Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Dies at 65

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, who visualized the indispensability of the personal computer more than 40 years ago, died Monday at 65. Allen’s family said he died in Seattle of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a form of cancer he had been battling off and on since 2009. After persuading high school friend Bill Gates to drop out of …

Russian Orthodox Church Cuts Ties With Global Orthodox Leadership

The Russian Orthodox Church announced Monday it would break ties with the Orthodox Patriarchate of Constantinople over the latter’s recognition of a new Ukrainian church, the latest development in a major restructuring of the world’s second-largest Christian denomination. Unlike Catholicism, which has a centralized hierarchy of authority, Orthodox Christianity has several churches spread out across …

Koreas Resume High-Level Talks as Moon Presses for Sanction Relief

North and South Korea held high-level talks within the heavily fortified demilitarized zone Monday.  The meeting discussed the implementation agreements made during the recent Pyongyang summit as South Korean President Moon Jae-in called upon the international community to reward North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for his efforts to denuclearize. Despite Moon’s assertions, experts remain …