Three researchers won the Nobel Chemistry Prize for the development of lithium-ion batteries, paving the way for smartphones and a fossil fuel-free society.
President Donald Trump's former campaign chair Paul Manafort has been indicted on charges of conspiracy against the United States and money laundering, among others.
President Donald Trump's former campaign chair, Paul Manafort and a business associate have been told to surrender to federal officials in the probe into Russia's attempts to tilt the 2016 presidential vote in Trump's favour, the New York Times reports.
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President Donald Trump has expressed renewed frustration over the investigations into alleged ties between his campaign associates and Russian government officials, while lashing out at Hillary Clinton.
Hillary Clinton has accused WikiLeaks of working with Russia to deflect attention away from an infamous tape of Donald Trump bragging about groping women in the run-up to the US presidential election.
President Donald Trump is still taking potshots at Hillary Clinton, the latest sign that his campaign fury hasn't faded.
Democrats are trying to bounce back from their November election losses and rebrand themselves, rolling out a populist new message under the headline "A Better Deal."
Former National Security Adviser Susan Rice has met with staff on the Senate Intelligence Committee as the panel probes Russian interference in the US election.
President Donald Trump's attorney says there was nothing illegal in the meeting Trump's eldest son had with a Russian lawyer during last year's presidential campaign.
CNN has released a video showing Donald Trump attending a dinner with key figures at the centre of a growing controversy over alleged Russian interference in the US presidential election.
President Donald Trump has stepped up his criticism of Barack Obama's response to concerns Russia was trying to disrupt the 2016 election, and some Democratic lawmakers agree.
The special counsel overseeing the probe into Russia's alleged meddling in the US election is looking at whether President Donald Trump tried to obstruct justice.
President Donald Trump has announced that he is tapping former Justice Department official Christopher Wray to serve as his new FBI director.
Nearly a half-century after she made her first mark in public life with an attention-getting speech at Wellesley, Hillary Clinton has returned to the same podium, again at a crossroads in life.
Relations between the United States and Russia, at their lowest level since the Cold War, will not restart "with a clean slate", Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says.
Powered by billionaires and corporations, President Donald Trump raised $107 million for his inaugural festivities, according to documents filed with the Federal Election Commission.
Hillary Clinton says misogyny "certainly" played a role in her bruising defeat to Donald Trump in last year's US presidential election, giving her first public interview since the shock loss.
FBI Director James Comey has confirmed for the first time that the agency is investigating Russian interference in last year's presidential election and notably Moscow's possible collusion with President Donald Trump's campaign.
President Donald Trump has shot down as "fake news" allegations that he worked with Russia, which US intelligence says tried to tilt the US election in Trump's favour.
FBI Director James Comey says he plans to hold his job until 2023, amid a political storm that has made him a target of both US political parties.
US President Donald Trump has lashed out at Democrats over their demands for US Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign, calling their actions a "total witch hunt".
A top aide to President Donald Trump says the size of the crowd at his inauguration doesn't matter.
President Donald Trump has taken to Twitter to criticise the millions of people across the US who marched in protests against him - including the celebrities who took part.
If Donald Trump's inaugural address sounds familiar, that may be because it contained dubious assertions from his campaign.
First Lady Melania Trump has stunned fashion watchers by donning a sleek, off-the-shoulder cream dress with a daring thigh-high slit to dance with President Donald Trump at the inaugural balls.
Protesters have set fires and hurled bricks in Washington in a daylong assault on the city hosting Donald Trump's inauguration.
Donald Trump has been sworn in as the 45th president of the United States, taking command of a deeply divided nation and ushering in an unpredictable era in Washington.
Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign and the DNC helped fund political research into President Donald Trump that ultimately produced a dossier of allegations about his ties to Russia, a source says.
Anthony Weiner's sexting compulsion cost him political career and his marriage and may have even denied Hillary Clinton the presidency. Now it has cost him his freedom...
White House counselor Kellyanne Conway says President Donald Trump is "not discussing" firing Special Counsel Robert Mueller.
President Donald Trump is questioning why those investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 election and possible collusion by members of his campaign aren't digging into Hillary Clinton's "crimes & Russia relations".
Donald Trump says he regrets his choice for attorney general as he sought to protect himself from the growing firestorm over Russia's alleged election meddling which is engulfing his presidency.
A GOP operative who earlier this year told the Wall Street Journal that he tried during the 2016 presidential election campaign to obtain Hillary Clinton's missing emails from Russian hackers, has killed himself.
President Donald Trump says "it is time to move forward in working constructively with Russia" after he pressed Russian President Vladimir Putin over election meddling.
A member of President Donald Trump's outside legal team says the president is not under investigation, contradicting a recent tweet from Trump.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions, facing fresh questions about his Russian contacts during the election campaign, will be interrogated in a public hearing by former US Senate colleagues.
Russian President Vladimir Putin is a bigger threat to world security than the so-called Islamic State group, according to veteran US Senator John McCain who also admits Donald Trump makes him "nervous".
Subpoenas are flying, a special prosecutor is taking the reins, and explosive revelations hit the press almost daily: the investigation into possible collusion between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia is heating up.
The scandal over Russian meddling in last year's US presidential election returns to the forefront of Washington politics when two top officials from the Obama administration are set to testify in Congress.
As he shifts positions, President Donald Trump's voters can be a forgiving lot - up to a point.
Donald Trump's son-in-law and top aide Jared Kushner will appear before a Senate panel investigating Russian interference in the US election, the White House says.
The House intelligence committee chair says there is no physical wiretap on Trump Tower, but it's possible that "other surveillance activities" were used against President Donald Trump and his associates.
The chair of a US congressional committee on intelligence says he has seen "no evidence" that President Donald Trump's campaign colluded with Russia during the run-up to the 2016 elections.
Facing a new wave of questions about his ties to Russia, President Donald Trump is telling advisers and allies he may shelve - at least temporarily - his plan to pursue a deal with Moscow on ISIS and other national security matters.
Trump’s presidency is already so bizarre that the American media are trying out all theories to explain how he manages to limp from one disastrous decision to another, writes Ralph Mathekga.
President Donald Trump has done a quick about-face about the protests against him that have swept through Washington and around the world.
Donald Trump's White House has come under fire for falsely accusing media of misreporting inaugural crowd numbers, after millions took to the streets in protest against the new president.
US President Donald Trump has signalled a sharp break on energy and the environment policy, announcing plans to undo climate policies and promote domestic energy development as part of his "America First" agenda.
A day after protesters created chaos, thousands of women are descending upon Washington for what is expected to be a more orderly show of force on the first full day of Donald Trump's presidency.
President Donald Trump, eager to demonstrate his readiness to take action, has gone directly to the Oval Office and signed his first executive order as president - on "Obamacare".
Washington police have fired pepper spray and made arrests after black-clad anarchists emerged from protests to smash windows ahead of President Donald Trump's inauguration.
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