Weather

First major snows of the season hit northeastern US

The worst of the storm is expected to remain to the west of New York and Washington.

First major snows of the season hit northeastern US

US & Canada

Hockney sells for $90.3m, smashes living artist record

British legend David Hockney's 'Pool with Two Figures' work originally sold for $20,000 in 1972.

Hockney sells for $90.3m, smashes living artist record

Facebook

Social media critic Jaron Lanier: Zuckerberg should step aside

Computer scientist calls on Facebook CEO to resign saying 'it would be good for the world'.

Social media critic Jaron Lanier: Zuckerberg should step aside

Racism

White US grocery store shooting suspect charged with hate crimes

Prosecutors say Gregory Bush killed two African Americans based on their race during last month's shooting in Kentucky.

White US grocery store shooting suspect charged with hate crimes

US & Canada

Who is to blame for California wildfires?

The death toll in Northern California has gone up to 56 as firefighters battle to contain the worst wildfire in the state's history.

US & Canada

James Mattis visits troops stationed at US-Mexico border

US Defence Secretary James Mattis visited troops near the US-Mexico border a little over two weeks after President Trump dispatched thousands of active-duty forces in anticipation of a Central American migrant caravan.

United States

Florida judge gives more time for voters to fix rejected ballots

As deadline for machine recount draws near, more than 4,000 voters given time to correct signature issue on ballots.

Florida judge gives more time for voters to fix rejected ballots

Interactive

Who are the new leaders of the American people?

Find out how diverse the United States' leadership really is following the 2018 midterm elections.

Who are the new leaders of the American people?

Opinion

What if Donald Trump is what America is all about?

There is a widely accepted idea among some Americans that Trump does not reflect American values. They are wrong.

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi

United States

California wildfires: 'If seen, please have him call'

Residents seek answers as statewide death toll climbs to 56 with more than 100 reported missing in northern blaze.

California wildfire survivors leave notes for missing relatives

Donald Trump

Trump aide departs West Wing after rebuke from first lady

Protocol-busting move follows a falling out reportedly linked to a dispute over seating arrangements on a plane.

Trump aide departs West Wing after rebuke from first lady

United States

Native American tribe turns to Congress in land dispute

Trump administration reversed Obama-era decision to recognise the Mashpee Wampanoag reservation in Massachusetts.

Native American Mashpee tribe turns to Congress in land dispute

US-Mexico border

First refugees of 'Central American exodus' arrive at US border

Hundreds of asylum seekers fleeing violence, poverty arrive in Tijuana to begin the long wait to apply for asylum in US.

First refugees of 'Central American exodus' arrive at US border

US Midterms 2018

Latino midterm participation up 174 percent in 2018: Democrats

Party credits multimillion-dollar investment in engaging Latino voters, other minorities with improved turnout numbers.

Latino midterm participation up 174 percent in 2018: Democrats

Donald Trump

US judge to hear CNN lawsuit against Trump

The Trump administration vows to fight CNN lawsuit which claims the journalist's constitutional rights were violated.

CNN sues Trump for suspending Jim Acosta's press pass