Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's trip to Latin America immediately follows the visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping. Both are chasing investment and energy deals, although with different strategies.
Xi Jinping has launched a campaign against his political rivals that is roiling the entire Communist Party. A Reuters examination of the oil-industry component of the Chinese president's crackdown shows the extent of the Xi Jinping purge, a drama that will have repercussions well beyond China.
Democratic Senator John Walsh said he was suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder from his service in Iraq when he failed to attribute conclusions and verbatim passages lifted from other scholars' work in his master's thesis at the US Army War College.