LOS ANGELES — Russia has been gathering troops close to Ukraine — a military buildup that has not been seen in the region since the 2014 annexation of Crimea. On April 19, the U.S. Department of Defense warned of sizable ...

In a promising effort to promote press freedom in the United States, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) filed legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives in early February that would bar foreign aid to governments that egregiously violate freedom of the ...

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) labeled 2020 as, “a decisive decade for journalism, exacerbated by coronavirus.” With democratic backsliding, civil unrest and economic turmoil taking place amid the COVID-19 pandemic, which is devastating countries throughout the world, journalism and journalists have ...

In the middle of the coronavirus pandemic — just as the United States passed 1 million cases — President Donald Trump announced the U.S.’ withdrawal from the World Health Organization. During a press conference in the Rose Garden in late ...

It has been nearly 10 years since the conflict in Syria began. And yet, the situation has swiftly deteriorated, and a catastrophe is mounting. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his Russian and Iranian partners continue to mercilessly strike and bombard ...