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Brazil's Amazon Carbon Sink-and Its Defenders-Are Under Attack From Illegal Loggers

BRAZIL'S AMAZON CARBON SINK-AND ITS DEFENDERS-ARE UNDER ATTACK FROM ILLEGAL LOGGERS

The killing of an indigenous forest guardian is only the latest incident in a pattern of impunity with consequences far beyond Brazil's...

Impeachment Is Redeeming the Blob

IMPEACHMENT IS REDEEMING THE BLOB

The U.S. foreign-policy establishment is responsible for countless woes-but the impeachment proceedings prove parts of it are better...

 
 
 
Kim Jong Un's Warning for Trump

KIM JONG UN'S WARNING FOR TRUMP

With a deadline for restarting nuclear talks looming, North Korea ups the ante on the United States.

After First Public Hearings, Impeachment Battle Lines Are Drawn

AFTER FIRST PUBLIC HEARINGS, IMPEACHMENT BATTLE LINES ARE DRAWN

Testimony from U.S. diplomats pushes both Democrats and Republicans back into their corners.

 
 
 
With Impeachment Hearings Underway, Don't Believe the Lies About Ukrainian Corruption

WITH IMPEACHMENT HEARINGS UNDERWAY, DON'T BELIEVE THE LIES ABOUT UKRAINIAN CORRUPTION

Far from drowning in graft, the country's record is getting better and better.

Hong Kong's Universities Are Becoming Battlegrounds

HONG KONG'S UNIVERSITIES ARE BECOMING BATTLEGROUNDS

As violence between police and student activists spirals in Hong Kong, this round of unrest could last for days.

 
 
 
Spain Isn't Imposing Excessive Punishment on Catalonia's Leaders. It's Enforcing the Law

SPAIN ISN'T IMPOSING EXCESSIVE PUNISHMENT ON CATALONIA'S LEADERS. IT'S ENFORCING THE LAW

The Spanish Supreme Court isn't trying to make an example of Catalan secessionist leaders by handing down tough sentences. It is merely...

How Erdogan Played Trump

HOW ERDOGAN PLAYED TRUMP

Turkey's recalcitrant president won a White House platform to spout his views. The U.S. president got little in return.

 
 
 
Japan's Topsy-Turvy Economy Is the United States' Economic Future

JAPAN'S TOPSY-TURVY ECONOMY IS THE UNITED STATES' ECONOMIC FUTURE

The Japanese economy has been living in a fantasy world for decades, and the U.S. economy could soon be joining it there.

Bolivia's Lithium Isn't The New Oil

BOLIVIA'S LITHIUM ISN'T THE NEW OIL

A popular theory around Evo Morales's removal is completely mistaken.

 
 
 
Latin America Is Too Polarized to Help Stabilize Bolivia

LATIN AMERICA IS TOO POLARIZED TO HELP STABILIZE BOLIVIA

Riven by ideological divisions and facing a lack of adequate regional mechanisms, neighboring countries cannot even agree on whether...

Erdogan Heads to the White House

ERDOGAN HEADS TO THE WHITE HOUSE

The Turkish president arrives in Washington amid widespread criticism over his campaign in northern Syria.

 
 
 
Now the Public Gets to Decide on Impeachment

NOW THE PUBLIC GETS TO DECIDE ON IMPEACHMENT

Key witnesses will begin testifying before Congress in public for the first time this week. And for both sides, credibility is on the...

As Assad Gains Ground, New Syria Talks Offer Little Hope of Peace

AS ASSAD GAINS GROUND, NEW SYRIA TALKS OFFER LITTLE HOPE OF PEACE

Ahead of Erdogan's visit to Washington, insiders are pessimistic that the Geneva talks will lead to a political solution for Syria.

 
 
 
The United States' Nuclear and Non-Nuclear Weapons Are Dangerously Entangled

THE UNITED STATES' NUCLEAR AND NON-NUCLEAR WEAPONS ARE DANGEROUSLY ENTANGLED

New evidence from the Yom Kippur War shows how such knots can lead to nuclear annihilation.

To the Barricades in Beirut

TO THE BARRICADES IN BEIRUT

Lebanese protesters are reappropriating roadblocks-long a mark of civil war-era division-as a symbol of unity.

 
 
 
White House Could Release Second Ukraine Memo

WHITE HOUSE COULD RELEASE SECOND UKRAINE MEMO

Details on another phone call between Trump and Zelensky would come as the public phase of the impeachment inquiry begins.

Tehran Paints Over Its Anti-American Murals

TEHRAN PAINTS OVER ITS ANTI-AMERICAN MURALS

The city's old public aart showed a United States to be feared. The new ones depict a country that is weaker, more laughable, and riddled...

 
 
 
Why Is Evo Morales Suddenly No Longer President of Bolivia?

WHY IS EVO MORALES SUDDENLY NO LONGER PRESIDENT OF BOLIVIA?

The ousted leader is calling it a “coup,” but he entered dangerous legal territory in pushing for an unprecedented fourth term.

The Anti-Putin Shaman's Magical Mystery Tour

THE ANTI-PUTIN SHAMAN'S MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR

Alexander Gabyshev vowed to drive the “demon Putin” out of Russia through an exorcism. Here's why Moscow took the threat seriously.

 
 
 



President Trump wants Supreme Court to block subpoena for his taxes

President Trump wants Supreme Court to block subpoena for his taxes

The filing sets the stage for a high court showdown over the tax returns the president has refused to release, unlike every other modern president. Read more ...

'Suspect in custody' after several people injured in shooting at southern...

'Suspect in custody' after several people injured in shooting at southern California high school

Several people were injured in a school shooting in the Los Angeles area Thursday morning and reports indicate the suspect is "no longer a threat." Read more ...

Man mistakes hunting buddy for deer, shoots him during hunt in South...

Man mistakes hunting buddy for deer, shoots him during hunt in South Carolina, officials say

A hunter was shot Thursday after he was mistaken for a deer by one of his hunting buddies, according to the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources. Read more ...

Several people injured in shooting at southern California high school, says...

Several people injured in shooting at southern California high school, says LA County Fire Dept

Information about the reported victims has not been released. Read more ...

Multiple victims injured in California high school shooting; police are...

Multiple victims injured in California high school shooting; police are hunting for the gunman

Multiple people were injured in a shooting at a California high school Thursday morning. Authorities said they were searching for a male, Asian suspect wearing black... Read more ...

Pastor: Former President Jimmy Carter ‘up and walking' post brain surgery

Pastor: Former President Jimmy Carter ‘up and walking' post brain surgery

The Rev. Tony Lowden of Maranatha Baptist Church visited Carter in an Atlanta hospital Wednesday and told reporters that the 95-year-old was in good spirits. Read more ...

Deval Patrick announces White House bid

Deval Patrick announces White House bid

BOSTON - Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick made his last-minute presidential campaign official on Thursday, posting an announcement video online where he explains the... Read more ...

Bevin Concedes Contentious Kentucky Gubernatorial Race

Bevin Concedes Contentious Kentucky Gubernatorial Race

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin conceded to Democratic archnemesis Andy Beshear on Thursday, putting an end to Kentucky's bitterly fought governor's race , the AP reports. Bevin, an... Read more ...

Will Smith lands first big free-agency deal of offseason from Braves

Will Smith lands first big free-agency deal of offseason from Braves

The first big signing of MLB's offseason was completed on Thursday, not long after the GM Meetings ended. The Atlanta Braves inked Giants closer Will Smith to a three-year, $40... Read more ...

Santa Clarita high school shooter identified as Nathaniel Berhow

Santa Clarita high school shooter identified as Nathaniel Berhow

The shooter who opened fire inside a Santa Clarita high school Thursday is a junior at the school who chose his own birthday for the attack, authorities said. The 16-year-old... Read more ...