NBA backs free speech after furore over Hong Kong pro-democracy tweet by Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey
The NBA initially put out statements that senior US politicians slammed as bowing to China for financial reasons. But NBA Commissioner Adam Silver insisted his organisation supported the right of Rockets general manager Daryl Morey to express his opinions.
Joe Biden defends record at third Democratic Debate in Houston, retains sizeable lead over Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren
The former US vice president survived another Democratic debate on Thursday largely unbloodied and unbowed, leaving those on the margins of the race for the party’s 2020 nomination.
US presidential candidates are trying to convince voters in early primary states that they would provide the best Donald Trump opposition. And in a large field with few variations on policy so far, each contender is using different tactics to make their case.
Donald Trump 'unhappy' with new shutdown deal; says 'everything is on the table' to build US-Mexico border wall
US President Donald Trump said Tuesday he's "unhappy" with a hard-won agreement to prevent a new government shutdown and finance construction of more barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border, but he didn't say whether or not he would sign the measure. GOP congressional leaders swung behind the proposed deal, selling it as a necessary compromise.
Another US shutdown looms as Donald Trump reignites 'circus of paranoia' over border wall demand, threatens 'national emergency'
With the prospect of a government shutdown looming this Friday, US President Donald Trump is turning once again to the politics of fear and dread that catapulted him to power, suggesting that Americans should all be living in a sense of profound dread as long as concrete isn’t poured into a wall along the US-Mexico border.
Voters in Texas claim voting machines are switching ballots; secretary of state says problem being caused by user error
The office of the Texas Secretary Of State on Friday confirmed that that the issues, which have also affected the race between sitting GOP Senator Ted Cruz and Democratic candidate Beto O’Rourke, have been reported with the Hart eSlate voting machines, used in around 30 percent of the counties in the state.