He has been steadily pumping money into the broader Democratic effort to defeat President Trump, part of a move to improve his standing in the party. It is a distinct advantage that no other candidate has ever had — an effectively bottomless pocketbook to achieve his aims of making himself the Democratic nominee.
In dozens of interviews, key players in the anti-narcotics campaign in Afghanistan — in which the United States has spent about $9 billion — acknowledged that none of the efforts to stop the flow of opium have worked and that, in many cases, they have made things worse.
The newly elected prime minister predicted a "wonderful adventure" after Labour voters crossed party lines to propel him to a thumping victory. But his clever strategy in England and Wales did not erase nationalist sentiments in Scotland and Northern Ireland.
As the effects of climate change deepen, negotiators from the most vulnerable corners of the world are making their frustration clear, arguing that their very existence depends on meaningful action that big countries have so far avoided.
Using a computer algorithm as a go-between, researchers at the University of Utah were able to get an artificial arm to provide a more biologically realistic digital pulse similar to what the brain normally receives from a native limb.
Mihrigul Tursun’s imprisonment and torture by the Chinese government, the death of one of her children while in custody and the jailing of her husband for years has been recounted in manga form by artist Tomomi Shimizu.