American Dirt: In Jeanine Cummins' new book, writing about the border crisis, hoping to break down walls
As a nonimmigrant, Jeanine Cummins was reluctant at first to write an entire novel from the perspective of Mexican migrants, for fear of getting it wrong, or appearing to be opportunistically seizing on a humanitarian crisis.
Second man arrested in connection with rapper Mac Miller's death, charged with possessing marijuana, weapons
Ryan Reavis has been charged with marijuana, prescription drugs and weapons offenses but has not been directly accused of causing Mac Miller’s death
Donald Trump calls newly-constructed section of US-Mexico border wall 'world-class security system', dubs structure 'virtually impenetrable'
President Donald Trump signed his name Wednesday on a newly constructed section of the US-Mexico border wall, calling it a 'world-class security system' that will be virtually impenetrable
Donald Trump govt puts radical new asylum rule into effect as desperation rises among thousands of migrants waiting on Mexican border
A new level of despair spread among tens of thousands of migrants waiting on the Mexican border to seek refuge in the US as the Trump administration began enforcing radical new restrictions Thursday on who qualifies for asylum
Donald Trump's 'most salient' campaign promise takes shape as US begins building 700-km-long border wall in Arizona
On a dirt road past rows of date trees, just feet from a dry section of Colorado River, a small construction crew is putting up a towering border wall that the government hopes will reduce — for good — the flow of immigrants who cross the US-Mexico border illegally.
US defence secretary Mark Esper approves funding of $3.6 billion to build Donald Trump's wall along Mexican border
Defense Secretary Mark Esper approved the use of $3.6 billion in funding from military construction projects to build 175 miles of Trump's wall along the Mexican border.
'Wanted a better life for her,' says mother of Gurupreet Kaur, Indian girl who died near US-Mexico border
The parents of 6-year-old Indian girl Gurupreet Kaur, who died of heat stroke near the US-Mexico border, said they sought asylum in the US because they 'wanted a safer and better life for her'.
South Asian group seeks probe into death of 6-year-old Indian along US-Mexico border, blames border militarisation
SAALT has sought a probe into the death of a six-year-old Indian girl, whose body was found along the US-Mexico border in Arizona, alleging that militarisation of the area and rejection of migrants attempting to cross at the entry ports have created an inhuman environment.
Senator Martha McSally, first woman pilot to fly in combat for US Air Force, says she was raped by senior
Martha McSally, 52, who spent 26 years in the Air Force and commanded a fighter squadron, revealed the attack in emotional remarks during a Senate subcommittee hearing on sexual assault in the military
India-born billionaire John Kapoor on trial in US for bribing doctors to prescribe addictive painkiller meant for cancer patients
John Kapoor, 75, plotted to bribe doctors across the country to prescribe a fentanyl spray, a kind of painkiller, in order to outshine competitors and line his own pockets, a federal prosecutor told jurors
Woman in vegetative state for decade in Arizona gives birth, police launch investigation into possible sex crime
A woman said to have been in a vegetative state for at least a decade at a private health care facility in Phoenix reportedly gave birth recently.
Winter weather advisories were in effect Saturday for northern Indiana and southern Michigan. To the south, heavy rains were forecast in the central Gulf Coast, in the Florida Panhandle, and stretching east to the mid-Atlantic. Not all of the country suffered, though. The capital Washington enjoyed blue skies and a temperature around 14 degrees Celcius on Saturday.
Uber said last month that when it resumed testing it would do so with two employees in the front seat.
Uber has said it will resume testing with two employees in the front seat and monitor safety employees.
US midterm results: Donald Trump victory lap signals he will weaponise hardline immigration for 2020 bid
US president Donald Trump pounced on the mixed verdict from midterm elections 2018 and spun it as a “tremendous success”, signalling that he’s not going to back down from his hardline agenda on immigration and race as a political battle cry that speaks the secret lingo that his predominantly white, male and rural base wants to hear all the way into Trump’s 2020 re-election bid.
US midterm elections 2018: Democrats score thumping House win, Republicans keep Senate, Donald Trump spins result as 'tremendous success'
US President Donald Trump on Wednesday celebrated Senate Republican gains in the midterm election but immediately threatened Democrats, who won back control of the House and with it the power to investigate the president's personal and professional conduct.
US midterm elections 2018: Voters punish Donald Trump; Democrats seize House control, Republicans keep Senate
A resounding no. America’s voters young and old delivered a stinging rebuke against Donald Trump’s bile-filled racist dog whistling brand of political campaigning for the midterm elections 2018 where he cast the choice as a battle against a migrant invasion which could end up putting (white) Americans at risk of violent crime versus military style border control and a threat to end birthright citizenship.
US midterm elections 2018: Democrats inch towards House control, need 12 more seats to win as an anxious nation awaits final results
Republicans were clinging to delicate majorities in the House and Senate Tuesday night as an anxious nation watched whether voters would reward or reject the GOP in the first nationwide election of Donald Trump's turbulent presidency.
US midterm elections 2018: Democrats clinch 2 early wins, must win 21 more to control House; Donald Trump's brute force faces acid test
The energy and outrage of the Democratic resistance faced off against the brute strength of US president Donald Trump's GOP on Tuesday as voters across America decided whether Democrats should control at least one chamber of Congress for the first time in the Trump era.
US midterm election 2018: 'My loathing for him knows no bounds' say voters angry about Donald Trump poison pills on immigration and race
More than anything on this Election Day in America, in a midterm contest like no other before it, voters cast their ballots with one man in mind: President Donald Trump.