Special series

Pre-Crime: Has Minority Report-style Policing Become a Reality?

Police are using technology and data to predict behaviour and prevent crime - but are innocent people being targeted?

Middle East

Sanctions, threats and oil: How close is Iran deal to collapsing?

Tehran calls for lifting of punishing US sanctions in exchange for talks but also dangles threat of more enrichment.

Sanctions, threats and oil: How close is Iran deal to collapsing?

AJ Impact

Netflix eyes India, but cheaper local rivals already have an edge

Netflix turns to India as its broadband speeds up. But beating cheap domestic brands will be tough, say analysts.

Netflix eyes India, but cheaper local rivals already have an edge

AJ Impact

US, China discuss trade war on phone; in-person talks may follow

Standoff on trade war continues as Chinese, US envoys continue talks but dispute dampens global growth, analysts say.

US, China discuss trade war on phone; in-person talks may follow

AJ Impact

US environment agency allows use of controversial pesticide

Green activists say Trump's EPA move to lift Obama-era ban on pesticide chlorpyrifos threatens children's health.

US environment agency allows use of controversial pesticide

Asia Pacific

US man sentenced to life in prison for murder of Chinese scholar

Brendt Christensen, a former graduate student, was jailed for the kidnapping and killing of Zhang Yingying in 2017.

US man sentenced to life in prison for murder of Chinese scholar

China

'Stain of the century': US denounces China's treatment of Uighurs

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says China is 'home to one of the worst human rights crises of our time'.

'Stain of the century': US denounces China's treatment of Uighurs

AJ Impact

Boeing takes a $4.9bn hit over its grounded 737 MAX planes

The charge will force the company to report its first quarterly loss in a decade.

Boeing takes a $4.9bn hit over its grounded 737 MAX planes

AJ Impact

Thousands of childcare workers awarded $65.5m legal settlement

A US federal judge approved a multimillion-dollar settlement for thousands of workers who came to the US as au pairs.

Thousands of childcare workers awarded $65.5m legal settlement

AJ Impact

Microsoft earnings soar, revenue tops $33bn for the quarter

Growth in the company's cloud-computing business services helped send its stock price stock higher after hours.

Microsoft earnings soar, revenue tops $33bn for the quarter

AJ Impact

NY governor signs into law most ambitious climate plan in the US

Cuomo commits state to massive new investment in solar and wind technology, while dramatically reducing fossil fuel use.

NY governor signs into law most ambitious climate plan in the US

Opinion

Trump's racism and American exceptionalism

The belief that America is exceptional is based on the old colonial misconception that power bestows moral superiority.

Patrick Gathara

by Patrick Gathara

Patrick Gathara

Donald Trump

Documents reveal Trump discussed quashing stories about affairs

Documents shed new light on Trump's role as his campaign scrambled to respond to inquires about hush-money payments.

Documents reveal Trump discussed quashing stories about affairs

Turkey

Trump: No decision yet on Turkey sanctions over S-400 purchase

US president says he hasn't ruled out imposing sanctions on Turkey over its purchase of Russia's S-400 defence system.

Trump: No decision yet on Turkey sanctions over S-400 purchase

Racism

As Trump seeks distance from racist chant, Omar calls him fascist

Trump says he 'disagreed' with racist chants by a crowd at his campaign rally, despite allowing them to continue.

As Trump seeks distance from racist chant, Omar calls him fascist