HONG KONG — For nearly three years, President Xi Jinping of China has crushed opposition by silencing and often locking up anyone who dares defy the government. But that aura of invincibility has been shaken by stock market speculators who have made a mockery of efforts to halt a steep slide in share prices.
SALON: The fight over the Confederate battle flag may change the course of a generation of American politics. The flag is not simply about race. It is about the nature of the American government.
Attackers on a motorcycle threw acid into the faces of three teenage girls on their way to school in western Afghanistan’s Herat province on Saturday, according to officials.
During a C-SPAN interview on Sunday, July 5th, Clinton Cash author and Breitbart News Senior Editor-at-Large Peter Schweizer addressed the renewed interest in Hillary Clinton’s private email server, saying the scandal “works hand in glove with the issues raised” by his bestselling book.
Fans at Daytona International Speedway are defending and displaying their Confederate flags.
Ted Cruz’s presidential campaign has raised more than $14 million since the Texas senator launched his bid for the Republican presidential nomination just over three months ago, his campaign said Sunday.
US Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton has accused China of stealing commercial secrets and government information. She accused China of “trying to hack into everything that doesn’t move in America”, and urged vigilance.
VIENNA (AP) — World powers and Iran have drawn up a draft document on the pace and timing of sanctions relief for the Islamic republic in exchange for curbs on Iran’s nuclear program, advancing on one of the most contentious issues at their negotiations, diplomats told The Associated Press on Saturday.
Bobby Jindal lives in a very interesting and unique political space.
The Washington National Cathedral, the nation’s traditional host of prayer services for presidents and memorial services for national tragedies, announced on Wednesday that it would now also hold weddings for same-sex couples.
LAKE CITY, Fla. — A 5-year-old Florida girl died after a sturgeon leaped into her boat along the Suwannee River and struck her.
Islamic State militants indulged in new public displays of artifact destruction this week, sledgehammering a half-dozen statues said to have been stolen from the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra.
Gasparino: If Jeb won’t tell you what Jeb exactly did while working on Wall Street, in the interests of transparency and disclosure, I will try.
The Islamic State militant group released a video on Saturday claiming to show the mass execution of Syrian government soldiers in the historic amphitheater of Syria’s Palmyra.
STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. (Reuters) — Fourth of July holidaymakers ignored a call to boycott Georgia’s Stone Mountain Park, known as the “Confederate Rushmore,” over its display of the contentious Confederate flag.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Even after another month of strong hiring in June and a sinking unemployment rate, the U.S. job market just isn’t what it used to be.
“I don’t think he represents the Republican Party, and his views are way out of the mainstream of what Republicans think,” Bush said.
I am very proud to be fighting for a strong and secure border. This is a very important issue, which all the other candidates would have ignored had I not started this important discussion. I will fix the border — no one else knows where to begin.
DAILY MAIL: More than 7,000 police officers will flood the streets of New York City during the July 4 celebrations has security is ramped up across the country amid concerns ISIS sympathizers may try and target the event.
(ASSOCIATED PRESS) NEW YORK — Matt “Megatoad” Stonie shocked the competitive eating world Saturday by upsetting Joey “Jaws” Chestnut at the Fourth of July hot dog eating contest at Nathan’s Famous in Coney Island, ending Chestnut’s bid for a ninth straight victory.
Massachusetts authorities have released new photos in hopes of identifying a young girl who was discovered dead inside a trash bag.
(REUTERS) – Millions of Americans readied on Saturday for Independence Day parades and firework shows amid worries over possible security threats, a spike in shark attacks on East Coast beaches and the danger of wildfires in the West.
Republican presidential candidate and US Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Florida) saw his support drop dramatically in a new poll of Republican primary voters released Wednesday.
Slowly but surely, some of Donald Trump‘s Republican rivals have come out to condemn his remarks about Mexican immigrant rapists and criminals. George Pataki got the ball rolling this week, and criticisms by Rick Perry, Marco Rubio, and others followed.
In the nearly three months since he announced that he was running for president, Senator Marco Rubio has been enjoying his moment. Republicans have talked up his potential. Democrats have called him a threat. He has been in the top tier of many polls.