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Australia waters down Pacific Islands plea on climate crisis

Forum’s chair describes leaders’ 12 hours of talks as ‘very, very tough struggle’ Australia stands in opposition to other Pacific Islands nations after distancing itself from language calling for urgent action on climate [...]

Federal scientists warned of coming opioid crisis in 2006

More than 133,000 people have died from prescription opioids since 2006 — and hundreds of thousands more from street drugs including heroin and illicit fentanyl. | Toby Talbot/AP File Photo Exclusive The Surgeon General was on the [...]

Housing Crisis Grips Ireland a Decade After Property Bubble Burst

DUBLIN — For generations, the Irish took for granted that affordable, plentiful housing was the bedrock of their economic security and government policy. Not long ago, Ireland had one of the world’s highest rates of homeownership. The [...]

In Migrant Crisis, Border Towns Become Final Destination

CIUDAD JUÁREZ, Mexico — There is a new hint of life in the dilapidated downtown of Ciudad Juárez, which residents abandoned as a recession and drug gang murders ravaged the city a decade ago. Thousands of Cubans, waiting in limbo [...]

Pro Mass Migration Republicans ‘Equally to Blame’ for Border Crisis, Say Experts

Tweet reddit Whatsapp Email Share Share Print NEW MEXICO — At the “Current Crisis: Facts, Figures, and Analysis” panel at the We Build the Wall symposium, experts from NumbersUSA and the Center for Immigration Studies, Rosemary [...]

Boris Johnson to Take Leadership of a Britain in Deep Crisis

LONDON — Boris Johnson, the brash standard-bearer for a British exit from the European Union, won the contest to become the next prime minister on Tuesday, at a critical moment in his country’s history and with less political clout [...]

Migrant mental health crisis spirals in ICE detention facilities

Men stand in an Immigration and Border Enforcement detention center in McAllen, Texas, on July 12 during a visit by Vice President Mike Pence. | Josh Dawsey/The Washington Post via AP, Pool Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> Federal [...]

The Iran Crisis: How the Nuclear Deal Started to Unravel, and What’s Next

Under the 2015 deal, Mr. Obama got Iran to dismantle key pieces of its nuclear program and submit to intrusive inspections. But much of the deal was temporary. The limits on Iran’s development of nuclear centrifuges expire in 2025, [...]

Greek Elections: Long Economic Crisis Set to Usher In New Leadership

ATHENS — Greeks are hurting and angry after a decade of brutal austerity, and polls show they’re set to punish one man: Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. If the polls are accurate, his leftist Syriza party will pay the price in national [...]

In border crisis, pregnant teens are especially vulnerable

PHOENIX (AP) – As tales of wretchedness and overcrowding in government border detention facilities abound, one group of migrants is particularly vulnerable: teen moms and pregnant girls without parents of their own. Immigrant advocates [...]