Boris Johnson is deadly serious about building a ￡20 billion bridge between Scotland and Northern Ireland, which one engineer described as being 'as feasible as building a bridge to the moon'
One offshore engineer said that "no sane contractor or responsible government" would attempt to build such a bridge.
China says Huawei is the victim of a 'witch hunt' as it warns European countries not to freeze the company out of their 5G networks
China's ambassador to the UK says Conservative Party politicians opposing Huawei's involvement in Britain's 5G network are conducting a "witch hunt."
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez confused 2 of history's most famous economists and ended up name checking the most ridiculed town in the UK
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez confused Milton Friedman and John Maynard Keynes in an Instagram post on Friday, calling it a "typo."
"You're a lying dog-faced pony soldier," Biden told a female audience member during a question-and-answer session in New Hampshire.
LIVE RESULTS: Buttigieg narrowly leads Sanders in pledged delegates from the controversial Iowa caucus
Sen. Bernie Sanders received more raw votes out of Iowa, but Buttigieg holds a narrow lead in national pledged delegates according to figures released Sunday.
Plans for the Nevada caucus on February 22 had to be altered quickly after the chaotic situation with Iowa's caucus.
Trump expected to ask for $2 billion in funding for border wall, make cuts to medicare, medicaid, and social security in 2020 budget
Democrats took control of the House last year and are unlikely to pass Trump's budget. Disputes about wall funding led to last year's record shutdown.
In the second release of CNN's New Hampshire poll, Sanders and Buttigieg outpace the rest of the candidates by 10 points, with Biden following.
Libertarian Gary Johnson offers 'whatever I can do' to help Tulsi Gabbard in New Hampshire amid third party talk around the candidate
The 2016 Libertarian Party nominee left a voicemail to a local Gabbard volunteer offering his help to the Democratic presidential hopeful.
President Donald Trump and his supporters have floated several inaccurate and misleading theories about what impeachment means.
A 'Never Trump' Republican leader organized a campaign to call independent New Hampshire residents in an attempt to persuade votes against Sanders in the Democratic primary
'Never Trump' Republicans don't want Sen. Bernie Sanders to win, so they're urging right-leaning independents to vote in the Democratic primary.
The 25-year-old man was taken into custody and brought to a hospital for a mental health evaluation in the Secret Service's latest security incident.
Iran, despite US opposition, has tried four times since January 2019 to put a satellite into orbit, but each attempt has been a failure.
Trump shared a doctored video of Pelosi ripping his speech that's been viewed millions of times, and Democrats are outraged Facebook and Twitter still won't remove it
Twitter and Facebook say the video, edited to show Nancy Pelosi ripping President Donald Trump's speech as he spoke, doesn't violate their policies.
In one incident a gunmen walked into the 41st precinct in the Bronx and shot an officer. Mayor Bill de Blasio condemned the attacks.
Increasing taxes on the wealthy was the favored method of raising revenue among the Founding Fathers and we could learn from those ideas.
A Chinese citizen journalist who went viral for his reporting on coronavirus from Wuhan has gone missing, and his family says he's been forcibly quarantined
Chen Qiushi is a Chinese lawyer and citizen journalist whose social media profiles grew popular for his video reporting in Hong Kong and in Wuhan.
2 US troops killed and 6 injured in shooting on an Afghanistan Army base amid uncertain plans to withdraw troops
American troops killed the shooter after the Afghan soldier opened fire on the US servicemen at an Army base in Nangarhar.
The number of jobs added and unemployment rate looks great on the surface, but it masks deeper problems in the US.
OPINION: Half of corporate investment-grade bonds are one notch above junk, and a lack of investment in productivity could be to blame.
I went to Saudi Arabia's national museum, and it's clear how proud the kingdom is of its longstanding, controversial alliance with the US
Saudi Arabia's national museum is littered with evidence of the US' role in the kingdom's oil industry and political sphere.
Alexander Vindman's lawyer has hit back at Trump, accusing him of waging a 'campaign of intimidation' against impeachment witnesses
The attorney accused Trump of spreading lies about decorated military veteran Vindman, a key impeachment probe witness who has lost his White House job.
Boris Johnson's Brexit trade deal threat risks destroying UK trade with the EU, warn British businesses
Boris Johnson's threat to pursue an "Australia-style" arrangement with the EU would risk major damage to the UK economy.
A group of Republican senators including Susan Collins tried and failed to stop Trump from firing Gordon Sondland
Among those who tried to stop Trump was Sen. Susan Collins, who endured widespread derision for saying she believed Trump "learned from this case.
There are multiple US casualties after troops were fired on during an operation in Afghanistan, US official says
Several US personnel were either injured or killed, but the exact number and other details were not provided, a US official told the Associated Press.
Trump called out a viral picture of his tan line for being edited, but originals didn't look too different
After #OrangeFace trended on Twitter, President Trump responded calling a viral photo showing his stark tan line "photoshopped, obviously."
Joe Biden launched an attack ad making fun of Pete Buttigieg for being a small-town mayor tasked with tracking down pets and revitalizing sidewalks
Biden's digital director said the ad had more views than the population of South Bend, while Buttigieg's team hit back at Biden's stance in the race.
10 Wuhan professors signed an open letter demanding free speech protections after a doctor who was punished for warning others about coronavirus died from it
One petition was signed by Wuhan professors, and another was signed by academics from around China calling for a national holiday in Li's honor.
President Donald Trump fired Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman in an apparent act of personal vengeance after his impeachment testimony.
Backlash takes time to develop, which is why it's premature to say Trump has definitely avoided the worst-case scenario for his actions abroad.
When discussing a possible Bernie Sanders presidency, MSNBC's Chris Matthews ranted about hypothetical executions in Central Park under Castro
Matthews said he had a problem with "people who took the other side" during the Cold War, inventing hypothetical executions in Central Park.
The impeachment trial against President Donald Trump is over. On Wednesday, he was acquitted of both charges after a Senate trial.
Steve Bannon used his Bill Maher appearance to argue that Bernie Sanders supporters should vote for Trump
Trump's former chief strategist insisted that the Democratic Party 'screwed' Sanders, and that his supporters should either vote Trump or not at all.
From Amazon to Palantir, Silicon Valley is obsessed with 'Lord of the Rings' — but critics say that the tech industry is missing the point
The tech industry clearly sees a lot of itself in the "Lord of the Rings," but critics say that Silicon Valley doesn't get what the story is about.
Trump loves to bask in the reflected glory of veterans, but he has no use for them once they don't conveniently fit in with his preferred narrative.
Trump is trying to use good economic data to hang on to his spot in the Oval Office, but the US economy isn't working for many Americans.
Americans are already exhausted with the 2020 election, and it's just getting started. Other countries have laws limiting the length of campaigns.
The 2020 US presidential race will technically last 1,194 days. For context, that's equivalent to roughly 99 election seasons in Japan.
Trump is losing the support of the United States' closest ally after the president slammed down the phone on them during an 'apoplectic' call
Donald Trump slammed the phone down on UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson who had accused the president of "failing to lead."
The controversial facial recognition tech from Clearview AI is also being used to identify child victims of sexual abuse
A software startup?that scraped billions of images from Facebook, Google, and YouTube is helping to identify child victims of sexual abuse.
Xi Jinping has turned invisible during China's coronavirus epidemic, likely to cover his back in case things go badly wrong
The Wuhan coronavirus is seriously testing China's Communist Party. Hundreds are dead and people have accused officials of withholding information.
People are comparing Trump's purge of 2 top officials who testified against him to an episode straight out of the Watergate scandal
President Donald Trump abruptly fired Alexander Vindman and Gordon Sondland on Friday. People are calling it the "Friday night massacre."
A Missouri lawmaker just introduced a law that would force police to actively go after women getting abortions
A Missouri lawmaker introduced a law that would require police to "affirmatively enforce" the right to life of "children in a women's womb."
Pete Buttigieg was targeted by his Democratic rivals in New Hampshire, and they hit him where he's weakest
Buttigieg struggles among African American voters, and the New Hampshire debate saw his Democratic presidential rivals focus on that weakness.
Seven Democratic presidential candidates took the stage at St. Anselm's College in Manchester, New Hampshire, just days before the state's primary.
Bernie Sanders currently leads the most recent polls of New Hampshire followed by Pete Buttigieg. Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren are tied for third.
'He's trying to muzzle everyone': National security veterans were shaken by Trump's decision to 'purge' witnesses who testified against him
An FBI agent told Insider they found Trump's actions "appalling," adding, "He's trying to muzzle everyone who speaks out against him."
Trump asked Rush Limbaugh to hold off on cancer treatment to get his Presidential Medal of Freedom during the State of the Union
On Monday, he announced he was diagnosed with late-stage lung cancer and expected to receive treatment the following day during the address.
Alexander Vindman believed he wouldn't be punished for telling the truth in America. Trump proved him wrong.
"Do not worry, I will be fine for telling the truth," Vindman said in testimony to the House Intelligence Committee. It didn't turn out that way.
Joe Biden begins the Democratic debate by conceding he'll probably do poorly in the New Hampshire primary
This comes after Joe Biden came in fourth place in Iowa, a stunningly bad outcome for the candidate viewed by many as the frontrunner.
Donald Trump Jr. just shattered the White House's flimsy justification for firing the witnesses who testified against Trump
President Trump is in vengeance mode and now wants people to "pay" for testifying against him.