A federal law from late last year is requiring the military to find ways to reduce taxpayer subsidies for the commissaries that sell food at discount prices to active duty and retired armed service members.
Thousands of younger demonstrators erupted with joy while a rival older crowd angrily clashed with riot police on Friday — epitomizing the generational splits over the country's sweeping political scandal.
Venezuela's continuing struggles with economic malaise and the low price of oil are spilling out in the open with serious consequences — babies dying, consumer product shortages and a national leader being threatened with ouster.
Many Americans are nervous about the incoming Trump administration banning Muslims from entering the US. That includes some Christians in the state of Georgia who've been helping Muslim refugees resettle in the US.
Brazil is investing nearly a billion dollars in Cuba's new state-of-the art deep sea port and free trade zone. The BBC's Sarah Rainsford in Havana says both nations are planning for a time when Washington has lifted trade sanctions on the socialist nation.
The Pentagon has made it clear that its "Buy American" policy will be in effect for solar panels — which means Chinese-made solar panels are no longer acceptable for US military installation in the US and abroad.