Refugees are freezing to flee the US for Canada

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Winters in Canada get cold. Really, really cold. So people would have to be pretty desperate to walk across the wide expanses of deep snow separating Canada from the US. But that’s what’s happening. Dr. Paul Caulford runs a clinic in for refugees without health insurance. Credit: Andrea Crossan “There’s no question what’s driving them,” says…

Pence reassures allies of Trump's NATO support, tough Russia stance

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Munich (dpa) - US Vice President Mike Pence sought to reassure European allies on Saturday of his country's "unwavering" support of NATO amid unease about President Donald Trump's unpredictable foreign policy stance, particularly towards Russia. During a speech at the Munich Security Conference, Pence said he had come to deliver a message from Trump that "the…

Russian state media ordered to scale back positive coverage of Donald Trump

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The Kremlin ordered Russian state media on Thursday to stop praising Donald Trump. It was a big change, and an indication that the Putin-Trump "bromance" could be on the rocks. "As political scandals start to unravel in America, the Russians are actually starting to get very worried," says Arkady Ostrovsky, Russia editor for The Economist and…

Trump's Attack on Media as 'Enemy of the People' Has Historic Echoes

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President Donald Trump ramped up his criticism of the news coverage of his administration Friday, again taking to his favorite social media platform. "The FAKE NEWS media," Trump wrote on Twitter, "is the enemy of the American People!" An initial tweet put only The New York Times, CNN and NBC News on his enemies list. That…