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Two Reuters reporters were sentenced to seven years in prison in Myanmar Monday on charges of the illegal possession of official documents. But Reuters editor-in-chief Stephen Adler says “it was a complete setup.” The journalists had been reporting on government…
Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo had been reporting on the brutal crackdown on the Rohingya when they were arrested and charged with violating the colonial-era Official Secrets Act, punishable by up to 14 years in prison. They had pleaded…
By Victoria Milko, Aung Naing Soe, Associated Press
A Russian government-controlled think tank had outlined plans on how to swing the 2016 U.S. election toward Donald Trump, according to a Reuters report Thursday. New documents reveal a strategy of using social media to bolster Mr. Trump and undermine…
By PBS NewsHour
Children in 29 California neighborhoods have been exposed to high levels of lead poisoning that rival those of Flint, Michigan, according to data Reuters obtained from the California Department of Public Health.
By Michael Rios
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
President Barack Obama on Sunday urged college graduates to shun those who want to confront a rapidly changing world by building walls around the United States or by embracing ignorance, as he delivered a sharp and barely concealed critique of…
By P. J. Tobia
This week, a Reuters investigation uncovered what it calls a “covert radio network” of “China-friendly news” engineered by the Chinese government. China watchers say the effort is part of a government strategy to combat global criticism of human rights abuses.
By Joshua Barajas
Although the new figures are higher than expected, economic experts told Reuters that this uptick of jobless claims "probably reflected difficulties adjusting the data for seasonal fluctuations given a late Easter this year," and is not necessarily an indication…
Ricin-Laced Letters Sent to Mayor Bloomberg and Gun Control Advocacy Group…
Just four days after it went public on the stock market, Facebook became the center of intense attention Wednesday -- both on Wall Street and in Washington -- as shares hit $32, well below the initial offering price. Jeffrey Brown,…
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