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Donald Trump’s US healthcare bill withdrawn

Media captionPaul Ryan: “I won’t sugar coat this. This is disappointing” US President Donald Trump has withdrawn his healthcare bill after it failed to gain enough support to pass in Congress. House Speaker Paul Ryan said he and Mr Trump agreed to pull the vote, after it became apparent it would not get the minimum […]

Are DC’s girls really going missing?

Are DC’s girls really going missing?

Image copyright DC Police Department Image caption A recent missing person tweet from Metro Police Department’s twitter account The Washington, DC Metro Police Department’s Twitter feed suggests an epidemic of missing children. But are young girls really disappearing from the streets of DC at a high rate? Metro Police Department (MPD) has always shared some […]

Donald Trump’s US healthcare bill withdrawn

Media captionPaul Ryan: “I won’t sugar coat this. This is disappointing” US President Donald Trump has withdrawn his healthcare bill after it failed to gain enough support to pass in Congress. House Speaker Paul Ryan said he and Mr Trump agreed to pull the vote, after it became apparent it would not get the minimum […]

US healthcare bill: Knife-edge vote looms for ‘Trumpcare’

US healthcare bill: Knife-edge vote looms for ‘Trumpcare’

Image copyright AP Image caption A protest in Los Angeles against Donald Trump’s bill. The healthcare debate has been an emotional one US President Donald Trump is heading for a too-close-to-call vote on his troubled healthcare bill in the House. Mr Trump would suffer a huge blow if one of his major election pledges, to […]

All-male White House health bill photo sparks anger

All-male White House health bill photo sparks anger

Image copyright White House There is a familiarity about this photo, and it could have been taken in many boardrooms around the world – men gathered around a table making plans and cutting deals. But the lack of women here, among a group of conservative Republicans discussing their healthcare bill with the vice-president, struck a […]

Jay Z plans Trayvon Martin TV series and film

Jay Z plans Trayvon Martin TV series and film

Image copyright Getty Images/AP Image caption Jay Z won a fierce bidding war for two books about the Trayvon Martin case The shooting of black teenager Trayvon Martin by a US neighbourhood watchman sparked a heated debate about racial profiling and the use of lethal force. That case is destined to stay in the public […]

US healthcare bill: Blow for Trump as House vote delayed

US healthcare bill: Blow for Trump as House vote delayed

A vote on President Donald Trump’s new health care bill in the House of Representatives, scheduled for Thursday, has been delayed. The postponement is a setback for the president who had insisted he would win the numbers on Thursday to pass. His key American Healthcare Act is intended to replace parts of the Obamacare health-insurance […]

London attack: American Kurt Cochran, from Utah, killed

London attack: American Kurt Cochran, from Utah, killed

Image copyright Facebook Image caption Kurt Cochran and wife Melissa were celebrating a 25th wedding anniversary An American man has been named as one of the victims of Wednesday’s deadly attack in London, Kurt Cochran, from Utah, died in the attack and his wife Melissa was seriously hurt, their family has said. They were celebrating […]

Trump team ‘incidentally monitored’ after election

Trump team ‘incidentally monitored’ after election

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Trump has made unsubstantiated accusations against his predecessor Barack Obama of wiretapping Trump Tower Post-election communications of Donald Trump’s team were swept up in an “incidental collection” by intelligence agencies, a Republican lawmaker says. House intelligence committee chairman Devin Nunes said individuals were named in “widely disseminated” reports, which […]

Trump team ‘incidentally monitored’ after election

Trump team ‘incidentally monitored’ after election

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Trump has made unsubstantiated accusations against his predecessor Barack Obama of wiretapping Trump Tower Post-election communications of Donald Trump’s team were swept up in an “incidental collection” by intelligence agencies, a Republican lawmaker says. House intelligence committee chairman Devin Nunes said individuals were named in “widely disseminated” reports, which […]