Defectors Reveal Harsh Life for North Korea’s Sports Ambassadors

The North Korean athletes and performers taking part in the Winter Olympics in South Korea are central to Kim Jong Un’s charm offensive against an international community worried over his nuclear ambitions. But the accounts […]

Remingtons Bankruptcy May Be the Tip of the Iceberg

Firearms companies face declining sales, falling stock prices and tremendous debt. Gunmaker American Outdoor Brands Corp., formerly known as Smith & Wesson, has seen its stock plummet by almost half from 2017. On Monday, Remington Outdoor Co., […]

USA Today: Gay Olympic athlete turns down Pence meeting

(CNN)US Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon turned down a meeting with Vice President Mike Pence after criticizing him for his stance on gay rights, USA Today reported Wednesday. Rippon’s publicist Lynn Plage offered no further […]

As Venezuelans Flee, Refugee Camp Springs Up Across Border

Colombia has created a shelter along its eastern border to care for Venezuelans escaping their nation’s autocratic government and ravaged economy, and Brazil may follow suit. Refugee camps, a sad staple of life in Africa […]

Cardi B won’t perform at Super Bowl until ‘they hire Colin Kaepernick back’

(CNN)Don’t expect Cardi B the breakout star from the Bronx to grace the Super Bowl halftime stage anytime soon. Trump’s comments, which first came at a rally in Alabama, forced NFL owners and coaches to […]

Donald Trump vs. football

(CNN)George Popson, a Republican from El Paso, Texas, has always been a football fan. He enjoyed watching NFL games and rooting for the Houston Texans and the Los Angeles Chargers. Trump opens the floodgates This […]

The Koreas Get in the Olympic Spirit, for Now

With the Winter Olympics set to kick off in the alpine resort town of Pyeongchang, South Korea has welcomed a regime that only months ago was threatening to destroy it. North Korea has crashed the […]

What Nikki Haley gets wrong about music and politics

Washington (CNN)On Sunday night, shortly after a series of musicians performed dramatic readings from Michael Wolff’s “Fire and Fury,” US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley fired off this tweet: So Haley has a […]

House sets Monday vote on bill requiring reporting of sexual abuse of young athletes

Washington (CNN)The House will take up a bill on Monday which, if implemented, will require that allegations and incidents of sexual abuse of minor and amateur athletes be reported to authorities. It would ensure that […]

LA Mayor Garcetti says men should make gender equality a top issue

(CNN)Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti used the national spotlight in Washington on Thursday to urge his fellow mayors to make gender equity a top priority, highlighting his city’s efforts to put more women in top […]