Andrew Wright

China just tested its ‘nuclear option’ in the trade war

China has already run a small-scale test of the "nuclear option" in its trade war with the US. The Asian nation sold $20 billion worth of US Treasurys in March, possibly foreshadowing a total offloading of American government bonds that would plunge global ma…

Beautiful photographs of man who has lived in London for ’86½ years’

An 86-year-old man who lived in east London his whole life was photographed among the young people of the changing area in front of graffiti walls, pubs and tower blocks as part of a book about his life. Joseph Markovitch was pictured in various scenes of mo…

Donald Trump shows why he’s a stunningly bad deal maker

Frida Ghitis, a former CNN producer and correspondent, is a world affairs columnist. She is a frequent opinion contributor to CNN and The Washington Post and a columnist for World Politics Review. The opinions expressed in this commentary are those of the aut…

Trump explodes after Pelosi’s “coverup” claim, cuts off meeting with Democrats

President Trump says congressional Democrats should stop investigating his presidency. He abruptly cut off a White House meeting with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer Wednesday. The president says he was upset that Pelosi …

Hollywood Invested Big in Georgia. A New Abortion Law Is Causing Some Tensions.

Schenley Sargusingh, 34, who works in the set lighting department, took a longer view. By maintaining a large presence in the state, he said, Hollywood had enticed liberal film workers to move to Georgia and helped nudge it toward becoming a battleground stat…

Twin Cities couple cooks up possible solution to son’s rare disease – KSTP

Two-year-old Leo St. Martin was diagnosed with Pompe disease when he was just four months old. This means a complex sugar called glycogen builds up in his organs, and his body doesn't have the right enzyme to break it down.  The build-up can lead to organ fa…
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