Regions / North America
Good news: The Pentagon has a new report on the urgent challenge of global warming. Bad news: it's all about adapting to the coming changes rather than preventing them from happening.
Refugees come from as far away as East Africa to try their luck at crossing the Rio Grande.
What we see on our screens has primed us to make the obvious mistake of worrying overmuch about improbable threats and worrying undermuch about the more probable ones.
Despite intense crackdowns, activists on the Japanese island of Okinawa continue to resist the construction of new U.S. military bases.
Haiti’s late dictator leaves behind a 1-million-strong Diaspora unlikely to ever return home.
Nigeria and Senegal have declared victory on Ebola even as healthcare workers in Texas contract it.
Stalling by the U.S. and Russia on substantive disarmament and disregard for international rules and norms only encourage bad behavior by smaller states.
During and after Israel's war on Gaza, bipartisan congressional majorities have worked to undermine war crimes investigations by the United Nations and human rights groups.
Hillary Clinton and her hawkish Democratic allies are already running hard to the right of Obama.
As more European governments line up to recognize a Palestinian state, Israel (and the U.S.) look more isolated than ever.