[WASHINGTON] The US Senate passed the nation's largest-ever rescue package late Wednesday, a US$2 trillion lifeline to suffering Americans, depleted hospitals and an economy all ravaged by a...

[WASHINGTON] A last-ditch effort by the chief executive officers (CEOs) of major US airlines to try to win cash grants to weather the coronavirus crisis looked to be unsuccessful, four...

[WASHINGTON] Two Republican US senators defended themselves on Friday against heavy criticism, including calls that they resign, for selling large amounts of stock before the coronavirus-induced...

[WASHINGTON] US senators began critical negotiations Friday over a US$1 trillion emergency stimulus package to help Americans ravaged by the coronavirus, with Republicans seeking rapid passage...

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US President Donald Trump took the stage for his State of the Union speech in an unfamiliar position: with the wind at his back.

[WASHINGTON] The US Senate voted against seeking new evidence in Donald Trump's impeachment trial, sending the process into the final stages that's all but certain to end with the eventual...

[WASHINGTON] US lawmakers return to Washington on Friday with President Donald Trump's upcoming impeachment trial looming over the first Senate session of 2020, but congressional leaders are...

THE US Senate unanimously adopted legislation on Tuesday supporting "human rights and democracy" in Hong Kong and threatening to revoke its special economic status, angering China which promptly...

[WASHINGTON] The US Senate unanimously adopted legislation Tuesday supporting "human rights and democracy" in Hong Kong and threatening to revoke its special economic status, angering China which...

[WASHINGTON] The US Senate unanimously adopted legislation on Tuesday supporting "human rights and democracy" in Hong Kong and threatening to revoke its special status granted by Washington,...