Are Americans ready for a new media model? A new survey indicates that, surprisingly, those who are more willing to pay for news include women and the young.
Trump has started a trade war with China and much of the world. Here's what you need to know.
Trump has often talked about leaving the World Trade Organization. An economist explains what it is and what would happen if the president had his way.
An economist explores data on injuries, which states ban fireworks and other interesting stats on what President John Adams referred to as 'illuminations.'
In the US, smiling is a reflexive gesture of goodwill, but Russians view it as a sign of stupidity. Social psychology research could help explain this cultural contrast.
The UN human rights council can certainly be improved, but the worst way to do that is by walking away.
The largest cities in Australia and the US are both the richest and the most likely to push out low-income earners. Having cities of all sizes will increase people's choices of where to live and work.
China has taken an incremental approach to cementing its control over the disputed waters, making the US and its allies powerless to stop it.
Anxiety about China's rise is unlikely to abate any time soon – Australia needs to remain calm and realise the region is changing rapidly.
The logic behind U.S. president Donald Trump's proposal that Canada and other countries have been “free-riding” off high prices in the United States is bizarre at best.
The Iran nuclear deal will struggle to survive the damage done when Trump pulled the US out on May 8. So will US-Europe relations.
President Donald Trump's move to pull the U.S. out of the Iran nuclear deal has been met with dismay by the Europeans. But could his high-stakes gambit actually work in getting a better deal?
Could the 1942 Battle of the Coral Sea between American and Japanese aircraft carriers have turned out differently?
There was much that was agreed to at the Korean summit - but still a lot yet to be worked out. The will now shift to the hotly-anticipated meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un.
US President Donald Trump will have an opportunity to showcase his "deep respect" for Africa when his Nigerian counterpart visits.
Since the Brexit vote in 2016, rebellious movements have repeatedly shown their ability to shape political outcomes across the globe, often in unexpected ways: So what lies next?
The end of denuclearisation politics has opened new possibilities for the direction of the Korean Peninsula, but the tensions of 2017 remind us of the possibility of disaster.
If states are permitted to determine when force is warranted, outside the existing legal framework, the legitimacy of that framework may be fatally undermined.
A new survey reveals that firms are only slowly adapting to advances in financial technology, even as CFO optimism rises.
In 2017 the US retail giant Amazon spent nearly $14 billion to acquire the Whole Foods Market grocery chain. What are the motivations behind this acquisition and who will be the winners and losers?