Clinton eyes comprehensive shift to wind, solar power

Jul 27, 2015

Clinton eyes comprehensive shift to wind, solar power

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton called on Sunday for a dramatic national shift to energy sources such as solar and wind, setting a goal of generating enough clean renewable energy to power every U.S. home within a decade after she takes office. Clinton, ...

New inquiry into Clinton emails fuels political questions

Jul 25, 2015

New inquiry into Clinton emails fuels political questions

A new letter by federal intelligence investigators says secret U.S. government information may have been compromised in Hillary Rodham Clinton’s private server, underscoring an inescapable reality for her presidential campaign: Email is forever. Clinton, the former secretary of state and now the leading Democratic ...

Jul 24, 2015

Hispanics love me, declares Mexico-bashing Trump

Donald Trump paid a visit to the Mexican border Thursday, predicting Hispanics would love him as president despite roiling the Republican race by branding Mexican immigrants rapists and criminals. His comments have sparked a feud with exasperated Republican rivals who find the billionaire’s words ...

N. Koreans cast ballots in 'festive' local elections

Jul 20, 2015

N. Koreans cast ballots in 'festive' local elections

State-controlled local elections in North Korea on Sunday saw a 99.97 percent voter participation rate, state media reported, in polls to elect new representatives put forward by the ruling party. Typically, 99 percent of North Korean voters in the de facto single-party state take ...

Jul 19, 2015

Two women to face off in Taiwan presidential election

The top two political parties in Taiwan have each nominated a woman for president in 2016, a historic first signaling acceptance of female leadership and kicking off a campaign highlighted so far by clashing views on ties with political rival China. Taiwan’s ruling party, ...