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

UpFront

Trump border detentions 'state-sponsored child abuse'

Former Obama cabinet official Julian Castro discusses Trump's border policies and Obama's own record on deportations.

Trump border detentions 'state-sponsored child abuse'

UpFront

Did black wealth decrease under President Obama?

Former US Housing Secretary Julian Castro says Obama 'pushed for investment in urban communities throughout the US'.

Did black wealth decrease under President Obama?

United States

Obama lashes out at Trump and 'radical' Republicans

Former US president condemns 'politics of fear' in first direct attack on incumbent leader since 2016 election.

Obama lashes out at Trump and 'radical' Republicans

United States

Cornel West: 'Obama was never the revolutionary Mandela was'

Intellectual Cornel West discusses former US president Barack Obama's legacy and symbolism behind his rise to power.

Cornel West: 'Obama was never the revolutionary Mandela was'

South Africa

Mandela foundation urged to withdraw Obama invitation

Critics say former US president does not represent Mandela's legacy and should not be a guest lecturer at annual event.

Activists urge Nelson Mandela Foundation to withdraw Obama invite