- Subscribe via RSS

USC Alum's Video Game Takes On Slavery

A still from "Thralled." Used with permission from Miguel Oliveira.

Isaac Moody
Staff Reporter

The game educates players about a historical calamity with present-day ramifications.

Read more...

In Operation Fox Hunt, China Arrests Nearly 300 Corruption Suspects

Xi Jinping took office in 2013, when he announced the country's renewed campaign against corruption. (asiasociety/Tumblr)

Adi Radia
Staff Reporter

APEC superpowers agree to deny corrupt Chinese officials safe haven abroad.

Read more...

Japanese Economy Falls Into A Recession

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's economic policies failed to save Japan from a recession. (m-louis ./Flickr)

Arielle Samuelson
Web Producer

The world's third-largest economy falls into a slump, despite attempts to save it.

Read more...

Was Putin Eager To Leave G20 After Criticisms From World Leaders?

(Putin cuddles a koala with Australian prime minster Tony Abbott. / @CBSNews via Twitter)

Shoko Oda
Web Producer

Contrary to popular reports, Putin did not leave the Summit early-- but that didn't stop him from being the first to fly out of Australia. 

Read more...

First Solar Road Ready For Use

Solar bike path (Twitter/@hoonio)

Tanya Mardirossian
Web Producer

The Netherlands are the first to have a solar road. Will it be a success and come to the states? 

Read more...

Former Mexican Mayor Charged With Homicide In Disappearance of 43 Students

The former mayor of Iguala has been charged with homicide in the case of the 43 missing Mexican students. (Roarmag.org)

Arielle Samuelson
Web Producer

The Mexican Attorney General said the former mayor turned the students over to a drug gang to be killed.

Read more...
ntrandomness