Full story - December 19, 2017
missile shot at Riyadh
The Iran-aligned Houthi movement said it had aimed the missile at the Saudi royal court at al-Yamama palace, where a meeting of Saudi leaders was underway.
Full story - December 19, 2017
The scene where an Amtrak passenger train derailed on a bridge over interstate highway I-5 in DuPont, Washington, U.S., December 18, 2017.
Full story - December 19, 2017
Tesla's new electric semitruck is unveiled during a presentation in Hawthorne, California, U.S. on November 16, 2017.
UPS has placed the largest order of Tesla's new electric semitrucks to date, joining other transportation giants in testing the new technology.
Full story - December 19, 2017
Three bicyclists wearing face masks ride past Tiananmen Gate.
China said on Tuesday the first phase of its long-awaited nationwide carbon emission trading scheme will focus on the power sector, as the government outlined details of what is expected to be the world's largest such program.
Full story - December 18, 2017
Xenia Fedorova, chief executive of RT France, of the Russian state broadcaster RT, formerly known as "Russia Today,” poses during a visit to their news studio in Boulogne-Billancourt, near Paris, France, Dec. 18, 2017.
A spokesman for the French government said last week that the current administration was concerned by encroachment on freedom of expression but highlighted that RT was owned by a foreign power.
Full story - December 18, 2017
A bitcoin on a computer motherboard
The launch of futures by the world's biggest derivatives exchange operator, and by its rival Chicago-based exchange CBOE Global Markets a week earlier, had been hailed by many as the moment that bitcoin reached the investment mainstream.
Full story - December 18, 2017
British police stand guard at the entrance to the US Air Force base at RAF Mildenhall, Suffolk, Britain, Dec. 18, 2017.
"Shots were fired by American service personnel and a man has been detained with cuts and bruises and taken into custody," Suffolk police said. "No other people have been injured as a result of the incident."
Full story - December 18, 2017
President Trump, wearing a white baseball hat with the letters U.S.A. embroidered, waves to cameras while walking on the White House lawn
President Donald Trump will declare that China and Russia are competitors seeking to challenge US power and erode its security and prosperity, in a national security strategy he will lay out in a speech on Monday.
Full story - December 17, 2017
People use night vision goggles to look at the night sky during an Unidentified Flying Object (UFO) tour in the desert outside Sedona, Arizona, Feb. 14, 2013.
Whether the Advanced Aviation Threat Identification Program has continued to investigate UFO sightings since its funding ended five years ago could rank as an unexplained phenomenon.
Full story - December 17, 2017
The US Capitol Building is seen from the Congressional Visitors Center in Washington, DC, Dec. 6, 2017.
From child tax credits to business "pass-throughs," here's your guide to everything in the final GOP tax reform bill.

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