One year under Trump

Trump's America: A shrinking space for protests

Critics accuse US President Donald Trump of overseeing an increasingly severe crackdown on activism and dissent.

One year under Trump: A shrinking space for protests

US & Canada

Fans celebrate Johnny Cash's Folsom prison album after 50 years

Cash's 'Folsom Prison Blues' won him many fans behind bars, and the country music singer went on to perform at other prisons and advocate for improved conditions.

Iran

Burning Iranian tanker sinks, missing crew feared dead

Iranian tanker ablaze since colliding with a freighter off China coast finally sinks with crew still missing.

Burning Iranian oil tanker sinks, 29 crew feared dead

US & Canada

Assessing risks of ‘smart home’ technology

New 'smart home' devices are all the rage at CES 2018, but increased connectivity in devices means increased access points for hackers, and cybersecurity may not be a priority for manufacturers.

US & Canada

Hawaii: Probe promised as false missile alert sparks panic

Governor apologises for an accidental imminent attack warning sent out by Hawaii to every mobile phone in the island.

Opinion

Oprah vs Trump in 2020?

An Oprah vs Trump election season is any TV executive's dream.

Andrew Mitrovica

by Andrew Mitrovica

Andrew Mitrovica

Weather

North America's eastern winter: Freeze, thaw, freeze

After some relief from the cold temperatures, another Arctic freeze is on its way to eastern parts of the US and Canada.

North America's eastern winter: Freeze, thaw, freeze

Iran

Trump waives Iran nuclear sanctions 'for last time'

US president says it's the 'last chance' for US and Europe to come up with agreement to strengthen 2015 nuclear deal.

Opinion

'Shithole' nationalism

It's hardly surprising that Trump made his 'shithole' remarks.

Elsie Eyakuze

by Elsie Eyakuze

Elsie Eyakuze

US & Canada

Trump criticised over ‘shithole countries’ remark

A small group of senators presented Donald Trump with the immigration reform compromise he had asked for; during the meeting, he wondered out loud why the US would want immigrants from ‘shithole countries’.

Inside Story

Apple under investigation: how consumers are impacted

Prosecutors in France want to know why Apple slows down its older iPhones.

United States

California mudslides: At least 17 killed, thousands evacuated

Torrents of mud overran roads and upscale neighbourhoods in the wake of heavy rains near Santa Barbara.

US & Canada

Pennsylvania governor declares emergency for opioid epidemic

Governor Tom Wolfe has declared a state of emergency over the opioid epidemic - making Pennsylvania the eighth state to invoke a state of emergency.

US & Canada

Trump attacks US courts, says no DACA deal without the wall

Donald Trump called the US court system 'broken' and 'unfair' after a US federal judge barred the administration from ending the Obama-era DACA protections.