Jackie Northam appears in the following:
Thursday, September 22, 2016
The U.S. Treasury gave its approval for Boeing to sell 80 airliners to Iran — a deal made possible by the easing of sanctions in the nuclear agreement signed last year.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Analysts say Saudi Arabia's national oil company may be trying to buy a refinery in the U.S. It's part of an effort to build an economy that goes beyond oil exports.
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte asked the U.S. to withdraw its remaining military advisers. They are helping fight an Islamist insurgency in the south of the country.
Friday, September 09, 2016
North Korea has conducted yet another nuclear test, which led to widespread international condemnation.
Thursday, September 08, 2016
Dozens of giant container ships are bobbing around the oceans with no place to dock, after a South Korean shipping company went bankrupt. The stranded cargo may include as many as 500,000 containers.
Friday, September 02, 2016
The G-20 Summit kicks off in China over the weekend. The summit brings together leaders of the world's major economies, and it is the first time China is hosting the meeting.
Thursday, September 01, 2016
China has been creating artificial islands out of reefs. Environmentalists say the process is killing off coral and giant clams.
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Justin Trudeau has had a varied career — bouncer, snowboard instructor, Canada's prime minister. Now he's a Marvel Comics action hero.
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
A U.S. security regulator has approved state-owned China National Chemical Corp's planned $43 billion takeover of Swiss company Syngenta. The deal was held up while the U.S. reviewed its impact.
Saturday, August 20, 2016
The global shipping industry is suffering a huge downturn, thanks in part to China's sagging economy. "This is likely to be one of the worst years ever in terms of losses," says an industry expert.
Thursday, August 11, 2016
New satellite imagery shows what appear to be aircraft hangars on three artificial islands created by China. Analysts say they reveal China's plan to militarize the disputed South China Sea.
Saturday, July 23, 2016
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump told the New York Times that a Trump administration wouldn't defend NATO allies unless they had "fulfilled their obligations" to the U.S.
Thursday, July 14, 2016
The State Department regularly issues travel alerts for U.S. citizens. Now U.S. gun violence has led other countries to urge their own citizens to show caution when visiting the U.S.
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Beijing rejects the ruling that China's claims are illegal. U.S.-China friction could grow over the Scarborough Shoal, also claimed by the Philippines.
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is directly sanctioned for the first time for his role in human rights abuses.
Friday, July 01, 2016
Boeing has agreed to sell or lease about 100 commercial jets to Iran Air. The deal is seen as a test case for international companies that are skittish about doing business with Iran.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Brexit could mean the U.S. is losing its best friend and strongest influence in the European Union. NPR explores whether the U.S. will forge a new "special relationship" with Germany.
Monday, June 27, 2016
Secretary of State John Kerry reiterated in London on Monday that the U.S. could not find "a better friend and ally" than the U.K. But the relationship is bound to change.
Friday, June 24, 2016
On paper, there's a tangled legal process, but it has never been tested and leaves some issues unaddressed.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
The Chicago-based aircraft manufacturer is the first major U.S. company to do business in Iran since sanctions were lifted earlier this year as part of the international nuclear accord.