[WASHINGTON] US President Donald Trump announced late on Friday that acting US homeland security chief Kevin McAleenan has resigned, becoming the latest in a long list of top officials to leave...

[UNITED NATIONS, US] The United Nations (UN) has an overall annual operating budget of several billion dollars, covering everything from humanitarian work to disarmament, but right now, it's just...

[NEW YORK] The Trump administration is close to finalising a deal that would boost US biofuels consumption and is aiming to get it signed by President Donald Trump on Friday, two sources familiar...

[WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES] The Trump administration announced plans on Wednesday to remove all flavoured e-cigarettes from store shelves in a widening crackdown on vaping, as officials warned that...

[NEW YORK] Cottey College, a women's college in Nevada, Missouri, accepted six students from Ethiopia this year, and officials were disappointed when two of them were denied visas. They were...

[WASHINGTON] Palestinian leaders are in uproar after the US State Department's website removed the territories from its list of countries and areas, following a slew of pro-Israel actions by...

[WASHINGTON] Americans distrust the news media, but see government and political leaders as even more untrustworthy, a survey showed on Monday.

[WASHINGTON] A federal appeals court on Wednesday refused to lift an injunction barring the Trump administration from using US$2.5 billion intended for the fight against illegal narcotics to build...

[WASHINGTON] A US federal judge on Friday blocked the Trump administration's use of US$1 billion in funds to construct a wall along the southern border with Mexico, but declined to issue a...

[WASHINGTON] Matteo Salvini, the far-right Italian deputy prime minister, spoke during a visit to Washington on Monday of his "closeness" to President Donald Trump's administration.