Beijing has built strong defences to "cushion" the shock of US-led economic aggression, but the confrontation can throw emerging economies into disarray.
The South American country's constitution allows marijuana users to carry small doses for personal use. But new President Ivan Duque is tightening laws and recently issued a decree that lets police confiscate drugs consumed in public.
Wanda Barzee helped her then-husband kidnap and abuse Elizabeth Smart when she was a teenager. She served 15 years in prison and was released after Utah authorities said they had miscalculated the amount of time Barzee should spend behind bars.
US President Donald Trump said it would be "unfortunate" if the woman accusing his Supreme Court pick doesn't testify before the Senate.
The US State Department said it is investigating whether the illnesses were acoustic attacks or a form of viral warfare.
Researchers of the University of Reading believe they have proof for the first time that microplastics can enter our ecosystem by air via mosquitoes and other flying insects.
US President Donald Trump has made limiting immigration a centerpiece of his policy agenda, by raising fear that increased immigration leads to more crime.
The US president insists that Beijing is using tariffs to influence American voters into changing their position ahead of a crucial congressional elections in November.
Poland's President Andrzej Duda asks the US to station more troops in his country and wants to increase the volume of liquefied gas contracts with the US to cut its dependence on gas imports from Russia.
The tit-for-tat measures are the latest escalation in an increasingly protracted trade dispute between the world's two largest economies.
The 2018 Emmy Awards, the highest honours in television, were handed out at a ceremony in Los Angeles. Following are a few key moments from the 70th awards.
Officials say the death toll from Hurricane Florence, now a tropical depression, has jumped to at least 32.
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