United States

Green card lottery winners feel cheated by Trump's visa ban

The administration’s latest step to reduce immigration has upended the lives of lottery winners.

Green card lottery winners feel cheated by Trump's visa ban

AJ Impact

Gap in US Black and white unemployment rates widest in 5 years

The unemployment rate for Black men rose in June to 16.3 percent, the highest level since 2011.

Gap in US Black and white unemployment rates widest in 5 years

United States

US Supreme Court tosses rulings blocking Indiana abortion curbs

Indiana will now get another opportunity at arguing for the legality of its two Republican-backed laws.

US Supreme Court tosses rulings blocking Indiana abortion curbs

Canada

Canada Supreme Court dismisses Trans Mountain pipeline appeal

The court's decision ends a dispute between Ottawa and Indigenous nations who claim the pipeline endangers their lands.

Canada Supreme Court dismisses Trans Mountain pipeline appeal

AJ IMPACT

Millions of US jobs lost amid pandemic may never return

About 4.8 million positions were added as states began reopening, but in total, tens of millions of jobs have already been lost this year.

AJ Impact

US Supreme Court considers Nestle, Cargill human rights appeals

The court will hear appeals by two companies accused of knowingly helping perpetuate slavery at Ivory Coast cocoa farms.

US Supreme Court considers Nestle, Cargill human rights appeals

AJ Impact

US airlines strike deal with Treasury for billions in virus loans

Treasury signed letters of intent with American, Frontier, Hawaiian, SkyWest, and Spirit under a $25bn loan programme.

US airlines strike deal with Treasury for billions in virus loans

US & Canada

Washington Redskins football team pressured to change name

Activists say the term 'Redskins' is racist and offensive to Native Americans amid a wider push for racial justice in the US.

United States

US seizes shipment of Chinese products over human rights fears

US Customs has twice this year banned imports of hair products believed to be made by people held in Chinese camps.

US seizes shipment of Chinese products over human rights fears

Donald Trump

US Supreme Court to delay Congress access to Mueller documents

The hearing is a win for Trump, who could face fallout for possible new revelations related to the Russia report.

US Supreme Court to delay Congress access to Mueller documents

Coronavirus pandemic

In change of tone, Trump says he's 'all for masks'

After long opposing wearing a face mask, US president says he has no problem with it but federal mandate not needed.

Coronavirus: In change of tone, Trump says he's 'all for masks'

AJ Impact

US unemployment: 5 things to look for in Thursday's jobs report

The coronavirus outbreak is worsening in some states and national unemployment is at Depression-era levels.

US unemployment: 5 things to look for in Thursday's jobs report

United States

Sunbelt's COVID-19 cases spike; some states back off on reopening

Record high cases across the United States Sunbelt have led other states to put their own reopening plans on hold.

Sunbelt's COVID-19 cases spike; some states back off on reopening

United States

Trump officials defend response to Russia-Taliban intelligence

Trump remained defensive about the intelligence, dismissing stories about it as 'Fake News' made up to 'damage me'.

Trump officials defend response to Russia-Taliban intelligence

United States

San Quentin prison sees 600 new coronavirus cases in 5 days

California jails have seen dramatic increases, prompting 10,000 people to sign a petition calling for prison releases.

San Quentin prison sees 600 new coronavirus cases in 5 days