Facebook finally start taking privacy issues seriously?
General Counsel Robert Mueller is scrutinizing Donald Trump’s business dealings and getting closer to the president’s friends who have Russian connections.
A British diver found himself swimming amid a cluster of trash so dense it could be mistaken for a seaweed colony.
The prospect of an indefinite tenure worries both detractors and supporters of President Xi Jinping, the man poised to become China’s most powerful leader since Mao Zedong.
The latest school shooting in Parkland, FL, has prompted another round of fights over gun control measures. But a bipartisan readiness to end the sale of bump stocks is emerging.
Fourteen teenage students will never get to go to prom or attend college, but somehow this tragedy feels like just another chapter rather than a plot twist in America’s tortured narrative about guns.
SpaceX — the corporate brainchild of billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk — sent a red Tesla Roadster into orbit on Tuesday. The successful solo flight of the world’s most powerful rocket ushered in a new space exploration era driven by the private sector.
In Britain, a thoroughly decent public figure makes an honest mistake, then bends over backwards to make amends. Imagine an American politician behaving this way.
The administration’s 30 percent tariff on solar panels deals a double blow to the environment and the economy.
The US government shut down at midnight, but lawmakers from both parties will continue to earn their government paychecks by pointing fingers at each other.
A trio of Ukrainian oligarchs sought to make tens of millions from frozen assets stolen by former President Viktor Yanukovych.