Members of all the US's special-operations units are involved in combat operations around the world. Those units are now seen as the go-to answer for many terrorism-related problems. As deployments show no sign of slowing down, members...Show More Summary
Income inequality inspires fierce debate around the world, and no shortage of proposed solutions. As global billionaires bid up the price of a da Vinci painting on Wednesday, to $450.3 million, Congress debated tax reforms that many analysts said would give the largest benefits to the richest 1 percent of taxpayers. Show More Summary
This past summer, I explored probably one of the most important questions facing the nation and the world: could President Donald Trump be stopped from recklessly using nuclear weapons? Interviews with several experts in nuclear command and control yielded an answer that was not encouraging: probably not, unless his order to launch was met with […]
(NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) In 1984, Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, testified before Congress showing a world map annotated with a single emerging infectious disease threat, HIV/AIDS. Show More Summary
Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s defense for apparently misleading Congress about his knowledge of campaign contacts with Russians is that he has a bad memory. No, honestly. The man who now oversees the entire Justice Department might have heard about contacts with Russia, but no alarms went off, nothing was seared into memory and no action […]
Samsung is expected to announce its next-generation Galaxy S9 lineup before Mobile World Congress next year. The event kicks off on February 26 in Barcelona.
As the Russia scandal intensifies, Special Counsel Robert Mueller is facing threats from Trump World -- and its allies in Congress.
Google, Facebook and Twitter, three of the world's most prominent tech companies, all testified before Congress this week that they had unintentionally been part of an alleged Russian operation to spread misinformation and propaganda during the 2016 presidential elections. Show More Summary
Energy Secretary Rick Perry hailed energy storage Thursday, describing it as the “holy grail” of energy. The Trump administration, however, doesn’t share Perry’s enthusiasm for the technology, based on its budget request to Congress. The Department of Energy’s (DOE) energy storage program would see its budget cut by 61 percent — from $20.5 million to […]
2017 has had so many weird, telling moments, this one barely registers: One of the most successful companies in the world reported blowout earnings at the same time it testified before Congress to defend its business practices. Guess which one the CEO showed up for..?
Congress just gave the world its best look yet at the ads purchased on Facebook by Russia-connected accounts during the contentious 2016 election season. Sen. Richard Burr provided the first images from Wednesday's hearing, the second in as many days to center on Russia's use of social media to manipulate the 2016 election. Show More Summary
It’s round two for the world’s biggest internet companies as they face off against congressional lawmakers on Capitol Hill. Representatives for Facebook, Google, and Twitter will testify before two separate panels today: First, the Senate...Show More Summary
Cubic Corporation has announced that its Cubic Transportation Systems business division will participate in ITS World Congress 2017 in Montreal, Canada from October 29 to November 2.
President Donald Trump's top military and diplomatic aides told US lawmakers Monday that the administration was not seeking new authority for conducting military operations in the world's hot spots. Congress first passed an authorization...Show More Summary
Also: A military sentencing hearing resumes today for deserter Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl; Senators will discuss the U.S. authorization of military force; and the Houston Astros win World Series Game 5.
It is hardly a secret that thanks to nearly $4 trillion (at least) in credit creation in 2017 - more than the rest of the developed world combined - China has been the proverbial (and debt-funded) "growth" dynamo behind the recent period...Show More Summary
Also: Congress approves a disaster aid package for hurricane and wildfire relief; China's new ruling Politburo is announced; and the World Series opens in Los Angeles in record heat.
China’s Communist Party on Wednesday unveiled the new party leadership for the next five years after the 19th CCP Congress closed on October 24, with the expectation that the world’s second-biggest energy consumer would broadly keep its energy policies unchanged. Show More Summary
(InSilico Medicine, Inc.) Insilico Medicine will present at The World Congress on Targeting Metabesity in London, UK on Tuesday, Oct. 31 in Session VIII: Are New Business Models Needed?
Technology is one way in which welfare goals will be met while the efficiency of poultry is maintained. Poultry World reports from the world’s biggest gathering of poultry vets, the WVPA congress in Edinburgh.