US & Canada

Midterm elections place healthcare in the spotlight

The fight over healthcare, particularly the Affordable Care Act, is playing a major role in the US midterm elections as voters worry about spiralling costs and coverage of pre-existing conditions.

US & Canada

Khashoggi killing: Trump 'not satisfied' with Saudi explanation

The US president insists that he wants answers, but has continued to emphasize his belief that the arms deals with Saudi Arabia are extremely important to the US economy.

US & Canada

Trump says US will withdraw from nuclear deal with Russia

US president confirms Washington plans to leave nuclear weapons treaty with Russia over claims Moscow violated deal.

Trump says US will withdraw from nuclear deal with Russia

US Midterms 2018

Five things you should know about the US progressive surge

After the election of US President Donald Trump, the US saw an historic uptick in interest in left-wing groups.

 Five things you should know about the US progressive surge

US & Canada

New museum in US tackles racist heritage of law enforcement

A new museum dedicated to the history of law enforcement has opened in Washington, DC, saying it wants to create a dialogue as police have come under increasing scrutiny in recent years.

United States

US Catholic Church sex abuse victims still haunted after decades

US victims of Catholic Church child sex abuse crisis are demanding reform and asking, 'How can you still have faith and trust in an institution where ... these men protected each other?'

UpFront

Did black wealth decrease under President Obama?

Former US Housing Secretary Julian Castro says Obama 'pushed for investment in urban communities throughout the US'.

Did black wealth decrease under President Obama?

United States

If Trump will not respond to Khashoggi killing, Congress might

Many US legislators are not accepting Saudi Arabia's explanation of journalist Jamal Khashoggi's death and are increasingly talking about sanctions - with or without the president's support.

US Midterms 2018

US midterms: The House of Representatives races you need to watch

With the Democratic Party vying to take back Congress, Al Jazeera breaks down the key House races you need to watch.

US midterms: The House of Representatives races you need to watch

Inside Story

Will Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance affect US-Saudi relations?

US President Donald Trump has acknowledged for the first time Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is likely dead.

US & Canada

Trump rebuked for praising Republican who body-slammed reporter

Groups call on Trump to apologise after saying Greg Gianforte is 'my kind of guy' for body-slamming a reporter in 2017.

Trump rebuked for praising Republican who body-slammed reporter

Opinion

Weaponised wine cellars: How not to solve the US gang problem

The ongoing MS-13 hysteria in the US is helping Trump justify his anti-immigrant vitriol and mask the real villains.

Belen Fernandez

by Belen Fernandez

Belen Fernandez

US & Canada

California to grant parole to nonviolent third-strike criminals

Some are serving life sentences for offences as trivial as shoplifting or possessing small amounts of narcotics.

China

Former Chinese internment camp detainee denied US visa

Omir Bekali was asked to travel to Washington, DC to speak to Congress about his treatment in 're-education' camps.

Former Chinese internment camp detainee denied US visa

United States

White man pleads guilty to shooting 3 black men during Katrina

Thirteen years after Hurricane Katrina, Roland Bourgeois admits he shot three African Americans because of their race.

White man pleads guilty to shooting 3 black men during Katrina