Politics in the News

With Mueller Inquiry Over, Trump Seeks Fresh Start With Putin at G20
Thu, 27 Jun 2019 06:18:22 GMT
President Trump’s advisers hope to use the session to pivot the relationship toward arms control, a paradoxical priority given the administration’s recent moves to dismantle treaties.

Tulsi Gabbard on Foreign Policy and War
Thu, 27 Jun 2019 01:13:12 GMT
Ms. Gabbard, a congresswoman from Hawaii, has railed against “regime change wars” and warned of a nuclear arms race.

This Isn’t About Iran. It’s About China.
Wed, 26 Jun 2019 23:23:00 GMT
Whether or not Trump realizes it, the current standoff in the Middle East is about something much bigger than the Gulf.

In New Turf War, Treasury Dept. Seeks Control of Secret Service
Wed, 26 Jun 2019 23:11:37 GMT
Steven Mnuchin has been lobbying President Trump to support moving oversight of the agency from the Department of Homeland Security.

U.S. Versus China: A New Era of Great Power Competition, but Without Boundaries
Wed, 26 Jun 2019 21:15:39 GMT
Under President Trump, national security concerns over China’s rise have bled into trade and economic policy, and some officials see a long ideological struggle unfolding.


US election 2020: Democratic divisions laid bare in feisty TV debate
Thursday, June 27, 2019
Candidates sparred on healthcare and immigration, and underdogs grabbed the limelight with zingers.

European countries set new June heat records amid heatwave
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Germany, the Czech Republic and Poland hit their highest June temperatures on record on Wednesday.

Rio Grande drowning: 'I knew it was the last time I would see my son'
Thursday, June 27, 2019
The mother of a man who drowned trying to cross the Rio Grande into the US recalls the moment he set out on the fatal journey.

'Every suggestion' HPV vaccine will cut cervical cancers
Thursday, June 27, 2019
There is "every suggestion" HPV vaccination will lead to a fall in cervical cancers, say scientists .

Australian student Alek Sigley feared detained in North Korea
Thursday, June 27, 2019
Pyongyang resident Alek Sigley has not been heard from and there are fears he may have been detained.