United States

Seventeen dead after boat capsizes in US

Two amphibious boats were on Table Rock Lake when a storm hit, officials say, one returned to shore safely.

Tourist boat capsizes in Missouri killing 17

US & Canada

Cartoonist Rob Rogers fired after drawings criticising Trump

Have the US president's attacks on the media resulted in newspapers censoring themselves?

US & Canada

Modern-day slavery a growing problem in wealthy countries: report

Slavery isn’t a problem restricted to developing nations.

US & Canada

US Green Party hoping to make gains in midterm elections

The Greens are fired, aiming to perform well in the mid-term elections and hoping to change the direction of American policy.

US & Canada

Trump invites Putin to US as Democrats call for Helsinki details

Democratic Senate leader opposes more meetings between US, Russia leaders unless details of Helsinki summit are known.

Trump invites Putin to US as Democrats call for Helsinki details

Opinion

Why I don't understand the black affluent class

The black middle class is talking of values and civility as many Americans of colour continue to languish in poverty.

Donald Earl Collins

by Donald Earl Collins

Donald Earl Collins

US & Canada

'Sister Survivors' of US gymnastics sexual abuse honoured in ESPY

Victims praised at sport-awards event for the courage to speak out against the team doctor now serving life in prison for sexual abuse.

US & Canada

US election meddling: Trump reverses course again

Trump said he would consider Putin responsible because he is Russia's leader.

Opinion

Trump is not Putin's puppet and here's why

Trump has been trying to erode Russia's monopoly over Europe's gas market for the past year.

Roman Dobrokhotov

by Roman Dobrokhotov

Roman Dobrokhotov

United States

MGM sues Las Vegas mass shooting victims

Hotel group denies liability for Las Vegas gun massacre in which 58 people were killed and hundreds wounded.

Hotel group launches lawsuit against Las Vegas shooting victims

The Far Right

Who are the far-right Proud Boys?

The group describes itself as 'Western chauvinist' and often brags about physical confrontations with anti-fascists.

Explained: Who are the far-right Proud Boys?

United States

US immigration: Mother says child suffered trauma

Trump's zero-tolerance policy separating kids at border can cause children lifelong trauma.

United States

Trump blames 'fake news' after Putin summit firestorm

But US president says he accepts conclusion by intelligence agencies that Moscow interfered in the 2016 election.

Privacy & Surveillance

US, EU, China 'entrench' authoritarianism with spying tech export

Security aid provided by world powers is regularly provided to countries with poor human rights records.

US, EU, China 'entrench' authoritarianism with spying tech export

Health

'US has long protected commercial interests over breastfeeding'

Health advocates say it's long been US policy to 'bully' other countries to protect interests of formula manufacturers.

'US has long protected commercial interests over breastfeeding'