United States

US Supreme Court rulings open path to President Trump's finances

Court opinions reject the argument that president has immunity from prosecution, but unclear if finances released soon.

US Supreme Court rulings open path to President Trump's finances

United States

US Supreme Court rules Trump financial records can be subpoenaed

SCOTUS ruled that a New York prosecutor can have access to Trump's tax records, Congress can not.

US Supreme Court rules Trump financial records can be subpoenaed

Donald Trump

Why public will not see Trump's financial records anytime soon

Decisions handed down by the US Supreme Court on Thursday will keep Trump's tax returns out of the public eye for now.

Why public will not see Trump's financial records anytime soon

Coronavirus pandemic

WHO sets up panel to review handling of COVID-19 pandemic

The announcement follows strong criticism by the US, which accused the UN health agency of being 'China-centric'.

WHO sets up panel to review handling of COVID-19 pandemic

Mexico

Trump, AMLO celebrate odd bromance in Washington mini-summit

Warm words on Wednesday were in stark contrast to the days when Donald Trump railed against Mexican immigrants.

Trump, AMLO celebrate odd bromance in Washington mini-summit

United States

Facebook takes down accounts and pages of Trump ally Roger Stone

The social media platform said Stone and a prominent right-wing supporter used fake accounts to promote Stone's books.

Facebook takes down accounts and pages of Trump ally Roger Stone

AJ Impact

Trump threatens to cut off funds to US schools that do not reopen

Business groups are advocating for schools to reopen safely to get parents back to work and revive the US economy.

Trump threatens to cut off funds to US schools that do not reopen

Trump Impeachment

Key impeachment witness retires, alleging 'bullying' by Trump

Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman, a decorated army war veteran, was fired by Trump after his testimony.

Key impeachment witness retires, alleging 'bullying' by Trump

AJ Impact

Facebook 'weaponized to suppress voting', audit finds

The civil rights audit commissioned by Facebook comes as some 900 advertisers boycott the social media site.

Auditor blasts Facebook's handsoff policy on Trump posts

United States

Trump calls for reopening of US schools amid COVID-19 pandemic

Trump downplays risk of the coronavirus, announces plan to push states, localities to reopen schools in September.

Trump calls for reopening of US schools amid COVID-19 pandemic

Canada

Canadian man faces weapons charges in attack on PM Trudeau's home

Corey Hurren posted QAnon conspiracy theories on an Instagram feed, had 'assault-style' weapons banned in Canada.

Canadian man faces weapons charges in attack on PM Trudeau's home

Donald Trump

New book claims Trump embraces 'cheating as a way of life'

Mary Trump claims her uncle hired someone to take the SAT college entrance exam for him in secondary school in the US.

New book claims Trump embraces 'cheating as a way of life'

United States

Heated NJ contest to take on ex-House Democrat turned Republican

Jeff Van Drew started his term a Democrat then switched parties, setting up a battle to represent Atlantic City.

Heated NJ contest to take on ex-House Democrat turned Republican

AJ Impact

Iran cuts oil production to lowest in 40 years as storage fills

Tehran's exports fell to new lows as it struggles to find buyers for its sanctions-hit oil in an oversupplied market.

Iran cuts oil production to lowest in 40 years as storage fills

Opinion

Why Trump is right and wrong about America

Trump thought fulfilling campaign promises and peddling populism were enough for re-election. He thought wrong.

Marwan Bishara

by Marwan Bishara

Marwan Bishara