The rainforest that produces about 20% of the world's oxygen is burning, and humans are likely to blame

The Amazon is burning — and humans are likely to blame. Source: CNN

Brazil's Amazon rainforest is burning at a record rate, research center says

Fires are raging at a record rate in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, and scientists warn that it could strike a devastating …Read the Rest

Hong Kong protest moves peacefully to mob-attack subway

A major bank warned on Wednesday that weeks of protests in Hong Kong could hit the economies of the Chinese-ruled …Read the Rest

China detains employee of Britain's Hong Kong mission, UK urged to act

A Chinese national working at Britain’s Hong Kong consulate has been detained in China’s border city of Shenzhen for violating …Read the Rest

G7 or G5? Trump and Johnson add unpredictability to French summit

Brexit Britain’s overtures to U.S. President Donald Trump risk further complicating the search for common ground this weekend at a …Read the Rest

Target, Lowe's earnings push Wall Street higher

U.S. stocks rose broadly on Wednesday following upbeat retail earnings from Lowe’s and Target, while investors awaited release of the …Read the Rest

Trump administration announces plan replacing an agreement that set a 20-day limit for holding children

The Trump administration on Wednesday announced plans that could hold undocumented families detained together indefinitely, replacing the decades-old agreement that …Read the Rest

The comic, the captain and the lawyer – who's who in Italy's political crisis

Italy is struggling to form its 67th government since World War Two. The fate of its latest political crisis will …Read the Rest

Opinion: The Supreme Court has an immigration disaster

President Donald Trump has placed the Obama administration’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program squarely in his anti-immigration crosshairs. …Read the Rest

Russia, China accuse U.S. of stoking tensions with missile test

Russia and China accused the United States on Tuesday of stoking military tensions by testing a ground-launched cruise missile, but …Read the Rest