Florida shooting: Two Americas speak in aftermath

Anthony Zurcher North America reporter @awzurcher on Twitter Another day, another school shooting - several since the start of 2018. With the Parkland, Florida, death toll ranking it as one of the deadliest in US...

US wasting billions on nuclear bombs that serve no purpose and are security liability...

Julian Borger in Washington The US is to spend billions of dollars upgrading 150 nuclear bombs positioned in Europe, although the weapons may be useless as a deterrent and a potentially catastrophic security liability, according...

Only the EU can break Facebook and Google’s dominance

George Soros Social media giants have left the US government impotent – Europe must lead the way The current moment in world history is a painful one. Open societies are in crisis, and forms of dictatorships...

‘Historical Wrong’: The Hidden Cost of Formal Recognition for American Indian Tribes

By Arica L. Coleman For a Native American tribe, federal recognition comes with a host of benefits, including housing, health and education funding. But the process of achieving that recognition from the Bureau of Indian...

Opinion – How Can You Falter, When You’re the Rock of Gibraltar?

 A Commentary By Henrik Müller Germany used to be an anchor of international stability. But that's changing. The political chaos surrounding Angela Merkel's attempts to create a new government serve as a warning that the...

Parkland shooting victims include young students, coach who saved others in Florida high school

By Kaitlyn Schallhorn -FoxNews.com The names began to emerge Thursday of the 17 people gunned down in a shocking school shooting a day earlier, revealing that two victims were students who helped children with special...

How many US school shootings have there been in 2018 so far?

Attack on a Florida high school is the eighth shooting to have resulted in death or injury during the first seven weeks of the year Lois Beckett in New York Just seven weeks into 2018, there...

US Olympian: faster and stronger for longer – and bringing the kids

We're accustomed to seeing Mom and Dad cheer on children at the Olympic Games. But now more kids are cheering on Mom or Dad, as athletes compete for longer and draw strength from making...

In Britain, a collective push to tackle loneliness

Prime Minister Theresa May won rare cross-party praise for giving governmental attention to the growing problem of social isolation in Britain. But part of the solution may rest at home as well: by just...

India’s police ask: When is ‘women only’ good for women?

Raising women's profile in policing harassment seems logical. But it has had unintended consequences: segregating the issue for some instead of prompting a broader swath of society to challenge their thinking about a corrosive...

A tale of two cities and murder

Last year, New York saw its lowest murder rate since it began keeping modern records in the 1950s. Baltimore saw its highest in history. With numbers so stark, the stories these two cities tell...

Are China and Russia challenging US military dominance?

China is strengthening its military might, while Russia is asserting its foreign policy influence. IISS expert Bastian Giegerich talks to DW about changing US global dominance and the threat of a "great-power war." DW: You...

US and Turkey at odds in Syria ahead of Rex Tillerson’s visit

The war in Syria has escalated Washington-Ankara tension. But ahead of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's visit this week, former US Ambassador to Turkey Ross Wilson told DW he's hopeful cooler heads will prevail. DW:...

One in six children live in war zones, Save the Children says

The number of children living in conflict zones has risen by 75 percent from the early 1990s, Save the Children reports. The charity says youngsters in the Middle East and Asia are most affected. In...

Don’t look to Trump for leadership after the Florida school shooting

Richard Wolffe They say there’s no one more optimistic than an American teenager. But now we’re teaching them how to save their lives from a gunman This is no time to talk politics, we’re told by...

Why the Jaws shark is not a ‘man-eating monster’

By Soutik Biswas- BBC News "When you're on top of the water, and you just see the fin, I think it's more scary because it's the unknown. But when you are underwater and you see...

‘It won’t help me win medals’ – Russian curling star Bryzgalova on comparisons to...

Russian curler Anastasia Bryzgalova, who won bronze in the mixed doubles together with her husband Alexander Krushelnitsky, said that while she was pleased to receive beauty compliments, she focuses on sports results. “Yes, it’s very...

Nikolas Cruz: What we know about Florida shooting suspect

A picture is building of the suspect in a mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida that left at least 17 people dead. Nikolas Cruz, 19, was detained in the nearby city of...

CIA talks ‘amorous arts,’ Romeo spies on Valentines Day

By Adam Shaw -FoxNews.com The CIA used Valentine's Day Wednesday as an opportunity to talk about the “amorous arts” that spymasters used to obtain secrets from their targets, taking over the agency’s Twitter account to...

Syria’s War Has Never Been More International

The next phase of a seven-year conflict has begun. URI FRIEDMAN  If the coming defeat of ISIS and rebel forces in Syria was supposed to bring an end to the seven-year conflict there, no one told...