Mueller Probe

Mueller disputes report claiming Trump directed Cohen to lie

BuzzFeed says it stands by its report that president directed his former lawyer Michael Cohen to lie to Congress.

Mueller disputes report claiming Trump directed Cohen to lie

Opinion

Trump's shutdown is a historic opportunity for real change

Now, as support for Trump is waning, leftists need to stop 'playing-it-safe' and present a new vision for this country.

Rachel Gilmer

by Rachel Gilmer

Rachel Gilmer

United States

US government shutdown: What you need to know

The partial gov't shutdown centres on Trump's request for over $5bn in border wall funding, a demand Democrats oppose.

Press TV

US confirms jailed Iranian TV anchor not charged with crime

Marzieh Hashemi was taken to a court to give evidence before a grand jury as a material witness, court papers said.

US confirms jailed Iranian TV anchor not charged with crime

Donald Trump

US political row deepens as government shutdown enters 28th day

President Trump's intervention stopped Pelosi and other politicians' planned trip to Belgium and Afghanistan.

US political row deepens as government shutdown enters 28th day

United States

Trump, Kim to hold second summit near February end: White House

White House says US continues to make progress in denuclearisation talks after North Korean envoy visits Washington.

Trump, Kim to hold second summit near February end: White House

Donald Trump

Congress to probe report that Trump directed Michael Cohen to lie

Buzzfeed reports Trump personally directed his ex-lawyer to lie to Congress about possible Moscow real estate project.

Congress to probe report that Trump directed Michael Cohen to lie

Inside Story

Is there hope for peace in Afghanistan?

The US wants to renew efforts to persuade the Taliban to have direct talks with the Afghan government.

US & Canada

US government shutdown: Ripple effect on businesses

Government workers have less money to spend, and businesses are feeling the pinch.

Labour

Striking LA teachers hopeful as union leaders urge rally

Some 30,000 teachers who have gone without a contract for nearly a year walked off the job on Monday.

Striking LA teachers hopeful as union leaders urge rally

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.

US & Canada

US: Local residents oppose Trump's border wall

The proposed wall would cut through people's properties and affect their livelihoods.

United States

Trump cancels foreign trips as shutdown row escalates

Move came out of consideration for 800,000 government workers not paid due to political crisis, his team says.

Wild Animals

Divers spot 'gentle grandma' white shark off Hawaii

Enormous white shark - believed to be one of the biggest on record - seen off Hawaii by divers who took a swim with it.

Divers spot 'gentle grandma' white shark off Hawaii

United States

Tesla cuts thousands of jobs to face 'very difficult' road ahead

Elon Musk says layoffs and an increase in Model 3 sedan production are the only way to make the firm more competitive.

Tesla cuts thousands of jobs to face 'very difficult' road ahead