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And There Are Still Two Weeks To Go

And There Are Still Two Weeks To Go

MEXICO CITY — It has been a brutal electoral season, even by Mexico’s violent standards. At least 113 candidates, pre-candidates, and current and former politicians have been killed and 300 more have suffered some form of aggression since September, according to...
Vancouver hospital sues foreign-born mother for $1m

Vancouver hospital sues foreign-born mother for $1m

Vancouver hospital sues foreign-born mother for $ 1m 13 June 2018 Image copyright Getty Images A Canadian hospital is suing a non-resident mother for C$ 1.2m ($ 930,000, £690,000) because she allegedly ducked her bill after giving birth. Vancouver Health Authority...

Anthony Bourdain’s window into Africa

Anthony Bourdain might have been a celebrity chef, but viewers of his Emmy Award-winning travel show, “Parts Unknown,” didn’t tune in for curry and noodle recipes. Cooking was simply the conceit Bourdain used to have a conversation about the culture, politics,...
Woman sues Nasa over ownership of moon dust vial

Woman sues Nasa over ownership of moon dust vial

Woman sues Nasa over ownership of moon dust vial By Jessica Lussenhop BBC News Magazine 13 June 2018 Image copyright Courtsey Laura Cicco Image caption The vial of moon dust Cicco received as a child A Tennessee woman is suing the National Aeronautics and Space...
Federal Reserve raises interest rates

Federal Reserve raises interest rates

13 June 2018 Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell is presiding over a sea change in US policy The US Federal Reserve has voted to raise the target for its benchmark interest rate by 0.25%, citing solid economic expansion and job...

The US nuclear arsenal: A quick overview

Meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump on June 12, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un committed to “complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.” I spent many years working on nuclear nonproliferation at the Department of Defense, the State Department and...

Here’s A Major Poll On Life, Sex, And Politics

BuzzFeed News / Getty Images LGBTQ adults in the United States are mostly women, religious, and under 40 years old, according to a new survey conducted by Whitman Insight Strategies and BuzzFeed News. The poll, taken by 880 LGBTQ Americans across the country, is one...

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