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Rising Buttigieg formally launches presidential campaign

Pete Buttigieg’s campaign re-launch comes amid a surge of news placing the mayor of 102,000-person South Bend in the upper echelons of the Democratic presidential primary. | Darron Cummings/AP Photo 2020 Elections The mayor of South [...]

Berlin housing activists lead campaign to fight rising rents

BERLIN (AP) – Low-cost housing advocates are launching a grassroots campaign to force Berlin’s state government into taking over nearly 250,000 apartments worth billions from corporate owners to fight rising rents in one of Germany’s [...]

How ISIS Is Rising in the Philippines as It Dwindles in the Middle East

BASILAN, the Philippines — Across the islands of the southern Philippines, the black flag of the Islamic State is flying over what the group considers its East Asia province. Men in the jungle, two oceans away from the arid birthplace [...]

Where Terrorism is Rising in Africa and the U.S. is Pulling Back

LOUMBILA, Burkina Faso — President Trump has ordered most American troops to withdraw from Syria. He wants to bring home thousands more from Afghanistan. Now hundreds of United States commandos and other forces are leaving West Africa [...]

Rising Social Agenda Brings Luster to Qualified Dividends

Bryan Perry The 2020 Presidential election season is officially in play with more challengers running for the White House than Carter has pills. There are Democrats from the center, left-of-center and way left-of-center who are going to jam [...]

Rising Temperatures Could Melt Most Himalayan Glaciers by 2100, Report Finds

The Hindu Kush Himalaya Assessment touches on the phenomenon of elevation-dependent warming. Though it is well known that temperature changes due to increased levels of greenhouse gases are amplified at higher latitudes, like in the Arctic, [...]

U.S. needs fiscal rules to tackle rising national debt

The U.S. national debt is closing in on $ 22 trillion — $ 68,000 for every man, woman, and child living here. While lawmakers seem content to bring a portion of the federal government to a halt over a $ 6 billion line item, few blink an [...]

Venice Dispatch: As Tourists Frolic in Venice’s Rising Waters, Locals Fear for the City’s Treasures

VENICE, Italy — Near the Accademia Bridge, a corridor of thin trees lay horizontal, as if hit by a nuclear wind. Vaporetto tickets, pigeon feathers and candy wrappers floated in stagnant pools around St. Mark’s Basilica. Saltwater [...]

Skepticism rising in S. Korea ahead of 3rd summit with North

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – The shine is starting to come off South Korean President Moon Jae-in’s engagement strategy with the North. The liberal politician, who reversed nearly a decade of conservative hard-line policy toward North [...]

Solomon Islands Dispatch: His Pacific Island Was Swallowed by Rising Seas. So He Moved to a New One.

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Three islands in the South Pacific are being swept away by currents and climate change. But the seaweed farmers there are doing everything they can to stay. Source: NYT > World