US & Canada

Support for impeaching Trump soars among independents: poll

Overall, 46 percent of Americans say they support impeachment and 40 percent say they oppose it.

Support for impeaching Trump soars among independents: poll

Trump Impeachment Inquiry

US diplomat: Trump tied Ukraine aid to demands for probes

William Taylor testifies Trump made Ukraine aid contingent on Kyiv declaring it'd carry out probes that he demanded.

US diplomat: Trump tied Ukraine aid to demands for probes

US & Canada

US: Two UConn students charged with shouting racial slur

Jarred Karal and Ryan Mucaj were charged with ridicule on account of creed, religion, colour or race, police say.

US: Two UConn students charged with shouting racial slur

Turkey-Syria border

Senators to temporarily halt push for sanctions on Turkey: Graham

Republican Lindsey Graham says senators would allow diplomatic efforts to play out in Syria.

Senators to temporarily halt push for sanctions on Turkey: Graham

Islamophobia

Ilhan Omar condemns Republican state legislator's Facebook post

A Republican state senator posted a long-debunked photo that purports to show Omar at an al-Qaeda training camp.

Ilhan Omar condemns Republican state legislator's Facebook post

Racism

Trump slammed for calling impeachment inquiry a 'lynching'

Democrats and some Republicans condemn remarks, pointing to US's racist history of lynching black people.

Trump slammed for calling impeachment inquiry a 'lynching'

AJ Impact

Boeing loses commercial executive as 737 MAX crisis deepens

Kevin McAllister will leave the company as the planemaker continues to face scrutiny from regulators and clients.

Boeing loses commercial executive as 737 MAX crisis deepens

Asylum Seekers

Rights groups slam US plan to collect DNA from migrants

Rights groups call proposed Trump administration rule intrusive, xenophobic and a violation of immigrants' privacy.

Rights groups slam US plan to collect DNA from migrants

AJ Impact

Do Boeing texts reveal flawed simulator or smoking gun?

Text messages suggest Boeing knew about problems with the 737 MAX flight control software well before two fatal crashes.

Do Boeing texts reveal flawed simulator or smoking gun?

US & Canada

Canada's Justin Trudeau wins a minority government - what next?

Trudeau's Liberals could work with the New Democratic Party in an ad hoc way to form a government, analysts say.

Canada's Justin Trudeau wins a minority government - what next?

AJ IMPACT

Boeing makes progress on 737 MAX, but FAA needs weeks for review

Boeing hopes to resume 737 MAX flights later this year despite major airlines cancelling service until January-February.

Boeing makes progress on 737 MAX, but FAA needs weeks for review

AJ Impact

Exxon faces trial for defrauding investors over climate change

This is the first of several climate-related lawsuits pending against major oil companies slated to go to trial.

Exxon faces trial for defrauding investors over climate change

Racism

A 1946 mob lynching puts court focus on US grand jury secrecy

Appeals Court to hear case about whether secret grand jury evidence can be unsealed in decades-old cases.

A 1946 mob lynching puts court focus on US grand jury secrecy

US & Canada

US prisons to photocopy inmate mail to curb drug smuggling

US Bureau of Prisons to stop delivering original parcels in bid to stop smuggling of synthetic drugs, officials say.

US prisons to photocopy inmate mail to curb drug smuggling

AJ Impact

SoftBank to take control of WeWork, say sources

WeWork has been plunged into turmoil in recent weeks, scrapping its IPO and removing CEO and cofounder Adam Neumann.

SoftBank to take control of WeWork, say sources