United States

Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh denies allegation of sexual abuse

Woman accuses Kavanaugh of attempting to force himself on her at a party while they were in high school.

South Korea

What to expect from high-stakes Kim-Moon summit

Denuclearisation and sanctions expected to be on the table at upcoming inter-Korean summit in Pyongyang.

What to expect from high-stakes Kim-Moon summit

United States

'Florence is not over': At least eight dead as storm downgraded

At least eight killed as Florence, downgraded to a tropical storm, continues to 'wreak havoc' on East Coast.

United States

NASA's new satellite measures ice levels on Earth

The ICESAT-2 satellite measuring ice levels - the first such mission by NASA in nearly a decade - will repeat tests four times a year, providing scientists with a continuous record.

Counting the Cost

Remembering the global financial crisis, 10 years on

What have we learned 10 years after Wall Street's Lehman Brothers bank collapsed?

The Listening Post

Lessons from the crash: Media and the 2008 financial crisis

A decade on from the 2008 global financial crisis. Plus, Twitter bots manipulate online debates on Iran.

US & Canada

Trump wants $200bn in tariffs on Chinese goods: reports

The reported green light for the tariffs had an immediate effect on financial markets.

Trump wants $200bn in tariffs on Chinese goods: reports

Inside Story

How should we face the challenge of climate change?

Signs of climate change are everywhere, with what were once extreme weather events becoming increasingly commonplace.

United States

Ex-Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort guilty on eight counts

Verdict comes as Trump's ex-lawyer, Michael Cohen, admits to breaking campaign finance laws, implicates the president.

Ex-Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort guilty on eight counts

US & Canada

Ex-Trump campaign aide Manafort to cooperate with Russia probe

Trump's former campaign chairman agrees to cooperate with Special Counsel Mueller's investigation as part of plea deal.

Ex-Trump campaign aide Manafort to cooperate with Russia probe

US & Canada

US: Pains of the financial crisis still felt 10 years on

The stock market is back and lenders feel more stable, but the collapse of the housing market in 2008 destroyed the credit and lives of average Americans; their recovery has been slower and more painful.

United States

US: Will Congressional Black Caucus challenge the establishment?

The Congressional Black Caucus is holding its annual conference in Washington, DC, as it faces questions about its role from grassroots candidates who claim it supports the status quo.

Business & Economy

Volkswagen to end production of iconic Beetle

The car manufacturer announces it will cease production of the Beetle in July 2019.

Volkswagen to end production of iconic Beetle

Hurricane

Hurricane Florence edges closer with life-threatening storm surge

Outer edges of Florence, now Category 1 storm, reach North Carolina with centre of hurricane expected to hit on Friday.

Hurricane Florence edges closer with life-threatening storm surge

Gun violence

Gunman kills 5 in California shooting spree

Police say entire incident occurred in 10 to 15 minutes, and ended after the gunman killed himself.

Bakersfield shooting: Gunman kills 5 in California shooting spree