Drugs

China sentences Canadian to death over drug charge

Xu Weihong gets death penalty for manufacturing ketamine as ties between Beijing and Ottawa continue to deteriorate.

China court sentences Canadian national to death for making drugs

Coronavirus pandemic

Facebook, Twitter pull Trump posts over COVID-19 misinformation

Deleted posts feature a link to a Fox News video in which Trump says children are 'almost immune' to the coronavirus.

Facebook, Twitter pull Trump posts over COVID-19 misinformation

AJ Impact

GOP senators, Trump back more aid for airlines as elections near

Republican senators support more relief aid for airlines that have warned of possible layoffs a month before elections.

GOP senators, Trump back more aid for airlines as elections near

AJ Impact

Millions of Americans face the prospect of permanent job loss

The monthly US jobs report on Friday is expected to show a sharp slowdown in hiring in July.

Millions of Americans face the prospect of permanent job loss

United States

US: Choctaw tribe hardest-hit by Mississippi coronavirus crisis

About 10 percent of the tribe has tested positive for the virus, more than 75 died as the virus spreads in Mississippi.

US: Choctaw tribe hardest-hit by Mississippi coronavirus crisis

Donald Trump

'Trumptilla': Supporters hold boat rallies for US President Trump

With coronavirus restrictions preventing on-land rallies, some Trump proponents are gathering on the water.

'Trumptilla': Supporters hold boat rallies for US President Trump

United States

Storm Isaias kills at least eight, cuts power to millions in US

The storm sparked tornadoes across a number of states, triggered flooding, felled trees and downed power lines.

Storm Isaias kills at least eight, cuts power to millions in US

AJ Impact

Facebook Reels turns up heat on TikTok as Trump deadline looms

Facebook's new short-video feature debuts as TikTok comes under threat of a ban by the Trump White House.

Facebook Reels turns up heat on TikTok as Trump deadline looms

United States

Former Atlanta officer who shot Rayshard Brooks sues over firing

Garrett Rolfe was fired on June 13, the day after he fatally shot Brooks outside a Wendy's restaurant in Atlanta.

Former Atlanta officer who shot Rayshard Brooks sues over firing

AJ Impact

US firms cut back dramatically on hiring in July

The latest reading on the US jobs market suggests the fragile recovery is foundering as COVID-19 cases spike.

US firms cut back dramatically on hiring in July

Donald Trump

US: Trump campaign sues Nevada over 'inevitable voter fraud'

The presidential campaign of Donald Trump, who has voted by mail, claims that mail-in ballots pose a risk to elections.

US: Trump campaign sues Nevada over 'inevitable voter fraud'

The Stream

Should prisoners in the US vote?

Ahead of the 2020 presidential election, we ask whether voting rights should be extended to convicted felons.

Should prisoners in the US vote?

Australia

Australia's Morrison says US-China war no longer inconceivable

Prime minister also says stronger Indo-Pacific alliance with like-minded nations is a 'critical priority' for Australia.

Australia's Morrison says US-China war no longer inconceivable

Taiwan

US health chief Alex Azar to make 'historic' visit to Taiwan

Planned visit angers China, which says the move will endanger 'peace and stability' in the region.

US health chief Alex Azar to make 'historic' visit to Taiwan

Opinion

International students in the US are still facing precarity

And American educational institutions are not doing nearly enough to protect us from racism and discrimination.

Tamoghna Halder

by Tamoghna Halder

Tamoghna Halder