April 20, 2018
The U.S. government has awarded a grant to the African affiliate of Focus on the Family to teach an abstinence curriculum in South Africa as a part of U.S. efforts to address the HIV/AIDS epidemic. But public health experts say such abstinence programs have little to no effect in reducing risk of HIV, with money better spent on other health interventions.
April 19, 2018
America's top nuclear disarmament official says the U.S. and European nations are hard at work on a supplementary agreement to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.
April 17, 2018
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrives at Mar-a-Lago with a long list of foreign policy and trade objectives.
April 16, 2018
The leaders of the United Kingdom and France make their case for joining the U.S. in striking the Assad military's chemical stockpiles, and 173 countries pledge to clean up maritime transport.
April 13, 2018
Russia accuses western intelligence of staging a chemical weapons attack in Syria, and a new study shows overwhelming American support for teaching climate change in schools.
April 12, 2018
The E.U. proposes consumer protections tailored to the digital economy, and the World Food Program launches a new campaign aimed at reducing food waste.
April 10, 2018
The US and its allies weigh the possibility of military strikes targeting Syria's Assad government, and President Trump cancels a trip to Peru at the last minute.
April 9, 2018
President Trump mulls a response to an alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria over the weekend, and a Saudi plan could transform Qatar into an island.
April 6, 2018
The U.K. and Russia turn wield literature as a weapon to trade criticism over the handling of a probe into the attempted murder of a former Russian spy.
April 5, 2018
Angela Merkel plans a visit to the U.S. to argue for exemptions from President Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs, and Russia's 'oligarchs' could soon be sanctioned over the country's alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. election.
April 4, 2018
The U.S. soybean industry panics as China unveils retaliatory trade tariffs targeting American agricultural exports.
April 3, 2018
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu walks back a migrant resettlement deal announced yesterday, and the U.S. pushes for a (possibly premature) NAFTA unveiling.
April 2, 2018
China hits the U.S. with $3 billion in import tariffs, Israeli strikes a deal to resettle African migrants, and Malaysia's legislature advances an unprecedented anti-'fake news' law.
March 29, 2018
A date is set for talks between North and South Korea, and the NHL warns that climate change has outdoor ice rinks in its crosshairs.