President Donald Trump has denied the use of a government aircraft to House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi in an apparent response to her attempt to delay his State of Union address amid their government shutdown clash.
The State of the Union speech could become a casualty of the partial US government shutdown after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked President Donald Trump to postpone his January 29 address.
A Republican congressman whose startling views on white supremacy hit the headlines voted in favour of a resolution to condemn his own comments.
Authorities in Minnesota say a two-year-old child was unhurt after falling from the back seat of a moving vehicle while strapped into a car seat.
Three men were killed and four others were injured when gunfire erupted at a bowling alley in California in an incident which saw terrified patrons, including children, running for their lives.
It was almost the perfect crime: a would-be bicycle thief spotted his quarry in a quiet, tucked-away corner and chose his moment to swoop.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has warned Washington not to test Pyongyang’s patience with sanctions and pressure.
A Yemeni mother blocked by the Donald Trump administration’s travel ban has won her fight for a waiver that would allow her to travel to California to see her dying two-year-old son.
A homeless man has been commended after finding 17,000 dollars (£13,300) in cash near a food bank and handing it over to a volunteer.
Not much that Donald Trump says slips past the scrutiny of online critics, so when he described himself as a “Tariff Man” it was only a matter of time before the memes followed.
A worldwide search is under way for some extremely rare blood which could help to save a two-year-old girl’s life.
Nato allies say they have concluded that Russia is in violation of a landmark Cold War-era nuclear treaty.
The United States and China reached a 90-day ceasefire in a trade dispute that has rattled financial markets and threatened world economic growth.
This is the moment a gender reveal stunt went horribly wrong, starting a 45,000-acre fire which caused millions of dollars’ worth of damage.
A woman who had to be rescued when her car got stuck on the railways tracks said her sat nav told her to drive that way.
Mexico’s incoming government has denied a report that it plans to allow asylum seekers to wait in the country while their claims move through US immigration courts.
President Donald Trump used a Thanksgiving Day call to troops deployed overseas to pat himself on the back and air grievances about the courts, trade and migrants heading to the US-Mexico border.
If the nights drawing in is getting you down, spare a thought for the residents of Utqiagvik.
This young girl got to experience a little magic as she helped to light up police cars outside a hospital in Florida.
A meeting of world leaders in Papua New Guinea has failed to agree on a final communique, highlighting widening divisions between the US and China.
Bad weather on the east coast of the United States has left traffic floundering on the George Washington Bridge between New York and New Jersey.
An American flag is to be flown at a north-east castle as part of a twinning agreement.
A man wearing an “I heart Jesus” cap is wanted by police for a surprising crime – vandalising a church.
The US has voted in midterm elections billed by some as among the most important in history. Here are six things to emerge so far.
Millions of Americans have voted at 2018 midterm elections, which many believe will be a crucial verdict on President Donald Trump’s first two years in office.
Two police officers have gained praise online after being spotted helping a young boy change a tyre on his bike.
Today millions of Americans are heading to the polls for the 2018 midterm elections, which many believe will be a crucial verdict on President Donald Trump’s first two years in office.
About 100 people gathered in a cold drizzle for what was called a “healing service” outside the Pittsburgh synagogue that was the scene of a mass shooting a week ago.
China’s foreign ministry says a phone conversation between President Xi Jinping and his American counterpart, Donald Trump, about trade and other issues was “extremely positive”.
Researchers in the US came across a “Dumbo” octopus, or Grimpoteuthis, during an expedition off the California coast. They saw the creature – which gets its elephant nickname from the large ear-like fins above each eye – while aboard the Nautilus Live vessel in the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary.