Patty Culhane

Patty Culhane

Patty Culhane joined Al Jazeera in 2009 and is now the correspondent at the state and defence departments. Before joining she worked as a correspondent for MSNBC covering the Bush administration. She has been a journalist for 17 years, working in Iowa, Illinois and Norfolk, Virginia where she covered the US military, travelling extensively through the Middle East covering the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

United States

US Transport Department looks into Boeing 737 Max 8's approval

Questions raised over how the Federal Aviation Administration certified the Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft.

US Transport Department looks into Boeing 737 Max 8's approval

US & Canada

Trump hotel under scrutiny for accepting payments

The US president and the Washington, DC, hotel bearing his name are in the spotlight, in yet another court battle.

Trump hotel under scrutiny for accepting payments

United States

Trump faces litany of investigations into business practice

Beyond probe into alleged collusion with Russia, US president's business dealings are under legal scrutiny.

Trump faces litany of investigations into business practice

US & Canada

Thousands of migrant children allege abuse by US border officials

Alleged victims of mistreatment in the custody of authorities have been the focus of congressional hearing.

Thousands of migrant children allege abuse by US border officials

US & Canada

Trump may have meddled in Cohen investigation: Report

The NYT report says President Trump might have asked his acting attorney general to appoint an ally to oversee the inquiry.

Trump may have meddled in Cohen investigation: Report

United States

US government shutdown sends ripples across the country

Longest shutdown in US history does not appear to have solution in sight, as thousands will miss their second paycheque.

US government shutdown sends ripples across the country

US & Canada

Trump's space force: US to explore new defence tech

For President Trump, space is the new battleground he would like to exploit.

Trump's space force: US to explore new defence tech

US & Canada

US government shutdown takes toll on federal workers

Hundreds of thousands of federal workers won't be getting a cheque on payday as shutdown enters its 19th day.

US government shutdown takes toll on federal workers

US & Canada

US, Canada hold talks amid tension with China over Huawei case

They say the arrest of the Huawei CFO in Canada has nothing to do with the US-China trade war.

US, Canada hold talks amid tension with China over Huawei case

US & Canada

Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen faces jail

President Trump's former lawyer will be sentenced by a New York court after he pleaded guilty to multiple crimes.

Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen faces jail

US & Canada

James Mattis visits troops stationed at US-Mexico border

US Defence Secretary James Mattis visited troops near the US-Mexico border a little over two weeks after President Trump dispatched thousands of active-duty forces in anticipation of a Central American migrant caravan.

James Mattis visits troops stationed at US-Mexico border

United States

California shooting: Gunman identified as former marine

On November 8, a former Marine shot at killed 12 people in a crowded bar in California, once again raising the debate over gun control.

California shooting: Gunman identified as former marine