Moving Forward in Southeast Asia

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte speaks after arriving from Malaysia at Davao International airport in Davao city in southern Philippines, November 11, 2016. (Lean Daval, Jr./Reuters) Although Southeast Asia was not mentioned often during the...

Japan Is Obsessed With Climate Change. Young People Don’t Get It

A recent survey from the Pew Research Center showed similar results — 75 percent of Japanese over the age of 50 said global warming was a major threat to Japan, compared with 59 percent...

Nigel Farage on Time’s person of year shortlist

Image copyright PA Nigel Farage has been shortlisted for the title of Time magazine's person of the year, along with Russian President Vladimir Putin and singer Beyonce. The former UKIP leader is one of 11 contenders named...

Secrets of the Orchid Mantis

Among insects and spiders, it’s common for females to be the larger of the sexes, by far. The bigger the female, the more eggs she can lay, is the usual explanation. Gavin Svenson, head of...

New York asks U.S. government for $35 million in Trump security costs| Reuters

  NEW YORK New York City asked the U.S. government for up to $35 million to cover security costs for protecting President-elect Donald Trump in his home atop a Manhattan skyscraper, Mayor Bill de Blasio...

Russian Spacecraft Carrying Supplies Burns Up in Flight

Photo The Progress 65 spacecraft in Kazakhstan on Tuesday. No astronauts were aboard when it failed to reach orbit on Thursday and largely burned up in the atmosphere as it fell back down. Credit RSC Energia A...