World's oldest person, Nabi Tajima, dies in Japan aged 117
The world's oldest person, who has died in Japan aged 117, was born five years before Japan's victory in the Russo-Japanese war, marking the start of the modern era in the country. Another Japanese woman takes her place. Read more.
Ahead of the official introduction of his sweeping education platform in South Carolina this coming weekend, Sen. Bernie Sanders on Friday became the first 2020 presidential candidate to call for a national ban on for-profit charter schools. Read more.
In an act of defiance against Saudi Arabia's brutal assault on Yemen—which is being carried out with the support of the United States and European nations—Italian union workers on Monday refused to load a Saudi vessel reportedly filled with...read more.
In a gold-curtained meeting room in Sydney, the Chinese consul general appealed to a closed-door gathering of about 100 people, all of them Australian residents and citizens of Chinese ancestry. Read more.