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United States

US House passes sweeping police reform bill amid protests

Trump threatens a veto as civil rights groups and police unions square-off over changing rules for use of force.

US House passes sweeping police reform bill amid protests

US Elections 2020

'Brutal' new polls spell trouble for Trump in battleground states

im体育官网A New York Times/Siena College survey shows diminishing support for Trump among white voters in some key swing states.

'Brutal' new polls spell trouble for Trump in battleground states

US Elections 2020

Progressive Black candidates in US aim to push Democrats leftward

The message from Tuesday's primary: Candidates of colour want to steer Democrats down a more progressive path.

Progressive Black candidates in US aim to push Democrats leftward

US Elections 2020

Biden to accept nomination at near virtual Democratic convention

Not even during the Civil War or World War II did the two US parties abandon in-person conventions with crowded arenas.

Biden to accept nomination at near virtual Democratic convention

United States

US Democrats, Republicans far apart on police reform

Civil rights groups reject Republican proposal amid protests as Trump slams Democrats as weak on law and order.

US Democrats, Republicans far apart on police reform

Palestine

Progressive Democrats push for changes to US Israel policies

im体育官网Groups call on Joe Biden, Donald Trump to end 'explicit' US support for Israel at the expense of Palestinians.

Progressive Democrats push for changes to US Israel policies

United States

Trump in Arizona: My border wall stopped the coronavirus

In visiting the US-Mexico border, Trump seeks to change the subject to an issue he thinks will help electrify his base.

Trump in Arizona: My border wall stopped the coronavirus

US Elections 2020

Biden and Obama raise $4m in 'grassroots' donations before event

im体育官网Biden trailed Trump in fundraising until now, as social unrest and the coronavirus weigh heavily on the US.

Biden and Obama raise $4m in 'grassroots' donations before event

United States

Mail-in vote deluge tests elections in Kentucky, New York

In-person voting proceeded smoothly early Tuesday, with large crowds and few lines at a Kentucky convention centre.

Donald Trump

Trump renews his assault on states, Democrats over mail-in voting

im体育官网Trump claims without evidence that foreign countries will rig the election by printing "millions of mail-in ballots".

Trump renews his assault on states, Democrats over mail-in voting

US Elections 2020

Black challengers confront establishment Democrats in NY, KY

im体育官网Challengers from the left have tapped into the wounded progressive movement's desire for transformational change.

Black challengers confront establishment Democrats in NY, KY

US Elections 2020

Five women on Joe Biden's shortlist of potential vice presidents

During the last Democratic debate Biden promised to choose a woman to become his running mate, but who will it be?

Five women on Joe Biden's shortlist of potential vice presidents

US & Canada

Despite concerns, Trump to address election rally in Tulsa

In 2020, Tulsa remains segregated, with a history of racially discriminatory policing.

United States

As Trump rallies, Black Tulsa revisits legacy of 1921 race riots

im体育官网Burned bricks and a fragment of a church basement are about all that remains of an historically Black district.

As Trump rallies, Black Tulsa revisits legacy of 1921 race riots

US Elections 2020

Amy Klobuchar bows out of VP race, urges woman of colour instead

im体育官网The white Minnesota senator has seen her prospects fall as racial tensions sweep across the United States.

Amy Klobuchar bows out of VP race, urges woman of colour instead