The recent purge of several apparently Western-leaning officials in Hanoi has led to some trepidation among foreign diplomats about whether Vietnam’s broader foreign policy is shifting decidedly toward Beijing. Deputy prime ministers Pham Binh Minh and Vu Duc Dam were removed
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge ChatGPT’s chat history feature is currently offline as of Tuesday morning after a bug exposed brief descriptions of other users’ conversations to people on the service. On Reddit , one user posted a photo showing descriptions of
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The United Nations children’s agency on Tuesday warned that after last summer's devastating floods, 10 million people in Pakistan, including children, still live in flood-affected areas without access to safe drinking water.
Editor’s note: The Hill’s Morning Report is our daily newsletter that dives deep into Washington’s agenda. To subscribe, click here or fill out the box below. Spring is here and time is ticking for Congress to agree on budget numbers. House Republicans are attending their
Ensuring that consumers can easily access reliable information about a garment’s environmental impact and make responsible purchasing choices is key to driving the necessary changes in the fashion industry, Dalena White writes.
Venezuelan Oil Minister Tareck El Aissami Monday resigned his post on Monday after the opening of a corruption investigation involving the state-owned oil company Petróleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) in which two officials have already been arrested. El Aissami, a powerful ally of
A new study investigates how an extinct, carnivorous marsupial relative with canines so large they extended across the top of its skull could hunt effectively despite having wide-set eyes, like a cow or a horse. The skulls of carnivores typically have forward-facing eye
Tick-borne illness cases in the United States are up 25% since 2011, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Among the cases is a rare disease, babesiosis, which is found mainly in the Northeast and Midwest.
As of Monday last week, Argentina's General Administration of Ports (AGP) started issuing invoices for "navigation settlements of the previous months." In other words, a fee began to be collected for the passage of Paraguayan cargo through the Santa Fe-Confluencia section.
A decades-old neighborhood project in Tucson provides food to residents as well as shade to cool streets in the third-fastest warming city in the US Near downtown Tucson, Arizona, is Dunbar Spring, a neighborhood unlike any other in the city. The unpaved sidewalks are lined
The climate crisis is lengthening allergy season in some US cities – and intensifying the allergen content of pollen An uncharacteristically warm winter in the US has brought on the earliest spring on record across parts of the US. And from New York to Seattle to the deep
The pressure campaign to ban TikTok is building on all fronts in the U.S., from a threat from the administration to congressional proposals and state-led efforts. The mounting scrutiny over the app is based on security risks lawmakers have raised over the app’s Chinese-based
In early January, Elon Musk took to Twitter, the unprofitable social network that he had sunk $44 billion into purchasing two months earlier, to brag. Or maybe to whine. Maybe Musk himself didn’t know, and he was just doing what he does best: getting people to pay attention to
Former President Trump is seeking to take advantage of his possible indictment by the Manhattan district attorney in New York, using the threat to raise money for his presidential campaign while casting himself as a victim of a political state. Trump has used his megaphone to
All Brian Hueske had to protect himself from the deadliest element of his deployment was a bandana wrapped around his face. Of course, the body armor would do its part to stop any incoming fire, though those sorts of engagements were unlikely. And the transports Hueske’s
Media coverage of the natural world rarely acknowledges it, but queerness exists everywhere we look. Homosexuality can be found in 1,500 species. In the wild, there are also examples of asexuality, gender fluidity, polyamory, and sexual voraciousness, including gender-swapping
The expected arrest of Donald Trump is putting Republican senators who want to move on from the former president in a tough spot as he calls for mass protests if Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg places him in custody. GOP lawmakers see the indictment of a former
Some bankers and analysts think Federal Reserve may take a break from its rate hikes after the failures of several banks in the U.S. and Europe. The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), the Fed's rate-setting panel, is set to meet Tuesday and Wednesday before announcing
In conversations among liberal people about adoption, there is a tendency to insist on the randomness of biology, to argue that an adopted child belongs as much to their adoptive family as any other. Of course this stance is right and true: “Blood” ties have no primacy except
If former President Trump is indicted this week, the White House is expected to employ a simple strategy: Get out of the way. As a Trump indictment over the alleged Stormy Daniels hush-money scheme looms from Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg, the White House has
The U.K.’s new BFI National Lottery Filmmaking Fund, the latest iteration of its Film Fund, is now open. The fund has £36.6 million ($44.8 million) available over three years for fiction feature films and a further £17.4 million ($21.3 million) to support documentary, shorts,
ABC’s “Abbott Elementary” has made charter schools its boogeyman. The popular sitcom, now in its sophomore season, is wrapping up an arc in which the titular institution, a chaotic but whimsical inner-city Philadelphia school, faces off against the big, bad charter company down
Brazil's Federal Police Monday freed 19 Paraguayan nationals who were working at a Rio de Janeiro clandestine cigarette factory in slave-like conditions, Agencia Brasil reported. The workers arrived in Brazil blindfolded and did not even know they were in the municipality of
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said Monday in a recorded appearance before a UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) that in order to avoid a climate catastrophe, carbon emissions must be halved by 2030 because "the climate bomb is ticking."
Following seemingly endless power cuts in the Buenos Aires area, Federal Economy Minister Sergio Massa ordered the intervention of suppliers Edesur and appointed Jorge Ferraresi as the company's new controller for a period of 180 days.