US charges govt-linked North Korean in WannaCry, Sony hacks

The US charged a North Korean programmer Thursday with some of the most dramatic global hacking cases of recent years, alleging they were carried...

China exports top forecasts but warning over US tariffs impact

China on Wednesday posted a forecast-busting surge in exports for July but while its surplus with the US dipped slightly there was a warning...

Austria calls for EU embargo on weapons deliveries to Saudi Arabia

Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl called in an interview with a German newspaper Friday for an EU embargo on weapons deliveries to Saudi Arabia....

Kavanaugh confirmation a reminder: Accused sexual harassers get promoted anyway

One day after hearing emotional testimony from accuser Christine Blasey Ford, the Senate Judiciary Committee advanced Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to become a U.S. Supreme...

Netanyahu hails Brazil leader's plan to move embassy to Jerusalem

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday hailed as "historic" Brazilian president-elect Jair Bolsonaro's plan to move his country's embassy from Tel Aviv to...

Geopolitics complicates justice for murdered Saudi critic

The Saudi crown prince may have failed to quell international outrage over critic Jamal Khashoggi's murder, but a defiant speech has won him domestic...

San Francisco voters appear on verge of adopting contentious homeless tax measure

The campaign in favor of Proposition C, “Our City, Our Home,” raised about $5.6 million, including $1 million from Benioff personally and more...

Can artisanal weed compete with ‘Big Marijuana’?

You’ve heard of Big Pharma and Big Tobacco. How about Big Marijuana? The drug’s growing legalization is raising concerns among small-scale marijuana farmers and...

Texas oil companies want feds to pay for climate protection

In Harris County, Texas, voters are going to the polls on Saturday, one year to the day after Hurricane Harvey ravaged the Gulf Coast...

19 dead as fire guts China spa hotel

At least 19 people died and another 23 were injured when a fire ripped through a hot springs hotel complex in northeastern China on...