Venezuela: Supported by Russia, Cuba, Iran, and China
Nicolas Maduro and Vladimir Putin in Tehran in 2015. (http://kremlin.ru/CC BY 4.0)

Venezuela: Supported by Russia, Cuba, Iran, and China

The Venezuela Crisis has become a major threat to the U.S., as militaries from Russia, Cuba, Iran, and China gather to support Nicolas Maduro and his regime. Will U.S. military intervention be needed? And what will happen to Juan Guaido?

Did the Navy Admit Aliens Are Real?

Real footage of UFO sightings from Navy personnel has the U.S. Navy issuing new guidelines for reporting UFOs. Since 2014, unidentified flying objects have been entering U.S. military airspace and the U.S. Navy wants to know what they are.

US Faces Russian and Chinese Threats in Arctic
(March 14, 2016) Sailors and civilians, assigned to Arctic Submarine Lab, clear the ice from the hatch of USS Hampton during Ice Exercise (ICEX) 2016. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Tyler Thompson)

US Faces Russian and Chinese Threats in Arctic

The United States is facing a military threat from Russia and China in the Arctic Circle. As the ice caps melt, new trade routes are opening. And the competition for trade, natural resources, and military position is on.

US Challenges China’s Belt and Road
Interchange in Shanghai, China. (Denys Nevozhai/Unsplash)

US Challenges China’s Belt and Road

The U.S. teams up with Japan, Australia, Canada, and the EU to offer an alternative to China's Belt and Road Initiative, which has been accused of being debt trap diplomacy. It comes as the White House is pushing trade negations with China that may result in major new tariffs, and Italy joins with the Belt and Road.

Was the CIA Behind Raid on North Korea’s Embassy?

A shadowy group called Free Joseon with possible ties to US Intelligence, like the CIA, raided the North Korean embassy in Madrid, Spain in February, days before President Donald Trump met with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un at the nuclear summit in Hanoi, Vietnam.

The Dark Side of DNA Testing
A home DNA testing kit with a saliva tube.

The Dark Side of DNA Testing

People are using home DNA testing kits from companies like 23AndMe and Ancestry to find out about their past. But law enforcement and police are also using DNA test kits to catch criminals with genes. And it has some worried about major potential for misuse.

Bizarre Laws in All 50 States
In Minnesota, it's illegal to have greased pig contests.

Bizarre Laws in All 50 States

The USA has some pretty crazy laws on the books. Here's a list of one for each of the 50 states in the United States. Interesting facts to impress people at parties.

America’s Student Loan Problem

College and university student loan debt has gone up 350 percent to a staggering $1.5 trillion dollars for today's millennials. And it looks like it will become a big topic for the 2020 presidential race.

Can the US Win the 5G Race Against China?
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Can the US Win the 5G Race Against China?

5G is the future of wireless communication. But the biggest competitors in the market are from China: Huawei and ZTE. And they're a national security concern. So now, the U.S. government wants American companies to step up to the plate, with a massive 5G spectrum auction by the FCC and $20 billion for rural development.

Trump-Russia Collusion: How Did the Media Get it Wrong?
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Trump-Russia Collusion: How Did the Media Get it Wrong?

Mainstream media, like CNN, MSNBC and Rachel Maddow, were blindsided when the Mueller Report came out—and said Trump did not collude with Russia to win the election. How did they get Russiagate so wrong for so long? And will they face a reckoning?

Is Amazon Using Facial Recognition to Spy on Americans?

Amazon has secretly given police around the country new facial recognition technology to catch criminals. Is this an invasion of privacy like China's surveillance state of facial recognition used in Xinjiang against Uighur Muslims? Or will there be better security by tracking your face?

America Uncovered – The US and Venezuela’s New “President” Guaido.

The #Venezuela crisis is reaching a peak as National Assembly head Juan #Guaido declares himself interim #president, calling current president Nicolas #Maduro's election a sham. President Donald #Trump and Vice President Mike Pence have thrown their weight behind Guaido as the socialist economy of Venezuela collapses and people starve.

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