US Midterms 2018

What midterms and past elections show about US democracy

The contradictory outcome reflects deep political divisions and, increasingly, the antiquated quirks of Constitution.

What midterms and past elections show about US democracy

Middle East

Trump: US not considering Fethullah Gulen's extradition to Turkey

Comment comes after report says Washington is looking at extraditing Gulen in bid to ease Ankara's pressure on Riyadh.

Trump: US not considering Fethullah Gulen's extradition to Turkey

US-Mexico border

'They said leave or else': Why a Honduran family is fleeing to US

Many Hondurans on the Central American exodus to the United States are fleeing violence and political persecution.

'They said leave or else': Why a Honduran family is fleeing to US

Inside Story

Will the US punish Mohammed bin Salman over Khashoggi's murder?

The CIA is reported to have concluded that the Saudi crown prince ordered the killing of Jamal Khashoggi.

Jamal Khashoggi

CIA concludes MBS ordered Khashoggi's murder: reports

Washington Post, AP report US intelligence officials concluded Mohammed bin Salman ordered killing of Jamal Khashoggi.

APEC

China and US clash on trade at heated APEC summit

China's President Xi slams protectionism, as US VP Pence says Washington could double tariffs on Chinese goods.

UpFront

Is Facebook ruining the world?

We challenge visionary Jaron Lanier on why he thinks we all need to delete our social media accounts immediately.

Is Facebook ruining the world?

US Midterms 2018

Democrat Stacey Abrams withdraws, vows to sue Georgia

Stacey Abrams quits race for governor of Georgia, accusing rival Republican Brian Kemp of voter suppression.

Democrat Stacey Abrams quits race, vows to sue Georgia state

United States

North California fire: Death toll at 76, more than 1,000 missing

More than 450 searchers in Paradise continue search for human remains in the deadliest wildfire in state history.

North California fire: Death toll at 76, more than 1,000 missing

Cuba

A new dawn for Cuba? The draft constitution explained

Same-sex marriage, private ownership and presidential term limits are all under consideration on the Caribbean island.

A new dawn for Cuba? The draft constitution explained

Donald Trump

Trump says he finished his written answers in Russia probe

US president tells reporters he 'very easily' answered questions for Special Counsel Mueller's Russia probe.

Trump says he finished his written answers in Russia probe

Donald Trump

Judge orders White House to temporarily return CNN's Acosta pass

White House ordered to restore reporter's credentials, which were revoked after last week's contentious press conference

Judge orders White House to temporarily return CNN's Acosta pass

Africa

US to cut troop figures in Africa by 10 percent

Currently, about 7,200 US military personnel are based in dozens of African countries.

US to cut troop figures in Africa by 10 percent

US & Canada

Hockney sells for $90.3m, smashes living artist record

British legend David Hockney's 'Pool with Two Figures' work originally sold for $20,000 in 1972.

Hockney sells for $90.3m, smashes living artist record

WikiLeaks

WikiLeaks founder Assange charged in secret: court filing

Court filing submitted in August mentions the existence of criminal charges against someone named 'Assange'.

WikiLeaks founder Assange charged in secret: court filing