United States

US slaps tariffs on $200bn of China goods as trade war escalates

Trump warns US will impose further tariffs on $267bn worth of additional imports if China retaliates.

United States

Calls grow to delay Kavanaugh vote amid sex assault allegations

Politicians on both sides of the aisle call for a planned committee vote on Trump's Supreme Court nominee be delayed.

United States

Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh denies allegation of sexual abuse

Woman accuses Kavanaugh of attempting to force himself on her at a party while they were in high school.

United States

Kerry says nothing wrong with meeting Iran's Zarif

Obama-era official has admitted he met Iran's foreign minister 'three or four times' since Trump took office.

Trump, Pompeo accuse Kerry of 'undermining' US policy on Iran

US & Canada

Trump wants $200bn in tariffs on Chinese goods: reports

The reported green light for the tariffs had an immediate effect on financial markets.

Trump wants $200bn in tariffs on Chinese goods: reports

US & Canada

Ex-Trump campaign aide Manafort to cooperate with Russia probe

Trump's former campaign chairman agrees to cooperate with Special Counsel Mueller's investigation as part of plea deal.

Ex-Trump campaign aide Manafort to cooperate with Russia probe

United States

Woodward: Trump mocked Egypt's Sisi, calling him a 'killer'

Reporter Bob Woodward says Trump made the comments while trying to secure the release of an American-Egyptian activist.

Woodward: Trump mocked Egypt's Sisi, calling him a 'killer'

Counting the Cost

Ethical Investing, Nike and the NFL

Nike's latest "Just do it" campaign highlights a growing trend in ethical investing.

Opinion

The unraveling of 'Crazytown' White House

Thanks to an anonymous op-ed and a book by a renowned investigative journalist, Trump is more isolated than ever before.

Joe Macaron

by Joe Macaron

Joe Macaron

United States

Bolton: 'ICC is already dead to us'

National security adviser says Washington will target International Criminal Court if it probes alleged US war crimes.

Opinion

Truth is not truth. Rudy Giuliani is a rhinoceros.

If truth is not truth, as Trump's legal consigliere Giuliani says, then it inevitably follows that he is a rhinoceros.

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi

Fault Lines

No Shelter: Family Separation at the Border

Fault Lines investigates how the Trump administration is closing its doors to asylum seekers.

North Korea

North Korea's Kim asks Trump for another meeting

In a new letter, Kim Jong-un requests US president to meet again and efforts under way to make it happen.

North Korea's Kim asks Trump for another meeting

United States

Transcript: John Bolton targets Palestinians and ICC

Full text of US national security adviser's speech lashing out at the International Criminal Court and Palestinians.

Full text of John Bolton's speech to the Federalist Society

United States

Pence denies discussions to depose Trump

Vice president condemns anti-Trump opinion piece in the New York Times by an unnamed official, calling it a 'disgrace'.

Mike Pence denies discussions to depose Donald Trump