Washington imposes $200 billion taxes on Chinese goods, while Beijing targets $60 billion of US goods.
As some try to seal off stretches of coastline for private use, the state wants to tackle a growing divide between rich and poor.
In Texas and Louisiana, Creole cowboys are correcting our perceptions — and it starts with "trail rides."
They look like the snaps of a carefree young family of the early 20th century, whose prosperous lives stretch out ahead of them.
Silicon Valley millionaire Serge Faguet hopes to "live for millions of years and explore other planets" and thinks pills, injections and implants will turn him into a superhuman. Could they?
Across the world, urban intersections are being slowly transformed from grim, car-oriented hazards to bright and pedestrian-friendly spaces.
In Pontevedra, the usual soundtrack of a Spanish city has been replaced by the tweeting of birds and the chatter of humans
In a tell-all memoir, the pornographic actor Stormy Daniels details salacious descriptions of her time with Donald Trump, wonders if he is fit to be president and claims he offered to cheat for her in his reality TV show.
At least half of termite studies used to be about how to kill them. But science is discovering their extraordinary usefulness.
For a growing number of users and mental health experts, the positivity of Instagram is precisely the problem, with its relentless emphasis on promoting "perfect" lifestyles. Should everyone just stop scrolling?
We are living through an epidemic of sleeplessness, but the medical establishment has largely ignored the problem. Can a radical new therapy help you get some sleep?
A holiday helping out in an orphanage can be a rewarding experience. But voluntourism supports a system that is breaking up families.
From spring to summer, I relocated to Khanpur. I resented the disruption this posed to my career and personal life. I worried mostly about what my father's sickness might reveal about me.
"We'll find out if there was criminal activity involved," vice-president Mike Pence told Fox News Sunday. "I think the president's concern is that this individual may have responsibilities in the area of national security."
The true story of how the City of London invented offshore banking — and set the rich free.
Spending per student exceeds the OECD average but the likes of Finland and South Korea get better results. What are they doing right and what can the US learn from them?
I was raised on a farm in Kansas, where I'd slopped the hogs and helped harvest the wheat. What did it mean to be "country"?
Documents released to Guardian reveal government photographer cropped space "where crowd ended."
If we are serious about eating green, we need to read beyond the headlines and think rigorously about how we apply ethical advice in our own lives.
College-educated Americans are increasingly uninterested in teaching jobs — so Arizona has begun to recruit from abroad.