U.S. Department of State

Before traveling to North Korea, prepare for your own death, State Department says

It’s not clear why any American citizen would want to visit North Korea. But, for those that do, the U.S. Department of State has some morbid tips on how to prepare.<p>The State Department issued a travel advisory on Wednesday that placed North Korea at “Level 4: Do not travel,” and warned U.S. …

North Korea

Eight Tricky Countries for Americans to Visit—and How to Get There

While places like South Georgia (a territory just north of Antarctica and reachable only by a 3-day voyage) remain largely off the grid, others are …

Cuba

Azerbaijani Journalist Abducted in Georgia Sentenced to 6 Years in Prison

Azerbaijani investigative journalist Afghan Mukhtarli, who went missing in Tbilisi in May 2017 before resurfacing in a detention facility in Baku, …

Corruption

How safe is Greece?

Over the years, Greece has had occasional periods of unrest that have led travelers to wonder how safe the country is.<p>The bottom line is: There are …

Athens

62 assassinations in 10 days in state of Guanajuato

Alleged gangsters got instructions from cop<p>Police in Chihuahua state yesterday arrested 10 alleged gang members who were evidently receiving …

Mexico

Why Cambodia Sanctions Will Fail

2017 has been an extraordinary year for Cambodia. Former opposition leader Kem Sokha was arrested in September over a treason charge and his Cambodia …

Asia

Ivanka Trump's Human Trafficking Awareness Instagram Could Not Have Come At A Worse Time

It's safe to say the Trumps are not having a good Thursday. Since the social media explosion following Trump's controversial "sh*thole countries" …

Dating

Hijackers of Neerja Bhanot's Pan Am Flight 73: Here's how the four terrorists look now [Photo]

The four hijackers of the 1986 Pan Am Flight 73 killed 20 passengers and crew members, including Indian flight attendant Neerja Bhanot.<p>The United …

Terrorism

See how Trump is hiding climate change – VICE News

Anyone looking at the official websites of the Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of Energy, or the White House might be under the impression that climate change isn’t a threat.<p>That’s because the Trump Administration has been systematically scrubbing its online references to climate …

Climate

Turkey warns citizens against traveling to America

ANKARA — Turkey has warned its citizens against travel to the United States, saying Turks face the risk of arbitrary arrest and should take …

Turkey

U.S. Counterterrorism Forces Are Active in Many More Places Than You Know | The Report: Opinion | US News

As we enter the 17th year of the United States' "war on terror," it is both appropriate, and necessary, to take stock of where our troops are located …

War

2017 Most Murderous Year in Mexico's History — State Department Treats Some Areas Like War Zones

The U.S. Department of State issued a “do not travel” advisory to Americans Wednesday for five Mexican states, putting them on a list that includes …

Conservative View

State Department Makes Major Changes to Travel Warning System

Courtesy of U.S. Department of State<p>The State Department’s new interactive map color-codes countries by travel warning level.<p>The improvements will …

State Department Confirms Mexican Tourism Safety

Mexico's most popular tourist destinations remain safe to visit under the U.S. State Department's new travel advisory classification system, which …

Los Cabos

Catholic Charities in Iowa archdiocese ends refugee resettlement program

The U.S. Department of State decreased the number of refugees who can legally seek refuge in the United States from 110,000 to 45,000 annually. Also, …

Photojournalism

Area 51's secret airline is looking for flight attendants

What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas — and everything after is classified.<p>Janet, an airline so secret the government has not yet acknowledged its …

North Korea

State Department Calls Asian Countries On The Carpet For Religious Freedom Violations

Once again, Asia has more “countries of particular concern” (CPCs) than any other region. Last week, the U.S. State Department designated Burma, China, North Korea, and seven other nations as CPCs for violating religious freedom. State also placed Pakistan, a long-time serial violator of religious …

Opinion

Russia using Soviet tactics to silence Stalin critic, say friends of jailed historian

<b>A historian of Stalinist Russia facing charges of child pornography will undergo psychological tests this week. Critics say the case lays bare the</b> …

World News

Huma Abedin Was Caught Forwarding Emails to Anthony Weiner’s Laptop — Here’s What She Said Under Oath

Hillary Clinton's former top aide, Huma Abedin, wasn't completely honest while testifying under oath.<p>A key player in the Clinton campaign, Abedin …

Hillary Clinton

Japan To Buy $133M Of Interceptor Missiles Amid North Korea Nuclear Threat

The U.S. Department of State agreed to the sale of an estimated $133 million worth of interceptor missiles to Japan amid growing tensions in the …

North Korea

Teachers Share 7 Strategies for Globalizing U.S. Schools

With an estimated 23 million U.S. jobs being tied in some way to international trade, the economic case for promoting students’ global competencies—the skills needed to appreciate and interact effectively with people from other cultures—has never been more clear. But how can American schools do …

Sustainable Development Goals

North Korea signs on to Winter Olympics, agrees to military talks with South

There will almost certainly be more North Korean cheerleaders than athletes, but the 2018 Winter Olympics will include a delegation from the country that has provoked global anger through its nuclear-development program.<p>Only two North Koreans have formally qualified for the Pyeongchang games in …

North Korea

Op-Ed: The real enemy is not China but anti-China hysteria

<i>Steve Bannon (Xinhua file photo)</i><p>In Michael Wolff’s controversial new book <i>Fire and Fury</i>, Steven Bannon, U.S. President Donald Trump’s former chief …

China

Trump administration to protected Salvadoran immigrants in US: It’s time to go home

The Trump administration said Monday that conditions in El Salvador have improved enough since a series of earthquakes hit the country in 2001 that …

Immigration

U.S. considering whether virus might explain attacks on American diplomats in Cuba

WASHINGTON—The State Department says the United States is considering whether viral or “other types of attacks” harmed American diplomatic personnel …

Cuba

15 Jobs That Pay Over $100K At The Best Places To Work In 2018

Each year, Glassdoor—a job search and career information firm—compiles a list of companies it deems the best at which to work. We covered its last such roster in December (see our report here).<p>Now, Glassdoor has unveiled a list of jobs available at these great companies, all of which expected to …

Employment

Tourism Under Trump Year 1 Led to a Revise of the U.S. Brand

As United States President Donald Trump’s first year in office ends later this month, there’s no question that the president already left his mark on …

U.S. Department of Commerce

Question That: RT’s Military Mission

Assessing Russia Today’s role as an “information weapon”<p>Since September, the Kremlin has been up in arms over the United States’ decision to register …

Russia

U.S. expected to make decision on alleged attacks against diplomats in Cuba

The U.S. Department of State said Monday it still doesn’t know “who or what is causing the medical symptoms” that damaged the health of two dozen …

Cuba

What Is the 'Devil's Breath'? Scary Drug Paralyzed Backpackers In Australia

A group of backpackers have been hospitalized after taking a white substance they mistook for cocaine. According to The West Australian, the …