How the South won Super Tuesday

February 29, 2016

Reuters photo of the day: Having your cake…

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe eats cake at his almost $1 million 92nd birthday party in a drought-striken region of his country. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

 

How the South won the Super Tuesday showdown

It’s not easy to stitch together a mega-presidential primary. Reuters examines how Georgia’s top elections officer worked the phones to keep Southern states voting as a bloc to get White House candidates’ attention.

 

Don’t believe in climate change? There’s a video for that.

Reuters was the first to report on a Democratic Party video featuring Republican front-runner Donald Trump and his two closest rivals, Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz, denying man-made global warming. Their comments are juxtaposed with images of U.S. flooding, wildfires, droughts and heat waves.

 

What to do when you’re in the middle of an Islamist insurgency

Eritrea, a poor Horn of Africa nation, may benefit from Europe’s migration crisis and the conflict in Yemen. Officials in the tiny sanctions-hit country have told Reuters that regional and world powers are waking up to the importance of the country’s strategic position on busy Red Sea shipping lanes.

 

Commentary: The elephant in the Supreme Court

For many African Americans, the lasting image of recently-deceased Justice Antonin Scalia will likely remain his recent suggestion that blacks performed better at less competitive schools. Those comments have left race as the unspoken elephant in the room amid the growing controversy over who should replace Scalia on the top U.S. court.

 

U.S. shale’s message for OPEC

Less than a year ago major shale producers were saying they needed oil above $60 a barrel to produce more. Now some say they will settle for far less in deciding whether to crank up output.

 

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