FROM Dario Thuburn
Storm in the Black Sea Causes Huge Oil Spill Three dead sailors and dozens of birds slicked with oil have washed ashore after a fierce storm in the Black Sea forced at least ten ships aground. An oil tanker split in half, and has spilled more than 1000 gallons of oil in the Kerch Strait, which links the Black Sea to the Sea of Azov between Ukraine and Russia. Dario Thuburn is in Port Kavkaz on the Russian side for Agence France-Presse.
After Syria strike a new Trump doctrine emerges The President who promised an end to entanglements in the Middle East and snuggled up to Vladimir Putin has now outraged Russia with surprise missile attacks on Syria. That's raised questions about who's running the White House? We hear a variety of answers.
Why Don't Facts Matter? "Fake News" may have a long history, but social media and 21st Century politics have brought it front and center. One reason for its appeal and its power is the tendency of so many people to cling to their beliefs — even when confronted with contradictory evidence. Today, another look at the Emotional States of America.