"Law and order" has been a central theme in Donald Trump's presidential campaign. But the term has deep-rooted racial connotations in the United States that give many African Americans pause.
A student at Taoyuan Sinwu Junior High School has recently surprised observers (and one of his teachers) by unconventional, even "strange" behavior. His strange actions do not fall into the category of "strange" as negative or irritating, but rather "strange for the good," we might say. For the past half a year, this student has been writing poems for his daily communication homework for his teacher.
Spain is about to pass 300 days without a government. But guess what? Few Spaniards seem bothered by that as the country's economy roars ahead.
Stemming the astronomical losses caused by crime in the oceans surrounding Africa is the focus of a major continental summit on Saturday in the Togolese capital, Lome.
The adoration felt by his people for the late king of Thailand was unique, but several modern monarchs have proved remarkably adept at maintaining public support for what many see as an outdated institution.
New ID requirements. Unfamiliar or distant polling places. Names missing from the voter rolls.
One newspaper called him a "most unlikely pretender to high office," a "dunderhead" with a "big mouth," known for his "scattershot, impulsive style."
A look at why the role of money in politics has been a hot topic in the current U.S. election campaign.
In a quiet but contentious campaign, countries are competing for new openings on the U.N.'s Human Rights Council. Many of the contenders for membership on the Geneva-based body include the political Who's Who of authoritarian regimes who are noteworthy abusers of the very human rights they would be slated to protect.
Energy independence has been a goal of every U.S. president since Richard Nixon. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have very different ways to achieve it.