Republicans delay Senate healthcare vote

Republicans delay Senate healthcare vote

Image caption Republicans will delay their vote on health insurance legislation US Senate Republicans have delayed a vote on their healthcare bill until after next week’s 4 July holiday. The announcement by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is a setback to their plan to replace Obamacare. Eight Republican senators have vowed to oppose the bill […]

Laquan McDonald death: Officers ‘lied about US teenager’s shooting’

Laquan McDonald death: Officers ‘lied about US teenager’s shooting’

Image copyright Getty Images Three former or current Chicago police officers have been charged with allegedly conspiring to cover up the fatal police shooting of a black teen. Detective David March and officers Joseph Walsh and Thomas Gaffney face charges of conspiracy, obstruction of justice and official misconduct. Laquan McDonald was shot 16 times by […]

Do Trump voters care if world dislikes him?

A new survey shows seismic shift in world perception of the US and President Trump. But do Americans even care? Katty Kay explores the findings. Video by Olivia Lace-Evans Do Trump voters care if world dislikes him?

Trump hotel in Toronto to lose president’s name

Trump hotel in Toronto to lose president’s name

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Trump Tower in New York City The new owner of the Trump Hotel and Tower in Toronto has reached an agreement to remove the US president’s name from the property. JCF Capital ULC announced on Tuesday a deal with Trump Hotels to buy out its management contracts for the […]

Republican health bill in jeopardy after CBO bombshell

Republican health bill in jeopardy after CBO bombshell

Image copyright Getty Images Republicans are scrambling to shore up their Obamacare repeal legislation as congressional misgivings mount after a damning forecast on the bill’s impact. Some 22 million Americans would lose health insurance over the next decade under the plan, said the non-partisan Congressional Budgetary Office (CBO). Susan Collins of Maine is the latest […]

Three CNN journalists resign after Trump aide article removed

Three CNN journalists resign after Trump aide article removed

Image copyright AFP Image caption CNN has had a stormy relationship with the new Trump administration since it took office Three journalists have resigned from CNN after the US news network retracted an article alleging a Trump aide was under investigation by Congress. The story was taken down on Friday following an internal investigation, with […]

Senate healthcare bill leaves 22m more without cover, CBO says

Senate healthcare bill leaves 22m more without cover, CBO says

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A number of Republican senators have expressed reservations about the party’s plan Some 22 million Americans could lose their health insurance over the next decade under a Senate bill to replace Obamacare, a congressional report says. However, the bill would reduce the budget deficit, the non-partisan Congressional Budgetary Office […]

Trump causes ‘major’ shift in global view of US: Pew

Trump causes ‘major’ shift in global view of US: Pew

Image caption Trump isn’t shy of sharing views on many countries – but what do they think of him? Donald Trump’s presidency has had a “major impact on how the world sees the United States”, a large new study says. The survey, by the Pew Research Center, interviewed more than 40,000 people in 37 countries […]

US warns Syria against ‘chemical attack’

US warns Syria against ‘chemical attack’

US warns Syria of “heavy price” over “potential preparations for another chemical weapons attack” This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the page for the fullest version. If you want to receive Breaking News alerts via email, or on a smartphone or tablet via the BBC […]

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