AJ Impact

WTO: China may be able to sanction US over Obama-era tariffs

China prevails in 2012 appeal to the World Trade Organization to challenge US anti-subsidy tariffs on Chinese exports.

WTO: China may be able to sanction US over Obama-era tariffs

United States

UK envoy said Trump left Iran nuclear deal to spite Obama: Report

Leaked cables quote Britain's US envoy as saying that US president ditched agreement because it was Obama's deal.

UK envoy said Trump left Iran nuclear deal to spite Obama: Report

Obamacare

Affordable Care Act: US court to weigh its constitutionality

Court to decide if Congress effectively invalidated ACA when it zeroed out the tax imposed on those without insurance.

Affordable Care Act: US court to weigh its constitutionality

AJ Impact

Obamas strike exclusive podcast deal with Spotify

The former US president and his wife signed a multiyear contract to develop and produce shows for the streaming giant.

Obamas strike exclusive podcast deal with Spotify

United States

Trump: US paid no money to North Korea over Warmbier

Trump says the US did not pay $2m to North Korea to get American college student Otto Warmbier released from detention.

Trump: US paid no money to North Korea over Warmbier

Crime

Suspect who mailed pipe bombs to Trump critics pleads guilty

Cesar Sayoc faces the possibility of a life sentence on 65 criminal counts, including using weapons of mass destruction.

Suspect who mailed pipe bombs to Trump critics pleads guilty

United States

Chelsea Manning jailed for refusing to testify on WikiLeaks

The former army intelligence analyst says she has already revealed everything she knows at her court martial.

Chelsea Manning jailed for refusing to testify on WikiLeaks

Health

US federal judge rules Obamacare is 'unconstitutional'

A Texas judge rules in favour of a case brought by Republican state attorneys general and governor.

US federal judge rules Obamacare is 'unconstitutional'

Reporter's Notebook

Trump, the CIA and the future of torture

Investigating claims of impeding justice, seventeen years after the worst attack on the US and ongoing rampant claims of prisoner abuse and torture.

Reporter's Notebook

The morality of torture: A toxic legacy

An investigation into the covert CIA programme of torture outlawed by former President Obama and favoured by the Trump administration.

People & Power

Rendition Revisited

Will the Trump administration sanction a return to some of the darkest days of the so-called war on terror?

Opinion

What if Donald Trump is what America is all about?

There is a widely accepted idea among some Americans that Trump does not reflect American values. They are wrong.

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi

United States

US court rules against Trump on DACA immigrant programme

California judge rules to keep Obama-era protections for undocumented migrants brought to the US as children.

US court rules against Trump on DACA immigrant programme

United States

'Suspicious package' seized from Robert De Niro-linked building

The incident comes a day after crude bombs were sent to Trump critics across the country, including ex-president Obama.

'Suspicious package' seized from Robert De Niro-linked building

United States

'Explosive devices' sent to Clinton, Obama, CNN

Officials intercept packages sent to top Democrats as police respond to device found where CNN New York office is based.

 'Explosive devices' sent to Clinton, Obama, CNN