Texas newspaper edits son's same-sex marriage out of mother's obituary

‘It wiped John completely off the picture like he didn’t exist’ Editor, a Baptist pastor, calls decision to delete ‘ethical and lawful’ When Brenda Light died last month, her obituary in a small-town Texas newspaper included a wealth of biographical Read More

China urges US to 'correct mistake' on Taiwan

Beijing says bill violates ‘one China’ policy and asks US to stop pursuing official ties with Taipei China has called on the US to “correct its mistake” after Donald Trump approved rules allowing top-level US officials to travel to Taiwan Read More

Boris Johnson: 'We have evidence that Russia has been creating and stockpiling novichok' – video

Boris Johnson tells the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show the UK government has evidence that Russia has ‘not only been investigating the delivery of nerve agents for the purpose of assassination, but has also been creating and stockpiling novichok’ within the Read More

Should white people pay more for lunch? New Orleans chef tests social experiment

Chef Tunde Wey introduced tiered payments at his Nigerian establishment to highlight the city’s extreme income disparity Imagine standing in a line for lunch. The customer in front you pays $12 for his food box but when you go to Read More

Trump and trade tariffs: big lies founded on small truths | Yanis Varoufakis

The president claims he wants to support blue-collar workers – but that notion soon collapses into a pool of implausibility Donald Trump is perhaps the US president best equipped to understand that some rise by sin, and some by virtue Read More