A North Korea-flagged ship interdicted in Panama three years ago gave a glimpse into Pyongyang’s efforts to build up its military and nuclear capacity. Intelligence from the ship transformed how UN member nations are policing North Korea.
With Donald Trump embarking on the homestretch of a campaign that has defied all political orthodoxy, Maine offers a glimpse into how a populist leader affects government and causes voters to take stock of the tone of their politics – and maybe dial it back.
Brazil issued 12 arrest warrants Thursday for people they believe have had contact with Islamic State. It's getting advice on how to prevent attacks from countries with more experience in dealing with terrorism.
Politicians have failed to adapt their message to voters’ concerns that they are getting sidelined. That’s made it easy for populists to play on people’s concerns that they are losing control over their lives.
EU leaders will have to recalibrate the bloc to stop a further breakup, not only by delivering concrete results like jobs to citizens, but also by making sure their case for unity is heard over growing nationalism.
While the international community celebrates the impending end to 52 years of conflict between the government and FARC rebels, many in Colombia are more skeptical than optimistic, with some going so far as to oppose the entire peace deal.
As undocumented immigrant parents of US-born children await a Supreme Court decision that could shape their future, some deportees are trying to offer emotional support and legal advice to already affected families.
In January, Portland, Maine, workers' pay jumped to $10.10 an hour, with the rest of Maine still at $7.50. US cities and states are raising their minimum wages as high as $15 an hour – creating a national experiment in how labor markets operate.