Pentagon confirms push to hide USS John McCain from Trump

2019-06-03 18:50

The acting Pentagon chief has confirmed that the White House had requested the hiding of a warship bearing the name of late Senator John McCain during a visit by Donald Trump to Japan.

McCain tributes echo with criticism of Trump

2018-09-01 19:40

McCain gets presidential sendoff, but not from Trump, who was invited to stay away

Bush, Obama say John McCain made them 'better' presidents

2018-09-01 18:45

Former US presidents Barack Obama and George W Bush, who both defeated John McCain in their White House contests, say at the late senator's funeral that he made them "better".

Trump, under pressure to honour McCain, orders flags to half-staff

2018-08-28 11:16

US President Donald Trump bowed to pressure to honour the late John McCain, ordering that flags be lowered to half-staff across the country.

McCain and Trump: No love lost

2018-08-27 09:39

One of John McCain's final wishes, as he struggled against a devastating brain cancer, could not have been more clear: He made it known that he did not want Donald Trump to attend his funeral.

McCain stops cancer treatment as remarkable life nears end

2018-08-25 12:40

John McCain's family says the Arizona senator has chosen to discontinue medical treatment for brain cancer.

Trump signs bill named for Sen McCain, doesn't mention him

2018-08-14 12:15

President Donald Trump has signed a $716bn defence policy bill named for Senator John McCain after delivering remarks that failed to mention the ailing senator.

McCain does not want Trump at his funeral - reports

2018-05-06 12:30

John McCain, a Vietnam war vet and respected senator from Arizona who has had a turbulent relationship with Trump, instead wants Vice President Mike Pence to represent the White House, The New York Times and NBC News said, quoting people close to McCain.

McCain gets visits from friends, family after surgery

2018-05-05 09:38

Sen. John McCain is connecting with longtime friends as he confronts cancer treatment and the aftermath of surgery.

Former VP Biden: America in battle for "the soul" of nation

2018-03-24 10:22

Former US Vice President Joe Biden says America is in a battle for "the soul" of the nation.


McCain ends 81-year journey with burial at Naval Academy

2018-09-02 20:09

McCain to be buried at Naval Academy after five-day procession that served as a final call to arms to a nation he feared had lost its civility.

Meghan McCain's eulogy: 'America was always great'

2018-09-01 19:01

McCain gets presidential sendoff, but not from Trump, who was invited to stay away

After church service, McCain to depart Arizona for last time

2018-08-30 11:18

The celebration of Sen. John McCain's life as a former prisoner of war and maverick politician enters a second day with a church service and a military salute before his casket departs his adopted state of Arizona for the US Capitol.

WATCH: 'A nation is in tears': tributes to John McCain

2018-08-27 14:35

Tributes poured in from the US and across the world following the death of political heavyweight John McCain.

John McCain, dead at 81, helped build a country that no longer reflects his values

2018-08-27 05:01

McCain ended his career honorably and bravely, but with hostility from the White House, marginal influence in the Republican-controlled Senate, and a public less receptive to the positions he has long embodied.

John McCain discontinues medical treatment for brain cancer

2018-08-24 19:02

The US Republican senator is discontinuing medical treatment for the aggressive brain cancer that’s kept him home in Arizona and away from the Senate this year.

Trump fires aide who joked about 'dying' war hero John McCain

2018-06-06 13:19

Donald Trump has sacked an aide who said cancer-stricken Senator John McCain's opposition to a presidential nominee did not matter because "he's dying anyway", the White House has announced.

McCain recuperating after surgery

2018-05-05 19:53

Sen. John McCain is recuperating, eating well and enjoying the ranch at full bloom, according to a person close to him, as he confronts cancer treatment and the aftermath of surgery.

Cancer-stricken McCain stable after undergoing surgery

2018-04-17 08:15

US Senator John McCain, who is battling brain cancer, was in stable condition after undergoing surgery to treat an infection, an aide has said, adding that Senate colleagues have made frequent visits to see him.

Egypt slams McCain criticism of al-Sisi's 'backwards' Egypt

2018-01-25 18:27

Egypt's Foreign Ministry has expressed its "absolute rejection" of a statement by US Senator John McCain criticising the country's crackdown on human rights and democracy under President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi.

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