Reading Time: 2 minutes A British diver found himself swimming amid a cluster of trash so dense it could be mistaken for a seaweed colony.
Reading Time: 2 minutes 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.
Reading Time: 3 minutes 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.
Reading Time: 2 minutes 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.
Reading Time: 2 minutes 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.
Reading Time: 2 minutes 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.
Reading Time: 2 minutes The administration’s 30 percent tariff on solar panels deals a double blow to the environment and the economy.
Reading Time: 2 minutes 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.
Reading Time: 2 minutes A trio of Ukrainian oligarchs sought to make tens of millions from frozen assets stolen by former President Viktor Yanukovych.
Reading Time: 2 minutes The fate of tens of thousands of families hangs in the balance ahead of a crucial Department of Homeland Security decision Monday that could result in the mass deportation of legal immigrants.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Erie, Pennsylvania just experienced record snowfalls, while much of the US is in a deep freeze. Is this proof, as President Donald Trump exclaims, that global warming is a sham?
Reading Time: 2 minutes The Pentagon’s newly disclosed UFO program discovered wondrous, strange and, perhaps, unexplainable sightings. But scientists argue that mystefying objects need not be interstellar in origin.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Two JFK researchers break down a top-secret CIA assassination program known as ZR/RIFLE, and what connection it may have had to the murder of President John F. Kennedy.
Reading Time: 2 minutes California’s recent wildfires provided frightening news footage of what it looks like when an entire region is ablaze. Even more, the images also offer a glimpse of what’s in store in the future.
Reading Time: 2 minutes From the US Supreme Court’s divisive cake case to Australia’s marriage equality bill, a momentous week for the LGBTQ community shows that the fight for equal protection still has a formidable foe in so-called “religious liberty.”
Reading Time: 2 minutes North Korea has tested a missile that supposedly can reach any spot in the United States. President Donald Trump says “we will take care of it.” Will the GOP follow its president and threaten military action?
Reading Time: 2 minutes The FCC seems hell-bent on gutting net neutrality and giving broadband providers the power to regulate the Internet — even at the cost of ignoring identity theft.
Reading Time: 1 minute Dick Russell talks to RT News about the recently released JFK assassination files and what we can learn from them.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Republican enthusiasm for tax cuts is the product of an enduring conservative philosophy rooted in faulty interpretation of economic theories — with dire consequences for workers and the market.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Veterans Day is a celebrated affair, and veterans are revered in the US. So why hasn’t the government done more to ease their challenging transition to civilian life?