US-Iran escalation

US Senate votes to limit Trump's war powers against Iran

Rebuking Trump over Iran, US Senate passes measure curbing president's ability to wage war.

US-Iran escalation

US Senate poised to rebuke Trump on Iran

After Soleimani strike, war powers resolution would seek to limit Trump from escalating military conflicts with Iran.

US Senate poised to rebuke Trump on Iran

Opinion

Thank you, Mr President

I am thankful for what Trump's impeachment and acquittal have established about the US, its constitution and presidency.

Andrew Mitrovica

by Andrew Mitrovica

Andrew Mitrovica

US & Canada

Former US ambassador calls Trump's diplomacy 'amoral'

Marie Yovanovitch, a key figure in Trump's impeachment trial, says US foreign policy is currently based on threats.

Former US ambassador calls Trump's diplomacy 'amoral'

Travel ban

US House panel advances bill to repeal Trump's travel ban

The House Judiciary Committee voted in favour of advancing a bill that would withdraw Trump's controversial travel ban.

US House panel advances bill to repeal Trump's travel ban

Donald Trump

DOJ Roger Stone move an 'abomination of the rule of law': Critics

The DOJ's undermining of its own prosecutors in the case has prompted outrage from former DOJ officials and Democrats.

DOJ Roger Stone move an 'abomination of the rule of law': Critics

Philippines

Trump brushes off Duterte's decision to end military pact

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced the termination of the military agreement on Tuesday.

Trump brushes off Duterte's decision to end military pact

US Elections 2020

Focus on Nevada, South Carolina after Sanders wins New Hampshire

Sanders, Buttigieg and Klobuchar have momentum while Warren and Biden scramble after losing steam.

Focus on Nevada, South Carolina after Sanders wins New Hampshire

United States

Rights groups slam Trump's attacks on 'sanctuary' jurisdictions

Trump administration sues two jurisdictions with laws that protect undocumented migrants, sparking outrage.

Rights groups slam Trump's attacks on 'sanctuary' jurisdictions

Donald Trump

Trump praises Barr, attacks prosecutors in Roger Stone case

DOJ had intervened to revise the sentence suggested for Stone by the department's own prosecutors, prompting outrage.

Trump praises Barr, attacks prosecutors in Roger Stone case

Podcast

A 'Swiss cheese state', a 'peace' plan and a Palestinian POV

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas rejected the US proposed Middle East Plan, and called for a return to negotiations.

A 'Swiss cheese state', a 'peace' plan and a Palestinian POV

US Elections 2020

Deval Patrick out: Who's still in 2020 Democratic race?

The pool of candidates vying for their party's nomination in 2020 narrows as the race heats up.

Who are the 2020 US Democratic presidential candidates?

United States

US: Prosecutors quit case after DOJ reversal on Stone prison time

In rare move, DOJ backed away from Roger Stone sentencing proposal in an announcement that came after Trump complained.

US: Prosecutors quit case after DOJ reversal on Stone prison time

Racism

Bloomberg condemned after 'stop and frisk' comments resurface

In 2015 audio, Bloomberg defends policy, says US police need to be in minority neighbourhoods where 'all the crime is'.

Bloomberg condemned after 'stop and frisk' comments resurface

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

PA's Mahmoud Abbas says Trump plan offers 'Swiss cheese' state

Addressing the UN Security Council, Mahmoud Abbas says US proposal 'annuls the legitimacy of the Palestinian rights'.