Donald Trump

Trump: Minority congresswomen should 'apologise to America'

The remarks come after the president was slammed for saying the lawmakers should 'go back' to their countries of origin.

Trump: Minority congresswomen should 'apologise to America'

US & Canada

NASA celebrates 50th anniversary of first moon landing

On Saturday, a Russian, an American and an Italian astronaut escaped earth’s gravity to join the International Space Station.

US & Canada

Apollo 11 landing: Fifty years since the first moonwalk

NASA plans to return to the moon by 2024.

Opinion

Will migrant children in the US watch Toy Story?

Dehumanising children is the new normal in Trump's America.

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi

The Listening Post

Trump's tweets: The racism is the point

Why US media finally use the word 'racist' to describe Trump. Plus, war criminals turned best-selling authors in Serbia.

Middle East

US to deploy troops to Saudi Arabia as Gulf tensions soar

Pentagon says deployment of US military personnel to Saudi to face 'emergent, credible threats'.

US to deploy troops to Saudi Arabia as Gulf tensions soar

Talk to Al Jazeera

Ilhan Omar on her 9/11 comments, Trump, and US-Saudi relations

The US politician discusses Donald Trump's defamatory statements against her, and his links to 'hostile' foreign states.

AJ Impact

Equifax near $700m settlement of data breach probes: WSJ

The US credit reporting firm will have to boost consumer data protection as part of deal, Wall Street Journal says.

Equifax near $700m settlement of data breach probes: WSJ

Racism

Trump renews attacks on Omar, praises 'send her back' crowd

After attempting to distance himself, Trump calls crowd that chanted 'send her back' at a campaign rally 'incredible'.

Trump renews attacks on Omar, praises 'send her back' crowd

United States

'Angelus': Gigantic mural depicting LA history taking shape

Robert Vargas is painting a mural 14 stories tall and 55,000 square meters large.

Asylum Seekers

US expands 'Remain in Mexico' to dangerous part of border

US says it'll implement its Migrant Protection Protocols in Brownsville, Texas, across the border from Matamoros, Mexico

US expands 'Remain in Mexico' to dangerous part of border

AJ Impact

Green New Deal promises jobs for AOC's Bronx hometown

Back where she came from, residents hope to gain from new state climate policy backed by their prominent Congresswoman.

Green New Deal promises jobs for AOC's Bronx hometown

Middle East

US vows to down any Iran drones that fly 'too close' to its ships

Iran releases video it says proves US did not shoot down its drone as Washington claims it has evidence showing it did.

US vows to down any Iran drones that fly 'too close' to its ships

United States

Laquan McDonald killing: Four Chicago officers fired for cover-up

Police board finds the officers exaggerated threat posed by the black teen to justify his shooting by a white officer.

Laquan McDonald killing: Four Chicago officers fired for cover-up

US & Canada

Native Hawaiians block construction of telescope on Mauna Kea

Its construction has been delayed for years due to protests and legal battles.