Cruz and Rubio are each children of Cuban immigrants.
Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio each want to appeal to Latino voters in Nevada, but actually being Latino may not be enough to seal the deal.
Facing a sea of red.
Global stocks have been turbulent all year thanks to jitters about China. But what's really going on here?
Demonstrators confront police officers in Chicago after Laquan McDonald was fatally shot.
Donald Trump is wrong when he says: "The police are the most mistreated people in this country." In fact, American police officers killed more people in 2015 than ever before.
NYC police prepare for Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade, 2015.
American police kill 100 times more civilians than Finnish police. Racism and gun control are just part of the problem.
Excavators and drillers at work in a copper and cobalt mine near Lubumbashi. Mineral resources are a big part of the DRC’s economy.
The fall in commodity prices has hit the DRC hard. This is a lesson to resources-dependent countries in Africa that they need to diversify their economies.
Can Twitter improve students’ engagement with course materials?
Lauren Ann JImerson
Academics are using Twitter in classrooms and finding that it leads to some real results.
Hot spot for much-needed research.
The House proposes slashing funding for earth science from NASA's budget, yet this science is critical to understanding – and coping with – the dramatic effects of a warming Arctic around the world.
Picasso’s The Young Ladies of Avignon (1907) scored extremely high when entered into the creativity algorithm.
Humans are no longer the only judges of creativity. Computers can perform the same task – and may even be more objective.
Obama and Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit.
Concerns have been raised that the mammoth infrastructure projects taking place across Africa provide only a short-term jobs boost.
Iran’s economy is now open for business with more outside countries.
Due to their histories, US companies won't be at the front of the queue when it comes to doing business in Iran, but many can't ignore the oil or other markets.
Power of the pen: Obama signs executive order to reduce greenhouse gases from government.
The EPA said it will regulate emissions from airplanes – the latest in a string of environmental and climate regulations Obama has used to bypass the Republican-led Congress.
Black students are more likely to get suspended for minor violations.
Black students get suspended or expelled at a rate three times greater than white students. The cost: they fall behind in school, and the cycle of poverty and failure is perpetuated.
African nations can look to Nigeria and Tanzania for recent examples of smart policies that boost the middle class.
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Some countries in Africa have made great strides bolstering the middle class by supporting small businesses, but more needs to be done.
Auschwitz survivor Lea Novera lights a candle during a Holocaust memorial.
April 15 is Holocaust Remembrance Day. But how did we come to commemorate the genocide of European Jewry in this way when survivors could barely speak of the horrors they endured?
A clerk counts Chinese 100 yuan banknotes at a bank in Nantong, Jiangsu province.
The creation of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank is a blow against US influence in global financial markets.
An agreement sees the light of day…
The announcement that an agreement has been reached by the P5+1 (the five permanent members of the Security Council and Germany) and Iran has been met with equal degrees of enthusiasm, surprise and incredulity…
Bibi and Barry in happier days
Imagine that the elected leader of a foreign country did this to a democratically elected ally: Implied that its president was a racist Implied its government’s policies were effectively racist Demanded…
Children brought into Italy by human traffickers
George W Bush had a very successful foreign policy. Those are words you don’t often read unedited in that order. But, yes, I wrote them. No, I am not joining the ranks of the neo-conservatives who popped…
The letter’s author - freshman Senator Tom Cotton - fitting right in
This week’s open declaration of hostility by 47 Republican senators to any US agreement with Iran has generated much handwringing about the state of American domestic politics. The tone and manner of their…
Speak to the hand.
Scholars weigh in on the Israeli Prime Minister's warning that current negotiations are "paving the way" to an Iranian bomb.