AJ Impact

Scientists: Nations need stronger pledges to curb climate change

Quicker action on emissions urged in run-up to Madrid conference, as US withdraws from landmark Paris Agreement.

Scientists: Nations need stronger pledges to curb climate change

US & Canada

US's Obama backs Canada's Trudeau in unprecedented endorsement

Canadian analysts say such an endorsement is rare, but probably won't move the polls.

US's Obama backs Canada's Trudeau in unprecedented endorsement

Opinion

One thing Obama got right: They'll have to share the Middle East

For the US, its allies and Iran the alternative to sharing the region is a futile and destructive pursuit of dominance.

Fanar Haddad

by Fanar Haddad

Fanar Haddad

AJ IMPACT

Trump EPA repeals Obama-era water protections to boost industry

Environmental groups decry the Trump administration's move, calling it 'shameful and dangerous'.

Trump EPA repeals Obama-era water protections to boost industry

AJ Impact

Trump says he won't jeopardise US wealth on climate dreams

US president has reversed environmental protections put in place by his Democratic predecessor.

Trump says he won't jeopardise US wealth on climate dreams

AJ Impact

Mounting debt: US budget gap could exceed $1 trillion by 2020

Trump's trade war could be speeding up the growth of the United States budget deficit.

Mounting debt: US budget gap could exceed $1 trillion by 2020

AJ Impact

Nearly two dozen US states try to block Trump's clean energy plan

The group filed a lawsuit alleging that the president's plan doesn't meaningfully reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Nearly two dozen US states try to block Trump's clean energy plan

People & Power

Divided Under Trump: The Strange Death of American Civility

We investigate how the toxic partisan divisions of the Trump era have eroded civil norms vital for US democracy.

Talk to Al Jazeera

Robert Malley: 'Trump is on a collision course with himself'

International Crisis Group CEO and ex-Obama adviser on US-Iran tensions, Yemen's war and the Israel-Palestine conflict.

US Elections 2020

The Disunited States: How partisan politics is polarising the US

Unquestioning party allegiances and growing division between Democrats and Republicans may threaten American democracy.

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