Washington has expelled two Cuban diplomats after US embassy staff in Havana suffered mysterious physical symptoms, the US state department said. It was
Wall Street stocks fell on Tuesday afternoon after Donald Trump said North Korea “will be met with fire and fury” if it threatens
North Korea has vowed to retaliate and make “the US pay a price” for drafting fresh UN sanctions over its banned nuclear weapons
A company which makes cannabis products has bought an entire town in California and plans to turn it into a “destination” for marijuana.
The US attorney general has said four people have been charged over leaks as the Trump administration launched a crackdown on embarrassing disclosures.
The British cyber-security researcher who stalled WannaCry cyber-attack that hit the NHS has been arrested and charged in a US cyber-crime case. Marcus
US President Donald Trump has backed proposals for changes to the country’s immigration law. The changes in the Raise Act (the initials stand
Montreal is temporarily opening its Olympic Stadium as a shelter to host a sudden increase in asylum seekers arriving from the US. More
The US government is not seeking a regime change in North Korea, the secretary of state says, amid tensions over Pyongyang’s weapons programme.
The US government has branded Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro “a dictator” and frozen any US assets, after he held a controversial poll. Under
Russia has retaliated to new US sanctions by telling Washington to cut its diplomatic staff to 455 and barring the use of some
US President Donald Trump says transgender people cannot serve in “any capacity” in the military. He tweeted that he had consulted with military
Six teenagers from Burundi taking part in a robotics competition in the US have been reported missing, police say. Four boys and two
An Australian woman has been killed by a US police officer responding to a 911 call in Minneapolis. The Minnesota Department of Public
US scientists have amassed “planetary-scale” data from people’s smartphones to see how active we really are. The Stanford University analysis of 68 million
An all-girl team of roboticists from Afghanistan will watch their creations compete in a US competition via Skype after being denied entry visas.
The US has said that it will use its “considerable military forces” on North Korea “if we must”. Describing the North’s latest missile
The US has sought an urgent meeting of the UN Security Council to discuss North Korea’s new missile provocation. A closed-door session of
President Donald Trump’s temporary travel ban is now in effect, and has sparked a debate about who should count as a close relative.
US-backed forces say they have fully encircled Islamic State fighters in the Syrian city of Raqqa, the capital of the group’s self-proclaimed caliphate.
The US has unveiled tough new measures to enhance security on flights entering the country, but has held off extending a ban on
US President Donald Trump has welcomed a Supreme Court ruling allowing his travel ban to be partly reinstated as a “victory for our
A 19-year-old Somali-American has become the first ever hijab-wearing model to appear on the front page of a major US magazine. Halima Aden
Pictures have been released in the US of the moment a father heard his dead daughter’s heart beating inside the chest of a
Six US prisoners are being rewarded for saving a prison officer who had suffered a suspected heart attack. Polk County Sheriff Johnny Moats
A US jet has shot down an Iranian-made drone operated by forces backing the Syrian government in the south of the country, American
Russia has warned the US-led coalition fighting in Syria that it will view its aircraft as targets, after the US shot down a
A Georgia Republican official has said the shooting at a Virginia baseball field will lead to the party’s victory in a state special
The American student who was released last week after being held in captivity for more than 15 months in North Korea has died,
A man has suffered severe burns after falling into a hot spring at Yellowstone National Park in the US state of Wyoming, park