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Portland protests: Federal forces ready for phased pullout

Oregon's governor calls the officers "an occupying force", but the president says they saved the city.

Trump to send 'surge' of hundreds of federal agents to cities

Talking tough on crime with an election looming, Mr Trump vows to end the "bloodshed".

Coronavirus: Why are Americans so angry about masks?

How face coverings meant to curb virus spread became grounds for political battle.

Portland protests: Trump threatens to send officers to more US cities

President Donald Trump has threatened to send more federal law enforcement officers to major US cities to control ongoing protests.


Coronavirus: The slow death of the American all-you-can-eat buffet

Buffets, beloved by many Americans, are rapidly changing their business model to adapt to the virus.

US election 2020: Kanye West launches unconventional bid for presidency

Fans have questioned whether the rapper's last-minute bid for the presidency is genuine.

Twitter hack: FBI investigates major attack

Hackers managed to hijack official accounts of high-profile US figures in an apparent Bitcoin scam.

US Supreme Court allows federal executions to resume

The US Supreme Court has cleared the way for the first executions of federal prisoners in 17 years.


Coronavirus: White House targets US disease chief Dr Anthony Fauci

US infectious disease chief Dr Anthony Fauci is being targeted by the Trump administration as tensions rise between the health expert and the president.


Naya Rivera: Police identify body as missing Glee star

The actress went missing on Wednesday after going boating with her son at a lake in California.

Jada Pinkett Smith tells Will Smith of her 'relationship'

Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith were talking on her Facebook chat show Red Table Talk.

Daniel Lewis Lee: First US federal execution in 17 years to go ahead

Relatives of Daniel Lewis Lee's victims had sought to delay the execution because of coronavirus.

US Supreme Court to rule on revealing Trump tax returns

The court will test claims from President Trump's lawyers he enjoys total immunity while in office.

Coronavirus: Harvard and MIT sue over US visa ruling

Harvard and MIT say withdrawing visas from foreign students whose courses move fully online is "chaos".

Coronavirus: Texas governor mandates wearing of face masks

Warning of some intensive care units nearly full, Greg Abbott says the outbreak is "getting worse".

Coronavirus: New York imposes quarantine on eight US states

It comes as a US university predicts 180,000 US deaths from the virus by October.

Trump rejects calls to drop Confederate base names

The president said the bases named for rebel generals "have become part of a Great American heritage".

George Floyd's funeral hears calls for racial justice

The US black man's killing by a white police officer in Minneapolis caused global outrage.

KKK 'leader' charged for attack on Black Lives Matter protesters

A hate crime investigation is underway after a Virginia man allegedly drove his car into protesters.

George Floyd murder suspect Derek Chauvin has bail set at $1.25m

Ex-policeman Derek Chauvin is accused of murdering the unarmed black man by kneeling on his neck.