Alaska's National Petroleum Reserve

Federal judge blocks major Alaskan drilling project


A major Alaska drilling project that would tap into 600 million barrels of oil has been put on hold by a federal judge.

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Cuban Americans make plea to Biden administration for help on immigration limbo

President Donald Trump speaks during a rally protesting the electoral college certification of Joe Biden as President, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington, DC.

How Trump’s ‘dangerous state of mind’ in wake of Capitol riot could harm US national security

Trump administration
In this file photo, then-Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the closing session of the US-China Climate Leaders Summit in Los Angeles, California, Sept. 16, 2015.

Paris agreement gets ‘new lease on life’ under Biden, climate advocates say

Climate Change
A hand holds a smartphone with Wikileaks webpage logo

US elections require a ‘well-educated electorate about Russian tactics,’ says Sen. Warner

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Nicholas Burns: US’ ‘unusual’ absence from world stage is bad for Americans

Global Politics

For the rest of the world, it’s “shocking” to see the US “so inert” when it comes to its leadership on the coronavirus pandemic, former US Ambassador to NATO Nicholas Burns tells The World’s host Marco Werman.

Trump-Xi phase one trade deal

US-China trade deal: 3 fundamental issues remain unresolved


Is the US-China “phase one” trade deal the end of the trade war? Don’t count on it.

Two men stand with their backs to the camera, their right hands held in the air for an oath. Ahead of them is a row of lawmakers seated behind a large desk.

In the impeachment inquiry, is the US a defender of democracy — or corrupt itself?

Trump impeachment

The impeachment inquiry into US President Donald Trump moved to open hearings Wednesday. The central issue in the inquiry is what responsibility the president may carry for abandoning public duty in favor of private interests.

US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump meet with Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan and Emine Erdogan in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, D.C., on November 13, 2019.

How Turkey’s Erdoğan went from populist hero to strongman

Global Politics

The Turkish president has managed to navigate a threatened political crisis with the US. Turkish historian and writer Soner Cagaptay says it’s because he’s a masterful tactician.

A map of Ukraine is projected onto a screen; a man in a uniform wearing a hat is silhouetted against it.

What Ukrainians think about Trump and his ‘quid pro quo’ in 3 charts

As the first public hearings in the impeachment inquiry begin, what do the Ukrainian people think of the impeachment controversy?