Mueller Probe

Former FBI lawyer to plead guilty as part of Russia probe

Kevin Clinesmith will plead guilty to altering an email, believed to be from the CIA, for wiretapping a Trump adviser.

Former FBI lawyer to plead guilty as part of Russia probe

AJ Impact

Miami businessman pleads guilty in EB-5 visa scandal in Vermont

Ariel Quiros is accused of being the mastermind behind a fraud case involving foreign money in Vermont developments.

Miami businessman pleads guilty in EB-5 visa scandal in Vermont

AJ Impact

Satellite TV back for Venezuelans left in dark by US sanctions

Scale Capital said it reached a deal with AT&T's DirecTV to provide programming to two million customers in Venezuela.

Satellite TV back for Venezuelans left in dark by US sanctions

AJ Impact

Retail coalition to fight counterfeits on Amazon, eBay

Amazon and eBay have come under scrutiny over their role in allowing counterfeit products to be sold around the world.

Retail coalition to fight counterfeits on Amazon, eBay

AJ Impact

COVID-19 vaccine makers must deliver on time to get paid by US

The move by the Trump administration puts pressure on drugmakers including Moderna to meet the ambitious targets.

COVID-19 vaccine makers must deliver on time to get paid by US

US & Canada

New York DA says Trump, his taxes do not deserve extra protection

Trump has repeatedly resisted making his tax records public and refused to release his tax returns, defying precedent.

New York DA says Trump, his taxes do not deserve extra protection

United States

US watchdog says top homeland security appointments were improper

Trump administration cracked down on immigration, a key issue in his current term and for his re-election bid.

US watchdog says top homeland security appointments were improper

Syria's War

Trump called on Assad to help find missing journalist: Pompeo

Pompeo says Trump wrote to Assad, who the US wants deposed, to request help finding Austin Tice, missing since 2012.

Trump called on Assad to help find missing journalist: Pompeo

AJ Impact

US judge rejects Uber, Lyft bids to delay driver injunction

Lawsuit says Uber and Lyft violated a new law that makes it harder to treat 'gig' workers as independent contractors.

US judge rejects Uber, Lyft bids to delay driver injunction

Black Lives Matter protests

Portland university to disarm police after Black man's death

Portland State University makes decision following calls for change after police killed Jason Washington in 2018.

Portland university to disarm police after Black man's death

Opinion

The US election in November will be consequential for Africans

For democrats in Africa, the next three months will be pivotal in deciding whether the US will be a foe or an ally.

Patrick Gathara

by Patrick Gathara

Patrick Gathara

AJ Impact

US retail sales miss expectations in July, could slow further

Retail sales have tried to rebound as businesses reopened after being shuttered in March to slow the spread of COVID-19.

US retail sales miss expectations in July, could slow further

Coronavirus pandemic

US eyes controversial human challenge trials for COVID-19 vaccine

The synthetic strain would be used in studies where patients are purposely infected to test a vaccine's efficacy.

US eyes controversial human challenge trials for COVID-19 vaccine

US & Canada

COVID-19 vaccine: Safety concerns as countries rush for cure

Many governments are picking up the costs, taking the financial risk, to help speed up the process.

Weather

Heatwave conditions hamper US fire crews

Wildfires erupt as hotter, tinder-dry weather sets in across southern California.

Heatwave conditions hamper US fire crews