The US has been carrying out airstrikes against ISIS in Syria for almost a year, and the latest decision to bomb Syrian government forces in order to “protect” US-trained “moderate rebels” does not require any additional legal justification, the State Department believes.

The September vote on Iran nuclear deal is heading towards a bitter standoff between US President Obama and Congress.

China’s yuan led the biggest two-day selloff in Asian currencies since 1997, fuelling concern that financial-market volatility will curb global economic growth and a possible "currency war" if other countries devalue exchange rates to stay competitive in global export markets.

The Governor of drought-stricken California has called for a $10,000 fine for residents who waste water. This comes in addition to the existing penalty of $500 for serving water in bars and restaurants unless customers ask for it. RT's Lindsay France reports.

Bloomberg Intelligence’s Kit Konolige and Yale University Senior Fellow Stephen Roach discuss California’s historic drought. They speak on “Bloomberg Surveillance.”

VICE founder Shane Smith interviews President Barack Obama, discussing a host of issues important to Americans, from foreign policy and marijuana legalization to global warming and political gridlock.

The IMF finally approved a $17.5 billion loan for Ukraine. But why? Here's a look at the truth about the Ukraine bailout and what it means for the world. The answer is not pretty.

This week, Ivan Lo talks about a landmark decision that could destroy the market, gives an update on Germany's gold repatriation, and talks about what the actions of the Swiss means for us all.

America gearing up for digital war according to documents leaked by Snowden and released by der Spiegel magazine

US House members admitted they had not read the entire $585 billion, 1,648-page National Defense Authorization Act, which predominantly specifies budgeting for the Defense Department, before it was voted on Thursday in Congress.

A report on CIA torture reveals that America's post-9/11 interrogations were more brutal than previously acknowledged – and brought no significant results. RT asks Philip Giraldi, a former CIA officer, what the release of the report means for the organization.

The devil is about to visit Florida this Christmas - after a Satanic Temple there scored a major victory, winning a battle to bring a display of Lucifer to the State capitol. Officials approved the move due to the freedom of speech and religion law. RT talked to those both for and against the move.