Cristina Silva

Cristina Silva

Cristina Silva has written for the Associated Press, the Tampa Bay Times, the Boston Globe, the Miami Herald, Salon, International Business Times and NPR. She has reported from Mexico, Honduras, Cuba, Germany, Italy and Bahrain, as well as from across the United States. She graduated from New York University, where she studied politics and journalism.

Thai King Given $30 Billion for Being Royal

The official agency that managed the fortune belonging to Thailand's royal family announced Saturday that the king, who assumed the throne after his father died in 2016, would now oversee the family assets.

Is Cancun Safe? 5 Bodies Found in Vehicle

Cancun, once heralded as a safe destination for Europeans, Mexicans and Americans alike, has increasingly faced security threats and drug-related killings in recent months. 

Democrat to Trump: You're President Now

"Dear @realDonaldTrump: Remember when you launched cruise missiles at a largely empty field in Syria? That unconstitutional act didn't do very much," Lieu tweeted. 

Republicans Warn Trump Could Be Impeached

A growing number of Republican lawmakers are warning conservative voters that Democrats could take steps to impeach Trump if they become the majority in the House after November.

The Howard University Protests Explained

The protest organized by Howard University students centered on nine formal demands students made to university administrators this week after a financial aid scandal.

Did Jim Carrey Paint Sarah Huckabee Sanders?

Carrey tweeted to his 17.8 million followers Saturday night the colorful painting of the dark-haired woman, as well as a harsh message for his unnamed subject: "This is the portrait of a so-called Christian whose only purpose in life is to lie for the wicked. Monstrous!"

Did Trump Lie About his TV Ratings?

Bush claims Trump told him "Billy, look, you just tell them and they believe it. That's it: you just tell them and they believe. They just do."

You Can Now Visit All Seven Continents on a Cruise

The ship from Silversea Cruises will take roughly 382 passengers around the world starting on January 6, 2020. It will depart from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, visit 62 ports and finish up on May 25, 2020 in Amsterdam.

People No Longer Want to Move to Alaska

For the past five years, Alaska has lost more people than it has gained residents, representing the longest streak of population loss since World War II, when researchers first started tracking the yearly numbers.