Right whales have followed a type of plankton to waters further north — putting them into highly trafficked shipping lanes. Of 20 whales found dead in the past two years, seven appear to have been hit by ships.
The conflict between South Korea and Japan has been going on for decades, but the past few months are somewhat uncharted territory for the two countries, which have nevertheless enjoyed robust trade. Today, six in 10 South Koreans are currently participating in the “No Japan” boycott.
Thailand once issued severe penalties for marijuana users. But the perception of cannabis is rapidly changing, with talk of churning out “world-class cannabis” from Thailand's lush farmlands. A few months ago, scientists started the first-ever cannabis laboratory — one of the few legal facilities of its kind in Asia.
President Donald Trump's trade war with China has done more than affect the price of some goods. Some members of the Chinese American community say they feel they're being viewed by some under a "cloud of suspicion."
The president ripped into China this morning just as the two countries are set to resume negotiations on trade. Trump claimed that China was slow-walking a deal, waiting for a new president. But as the trade war drags on, there are real-world consequences for businesses and entrepreneurs.
Prosecutors say financier Jeffrey Epstein allegedly found underage girls through a man who promised the women modeling contracts in the US. How common is this scheme to snare women into trafficking rings?
Sanctions on Iran have squeezed the economy since the 1970s, and since US President Donald Trump pulled out of the nuclear deal, they have been ratcheting up. Some Iranians are ready to cut and run but others are waiting out the economic storm.
In the US, food is often thrown out simply because it doesn’t look good enough. Recently, a crop of companies has popped up with an entrepreneurial solution to food waste: they sell less-than-perfect produce straight to consumers.