THE US Senate passed a US$1.4 trillion government spending package on Thursday in a last bipartisan burst of legislating before leaving for the Christmas holidays from a Capitol riven by...

THE impeachment of US President Donald Trump in the House of Representatives on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress sets the stage for a historic trial next month in the...

[WASHINGTON] The US Senate approved a massive defence spending bill on Tuesday, sending Donald Trump a US$738 billion package that creates a new space force, fulfilling a presidential priority,...

[WASHINGTON] US President Donald Trump was vague on Friday about whether he would sign or veto legislation to back protesters in Hong Kong as he tries to strike a trade deal with China, and...

LAWMAKERS are investigating the Twitter account that first shared a video of a group of white teenagers taunting a Native American protester in Washington, a collision of racial groups and...

THE US Congress will not vote on a bill to speed up the introduction of self-driving cars before it adjourns for the year, a blow to companies like General Motors Co and Alphabet Inc's Waymo...

[WASHINGTON] Former FBI director James Comey and former attorney general Loretta Lynch have been subpoenaed to testify before Congress next month before Republicans relinquish control of the House...