US Navy To China: We're Not Leaving The South China Sea

Defense | Ryan Pickrell
U.S. aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson approaches USNS Rappahannock (not shown) to perform an underway replenishment in the Pacific Ocean on May 27, 2017. Rappahannock is a Military Sealift Command ship that aides the U.S. Navy mission by delivering food, fuel and supplies to Navy vessels, thusly extending the Navy vessel's ability to stay at sea. Picture taken on on May 27, 2017. Torrey W. Lee/Courtesy U.S. Navy/Handout via REUTERS

‘International law allows us to operate here’

US Stomps Another Chinese Deal Into The Dirt As National Security Concerns Swirl

Business | Ryan Pickrell
A boy who is waiting to greet U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at the National Museum makes a face while holding the U.S. and Chinese flags in Beijing May 4, 2012. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

‘We now have a President who recognizes the national security threats’

Tesla May Get Screwed Over In Deal To Build Factory In China

Business | Chris White
Elon Musk talks SpaceX

‘Tesla has no strategic path’

REPORT: China's Goal To Kill Coal Is Making Citizens’ Lives A Living Hell

Energy | Chris White

A brutal crackdown is creating a raging black market in coal

Chinese Tanker Had A Container Full Of Dead Americans

World | Chris White
The left maxilla of human remains from Misliya Cave in Israel, the oldest remains of our species Homo sapiens found outside Africa, is shown in this handout photo released on January 25, 2018. Courtesy Israel Hershkovitz/Tel Aviv University/Handout via REUTERS

Heads, shoulders, knees, and toes

US Trade Deficit Soars To Nine-Year High During Trump’s First Year

US | Ryan Pickrell
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump speaks at the USA Thank You Tour event at the Wisconsin State Fair Exposition Center in West Allis, Wisconsin, U.S., December 13, 2016. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Rising imports from countries like China and Mexico

China Passed The US In 2017 As The World's Biggest Oil Importer

Energy | Tim Pearce
Oil tanker is seen at sunset anchored off the Fos-Lavera oil hub near Marseille

About 8.5 million barrels per day

Nepal Is Remeasuring Mount Everest

US | Gabrielle Okun
Mount Ama Dablam is seen behind Khumjung a typical Sherpa village in Solukhumbu District also known as the Everest region, in this picture taken November 30, 2015. To match Insight QUAKE-NEPAL/SHERPAS REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

‘Our treasure’

Trump Threatens Economic Punishment For Countries That Don't Take Back Deportees

Politics | Will Racke
Somali deportees carry their luggage after arriving on a flight from the U.S. at the Adan Abdulle International Airport in Mogadishu, Somalia May 12, 2017. REUTERS/Feisal Omar

‘They’ll take them back so fast your head will spin’

Chinese Urged To Legally Defend Themselves In Face Of Strict Religious Regulations

World | Joshua Gill
Believers take part in a weekend mass at an underground Catholic church in Tianjin November 10, 2013. Picture taken November 10, 2013. To match Special Report CHINA-CATHOLICS/ REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

‘Intractable state hostility towards religion’

Chinese Corporation Makes $2 Billion Bid To Beat America To 5G

Business | Eric Lieberman
5G Shutterstock/Alexandr Shevchenko

Chinese companies are pushing full-steam ahead

Nuns And Priests May Have To Register As Vatican Spies Under Australia’s New Laws

World | Joshua Gill
Crucifixes and statues are seen at the Calvary of St Louis-Marie Grignion de Montfort in the Calvary of Pontchateau, France, August 24, 2017. (Photo: REUTERS/Stephane Mahe)

‘We are not agents of a foreign government’

Here's How Extremist America's Abortion Policies Are

Politics | Peter Hasson
Pro-life and pro-choice activists gather at the Supreme Court for the National March for Life rally in Washington January 27, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein

China and North Korea make for great company