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 Keystone XL pipeline has once again been brought to a halt by a federal judge.
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.
Under the cover of a national focus on the mid-term elections, the White House re-imposed tight economic sanctions on Iran while still allowing 8 nations to buy oil from the country.
As final election results rolled in, it was clear the Democrats had taken over the House by a solid majority and Republicans would likely add to their lead in the Senate.
A new report says the oceans have held on to 60 percent more heat every year than anyone expected, further messing up the accuracy of past predictions of how fast the Earth will heat from global warming.
According to the UN, humanity has less than two years to do something about the rapid destruction of biodiversity among the plants, insects, mammals and birds which are critical to our global ecosystems, but it is likely already too late for most regions.
On Friday, Trump lost court stay requests on the Children’s Climate Change lawsuit, a case alleging political motives in asking a citizenship question on the 2020 census, and claims Trump violated the Constitution in accepting foreign government payments via his D.C. hotel.
Former Goldman Southeast Asia chairman Tim Leissner just pled guilty to money laundering and bribery to get officials in Malaysia and Abu Dhabi to sign bond agreements with the bank.