Why is Marco Rubio tweeting about Salt Bae?

Until this week, Salt Bae was best known as an Instagram-famous chef. He wears tight V-necks, owns a global chain of high-end steakhouses, and...

New UN report documents evidence of mass atrocities in Myanmar against...

The Myanmarese military would often attack Rohingya villages in the early hours of the morning, in an attempt to “instill immediate terror.” Residents would...

How Trump undermines the best part of his foreign policy

When President Donald Trump said he’d meet Iranian leadership with “no preconditions” on Monday, he once again defied conventional US foreign policy. This time,...

Prison or pardon: a former prosecutor explains Manafort’s risky legal strategy

President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort is being tried this week in a Virginia court for bank and tax fraud. The charges...

Poland’s president wants Trump to open a US base in his...

Poland has wanted to host a permanent US military base for years, and it looks like the country might get its wish. There’s also...

Trump adds more Russians who interfered in the 2016 election to...

President Donald Trump has expanded a US sanctions list of Russians that interfered in the 2016 presidential election — one of his toughest moves...

US intelligence says North Korea is building new missiles

US intelligence agencies say North Korea is making new missiles, another sign that leader Kim Jong Un is uninterested in dismantling its nuclear program...

Why the US and Turkey are fighting over a US pastor

President Donald Trump just said the US will place “large sanctions” on Turkey for detaining an American pastor for nearly two years — a...

Israel’s hugely controversial “nation-state” law, explained

JERUSALEM — Israel passed a controversial new “nation-state law” last week that’s sparking both celebration and fierce debate over the very nature of Israel...

The sudden end of the Ethiopia-Eritrea war, explained

On July 21, Eritrea appointed an ambassador to Ethiopia — the first one in 20 years. It’s the latest positive step in a series of...

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