US Elections 2020

Pete Buttigieg: Who is he and where does he stand on key issues?

The 38-year-old former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, has enough ambition for the road ahead of him. And the smarts.

Pete Buttigieg: Who is he and where does he stand on key issues?

United States

Joe Biden: Who is he and where does he stand on key issues?

A decades-long Democratic resume could prove more of a hindrance than a help to the former vice president.

Joe Biden: Who is he and where does he stand on key issues?

US Elections 2020

Elizabeth Warren: Who is she, where does she stand on key issues?

The progressive presidential hopeful holds herself up as an economic reformer working to boost the US middle class.

Elizabeth Warren: Who is she, where does she stand on key issues?

Coronavirus outbreak

Trump under pressure to ramp up US coronavirus response

Trump administration announces a $2.5bn emergency fund to confront new coronavirus, but Democrats say it is not enough.

Trump under pressure to ramp up US coronavirus response

US & Canada

Can Sanders pivot from insurgent to Democratic Party leader?

Sanders is working hard to convince voters that he can lead a party he's spent decades criticising from the outside.

Can Sanders pivot from insurgent to Democratic Party leader?

Immigration

Court sides with Trump in 'sanctuary cities' grant fight

Court says Trump can withhold law enforcement grants to force states to cooperate with immigration authorities.

Court sides with Trump in 'sanctuary cities' grant fight

AJ Impact

Coronavirus fears have oil prices over a barrel

US crude drops below $50 a barrel as virus spreads and fears mount over potential hit to global economy.

Coronavirus fears have oil prices over a barrel

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Sanders says may relocate US embassy back to Tel Aviv if elected

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders condemned Donald Trump's decision to move US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem in 2018.

Sanders says may relocate US embassy back to Tel Aviv if elected

The Bottom Line

What is the "Westless" global order?

Can internationalism, and the United Nations itself, survive if the United States no longer cares?

Opinion

Has Trump surrendered Afghanistan to the Taliban?

What lessons must both parties draw from two decades of war?

Marwan Bishara

by Marwan Bishara

Marwan Bishara

Coronavirus outbreak

Seven things you need to know about coronavirus

Countries around the world are stepping up efforts to tackle a new coronavirus that originated in China's Wuhan city.

AJ Impact

Tesla, Apple and US regulators criticised over autopilot crash

Further evaluation of Tesla's Autopilot system is needed and phones should be disabled when driving, the NTSB says.

Tesla, Apple and US regulators criticised over autopilot crash

Libya

Two families file complaint against Khalifa Haftar in US lawsuit

Two Libyan families have filed a US civil lawsuit against Haftar and his sons for torturing and killing their relatives.

Two families file complaint against Khalifa Haftar in US lawsuit

Coronavirus outbreak

US health officials: 'When, not if' coronavirus reaches US

What is not known, officials said, is when it will arrive and how severe a US outbreak might be.

US health officials: 'When, not if' coronavirus reaches US

AJ Impact

Doha bound: American Airlines and Qatar Airways revive pact

The two airlines will seek US regulatory approval to reinstate a codeshare agreement that ended in 2017.

Doha bound: American Airlines and Qatar Airways revive pact