Police in Louisiana are investigating the presumed slaying of a prominent civil rights activist and founder of an African-American history museum whose body was found in the trunk of her car in the state capital, Baton Rouge, officials said on Sunday.
For the third time in two days US President Donald Trump took aim at a quartet of progressive congresswomen of color, demanding on Monday that they apologize to him and the country for "foul language" and "terrible things they have said."
Huawei Technologies Co. is planning to lay off a substantial number of its employees in the United States as the major Chinese telecommunications firm is still struggling with its American blacklisting, a report says.
Venezuelan Ambassador to the United Nations Samuel Moncada has accused the United States of pushing for military intervention in the Latin American country by undermining ongoing negotiations between Caracas and the opposition.
An American war against China or Russia would be truly awful. Even if the United States won — no sure thing — it could well suffer costs and casualties that would make the toll of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars seem minor by comparison. So is there a way the US could stymie a Chinese attack in the Pacific, or a Russian land-grab in Eastern Europe, without having to defeat enemy forces head-on? This is the motivating question behind the idea of “horizontal escalation.”