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Can Culture, Not Blood, Make You Italian?

CAN CULTURE, NOT BLOOD, MAKE YOU ITALIAN?

A new generation of students raised and schooled in Italy are pushing to reform outdated citizenship laws that reward those with Italian...

Iran Goes on the Offensive in Iraq

IRAN GOES ON THE OFFENSIVE IN IRAQ

Tehran funnels in missiles while Trump reportedly mulls a big increase in U.S. troops.

 
 
 
What Trump Gets Right About Alliances

WHAT TRUMP GETS RIGHT ABOUT ALLIANCES

The president is correct to call the bluff of rich allies who free-ride on U.S. military might.

Socialism's Biggest Hero Is a Bourgeois British Capitalist

SOCIALISM'S BIGGEST HERO IS A BOURGEOIS BRITISH CAPITALIST

John Maynard Keynes felt little solidarity for workers and inspired a century of establishment economics. The West's revived socialists...

 
 
 
Is Canada Violating Its Constitution by Sending Refugees Back to the United States?

IS CANADA VIOLATING ITS CONSTITUTION BY SENDING REFUGEES BACK TO THE UNITED STATES?

A federal court case could stop Ottawa from treating the United States as a safe third country due to the Trump administration's harsh...

Thank Lisbon for Macao's Peacefulness

THANK LISBON FOR MACAO'S PEACEFULNESS

Portugal's indifferent rule left the city's residents happy to be Chinese.

 
 
 
Chinese Diplomacy Takes an Aggressive Turn

CHINESE DIPLOMACY TAKES AN AGGRESSIVE TURN

As foreign governments back Hong Kong's protesters, China's diplomats are pushing back.

Pompeo's Departure Is Restoring the State Department's Swagger

POMPEO'S DEPARTURE IS RESTORING THE STATE DEPARTMENT'S SWAGGER

The U.S. secretary of state appears to have one foot out the door-and that's exactly what U.S. diplomats have been waiting for.

 
 
 
Stoltenberg's Show of Unity

STOLTENBERG'S SHOW OF UNITY

Tensions at NATO's anniversary gathering aside, the secretary-general defends the alliance's record.

‘No One Wins if War Extends Into Space'

‘NO ONE WINS IF WAR EXTENDS INTO SPACE'

The newly reestablished U.S. Space Command will focus on preventing, not fighting, a conflict in space.

 
 
 
The Fight for ISIS's Old Territory Is Just Beginning

THE FIGHT FOR ISIS'S OLD TERRITORY IS JUST BEGINNING

A host of forces including Turkish and Iranian proxies to Russian troops and Syrian government forces are jockeying for control of...

Colombia on Strike

COLOMBIA ON STRIKE

Activists refuse to stand down after talks with the Colombian government, going ahead with the third strike in as many weeks.

 
 
 
Liberal Professors' Deadly Delusions About Curing Terrorists

LIBERAL PROFESSORS' DEADLY DELUSIONS ABOUT CURING TERRORISTS

Last week's attack in Britain proves that well-meaning progressive academics have no business keeping the public safe.

Ukraine vs. the Oligarchs

UKRAINE VS. THE OLIGARCHS

If Trump wants to fight corruption in Ukraine, he should pay close attention to an ongoing dispute between the country and the IMF...

 
 
 
U.S.-Europe Trade War Reerupts in London

U.S.-EUROPE TRADE WAR REERUPTS IN LONDON

As bad as tensions over NATO are, things could get even uglier over France's new digital services tax.

China Must Answer for Cultural Genocide in Court

CHINA MUST ANSWER FOR CULTURAL GENOCIDE IN COURT

International law is a vital part of fighting for the Uighur people.

 
 
 
Despite Acrimony Among Leaders, NATO Is Making Strides at 70

DESPITE ACRIMONY AMONG LEADERS, NATO IS MAKING STRIDES AT 70

Trump's bullying prompted NATO Chief Stoltenberg to praise the U.S. president for his “leadership on defense spending,” and the alliance...

India's Economy Is Stalling. Critics Blame a ‘Climate of Fear.'

INDIA'S ECONOMY IS STALLING. CRITICS BLAME A ‘CLIMATE OF FEAR.'

Modi's government defends its stewardship even as it seeks to reverse a sharp economic slowdown.

 
 
 
‘We Are Telegraphing Abandonment'

‘WE ARE TELEGRAPHING ABANDONMENT'

Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy slams the Trump administration for withholding aid to Lebanon.

With State Department Under Fire, Lawmakers Form a Diplomacy Caucus

WITH STATE DEPARTMENT UNDER FIRE, LAWMAKERS FORM A DIPLOMACY CAUCUS

The bipartisan House move seeks to bolster support for U.S. diplomats as Ukraine impeachment inquiry puts heat on the foreign service.

 
 
 



Robbery leads to chase with stolen UPS truck, shootout in South Florida

Robbery leads to chase with stolen UPS truck, shootout in South Florida

Police chased a stolen UPS truck then were involved in a shootout. Read more ...

Black Hawk helicopter missing after takeoff in Minnesota

Black Hawk helicopter missing after takeoff in Minnesota

The Minnesota National Guard says a Black Hawk helicopter is missing after taking off in central Minnesota. Read more ...

President Trump asks Supreme Court to void House subpoena for financial...

President Trump asks Supreme Court to void House subpoena for financial documents

The justices have already put a temporary freeze on the subpoena while they consider in the coming days and weeks whether to take up the appeal. Read more ...

Video showing arrest in Baltimore goes viral; officials seek answers

Video showing arrest in Baltimore goes viral; officials seek answers

A video showing a Baltimore police officer making an arrest is under investigation, police said. Read more ...

Uber says it received more than 3,000 reports of sexual assault in US last year

Uber says it received more than 3,000 reports of sexual assault in US last year

Ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc on Thursday said it had received more than 3,000 reports of sexual assault, including rape, related to its trips in the United States in... Read more ...

SpaceX will launch genetically enhanced 'mighty mice' to International Space...

SpaceX will launch genetically enhanced 'mighty mice' to International Space Station

The mice have genes manipulated to enhance their muscle growth and will help scientists understand how to limit muscle and bone loss in humans while they're in space. Read more ...

New details emerge on drug that may slow Alzheimer's disease

New details emerge on drug that may slow Alzheimer's disease

A company that claims it has the first drug to slow mental decline from Alzheimer's disease made its case to scientists Thursday, disclosing more results to help explain why... Read more ...

The 49ers suspended an analyst after he said Ravens quarterback Lamar...

The 49ers suspended an analyst after he said Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson's 'dark skin color' made him good at fakes

The San Francisco 49ers suspended radio analyst Tim Ryan over a comment he made about Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson. While discussing Jackson's talent at faking... Read more ...

VIDEO: Deputy accidentally shoots woman inside suspect's South Carolina home

VIDEO: Deputy accidentally shoots woman inside suspect's South Carolina home

A South Carolina sheriff's office released body camera footage Wednesday of a deputy-involved shooting. Read more ...

'The president leaves us no choice but to act': Pelosi announces articles of...

'The president leaves us no choice but to act': Pelosi announces articles of impeachment against Trump

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Thursday that the House is moving forward to draft articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. Read more ...