Donald Trump

Trump OKs withdrawal of 9,500 US troops from Germany

US president signs off on plan after being briefed. Pentagon will seek to reassure allies, enhance Russian deterrence.

Trump OKs withdrawal of 9,500 US troops from Germany

Black Lives Matter protests

US to deploy special police units to protect statues, monuments

Protesters angry over police brutality and racial injustice have vandalised statues and monuments across the US.

US to deploy special police units to protect statues, monuments

United States

US judge strikes down Trump border ban aimed at Central Americans

Ruling ends restrictive policy that had halted most asylum claims by migrants seeking entry at the US southern border.

US judge strikes down Trump border ban aimed at Central Americans

United States

Hundreds of George W Bush officials endorse Biden

The '43 Alumni for Biden' super PAC seeks to unseat Donald Trump, who they say is unfit to lead the United States.

Hundreds of George W Bush officials endorse Biden

United States

Immigration judges challenge policy gagging them from free speech

The policy bans judges from speaking publicly, even when not representing the US Justice Department.

Immigration judges challenge policy gagging them from free speech

AJ IMPACT

Mexico 'more violent' and 'worse' two years after AMLO election

Lopez Obrador's administration has been beset by COVID-19, worsening crime, and pressure from the Trump administration.

Mexico 'more violent' and 'worse' two years after AMLO election

Donald Trump

Judge blocks release of tell-all book by Donald Trump niece

World's Most Dangerous Man cannot be released until proven not to violate a settlement's confidentiality pact.

Judge blocks release of tell-all book by Donald Trump niece

US Elections 2020

Biden blisters Trump pandemic actions as 'historic mismanagement'

Biden: 'It seems our wartime president has surrendered, waved the white flag and abandoned the battlefield'.

Biden blisters Trump pandemic actions as 'historic mismanagement'

US & Canada

Russia-Taliban: White House officials knew in 2019 - report

Leaks continue to say the White House was aware of Russian intelligence officials offering bounties on US forces.

Russia-Taliban: White House officials knew in 2019 - report

Opinion

For re-election, Trump is down, but not out

Trump is scoring low on current polls but a lot can happen in the next four months.

Matt Mackowiak

by Matt Mackowiak

Matt Mackowiak

US-Iran escalation

Iran issues arrest warrant for Trump; Interpol denies help

The US killed General Soleimani and others in a January drone attack near Baghdad International Airport.

United States

Trump posts video of couple brandishing guns towards protesters

Without comment, Trump retweeted a video showing a white couple in Missouri brandishing guns towards protesters.

Trump posts video of couple brandishing guns towards protesters

United States

US Republicans begin to break ranks with Trump on face mask issue

White House says Trump believes 'It's the personal choice of any individual as to whether to wear a mask or not.'

US Republicans begin to break ranks with Trump on face mask issue

Iran

Timeline of recent Iran-US tensions

From the US killing of General Qassem Soleimani to Iran's arrest warrant for Trump, a list of key US-Iran events.

Iran and US President Donald Trump: A timeline of key events

US & Canada

US Supreme Court upholds curb on overseas AIDS funding

The court upheld rule that requires foreign affiliates of nonprofit groups to denounce prostitution and sex trafficking.

US Supreme Court upholds curb on overseas AIDS funding