Tensions between the U.S. and Iran are high after a half-dozen oil tankers were attacked in the Persian Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz.
Uber relies on an army of drivers whom it refuses to call employees. But some see its “Partner Protection” plan as a model for the gig economy.
The Mueller report provides new details about Russia’s interference in the U.S. in 2016. Here’s an overview of what happened.
Extreme rhetoric often shapes the abortion debate and can influence public attitudes. Here are some basic facts about abortion in the U.S. today.
Guatemala has attempted to bolster accountability, tackling old civil war atrocities and recent corruption. But some ask if its gains are slipping.
A year after the U.S. withdrew from the multilateral Iran nuclear deal, it’s under increased pressure. How close is it to unraveling?
Scenes of mayhem in the streets prompted us to highlight a few key points from our recent coverage. A Venezuela cheat sheet.
In the wake of the Easter bombings, a reporter who covered the Sri Lankan civil war unpacks some pressing questions.
The Supreme Court will weigh the constitutionality of a census question requesting that residents declare their citizenship status on April 23.
Libya has long been torn between a UN-recognized government and the forces of Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, who is now moving on Tripoli.
The past five months saw the record for families detained between ports of entry broken four times, according to officials. But overall apprehensions remain near historic lows.
In the ex-Yugoslav state, threats mount to press freedom and political dissent. The ongoing “1 of 5 million” protests nationwide signal to the government that Serbs have had enough.
Disputes over Kashmir have long colored India and Pakistan’s relations, and call for farsighted solutions. But with elections just months away, some worry that short-term strategy will trump long-term perspective.
What impact does America's inward gaze have on international problem-solving? That's an issue we will return to regularly. Here, a look at how six US-friendly Arab nations are banding together.
Nine months ago, a harsh response to protesters first led to calls for President Daniel Ortega’s resignation. As the crisis continues, thousands have fled the country.
A long-delayed presidential election in Congo could lead to the country’s first peaceful, democratic transition of power. But on Thursday, officials delayed it yet again, casting further doubt on the integrity of a vote that has already seen violence and allegations of rigging.
With MPs pulling in different directions, the only guarantee is that Britain’s relationships with the rest of the EU will be different regardless of Parliament’s vote Dec. 11.
As ‘Giving Tuesday’ arrives, it’s a good time to think about charitable donations. Increasingly, average givers are focusing on the effectiveness of organizations they might support.
More steps remain before the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement takes effect. And in the post-deal landscape, separate trade tensions between the US and China still need to be resolved.
The runoff vote to choose the country's next president is Oct. 28, after one of the most divisive campaign seasons in decades.
Every night in the US, about 450,000 people are in jail awaiting trial.
Cheaper than an Uber or Lyft ride and faster than a shared bicycle, dockless scooters are catching on in a number of cities across the United States. But city officials say the companies aren't doing enough to ensure the programs and scooters operate safely.
Asian-Americans – and the US Department of Justice – are weighing in as a court determines whether the Ivy League school's approach to admissions has been discriminatory.
How much legal jeopardy might President Trump be in now that his former lawyer, Michael Cohen, has pleaded guilty to campaign finance violations? The case is less straightforward than it appears.
On. Nov. 6, voters head to the ballot box for the first midterm elections under President Trump. Both parties are billing them as crucial for the direction of the country. At stake: the Republican legislative agenda and the stability of the Trump administration.
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