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.

US & Canada

General Motors: 5,000 workers strike work for second day

Strike called by United Automobile Workers Union brings more than 50 factories and warehouses to a standstill.

General Motors: 5,000 workers strike work for second day

Middle East

Trump's secret Israeli-Palestinian peace deal in doubt

Analysts say the resignation of Jason Greenblatt, a former Trump company lawyer and the man who was leading the effort, is a bad sign.

Trump's secret Israeli-Palestinian peace deal in doubt

US & Canada

Virginia beach shooting: US media coverage quickly fades

Within days of the latest mass shooting in the US, the media moved on. We look at what that means for the gun debate in the US.

Virginia beach shooting: US media coverage quickly fades

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