US & Canada

Video shows Chicago officer shooting unarmed autistic teen

Watchdog agency releases footage of off-duty cop shooting and wounding black autistic 18-year-old during 2017 encounter.

Video shows Chicago officer shooting unarmed autistic teen

Weather

Raging floodwaters in central Texas prompt evacuations

State of emergency declared in parts of the southern US state after heavy rain causes flash floods, cresting rivers.

Raging floodwaters in central Texas prompt evacuations

United States

Pompeo suggests US may lift Turkey sanctions

Days after Andrew Brunson's release, US secretary of state says Washington will decide on the sanctions shortly.

Pompeo suggests US may lift Turkey sanctions linked to pastor

US & Canada

Cannabis shops do a roaring trade on their first day in Canada

Canada becomes second and largest country in the world to legalise the recreational use of the drug.

Cannabis shops do a roaring trade on their first day in Canada

Canada

Canada becomes second country to legalise recreational cannabis

More than 100 legal marijuana shops to open across the country on Wednesday as government throws out pot convictions.

Canada becomes second country to legalise recreational cannabis

Racism

The Smith-Carlos Black Power salute: Once vilified, now praised

Tommie Smith, John Carlos were ridiculed after raising fists during 1968 Olympics. Fifty years on, they inspire others.

The Smith-Carlos Black Power salute: Once vilified, now praised

US Midterms 2018

US midterms ads accuse Democrats of 'terror' ties

Several Republican and super PAC ads under fire by watchdogs, fact-checkers and rights groups for false accusations.

US midterms ads accuse Democrats of 'terror' ties

US Midterms 2018

US midterms: Democrats challenge Trump economy rhetoric

Although the president touts his economic numbers, Democrats in Pennsylvania say his policies do not help average voters who are just as concerned about healthcare.

Donald Trump

Migrant caravan activists: Trump to blame for Honduras situation

Caravan continues through Guatemala to the US after Trump warns he'll cut aid to Honduras if migrants aren't stopped.

Migrant caravan activists: Trump to blame for Honduras situation

United States

US sanctions network supporting Iran's Basij force

Treasury says measures target businesses financing Iran's Basij Resistance Force, which allegedly uses child soldiers.

US sanctions network supporting Iran's Basij Resistance Force

US Midterms 2018

Running to be first female Native American in Congress

New Mexico's Deb Haaland is among the large number of minority and marginalized candidates in upcoming US midterm elections.

Jamal Khashoggi

Democrats say Khashoggi 'rogue killers' theory 'defies reality'

On Capitol Hill, Democrats and former intelligence officials are angry about Donald Trump's support of Saudi Arabia's theory that 'rogue killers' could be behind the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi.

United States

Warren accuses Trump of 'creepy' comments about her DNA test

Senator seen as a potential 2020 challenger to Trump fires off Twitter barrage calling him a racist 'cowardly elitist'.

Warren accuses Trump of 'creepy' comments about her DNA test

Science & Technology

Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen dies at age 65

Billionaire dies after his latest battle with cancer, his family said on Monday.

US Midterms 2018

US midterms: How they work and why they matter

With the midterms looming, Al Jazeera breaks down how the vote works, why it matters and what to expect.

US midterms: How they work and why they matter