Israeli settlement plans condemned by U.S. as anti-peace move

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Israeli settlement plans condemned by U.S. as anti-peace move

Israeli plans to add hundreds of homes to settlements in the West Bank were condemned by the Trump administration on Wednesday, with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo describing them as “unhelpful.” “Today’s announcement that…

New York’s tallest hotel is a tall glass thing

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New York’s tallest hotel is a tall glass thing

It is only fitting, since Donald Trump owns the building, that Trump International Hotel & Tower, scheduled to open to the public in three weeks, has been a feast for design and architecture critics….

Is China really slashing its coal production?

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Is China really slashing its coal production?

Over the weekend, China’s state media published an article entitled “Emissions from Coal Plants Down by 25 Percent in Four Years,” touting “first global loss of coal capacity in history.” Another article in the…

Why French explorers sent mummies to China?

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Why French explorers sent mummies to China?

Image copyright AP Image caption Researchers used DNA analysis to confirm researchers found the mummy of a man buried in the Shaanxi desert is from France A family’s desire to meet a granddaughter may…