Latest from Amanda Erickson

Demonstrators, police clash across nation in another night of protest

Unrest spread from Los Angeles and Philadelphia to Chicago and New York as governors in several states activated the National Guard and multiple cities instituted curfews.
  • May 31, 2020

Pompeo accuses Iran of spreading ‘blatant disinformation’ on downing of drone

The remarks came as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo headed to the Middle East to build a “global coalition” against Iran after it shot down a U.S. drone it said entered its airspace.
  • Jun 23, 2019

This man just crossed Antarctica alone — and in record time

Colin O'Brady crossed the frozen continent in just 53 days using only his own legs to power him.
  • Dec 27, 2018
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The U.S. says it is pulling out of Syria. Who are the big winners and losers?

President Trump's dramatic about-face will have long-term implications for the country, the region and international relations around the world.
  • Dec 19, 2018

7 basic questions about the war in Syria

As the United States prepares for another potential strike on the Syrian regime, here is how the world arrived at the current crisis.
  • Dec 18, 2018

Is Theresa May a bad negotiator, or is Brexit just an impossible proposition? Answer: Yes.

She had an impossible task. But that doesn't mean she didn't make missteps.
  • Dec 14, 2018

In 2018, #MeToo — and its backlash — went global

Stories from around the world.
  • Dec 14, 2018

‘Dismantling of democracy from the inside’: It happened in Venezuela, Russia — and Wisconsin?

The Republican maneuvers resemble power plays by autocrats around the world.
  • Dec 6, 2018

This British man says he was fired for being vegan, which he believes was discrimination

"Veganism is a belief and it affects every single aspect of my life," Jordi Casamitjana says.
  • Dec 5, 2018