That Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince ordered the killing of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi is savage but not a big surprise; what matters more is what world leaders will choose to do with the news.
As if the current turmoil over its tentative Brexit deal with the EU were not enough of a headache, the United Kingdom was just told the way it helps fossil fuel power providers prepare for winter is a form of illegal state aid.
On November 24, what might seem to be a straightforward national referendum in Taiwan on changing the country’s Olympic name from “Chinese-Taipei” to “Taiwan” could drive China to tough actions against the island nation.
Though Donald Trump claims undecided races in Arizona, Georgia, and Florida are rigged against Republicans, somehow democracy may eventually emerge as the real winner for all three states. [With updated information as of November 12 at 11:30 pm]
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Thursday against the White House plan to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, setting up a probable Supreme Court fight in the spring.