Sanders to 'assess' campaign after primary drubbing by Biden

2020-03-19 14:17

Bernie Sanders was talking to advisers on Wednesday as pressure mounted on the leftist Vermont senator to end his White House campaign following a drubbing by Joe Biden in the latest Democratic primaries.

WATCH | Inside the US's 'classified' mid-January coronavirus discussions

2020-03-12 11:45

Discussions of this top-level engagement on coronavirus have been held since mid-January in a security meeting room at the Department of Health and Human Services.

Biden, Sanders win key endorsements as next voting round nears

2020-03-09 10:43

Democratic presidential hopefuls Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders secured crucial endorsements Sunday from prominent black supporters just days ahead of the first round of voting to pit them in a head-to-head contest.

‘Stay out of American elections’ – Sanders warns Putin as Trump dismisses assertions of Moscow

2020-02-23 15:08

Bernie Sanders warns Russia not to meddle in the Democratic presidential race, as Donald Trump angrily dismissed assertions that Moscow was again seeking to boost his election chances.

US revokes WTO subsidy preferences for South Africa & some other countries

2020-02-11 09:02

The Trump administration is changing a key exemption to America’s trade-remedy laws to make it easier to penalise about two dozen self-declared developing countries, including SA, India and China.

Impeachment trial hangs over Trump state of union speech

2020-02-04 12:49

America's divisions will enter into burning focus Tuesday when President Donald Trump delivers the annual State of the Union speech to Congress, just ahead of his expected acrimonious impeachment acquittal.

Trump, White House seek to quash Bolton testimony at Senate trial

2020-01-30 11:51

Donald Trump and White House lawyers pushed back on Wednesday against Democratic efforts to have John Bolton testify at the Senate impeachment trial of the president, arguing that the former national security adviser could reveal government secrets.

Days of Donald: What to watch out for in week two of Trump's trial

2020-01-27 18:00

New information has surfaced as US President Donald Trump's defence team resumes opening arguments. Here's what to expect from the Senate trial.

Democrats urge Republican 'courage' at Trump impeachment trial

2020-01-23 12:59

Democrats on Wednesday accused Donald Trump at his historic Senate impeachment trial of seeking to cheat to ensure re-election in November, and called for "courage" by the president's fellow Republicans while considering the case against him.

Trump taps legal heavyweights for impeachment defence

2020-01-18 13:36

Starr, who led effort to unseat Bill Clinton over 20 years ago, and celebrity lawyer Dershowitz join Trump's legal team.


US stocks open sharply lower on worsening economic outlook

2020-03-18 18:38

Wall Street stocks resumed their downward slide early Wednesday as the economic toll mounts from the rapid near-shutdown of key industrial and services sectors.

Is Trump exposed? White House insists US President doesn't need to test for coronavirus

2020-03-10 18:44

US President Donald Trump doesn't need to be tested for the coronavirus even though several people in his political circle are now self-quarantining due to their proximity to someone with the virus, the White House insists.

Two test positive for coronavirus at US conference attended by Pence

2020-03-07 12:00

Two people have tested positive for the new coronavirus after taking part in a pro-Israel lobby group's conference in Washington which Vice President Mike Pence, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and dozens of lawmakers also attended.

In US politics, height matters and Trump knows it

2020-02-17 18:40

When Donald Trump literally belittles his perceived enemies - by mocking their stature - he is weaponizing a long-standing maxim of US presidential politics: taller guys tend to win the White House.

Of snubbed handshakes, a ripped speech, cheers and jeers: Trump's SOTU and a house divided

2020-02-05 13:26

One half of the chamber was on its feet, roaring its approval for Donald Trump. The other sat in sullen silence, broken by boos and occasional hisses, until their leader Nancy Pelosi ultimately ripped up the president's speech.

White House candidates, and a nation, brace for Iowa vote

2020-02-03 14:14

Months into the Democratic nomination marathon, after seven debates, countless rallies, bitter candidate clashes and an impeachment effort to remove the US president, Iowa on Monday holds the first-in-the-nation vote to see who challenges Donald Trum

Trump attacks Bolton as impeachment trial heats up

2020-01-29 18:55

US President Donald Trump has ratcheted up attacks on his former national security advisor John Bolton, whose upcoming book could harm Trump's impeachment trial defense.

Days of Donald: 'The American people deserve a president they can count on,' impeachment trial told

2020-01-24 11:18

Lead House impeachment manager Adam Schiff called dramatically for the Senate to remove President Donald Trump from office Thursday, saying the US leader cannot be trusted to put the country's interests ahead of his own.

Trump hails China trade deal: 'This is an incredible success for our entire country'

2020-01-20 11:13

President Donald Trump on Sunday hailed the trade deal signed last week with China for dramatically improving relations with Beijing, saying it was "much better" than he expected.

US woman jailed for killing husband with eye drops

2020-01-17 20:40

A South Carolina woman was on Thursday sentenced to 25 years in jail after she admitted poisoning her husband by putting eye drops in his drinking water.

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