The US House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to impose tough new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea, a move that will antagonize the Kremlin as well as European nations fearing economic ramifications.
Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promises to make steep cuts in climate pollution while still increasing the flow of dirty tar sands oil. It's a high-wire act that has him taking fire from both sides.
Over a third of Venezuelan voters turned out Sunday in an unofficial referendum — and nearly all voted "No" to President Nicolás Maduro's plans to rewrite the constitution. Now the opposition is calling a nationwide strike.
Inside vast white tents erected in a former military zone on the outskirts of the tiny village of Conetta, some 1,400 men from across Africa while away their days, packed onto endless rows of bunks as the temperatures rise.
For the last six years, a little-known infusion of American tax dollars has played a part in the fight against organized crime in the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juárez. Part of the money for the Merida Initiative is used to keep young people out of drug cartels and help boost the economy.
One of the selling points of Huy Fong sriracha is that it's made from fresh chilis. But processing them in its factory in Irwindale, CA, has led those nearby to complain of irritating fumes. Now a judge has denied their request to stop chili processing at the factory.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership, a major free trade deal, has turned into a hot and divisive political battle. But no matter what the critics say, most economics believe the treaty will be good for most Americans, even poor ones.
President Barack Obama is strongly pushing for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which would create the largest free trade zone in the world. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are falling over each other to distance themselves from the agreement. American farmers don't get that.
At the Democratic National Convention, many in the crowd have chanted "No TPP!" That's no to the 12-member Trans-Pacific Partnership, a trading bloc that President Barack Obama supports, but Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton all oppose, at least on some level.