President Donald Trump has inspected the prototypes for the "big beautiful border wall" he wants to build to separate the US from Mexico.
Tue, 13 Mar, 2018
The special counsel probing Russian interference in the 2016 US election has charged an attorney with lying to federal investigators about his interactions with a former Trump campaign official.
Tue, 20 Feb, 2018
US special counsel Robert Mueller's prosecutors have filed a new charge against a man they claim lied to federal investigators in the Russia election interference probe.
Tue, 20 Feb, 2018
American spies were so grateful they sent the Dutch cake and flowers, reports say.
Fri, 26 Jan, 2018
"I wish I could guarantee that the positives are destined to outweigh the negatives, but I can’t," said product manager Samidh Chakrabarti.
Mon, 22 Jan, 2018
The publication of a controversial dossier about President Donald Trump's alleged links with Russia, authored by a former MI6 spy, has already resulted in a death, it has been claimed.
Tue, 09 Jan, 2018
President Donald Trump questioned the impartiality of the deputy director of the FBI, Andrew McCabe, who is planning to retire from the bureau in the months ahead after being buffeted by attacks over alleged anti-Trump bias in the agency.
Sun, 24 Dec, 2017
Lawyers for former national security adviser Michael Flynn have told US President Donald Trump's legal team that they are no longer communicating with them about special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian election interference.
Fri, 24 Nov, 2017
The top US Republican and Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee have said President Donald Trump's son-in-law has not been fully forthcoming with the panel's probe into Russian election interference.
Fri, 17 Nov, 2017
Special counsel Robert Mueller believes it will take three weeks to present a case against former Trump campaign officials Paul Manafort and Rick Gates, according to court documents.
Fri, 03 Nov, 2017
Twitter has handed over to Senate investigators the profile names of 201 accounts linked to Russian attempts at influencing the 2016 presidential election.
Sat, 14 Oct, 2017
Since reading Hillary Clinton’s memoir I’ve been giving a lot of thought to ‘difficult women’, writes
Sat, 30 Sep, 2017
Losses for energy and technology companies left most US stocks lower today.
Thu, 03 Aug, 2017
Wed, 02 Aug, 2017
The US Senate has confirmed President Donald Trump's nominee Christopher Wray to serve as FBI director.
Tue, 01 Aug, 2017
US president Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner has returned to Capitol Hill for a second day of private meetings with congressional investigators.
Tue, 25 Jul, 2017
Donald Trump has said he has "complete power" to issue pardons, an assertion that comes amid investigations into Russian interference in last year's presidential election.
Sun, 23 Jul, 2017
Estonia, the only country in the world where voters elect their leaders through online balloting, is taking steps to fend off potential hacking attacks as cyber-security fears intensify.
Wed, 19 Jul, 2017
The idea that Russia and the US work out the rules of engagement in cyberspace isn’t crazy, but the US president jumped the gun after Putin talks, writes Leonid Bershidsky
Wed, 12 Jul, 2017
JOHN Mindermann is part of an unusual fraternity. A former agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), now 80 and retired in his hometown, San Francisco, he is among the relative handful of law-enforcement officials who have investigated a sitting president of the US.
Sat, 08 Jul, 2017
The White House has said Donald Trump "has no intention" of sacking the special counsel investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.
Wed, 14 Jun, 2017
Russian officials have vehemently denied any role in hacking attacks on the Democratic National Convention and voter-registration databases.
Fri, 09 Jun, 2017
Mr Kushner, a key White House adviser, had meetings with Moscow's ambassador to the US, Sergey Kislyak, and Russian banker Sergey Gorkov.
Fri, 26 May, 2017
What former acting US attorney general, Sally Yates, told Congress about the Kremlin’s possible infiltration of the Oval Office is shockingly reminiscent of the Hoover era, says
Thu, 11 May, 2017
Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates has spoken publicly for the first time about concerns she brought to the Trump White House on Russia.
Mon, 08 May, 2017
A former foreign policy adviser to US president Donald Trump has branded a congressional probe into possible interference by Russia in last year's American election "a comically fake inquiry".
Sat, 06 May, 2017
Congressional investigators have rebuffed former US national security adviser Michael Flynn's offer of cooperation in exchange for immunity from prosecution.
Fri, 31 Mar, 2017
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Fri, 03 Mar, 2017
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has said he will step aside from a federal investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.
Thu, 02 Mar, 2017
The US Senate has approved the appointment of Donald Trump's nominee Mike Pompeo to run the CIA, despite claims that he has been less than transparent about his positions on torture, surveillance and Russia's election meddling.
Tue, 24 Jan, 2017
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Tue, 08 Nov, 2016
John Lewis was a disciple of Martin Luther King and marched on Washington in 1963. Last week, he led a sit-down protest in Congress, says
Fri, 01 Jul, 2016
Republicans have a history of recruiting celebrities into the party ranks going back 60 years, but find themselves at a crossroads with Donald Trump — who is using his celebrity power to attack rather than to revive the Grand Old Party, writes
Wed, 03 Feb, 2016
US billionaire and major Republican Party donor Sheldon Adelson said he met presidential candidate Donald Trump earlier this week, describing the current front-runner in the race for the Republican nomination as “very charming.”
Sat, 19 Dec, 2015
The man accused of opening fire at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado and killing three people said “no more baby parts” while he was being arrested, NBC News and other media reported, citing unidentified law enforcement sources.
Mon, 30 Nov, 2015
Former US president George H.W. Bush suffered a neck fracture in a fall at his home in Maine, though he was listed in stable condition and his hospital stay was expected to be brief, his spokesman said.
Fri, 17 Jul, 2015
The US State Department has proposed releasing portions of 55,000 pages of emails from former secretary of state Hillary Clinton by next January.
Wed, 20 May, 2015
President Barack Obama is vowing to relentlessly hunt down terrorists from “Pakistan to the streets of Paris”.
Wed, 21 Jan, 2015
The question was being asked in hallway whispers and excited chatter in many languages this week at the Clinton Global Initiative conference. It’s the question that follows Hillary Clinton everywhere — will she run for US president in 2016?
Fri, 27 Sep, 2013
US vice president Joe Biden has opened up about a possible third presidential run in 2016.
Thu, 18 Jul, 2013