Muslim Ban

Trump slaps travel ban on Chad, North Korea, Venezuela

Critics have accused the president of discriminating against Muslims in violation of US guarantees of religious liberty.

Trump slaps travel ban on Chad, North Korea, Venezuela

United States

Gunman opens fire in Nashville church; 1 dead, 7 hurt

The FBI said it has opened a civil rights investigation into the shooting at the Burnette Chapel Church of Christ.

Gunman opens fire in Nashville church; 1 dead, 7 hurt

NFL

Wave of protests grip NFL after Trump's player comments

More than 100 players throughout popular US sport take a defiant stance after US president's racism protest call out.

US & Canada

US: Trump's feud with NFL players escalates

More than 100 National Football League players have now sat or knelt during the national anthem to protest US President Donald Trump's call to boycott the game. The players are protesting social and racial injustice.

The Listening Post

Covering the North Korean threat

How are media outlets reporting on the escalating war of words between US President Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong-un?

Asia Pacific

Trump insults make rocket attack 'inevitable': N Korea

Remarks by Pyongyang's foreign minister come hours after US flies bomber jets near North Korea's coast in show of force.

Trump insults make rocket attack 'inevitable': N Korea

Asia Pacific

Mass rally in Pyongyang after war of words at UN

Thousands take to the streets in North Korean capital, as insults continue to fly between Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump.

Mass rally in Pyongyang after war of words at UN

United States

NFL decries Trump's 'divisive' rhetoric on protesting players

Sports community fights back after US president said players who kneel during national anthem should be fired.

Asia Pacific

US bombers fly close to North Korea in show of force

Pentagon says the flight was aimed at demonstrating Washington's military options available to 'defeat any threat'.

US bombers fly close to North Korea in show of force

United States

US opioid crisis: 41 states to investigate big pharma's 'role'

US President Donald Trump has called the opioid crisis a 'national emergency'.

Opinion

Bernie Sanders has a healthcare plan for the US

And it may just work.

Larry Beinhart

by Larry Beinhart

Larry Beinhart

US & Canada

US Health secretary under investigation over travel fees

One of President Donald Trump's senior officials is under investigation for spending hundreds of thousands of dollars in public money on flights around the US.

Asia Pacific

China imposes limits on oil supply to North Korea

New sanctions by Beijing, a close ally of Pyongyang, also include an import ban on textile products from North Korea.

China imposes limits on oil supply to North Korea

US & Canada

Hackers targeted 21 US states during 2016 election

US government for the first time tells individual states that their systems have been targeted.

Hackers targeted 21 US states during 2016 election

Russia

US, North Korea 'hot heads' must calm down, Russia says

Russian FM Sergey Lavrov describes war of words between Washington and Pyongyang a 'kindergarten fight'.

Russia tells US, N Korea 'hot heads' to calm down