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Coronavirus: US suspends travel from Brazil for foreigners

The US has imposed travel restrictions on foreign nationals who have been to Brazil in the last 14 days. The South American nation recently became the world’s second major ...

Coronavirus: China accuses US of spreading ‘conspiracies’

China’s foreign minister has accused the US of spreading “conspiracies and lies” about the coronavirus, ratcheting up tensions between the two nations. The US has ...

Coronavirus: New York state daily death toll drop below 100

New York state’s daily death toll has dropped below 100 for the first time since late March. A total of 84 people died in the last 24 hours, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Saturday, ...

Biden: Black voters considering Trump ‘ain’t black’

Democratic White House candidiate Joe Biden has said in an interview African Americans “ain’t black” if they vote for President Donald Trump over him. The controversial ...

US naval base shooting was ‘terrorism related’, FBI says

A shooting at a Texas naval base that wounded one sailor and left the suspected gunman dead was “terrorism related”, the FBI said on Thursday. At about 06:15 local time, ...

Ahmaud Arbery: Third man charged over death of black jogger

A man who filmed the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man in the US state of Georgia has been charged with murder. William Bryan Jr was also charged with criminal attempt to commit ...

Coronavirus: US workers seeking jobless aid near 40 million

A further 2.4 million Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, despite hopes that easing lockdown restrictions would help restart the US economy. The new filings brought ...

Earlier lockdown ‘could have saved 36,000 lives’ – study

A study has estimated there may have been 36,000 fewer coronavirus-related deaths had the US entered lockdown a week earlier in March. The Columbia University research also estimated ...

US pulling out of ‘Open Skies’ arms control deal

The US has announced it will withdraw from a major accord that permits unarmed aerial surveillance flights over dozens of participating countries. The Open Skies Treaty came into ...

Coronavirus: Which countries does US think handled it best?

Americans have praise for South Korea and Germany’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic but give poor marks to Italy and China. What other attitudes do Americans hold when ...