United States

Woman, three children found dead near US-Mexico border in Texas

Bodies of two infants, a toddler and a woman were found in an area of Texas often used for irregular border crossings.

Woman, three children found dead near US-Mexico border in Texas

Jamal Khashoggi

Pompeo did not discuss Khashoggi murder with Saudi king: official

US official says murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi 'did not' come up in meeting between Pompeo and King Salman.

Pompeo did not discuss Khashoggi murder with Saudi king: official

US & Canada

Fake videos pose a challenge for lawmakers

Technology will soon reach a point where even experts will be unable to spot doctored videos.

Arts & Culture

BET Awards 2019: A list of winners and key moments

The night in Los Angeles belonged to icons in the black community, including the late rapper Nipsey Hussle.

BET Awards 2019: A list of winners and key moments

United States

Trump says he is not 'looking for war' as he prods Iran for talks

The US president hints he may seek a deal with Iran as he deploys two top envoys to the Middle East to defuse tensions.

Trump says he is not 'looking for war' as he prods Iran for talks

AJ Impact

Beijing says US and China should make compromises in trade talks

Talks to reach a trade deal broke down last month after US officials accused China of backing away from commitments.

Beijing says US and China should make compromises in trade talks

US & Canada

Bolton warns Iran that US 'prudence' is not 'weakness'

The United States is imposing more sanctions on Iran after it shot down a US military drone.

US & Canada

Central African refugees welcomed in Maine

More than 220 asylum seekers are being hosted in the city of Portland, Maine, where locals hope the new faces will help create a better future for everyone.

Environment

'Doing fish': Alaska's summer salmon run

From catching to canning - how the residents of a remote Alaskan village have survived on wild salmon for generations.

'Doing fish': Alaska's summer salmon run

US & Canada

Trump nominates Mark Esper as Pentagon chief

It has been six months without a permanent defence secretary, three times longer than ever before in the country's history.

US & Canada

US cops facing scrutiny for social media behaviour

Officers put on administrative leave pending an investigation for posts deemed racist or advocating violence.

Middle East

US vows 'major' new sanctions against Iran

Donald Trump promises new sanctions over shooting down of US drone as Iran warns of 'crushing' response if attacked.

US vows 'major' new sanctions against Iran

Iran

How close are Iran and the US to war?

Analysts weigh in on fast-moving developments after Iran downs US drone and Trump pulls back from launching attack.

How close are Iran and the US to war?

Human Rights

US to begin roundup of undocumented migrants on Sunday: report

Washington Post reports US immigration authorities will target up to 2,000 families in major US cities.

US to begin roundup of undocumented migrants on Sunday: report

Sexual assault

US writer says Trump sexually assaulted her in mid-1990s

US president denies ever meeting E Jean Carroll, who said Trump assaulted her in a dressing room of a department store.

US writer says Trump sexually assaulted her in mid-1990s