AJ Impact

US government shutdown averted? Legislators agree on debt limit

US President Donald Trump announced Republicans and Democrats struck a deal to halt the government's borrowing.

US government shutdown averted? Legislators agree on debt limit

The Listening Post

Trump's tweets: Should the media call the US president 'racist'?

Coverage of the White House is caught up over the word 'racist' and whether it should be used to describe Trump.

AJ Impact

Trump meets former astronauts on 50th anniversary of Apollo 11

Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins, who flew to the moon 50 years ago, are welcomed in the Oval Office.

Trump meets former astronauts on 50th anniversary of Apollo 11

AJ Impact

Qatar signs $8bn petrochemical deal with Chevron

The Gulf nation's petroleum company will develop a new plant along the country's coast with the American energy firm.

Qatar signs $8bn petrochemical deal with Chevron

AJ Impact

Billion-dollar deal: Qatar agrees to buy US planes & jet engines

The Gulf nation agreed to buy military equipment and develop a petrochemicals complex with Chevron.

Billion-dollar deal: Qatar agrees to buy US planes & jet engines

US & Canada

US House oversight panel backs subpoena for Kellyanne Conway

The White House counsellor is accused of violating the Hatch Act, which limits political activity by gov't workers.

US House oversight panel backs subpoena for Kellyanne Conway

AJ Impact

White House sought to remove Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell

Trump's team weighed the legal implications of removing the head of the US central bank.

White House sought to remove Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell

AJ Impact

Trump seeks to change how poverty is defined

US Senate Democrats are cautioning the president against marginalising poor Americans.

Trump seeks to change how poverty is defined

UpFront

Debating Mueller, Trump and the lies told

We challenge 2020 Trump-Pence campaign adviser Marc Porter on the findings of Special Counsel Mueller's report.

Debating Mueller, Trump and the lies told

Gun control

House passes first major gun control bills in US in years

The bills, which are aimed at toughening background checks, face uphill battle in Republican-controlled Senate.

Donald Trump

Top choice for White House chief of staff role declines offer

Nick Ayers couldn't reach an agreement with US President Donald Trump over the all-important White House role.

Top choice for White House chief of staff role declines offer

United States

Trump says chief of staff John Kelly to leave at year's end

Former general joins a long list of Trump aides who have either quit or been sacked by the US leader.

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

The Listening Post

Pro-war pundits on US airwaves

What's behind the constant presence of former military and intelligence figures in the US news media?

Donald Trump

Gary Cohn quits White House, Trump: 'No chaos'

Trump: Gary 'did a superb job'.

Gary Cohn quits White House, Trump: 'No chaos'