[WASHINGTON] The acting top US diplomat for South Asia announced her retirement on Sunday, as President Donald Trump looks increasingly likely to go a full term without a Senate-confirmed State...

[WASHINGTON] The Trump administration on Sunday termed the second phase of an emergency job-saving programme a success, with more than US$175 billion in loans already issued to smaller companies...

[WASHINGTON] The White House on Monday said that talk of President Donald Trump wanting to fire the government's top medical specialist in the coronavirus crisis, Anthony Fauci, was "ridiculous...

THE Trump administration has been working to relax regulations governing America's nursing homes, including rules meant to curb deadly infections among elderly residents.

[WASHINGTON] The Trump administration scrambled on Monday to assure Americans it was responding to a growing coronavirus outbreak as stock markets plunged and top health officials urged some...

[WASHINGTON] President Donald Trump defended the "perfectly coordinated" US response to the coronavirus epidemic on Sunday amid heavy criticism over health cuts and strategic blunders that have...

[WASHINGTON] The Trump administration is planning to meet later this month to discuss efforts to further limit exports to China and its flagship telecoms company Huawei, as it seeks to keep state-...

THE US Environmental Protection Agency's science advisers have rebuked the agency over its 2018 proposal to slash automobile fuel efficiency and emission standards, saying tougher rules charted...

EDITORIAL

DURING the Cuban missile crisis of October 1962, when he was ready to announce a naval blockade of Cuban waters as Soviet ships were sailing towards them, then US President John Kennedy dispatched...

[WASHINGTON] The Trump administration has formally notified the United Nations that it will withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement, the first formal step in a one-year process to exit...