Steve Bannon, an architect of Donald Trump’s 2016 election victory, was arrested on a yacht on Thursday (20 August) and was charged with defrauding donors in a scheme to help build the president’s signature wall along the US-Mexico border.
Joe Biden accepted the Democratic Party nomination for the White House on Thursday (20 August), vowing to heal a United States battered by a deadly pandemic and divided by four years of Donald Trump’s presidency.
US House of Representatives Democrats on Wednesday (19 August) unveiled legislation that would require same-day processing for mail-in ballots and give the cash-strapped Postal Service a $25 billion infusion.
Democrats formally nominated Joe Biden for president on Tuesday (18 August), vowing his election would repair a pandemic-battered America and put an end to the chaos that has defined Republican President Donald Trump’s administration.
US Democrats stepped up pressure on Sunday (16 August) against a cost-cutting campaign by President Donald Trump’s appointed Postal Service chief that they fear will hold up mail-in ballots in November’s election.
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Tuesday (12 August) picked Senator Kamala Harris as his choice for vice president, making her the first Black woman on a major-party US presidential ticket.
The Justice Department of the United States accused on Tuesday (6 August) Ihor Kolomoysky, an oligarch considered close to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, of stealing billions from a bank he owned, and of laundering this money over the world.
Advocates of a vote-by-mail in the US presidential election have argued that it is the only safe way to conduct elections during the COVID pandemic. Opponents argue that moving to vote-by-mail elections opens the floodgates to fraud. Dick Roche looked...
Dozens of Republican former US national security officials are forming a group that will back Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, people familiar with the effort said, in a further sign that President Donald Trump has alienated some members of his own party.
Senior US Senate Democrats on Monday (22 June) accused President Donald Trump’s administration of violating the law when it declared his intention last month to withdraw the United States from the Open Skies Treaty.
In a withering behind-the-scenes portrayal, President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser John Bolton accused him of sweeping misdeeds that included explicitly seeking Chinese President Xi Jinping’s help to win re-election.
Former US Vice President Joe Biden secured enough delegates to formally clinch the Democratic presidential nomination on Friday (5 June), setting the stage for a challenge to President Donald Trump in the November election.
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the challenge of holding elections in a time of crisis. Only the European Parliament has the expertise to advise if voting by mail would be a good idea, writes Dick Roche.
President Donald Trump on Monday (1 June) vowed to use the US military to halt protests over the death of a black man in police custody, before law enforcement officers fired rubber bullets and tear gas to clear demonstrators and allow the president to walk to a church and pose for pictures.
US President Donald Trump was scheduled to meet with his top law enforcement officer behind closed doors on Monday (1 June) as cities nationwide awoke from a smoldering weekend of violent protests over race and policing in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
Public approval of President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic remained steady this week as the number of US deaths from the illness surpassed 100,000, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Wednesday (27 May).
Ukraine is losing friends: among other mistakes, by playing internal politics, the country’s President has taken sides in the US elections, which may be disastrous for the country in the future, writes Pavlo Fedykovych.
Former Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko, now a lawmaker, has been called in for "urgent questioning" by the State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) in a case involving the smuggling of 43 valuable paintings out of Ukraine, the state's investigation service agency said on Friday (22 May).
Joe Biden’s advantage over President Donald Trump in popular support has eroded in recent weeks as the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee struggles for visibility with voters during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Tuesday (5 May).
US President Donald Trump said on Sunday (3 May) he now believes as many as 100,000 Americans could die in the coronavirus pandemic, after the death toll passed his earlier estimates, but said he was confident a vaccine would be developed by the year’s end.
US President Donald Trump on Thursday (30 April) threatened China with fresh tariffs as he stepped up his attacks on Beijing over the coronavirus crisis, saying he had seen evidence linking a Wuhan lab to the contagion.
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