Obama lifts arms embargo against Vietnam

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_3325574" align="aligncenter" width="601"] President Obama[/caption] President Obama on Monday announced the United States was lifting its decades-long embargo on weapons' sales to Vietnam, an act most political more…

Saudi Arabia's mysterious 'crown jewel'

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- [caption id="attachment_3307204" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The flags of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Saudi Aramco fly side by side in Dammam, Saudi Arabia (Photo: Anthony C. LoBaido)[/caption]  (Editor’s more…

The 'conspiracy against the people of Venezuela'

by Paul Bremmer -- As Venezuela unravels around him, President Nicolas Maduro continues to look outward for culprits to blame. During a recently televised broadcast, he ripped what he termed a meeting more…

Roger Ailes 'snickering' over Megyn Kelly flop?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYMAG) — Megyn Kelly’s much-publicized broadcast special with Donald Trump was supposed to launch the Fox News star into the stratosphere of television anchordom. Instead, the widely panned more…

Just 2 factors explain post-PhD gender-pay gap

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Nature) Women earn nearly one-third less than men within a year of completing a PhD in a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) field, suggests an analysis of more…