US & Canada

Pentagon 'mulls sending thousands more troops' to Middle East

Reports citing unnamed US officials say Department of Defense is considering deploying extra forces over Iran tensions.

Pentagon 'mulls sending thousands more troops' to Middle East

United States

House panel advances bill calling for release of Saudi activists

Foreign Affairs panel sends resolution to House that condemns Saudi Arabia's imprisonment of women's rights activists.

House panel advances bill calling for release of Saudi activists

Iran

Supreme leader criticises Iran's politicians amid US tensions

Ayatollah Khamenei's comments come after Iran announced it quadrupled its production capacity of low-enriched uranium.

Supreme leader criticises Iran's politicians amid US tensions

Donald Trump

US judge refuses to block Trump bank subpoenas

Federal judge refuses to block congressional subpoenas seeking documents from two banks that did business with Trump.

US judge refuses to block Trump bank subpoenas

AJ IMPACT

US pressure on Huawei pure 'economic bullying'

China's FM makes statement as Huawei's international partners move to distance themselves from the telecom giant.

Inside Story

What's next for Huawei after US trade blacklist?

Google restricts access to Chinese technology company after the US blacklists it over national security concerns.

Donald Trump

New York puts Democrats a step closer to Trump’s tax returns

State legislature passes legislation that would allow Trump's state tax returns be release.

New York puts Democrats a step closer to Trump’s tax returns

AJ Impact

Mnuchin says new US tariffs on China at least one month away

Treasury secretary tells Congress the Trump administration is studying impact of trade duties on domestic consumers.

Mnuchin says new US tariffs on China at least one month away

AJ IMPACT

China's Hikvision says it takes US rights concerns 'seriously'

Hikvision has been accused of supplying public surveillance equipment to the Chinese government to monitor minorities

China's Hikvision says it takes US rights concerns 'seriously'

United States

Trump refuses to work with Democrats until they end probes

The president's comments come as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi accuses Trump of engaging in a 'cover-up'.

Security

Russia condemns 'US ultimatum' to Turkey over S-400 missile deal

Moscow denounces reported US sanctions threat towards Ankara over its intention to buy Russia's missile defence system.

Russia condemns 'US ultimatum' to Turkey over S-400 missile deal

LGBT

US: Police probe whether transgender women’s deaths connected

Police in Texas investigating whether the murders of two black transgender women are connected.

US: Police probe whether transgender women’s deaths connected

Donald Trump

US House Speaker Pelosi says Trump is engaged in a 'cover-up'

Pelosi also urges patience as more Democrats call on House leadership to start impeachment proceedings against Trump.

US House Speaker Pelosi says Trump is engaged in a 'cover-up'

Fault Lines

The Viral Threat: Measles and Misinformation

We examine how misinformation about vaccines has led to the return of measles as the US battles to contain outbreaks.

Mueller Probe

US House intel panel delays subpoena against Barr after DOJ offer

Committee chairman says Justice Department has agreed to hand over materials related to Russia election interference.

US House intel panel delays subpoena against Barr after DOJ offer