Protesters have periodically taken to the streets amid economic and political turmoil, with as many as 1 million flooding Caracas earlier this month to demand a presidential recall referendum before a key date in January.
Especially since 9/11, there have been concerns that terrorists could use such devices. The Government Accountability Office recently conducted an undercover investigation to try to acquire radioactive materials using fake credentials.
Many believe that changing Article 9 is Prime Minister Abe’s lifelong political mission. His coalition now holds a two-thirds majority in both houses of the legislature, opening the door for such reform.
When the Obama administration on May 13 sent a letter to nearly 100,000 public schools defending transgender rights, it elevated arguments over so-called “bathroom laws” to a national civil rights debate. How did we get here?
Pyongyang is ramping up its nuclear and missile programs after a successful rocket launch Feb. 7. US officials warn that the North is trying to obtain weapons-grade fissionable material from a previously shuttered reactor.