A trucks travels along I-25 before its closure into New Mexico on June 15, in Trinidad, Co. Crews raced to get a jump on flames marching along the New Mexico-Colorado border and through the rugged desert canyons on the opposite end of the state before the weather took a turn for the worse.
Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: Communication satellites heard electronic pings from the flight for four hours after the plane went missing. The US Navy guided-missile destroyer, USS Kidd, is now en route to Strait of Malacca, west of the Malaysian peninsula, to continue the search for the missing jet.
As global warming pushes back the Arctic Sea ice, uncovering new natural-resource deposits, China is looking to establish its presence in the north.
National security and foreign policy planners can make some reasonable assumptions about what the American energy revolution and oil boom could mean for US interests, Rogers writes.
Beijing has boosted its military presence in the energy-rich South China Sea, despite disputed claims by Vietnam.