Security Brief: North Korea, Iran Take Center Stage at UNGA

Catch up on everything you need to know about South Korean President Moon Jae-in’s big week, the U.S.-European clash on Iran, highlights from a massive gathering of top Air Force brass near Washington, and more. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Author: Elias Groll and Lara Seligman

A week after Hurricane Florence, flood waters still inundate North, South Carolina

More than one week after Hurricane Florence pounded North and South Carolina, killing at least 44 people, the states’ rivers and waterways are expected to linger at unsafe flood levels over the next several days, Reuters reported Sunday. As the flood waters make their way…

As US-North Korea talks falter, Pyongyang and Seoul strengthen lines of dialogue

North and South Korea on Friday opened a liaison office — their first ever — near the border in order to improve communications in the leadup to their summit next week. The office in the North Korean side of the border, in the town of…

Interactive: North Korea Diplomacy Scorecard

As the United States and South Korea engage in diplomatic negotiations with North Korea, there are a number of issues on the table, from human rights and military relations, to North Korea’s nuclear program. Some of these issues hit closer to core of making the…

19-year-old anti-gun violence activist shot and killed in Chicago

Delmonte Johnson, who grew up on the South Side of Chicago, was one of the many teenagers across this nation who had been personally impacted by gun violence. Earlier this year, he joined the group GoodKids MadCity, a group led by young people of color…

Chicago police shooting sparks violent protests

Violent protests broke out on the streets of Chicago’s South Side Saturday night after police fatally shot an individual “exhibiting characteristics of an armed person.” The shooting took place around 5:30 p.m. and protests fomented shortly thereafter, culminating with a march and demonstrations that lasted…

Women sports starts rally support for Caster Semenya, blast IAAF’s ‘discriminatory regulations’

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) is hell-bent on forcing South African Olympic champion Caster Semenya and other women with high levels of naturally-occurring testosterone to undergo invasive procedures and/or take unnecessary medication in order to compete in international track events. But tennis legend…