US & Canada

Jack Johnson: Trump posthumously pardons black boxing champion

The Texan, who was an icon for racially oppressed African Americans, had been charged under the Mann Act, which was used to prosecute men for mixed race relationships.

Iran

New US sanctions target aircraft used by Iran's Rouhani

Analysts say sanctions imposed on Dena Airways' lone aircraft is aimed at 'humiliating' President Hassan Rouhani.

New US sanctions target aircraft used by Iran's Rouhani

Canada

Canada: Indigenous people suffer from toxic river, report says

A community that has lived along the English-Wabigoon River system for thousands of years is being poisoned by mercury dumped into the waters by a paper mill decades ago.

United Nations

UN 'deeply concerned by the cancellation' of Trump-Kim summit

Diplomatic channels are still believed to be open, but the secretary-general and a number of other UN diplomats expressed their worries about Trump's cancellation of the summit and subsequent threat.

North Korea

Trump calls off summit with North Korean leader

Pyongyang calls US president's decision to cancel the talks 'unexpected' and says open to dialogue 'at any time'.

South Korea

Moon Jae-in 'perplexed' as Trump cancels summit with Kim

South Korean leader regrets cancellation of historic summit, continues to hope for direct talks between Trump and Kim.

Moon Jae-in 'perplexed' as Trump cancels summit with Kim

United States

US President Donald Trump's letter to North Korea's Kim Jong-un

Full text of Trump's letter cancelling a planned summit for June 12 in Singapore.

US President Donald Trump's letter to North Korea's Kim Jong-un

Human Rights

Judge: US government withheld evidence in J20 trial

A judge said that the US government hid potentially 'exculpatory' evidence in trial stemming from anti-Trump protest.

Judge: US withheld evidence that may have cleared J20 defendants

Earthrise

Farming underwater: 3D solutions for land and sea

We plunge into the deep end of how 3D ocean farming is proving to be the new sustainable way of food production.

US & Canada

US parents win court battle to evict 30-year-old son

The decision has ended a four-month family drama, but Michael Rotondo plans to appeal the ruling.

United States

US: NFL to fine teams if players refuse to stand for anthem

Commissioner Roger Goodell says teams will be fined if players kneel during national anthem to protest racism.

United States

American in China injured in 'sonic attack' similar to Cuba

US says embassy worker's brain injury in China appears similar to those sustained by diplomats in Cuba 'sonic attacks'.

American in China injured in 'sonic attack' similar to Cuba

United States

Judge bars Trump from blocking Twitter users

President Trump cannot block users from viewing his profile on Twitter as it violates free speech rights, says court.

US court bars Donald Trump from blocking users on Twitter

Pakistan

Thousands gather for Pakistani student killed in Texas

Sabika Sheikh hoped to one day join Pakistan's foreign service and become a diplomat before being killed in US shooting.

 Sante Fe attack: Funeral for Pakistani student killed in Texas

United States

Pompeo rules out 'bad deal' with Pyongyang

Secretary of state says US has no intention of making concessions to North Korea amid reports of differences.