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March 17, 2018 3:30 PM Hacker who gave up Wikileaks source dies

Adrian Lamo, a computer hacker best known for passing on information that led to the arrest of Chelsea Manning, has died aged 37. In online messaging conversations, Manning confided in him, describing confidential military material Manning had sent to Wikileaks. Wikileaks published the video of a US helicopter strike that killed seven people, including 110

October 31, 2017 12:11 AM Congressional Republicans tiptoe carefully around charges leveled by Mueller

They sidestepped it. They expressed alarm but not outrage. They said Congress should consider taking action. But they cautioned against moving too aggressively. Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s decision to charge three former officials from President Trump’s campaign sparked an array of responses from congressional Republicans Monday. But there 122

October 26, 2017 11:54 AM Clooney donates $1m to fight war criminals

Hollywood actor George Clooney has given $1m (£750,000) to The Sentry campaign group to investigate people who finance and benefit from conflict in Africa. Our focus is to make sure that war crimes don’t pay. We want to make it more difficult for those willing to kill en masse to secure their political and economic objectives. When we’re able to go after 31

October 25, 2017 8:48 PM US business giants Paris Agreement message to Trump: 'We are still in'

Private sector anger over President Trump's decision to pull the US out of the Paris Agreement and scrap Obama-era climate policies continues to grow as nations prepare to gather in Germany next month for the latest round of UN climate talks. As countries prepare their delegations for the climate talks in Bonn, the 'We Are Still In' coalition of businesses 109

October 25, 2017 8:27 PM Here's One Thing Bob Corker Thinks the Trump Administration Is Doing Right

President Trump may be feuding with Sen. Bob Corker, but the Tennessee Republican had kind words Wednesday for Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Ivanka Trump on their efforts to end human trafficking. The powerful chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee spoke about his efforts to end modern slavery during a panel at the Center for Strategic 104

October 19, 2017 10:07 PM Cass Sunstein: Russia uses Marxist tactics, and so does Trump

Karl Marx and his followers argued that revolutionaries should disrupt capitalist societies by “heightening the contradictions.” Russia used a version of that Marxist idea in its efforts to disrupt the 2016 presidential campaign. It should come as no surprise that the most powerful nation from the former Soviet Union, whose leaders were schooled in the Marxist 76

October 17, 2017 2:03 PM I couldn't wait to capture the moment

Gender Minister, Otiko Afisa Djaba has laughed off social media criticism after she was captured taking selfies at the 72nd UN General Assembly while the President was delivering his address. Madam Otiko said it was a proud moment for her to witness the President speak at the UN for which reason she wanted to “capture the moment.” In a light-hearted 108

October 14, 2017 2:00 PM Veteran wounded by Iranian bomb talks Trump's Iran decision

Iraq War veteran Robert Bartlett and Lt. Col. Tony Shaffer react on 'The Story' after Trump decides not to recertify the nuclear deal. This is a rush transcript from "The Story," October 13, 2017. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated. MARTHA MACCALLUM, "THE STORY" ANCHOR: Breaking tonight, new achievements: President Obama was most proud 119

October 14, 2017 2:00 PM Trump's Wrecking Ball Aims at Iran Accord

His decision to undermine the nuclear deal could trigger a showdown In a bombshell announcement Friday, President Trump all but exploded the landmark 2015 accord that froze Iran's nuclear research program. Though he stopped short of canceling it outright, he declared that unless America's allies and Congress work with him to renegotiate it – something 84

October 14, 2017 1:48 PM Pro-Trump states most affected by his health care decision

President Donald Trump's decision to end a provision of the Affordable Care Act that was benefiting roughly 6 million Americans helps fulfill a campaign promise, but it also risks harming some of the very people who helped him win the presidency. Nearly 70 percent of those benefiting from the so-called cost-sharing subsidies live in states Trump won last November 74