Heidi Zhou-Castro

Heidi Zhou-Castro

US & Canada

US gender equality: House to decide Equal Rights Amendment

US House is set to vote this week on whether to remove ratification deadline for ERA.

US gender equality: House to decide Equal Rights Amendment

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Impeachment: Republicans say Trump acted in national interest

Democrats cry foul as US President Trump's lawyers argue move to pressure Ukraine was in public's interest.

Impeachment: Republicans say Trump acted in national interest

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'Dangerous' abuse of power: Democrats in Trump impeachment trial

Trial focuses on Trump asking Ukraine to incriminate political rival for electoral gain on second day of proceedings.

'Dangerous' abuse of power: Democrats in Trump impeachment trial

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US voters divided on Trump after impeachment inquiry hearings

Without a clear public mandate, analysts say Republican-controlled Senate will not try to convict him.

US voters divided on Trump after impeachment inquiry hearings

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US diplomats told to downplay release of Ukraine aid: Emails

White House dismisses criticism of Trump's phone call with Ukrainian counterpart in latest move in impeachment saga.

US diplomats told to downplay release of Ukraine aid: Emails

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US impeachment inquiry: Subpoena issued to White House

Democrats are trying to build a compelling case for impeachment, not only to convince the American public but also Senate Republicans.

US impeachment inquiry: Subpoena issued to White House

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US gun control: Congress committee debates assault weapon ban

After recent mass shootings, polls show 56 to 70 percent of Americans think Congress should ban assault weapons.

US gun control: Congress committee debates assault weapon ban

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UFO enthusiasts gather outside Area 51 in the US

Turnout outside top-secret military base falls short of expectations but one person is arrested for trespassing.

UFO enthusiasts gather outside Area 51 in the US

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Trump's border wall ‘will threaten biodiversity’

The National Butterfly Center is fighting the Trump administration's plans to build an 11-metre wall through its property.

Trump's border wall ‘will threaten biodiversity’

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Former Trump aide refuses to answer impeachment panel

Corey Lewandowski refuses to answer questions that might incriminate the president at hearing into Russian meddling.

Former Trump aide refuses to answer impeachment panel

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US gun laws: Texas state eases restrictions

Since recent mass shootings in Texas, eight new pro-gun laws passed in state with highest number of registered guns.

US gun laws: Texas state eases restrictions

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US-Mexico border: Number of migrant arrests in United States down

The number is down from 140,000 in May to 51,000 in August, according to US Customs and Border Protection preliminary figures.

US-Mexico border: Number of migrant arrests in United States down