Former US national security adviser John Bolton in his book has accused President Trump of seeking help from China for a win in 2020 presidential elections. The White House asked a federal court for a restraining order against its release.
The former US vice president has effectively been his party's leader since his last challenger in the Democratic primary, Bernie Sanders, ended his campaign in April.
A White House spokesman said Michael White's release may lead to an opening in the otherwise deeply bitter relationship between Iran and the United States.
American civil society, undermined deliberately or unwittingly by both parties for short-term political gain or ideological satisfaction, is weaker than at any time since 1860.
President Trump has strongly condemned protests, describing demonstrators as “lowlifes”. But a lot of other Americans, including powerful Republicans, disagree with him.
Looting should not be condoned, so why are we silent when corporations indulge in it?
Members of the media have come under attack by police as well as protesters across the United States during the Black Lives Matter protests that were triggered by the death of George Floyd.
The number of global coronavirus infections has surged past 4.5 million, with over 306,000 deaths and 1.7 million recoveries. Here are more coronavirus-related developments for May 15:
An internal report by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), cited by The New York Times, says new cases are expected to surge from mid-May, hitting 200,000 per day by June 1, with the daily death toll almost doubling to 3,000.
Report by US Department of Homeland Security intelligence, obtained by The Associated Press, says China held off informing the WHO that the coronavirus “was a contagion” for much of January so it could order medical supplies from abroad.
While the Covid-19 illness is killing thousands of Americans daily, stay-at-home orders and business closures have thrown more than 26 million people out of work, a level of unemployment not seen since the Great Depression of the 1930s.
US president has advocated for the use of hydroxychloroquine to treat Covid-19. Results of a Washington-funded study of the drug, the largest yet, linked the drug with more deaths and showed no benefit against the disease over standard care.
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