• Reuters / Eric Thayer
    Nearly 40% of African-American children living in poverty – study
    A new study found the percentage of American children living in poverty has declined slightly since 2010 as the economy has improved, but the rate for African-American children remains extremely high, at nearly 40 percent.
  • Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras (Reuters/Francois Lenoir)
    ​Alexis Tsipras: Latest so-called ‘Leftist’ to sell-out to the bankers
    For the so-called 'radical leftist' from Greece is only the latest in a long line of ‘radicals’ and 'leftists' to betray the people who had voted for them and cave into the demands of imperialist international finance capital.
  • President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin (L) and President of the People's Republic of China Xi Jinping (RIA Novosti / Maksim Blinov)
    BRICS/SCO sow panic in Exceptionalistan
    As austerity-ravaged Europe watches its undemocratic “institutions” grapple with the Greek tragedy, and the US backtracks on a fair nuclear deal with Iran, geopolitical tectonic plates are shifting in the Urals.
  • Reuters / Laszlo Balogh
    ​In case of Grexit, breakup of eurozone will come fast
    In the event of a Grexit, the challenges for the eurozone will be great and may cause a rethink of the single currency, Italian MEP Marco Zanni of the Five Star Movement, told RT.
  • Photo session for the 6th BRICS summit and the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) in Brasilia July 16, 2014. (Reuters / Ueslei Marcelino)
    BRICS: A new way of global partnership
    BRICS is a product of the dynamic development of globalization and new centers of economic growth and political influence, aligning the interests of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.
  • Reuters / Shannon Stapleton
    35% of Americans would consider leaving the US – study
    A study polling American and emigrant adults found that 35 percent would consider leaving the US, according to TransferWise, an international money transfer company. The most popular reason for wanting to leave was to seek a better quality of life.
  • Reuters / Susana Vera
    US now has more Spanish speakers than Spain – research
    The United States now the world’s second-largest Spanish-speaking community, after Mexico, according to the latest study by the Instituto Cervantes.
  • Reuters/Andrew Kelly
    It’s official: New York bans fracking
    New York State officially banned fracking for natural gas by issuing its final environmental impact statement, concluding a seven-year review. The environmental agency said fracking posed risks to land, water, natural resources and public health.
  • Reuters/Brian Frank
    NBC severs business ties to Donald Trump after insulting Mexicans
    NBC has ended its relationship with real estate mogul and presidential candidate Donald Trump, because of his “derogatory statements…regarding immigrants.” During campaign announcement Trump called Mexican immigrants drug dealers and rapists