August 13, 2018

Opinion: Turkey is trying to offload its problems onto Trump

Every week, I offer a glimpse of the kind of intelligence assessments that are likely to come across the desk of the President of the United States. Modeled on the President's Daily Briefing, or PDB, which the director of national intelligence prepares...
August 12, 2018

Opinion: This is the gift V.S. Naipaul gave me

On October 10, 1953, V.S. Naipaul sent a telegram home to his family in Trinidad. At that time, Naipaul was an indigent student at University College, Oxford; he had arrived in England on a scholarship and had begun writing brief pieces for the BBC's C...
August 12, 2018

V.S. Naipaul, Nobel-winning novelist, dies at 85

Nobel Prize-winning novelist V.S. Naipaul, who was born in Trinidad but lived most of his life in England, died in his London home Saturday, Britain's Press Association reported, citing Naipaul's wife.
August 12, 2018

Wife says he died at his London home, surrounded by those he loved

Nobel Prize-winning novelist V.S. Naipaul has died at the age of 85 as reported by Britain's Press Association, citing Naipaul's wife.
August 11, 2018

Trump vows to double steel and aluminum tariffs on Turkey

President Donald Trump said Friday he is greenlighting a doubling of steel and aluminum tariffs on Turkey and warned that US relations with the country "are not good at this time."
August 10, 2018

Starbucks’ new menu item: Kombucha

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August 10, 2018

CNN flies aboard a Navy plane that gets a look at China’s rapidly expanding presence in the South China Sea. The crew receives multiple in-flight warnings.

High above one of the most hotly contested regions in the world, CNN was given a rare look Friday at the Chinese government's rapidly expanding militarization of the South China Sea from a US reconnaissance plane.
August 10, 2018

CNN’s rare view of contested Chinese islands

High above one of the most hotly contested regions in the world, CNN's Ivan Watson was given a rare look at the Chinese government's rapidly expanding militarization of the South China Sea from a US reconnaissance plane.
August 10, 2018

Japan dodges a recession, but it’s not in the clear yet

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August 9, 2018

South Africa’s top iced tea company is a marketing phenomenon

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