A blockchain is a kind of database shared across a network of computers. While its first widespread use was for Bitcoin, the technology can be used for much more.
Hurricane Dorian moved northward along the coast of North Carolina Friday as a Category 1 storm. Could a nuclear bomb stop it?
A Trump proposal to scale back fuel efficiency standards has several key automakers siding with environmentalists in California.
President Trump wants to buy Greenland. That prompted much media scoffing. Denmark's prime minster said, 'no deal.' But the idea may have merit.
The resignation of Italy’s prime minister Tuesday blocked snap elections that could have put far-right pol Matteo Salvini in the country’s top office.
Gun policy in the U.S. is hindered by lack of data on what could actually save lives. Our reporter asks a Rand Corp. economist what’s at stake.
The Trump administration’s new immigration rule will make it harder for legal migrants who use public benefits to obtain green cards.
Next-generation wireless service will mean smarter homes and faster movie downloads. But it also promises higher prices, less privacy.
Japan and South Korea’s grievances have spilled into a trade war that could ripple across global industries, and deeper divide two U.S. allies.
Joe Biden’s busing record was recently challenged by Kamala Harris, reopening discussion about its role, effectiveness, and where we stand now.
Ten years after a coup removed President Manuel Zalaya from power, its consequences still shape Honduras – from months of protests to migration.
The latest legal challenge to the Affordable Care Act may seem like just another episode in an endless saga. Here’s why this case matters.
After decades of frustration in Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts, Trump has vowed to succeed where others have failed. How his approach is working.
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.
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