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Second coronavirus case confirmed in the US

A second person in the US has been diagnosed with the coronavirus, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced. The patient is reportedly a woman in her 60s ...

Trump impeachment: Senators play games and nap during trial

Media playback is unsupported on your device US senators have been accused of falling asleep, playing games and breaking other rules during President Donald Trump’s impeachment ...

Democrats lay out abuse of power case against Trump

Media playback is unsupported on your device Democrats are laying out their case against President Trump for abuse of power as the Senate impeachment trial continues for a third ...

‘Birth tourism’: US steps up scrutiny of pregnant visa applicants

The US Department of State has unveiled new rules to deter pregnant women from travelling to the US to give birth. The policy takes effect on Friday and is intended as a crackdown ...

Watch: President Trump’s impeachment trial

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Live coverage from Washington DC on day three of President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial in the US Senate.

Trump rolls back US water pollution controls

The Trump administration is set to scrap protections for America’s streams and wetlands, repealing Barack Obama’s Waters of the United States regulation. The move, expected ...

Impeachment: Democrats reject witness swap in Trump trial

Media playback is unsupported on your device US Democrats have ruled out a “witness swap” with Republicans in President Donald Trump’s impeachment ...

President Trump impeachment: Trial under way in the US Senate

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Live coverage from Washington DC as President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial takes place in the Senate.

Trump impeachment trial starts with rule wrangling in Senate

The Senate impeachment trial of US President Donald Trump has begun, with Democrats and Republicans wrangling over the rules. Republican Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell wants ...

New China virus: US announces first case

The United States has confirmed the first case of the new coronavirus on its territory. The Centers for Disease Control said the virus, which originated in China, had been diagnosed ...