Trevon Miller

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This Oregon brewery uses 116% sustainable energy — here's how

There's an ancient Egyptian hieroglyph that translates to "beer has dispelled the illness which was within me."<p>While it may not be used as an elixir …

How geography shapes international politics

<i>Colin Woodard is a journalist and the author of five books, including “American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America” and the forthcoming “American Character: A History of the Epic Struggle Between Individual Liberty and the Common Good.”</i><p>Study the globe and ask …

Mississippi River

US calls on China to get tough with North Korea

Secretary of State, John Kerry, says Beijing cannot continue “business as usual” after Pyongyang’s latest nuclear test<p>John Kerry, the US Secretary of State, has urged China to get tough with North Korea after Pyongyang reportedly conducted a nuclear test earlier this week.<p>Mr Kerry said he had urged …

North Korea

Iraq faces take-over by Iran-backed militias if Islamic State is defeated, coalition commanders fear

New report warns of 'war after the war' between Baghdad government and Iran-backed Shia militants<p>Coalition commanders in Iraq fear that Iran-backed Shia militias may stage an armed takeover of the country if Isil is defeated, a new report has warned.<p>Senior figures in the US-led mission believe …

Bill Clinton once told Tony Blair that Vladimir Putin had ‘enormous potential'

"We're trying to resolve this bilateral issue with Russia and kind of get this Chechnya thing resolved," Clinton told Blair on October 13, 1999, referring to Russia's air campaign over Chechnya in August 1999 that escalated into the Second Chechen War.<p>"Putin has enormous potential, I think," …

Suspect in shooting of Philadelphia policeman pledged allegiance to Islamic State, officials say

A Muslim man who allegedly shot and wounded a Philadelphia police officer in a late-night ambush told investigators he pledged his allegiance to Islamic State and carried out the attack "in the name of Islam," police said.<p>Officer Jesse Hartnett, who chased and shot Edward Archer, the suspected …

Obama Administration

A promising new material can convert a major greenhouse gas into clean energy

Developed by a team of researchers in China, the material could be one way to deal with the 36 gigatonnes of CO2 we release into the atmosphere each year due to fossil fuel use.<p>Scientists have been struggling for decades to come up with an energy-efficient way to transform CO2 into something …

South Korea uses loudspeakers to blast North Korea with 'popaganda'

Giant amplifiers set up on border play hits by South Korean singers and pro-democracy messages<p>South Korea blasted North Korea with loud-volume pop music broadcasts on Friday, in a novel twist on its propaganda war against its nuclear-armed neighbour.<p>Two days after Pyongyang caused outrage by …

North Korea

The Privilege Saudi Arabia Enjoyed Under U.S.-Led Order in the Mideast Is Over

At his first press conference after getting elected, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani singled out Saudi Arabia as the country his government would try particularly hard to build friendly relations with. He even referred to Saudis as Iran's "brothers."<p>Things didn't turn out quite as Rouhani had …