Donald Trump to visit victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas, Louisiana amid criticism of ignoring suffering of residents
US President Donald Trump travels to Houston and Lake Charles, Louisiana on Saturday to meet victims of catastrophic storm Harvey, one of the worst natural disasters in US history that is presenting a test of his administration.
Death toll in Hurricane Harvey rises to 38: Rescuers begin search of Houston homes; blast reported at flooded chemical plant
Rescuers began a block-by-block search of tens of thousands of Houston homes as they looked for anyone who might have been left behind in Harvey's floodwaters.
Harvey, one of the most destructive storms in US history battered Texas for the fifth day today claiming 30 lives and left thousands homeless even as Houston's mayor declared a nighttime curfew to prevent looting and opportunistic crimes.
Hurricane Harvey: Storm leaves trail of destruction in Texas; Donald Trump to visit state on Tuesday
Trump will visit storm-ravaged Texas on Tuesday, as the administration ramps up its response to the most powerful hurricane to hit America in 13 years
US Congress in disarray: Reforms stalled as Republicans look to pass budget, healthcare bill by 16 July
Congress is still trying to send President Donald Trump his first unqualified legislative triumph, six months after Republicans took control of Washington.
Representative Steve Scalise was upgraded from "critical" to "serious condition" and continued to show signs of improvement after he was wounded in a shooting.
In a Donald Trump worldview, the press is a partisan enemy agent, and biased. The protesters they write about are agitators who are disloyal and bent on sowing chaos and dissent through the realm
The death toll from historic flooding in Louisiana climbed to 11 on Tuesday as the expanding flood zone prompted authorities to declare disasters in 20 parishes of the southeastern US state.
Floods ravaged US state of Louisiana, leaving six people dead. Thousands were forced to flee as water level rose after days of rainfall.
Six dead, 20,000 forced to evacuate in Louisiana floods; White House makes emergency funding available
Floods ravaged the US state of Louisiana on Monday, leaving six people dead and thousands more forced to flee rising waters after days of catastrophic rainstorms.
Heavy downpours pounded parts of the central US Gulf Coast on Saturday, forcing the rescue of dozens of people stranded in homes by waist-high water and leaving one man dead who became trapped by floodwaters.
Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson sued the city of Baton Rouge and police officials Thursday, saying officers responded in a "militarized and aggressive manner" in arresting him and other people protesting a police shooting death.
President Barack Obama says the nation will get through the recent killings of police officers with the "love and empathy of public servants" like the ones who were targeted in recent days.
US Vice-President Joe Biden on Monday condemned the slaying of three police officers in Louisiana, dubbing the shootings a "despicable act."
A former US police officer has been charged with the murder of an unarmed African-American man in Atlanta, Georgia, officials said.
President Barack Obama embarked on a sombre visit to Dallas on Tuesday, to memorialise five white police officers murdered by a black gunman and try to unify a country divided by race and politics.
Criticism mounted on Monday over how Baton Rouge police dealt with throngs of protesters during the weekend, including nearly 200 demonstrators who were arrested and may yet face criminal charges.
Sometimes, it takes one powerful image to tell a story a million words might fail to. The Baton Rouge photograph is a perfect example of that.
Wimbledon champion Serena Williams said on Saturday she was concerned about the safety of her nephews in the US after Dallas attacks