United States

US formally starts withdrawal from Paris climate accord

The United States formally has notified the United Nations that it was withdrawing from the Paris climate accord, making the world's largest economy the sole outlier from the agreement.

November 16, 2018
November 16, 2018

US 'confident' NKorea's Kim will fulfill commitments

The United States remains confident that denuclearization "promises" made during a historic summit between Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un will be fulfilled, a State...

October 2, 2018
October 2, 2018

Ex-CJ Sinha seeks political asylum in US

Former chief justice Surendra Kumar Sinha on Saturday said he had sought political asylum in the United States.

September 15, 2018
September 15, 2018
USA

US wants to toughen UN response to peacekeeper misconduct

The United States has presented a draft Security Council resolution aimed at toughening the UN response to failures by peacekeepers in their mission to protect civilians, US Ambassador Nikki Haley...

September 5, 2018
September 5, 2018
USA

Woodward’s phone call with Trump

The full transcript of the 11-mintue phone conversation between United States President Donald Trump and legendary journalist Bob Woodward is published by The Washington Post.

September 5, 2018
September 5, 2018
USA

Bob Woodward: Trump's aides stole his papers 'to protect the country'

An incendiary tell-all book by a reporter who helped bring down President Richard Nixon set off a firestorm in the White House, with its descriptions of current and former aides calling President...

August 28, 2018
August 28, 2018
USA

Trump takes on Google in complaints about social media

President Donald Trump lashes out at tech companies, accusing Google and others of “suppressing” conservative voices and “hiding information” and good news. He cited no evidence for the claim,...

August 26, 2018
August 26, 2018
USA

How to prevent Google from recording your movements

Accused of continuing to track users' movements even when they have turned off their location history, Google is being sued in the United States for unauthorized location data collection.

August 21, 2018
August 21, 2018
USA

Trump plan rolls back Obama’s coal emissions standards

The Trump administration is set to roll back the centerpiece of President Barack Obama’s efforts to slow global warming, the Clean Power Plan that restricts greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fired...

August 12, 2018
August 12, 2018
USA

No room for 'neo-nazism' in US: Ivanka Trump

Ivanka Trump, President Donald Trump's daughter and a White House adviser, explicitly condemns "white supremacy, racism and neo-nazism" in a manner her father seems reluctant to do.

August 1, 2018
August 1, 2018
USA

US judge blocks release of 3D gun blueprints amid uproar

A US judge temporarily blocked the online publication of blueprints for 3D-printed firearms, in a last-ditch effort to stop a settlement President Donald Trump's administration had reached...