A US federal appeals court is weighing in on an unusual lawsuit by a group of young people who say Donald Trump’s administration is violating their constitutional rights by failing to address climate change.
Tue, 12 Dec, 2017
Democrat Ralph Northam has beaten Republican Ed Gillespie in the race for Virginia governor after a bruising election that tested the power of Donald Trump's fiery nationalism against the energy of the Trump resistance.
Wed, 08 Nov, 2017
Former US president Barack Obama has shared a bit of wisdom from the other side of the world about tolerance and taking the daily news cycle in your stride, following another week of dust-ups between his successor Donald Trump and the media.
Sun, 02 Jul, 2017
The head of the FBI has denied there is any truth to series of tweets from Mr Trump which declared the Republican candidate's phones had been ordered tapped by then-president Barack Obama during the campaign.
Mon, 20 Mar, 2017
“If there is anyone out there who still doubts that America is a place where all things are possible, who still wonders if the dream of our founders is alive in our time, who still questions the power of our democracy, tonight is your answer.”
Sat, 14 Jan, 2017
President Vladimir Putin has condemned the US for imposing sanctions and expelling Russian diplomats amid allegations of Russian meddling in the American presidential election, but said no US diplomats will be ousted in reprisal.
Fri, 30 Dec, 2016
President Barack Obama has imposed sanctions on Russian officials and intelligence services in retaliation for Russia's alleged interference in the US presidential election by hacking American political sites and email accounts.
Thu, 29 Dec, 2016