The one positive of this, even if some of it is depressing, is that there'll be life on the other side, writes Adriaan Basson.
Much of Rome's decline into one-man rule can be observed in a series of developments during the time of Augustus, who held no formal monarchical title but only the vague designation "princeps", or "first among equals".
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi referred to President Donald Trump's State of the Union address as a "dirty speech" after ripping it in half.
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.
Sen. Richard Burr handed out a number of the toys, designed for restless kids, to his Republican colleagues on Thursday.
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.
The senators, plus one aide, were reportedly wearing smart watches that could be used to text and make calls.
President Donald Trump will stand trial in the Senate next week for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress after his impeachment by the House of Representatives.
Starr, who led effort to unseat Bill Clinton over 20 years ago, and celebrity lawyer Dershowitz join Trump's legal team.
The US House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to send articles of impeachment against Donald Trump to the Senate, a key step in Democratic efforts to remove the president for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.
Top US Democrat Nancy Pelosi says that she believes the impeachment hearings against Donald Trump produced "enough testimony to remove him from office" when the case moves to the Senate.
Trump shared a video arguing that Mitt Romney was ineffective and disloyal, hours after Romney was the sole GOP vote in favour of Trump's conviction.
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.
New information has surfaced as US President Donald Trump's defence team resumes opening arguments. Here's what to expect from the Senate trial.
In an upcoming book, Bolton reportedly accuses Trump of openly requesting a quid pro quo for Ukrainian investigations into his rivals.
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.
Republicans and Democrats battled over summoning high-level White House witnesses on Tuesday in a marathon first day of arguments in President Donald Trump's trial for abuse of power.
US president Donald Trump on Friday announced a legal team including long-time TV defender Alan Dershowitz, and former Clinton impeachment lawyer Kenneth Starr.
The historic impeachment trial of Donald Trump opened on Thursday in the US Senate, as lawmakers took a solemn oath to be "impartial" in deciding whether to force the 45th US president from office.
Why has Pelosi delayed sending the articles of impeachment? What happens once the Senate gets them? When will the Senate hold a trial?
House Democrats are probing alleged attempts by Trump to derail the Mueller probe, and it could lead to further impeachment charges.
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