The environment was a neglected issue in the US midterm elections, even as wildfires devastate lives and property in California. Scientific findings no longer carry as much weight with the public as in the past.
Yonden Lhatoo can’t help feeling impressed by the one-man political juggernaut that is the US president, arguing that he is well on his way to re-election in 2020, and the midterm election setback is no big deal.
Look at the children separated at the border, the persecution of Muslims, the failure to strongly condemn white nationalists and the cosying up to dictators to see how Trump obstructs justice
Stone faces one count of obstruction of an official proceeding, five counts of making false statements and one count of witness tampering.
William Barr, appearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, heaped praise on Robert Mueller and called him a friend for 30 years. Barr is trying to placate Democrats’ concerns about a memo he wrote, criticising an aspect of Mueller’s Russia-collusion investigation.
The meeting, with the Democrats’ House leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate head Chuck Schumer, ended with Trump threatening to shut down the government if he isn’t given the funding for his wall.
The funeral was the first time that Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have been together since his inauguration last year
Twitch CEO says watching something for two hours in a row is a lot better than checking an app multiple times within a two-hour period.
The request urges the high court to compound four separate legal challenges to Donald Trump’s transgender ban and singularly rule on the issue. It’s an unusual move that bypasses the regular federal legal process
Scott wins senate seat in recount of November 6 election by just 10,033 votes out of 8.19 million cast statewide.
Young Kim, who was aiming to become the first Korean-American woman elected to US Congress, defeated in a tight Southern California race.
Gillum earlier withdrew his concession after results were found to be close enough for automatic recount.
Trump claimed without evidence that voters had “put on a different hat, put on a different shirt, come in and vote again”
Critics had accused Trump of breaking federal law in his appointment of Matthew Whitaker last week after forcing Jeff Sessions to resign.
Pass was revoked after he argued with Donald Trump about a campaign advert and an aide tried to take the microphone from him.
US President says Republican candidates for Florida Senate and governor should be declared winners on basis of election-night tally.
Problem with counting machine in Broward County had delayed recount, as election supervisor branded ‘incompetent’.
State law triggers a machine recount if the difference in a race is within 0.5 per cent.
Although some South Koreans support Kim, others are troubled she won as a Republican when the party is accused of divisive politics and intolerance towards immigrants
In her memoir ‘Becoming’, Michelle Obama describes the miscarriage 20 years ago that left her and Barack Obama feeling ‘cratered’, and how she tried to ‘block it all out’ when Donald Trump won the presidency in 2016.
Florida, the state that dragged the 2000 US presidential election to a crawl and nearly broke the country’s storied democratic process is once again headed toward the uncertainty of a statewide recount.
Questions why Democrats suffered a series of setbacks that prevented the party from picking up even more seats and, perhaps most consequentially, left the US Senate in Republican hands.
Matthew Whitaker, the acting attorney general, has broad power to halt the investigation that has infuriated Donald Trump, and once said it could be halted by slashing Robert Mueller’s budget