Shelter Island has tried to preserve its character by restricting the short-term rental market, angering many homeowners in the quaint Long Island town.
Two U.S. Navy ships sailed through a disputed island chain in the South China Sea claimed by China early Monday, a move once again likely to draw criticism from China.
Mr. Thiel, whose frequent defense of President Trump sets him apart in the tech industry, said Mr. Trump was not the main cause of the current political polarization.
As some pundits predict a potential blue wave among the nation's statehouses this November, the one atop Smith Hill in Providence, Rhode Island, could turn red.
Rhode Island Democrats are in an uproar after the party endorsed a Donald Trump-voting male candidate over a sitting female lawmaker known for championing liberal causes, whose district voted overwhelmingly for Hillary Clinton
Burkina Faso informed Taiwan on Thursday it planned to establish diplomatic relations with China, leading Taiwan to break ties with the tiny West African nation and leaving just one nation on the African continent — Swaziland — in Taiwan’s camp. The decision by Burkina Faso means Taiwan is now...