Julian Assange supporters outside the Ecuadorian embassy in London on May 20 as US prosecutors prepare to remove Assange’s possessions from the embassy.
The new charges are much more serious than the computer misuse charge in the initial US extradition request. Will the Australian government intervene?
Airbnb is a growing threat to the major hotel chains.
The number of Airbnb properties has exploded since its founding in 2008. A hospitality management expert looked at how this has hurt hotels.
Sanctions are making life increasingly difficult for ordinary Iranians.
Growing fears of a US conflict with Iran show why the kind of unilateral sanctions the Trump administration imposed last year don't work.
Chinese Vice Premier Liu He has been leading his side in trade negotiations.
US-China relations are fast deteriorating, leading to fears that a ‘cold war’ may be brewing. A China expert explains what’s motivating its behavior.
Though a Cold War between China and the US seems unlikely, there are still repercussions of a deepening rift.
The first great power rivalry of the 21st century has begun – and it's unlike any rivalry the world has ever seen.
The Trump administration says its trade policy saved the U.S. steel industry.
AP Photo/Jim Mone
Trump claims the tariffs he’s imposed on imports from China and elsewhere are saving US industries and jobs. The data offers a murkier picture.
The trade war has high costs for both the U.S and China.
An economist explains why the US and Chinese governments are most likely to dig in their heels rather than find a compromise to end the costly trade conflict.
Trump’s tax returns have been a rallying cry for Democrats since the 2016 campaign.
While the Treasury secretary says House Democrats lack a 'legitimate' reason for demanding Trump's tax returns, a former IRS attorney explains that the law says otherwise.
Mexicans representing indigenous soldiers and the French army, re-enact the battle of Puebla during Cinco de Mayo celebrations in Mexico City.
AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo
The holiday honors a 19th-century battle between the French and the Mexican armies that, strangely enough, may have influenced the outcome of the US Civil War.
A little lipstick doesn’t change reality.
Reuteres/Erik de Castro
Companies often go out of their way to avoid clearly explaining actions like firing people or informing investors and others of bad news.
Nixon convinced Fed Chair Arthur Burns, seated left, to lower interest rates, helping him win re-election in 1972.
President Trump has been attacking the Federal Reserve for months and appears intent on nominating political allies to its board. An economist explain what typically happens next.
London Metropolitan Police officers arrested Wikileaks founder Julian Assange at the Ecuadorian embassy in London on April 11.
If the Swedish charges against Assange are revived he could face a second extradition request, on top of the existing request from the US. Then it will be up to the UK to decide which to prioritise.
The WTO’s home in Geneva.
A quarter-century ago, more than 100 nations agreed to engage in freer trade with one another and signed the declaration that established the World Trade Organization.
Several 2020 presidential candidates have called for reparations for slavery in the U.S.
AP Photo/Douglas Healey
Reparations has emerged as a hot topic among Democratic candidates hoping to replace Trump in 2020. But until now, the issue has only rarely received national attention.
A ‘hard Brexit’ appears increasingly likely.
AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth
American companies still face enormous uncertainty about how they'll be doing business in the UK and EU in the coming years, particularly as the April 12 Brexit deadline draws closer.
The Mohave rattlesnake — poster child for venom variation among rattlesnakes.
The Mohave rattlesnake is famous for its variable venom – but the reasons behind that variation are not as straightforward as we thought.
Guards take apart the death penalty chamber at San Quentin State Prison on Wednesday, March 13, 2019.
California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation via AP
A law professor from the University of California, Hastings considers why a moratorium in California could be influential.
YKK-brand zipper on a pair of jeans.
The humble zipper has some profound things to tell us about innovation, competitive advantage and international trade.
A Boeing 737 taxies at Manchester Airport in the United Kingdom.
The 737 Max is the best-selling airliner ever. But two have crashed in five months, killing 346, damaging Boeing's future and raising questions about the increasing sophistication of cockpit technology.
Central American migrants crossing Suchiate River on makeshift boats.
(Iván Francisco Porraz)
As migrant caravans become commonplace, life goes on along the frontera sur where tumultuous Central America and the poorest part of Mexico meet.