Gun control

Trump says administration talking to Democrats about gun measures

Trump provides no details but says administration in 'meaningful' talks on legislation after mass shootings in the US.

Trump says administration talking to Democrats about gun measures

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France vows tight security to keep protesters far from G7 summit

Raft of unprecedented security measures set to transform French seaside resort into a fortress for G7 leaders' summit.

France vows tight security to keep protesters far from G7 summit

ISIS/ISIL

Pompeo says ISIL gaining strength in some areas

In wide-ranging interview, Pompeo also tells CBS the US and North Korea have not resumed talks as quickly as he hoped.

Pompeo says ISIL gaining strength in some areas

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Epstein sex abuse victims to face hurdles in seeking compensation

Days before his suicide, the sex offender placed more than half a billion dollars of assets in a trust to protect them.

Epstein sex abuse victims to face hurdles in seeking compensation

United States

Ilhan Omar: Go to Israel, see 'cruel reality of the occupation'

Denouncing Netanyahu's decision to deny them entry, Omar, Tlaib urge politicians to visit Israel and occupied West Bank.

Ilhan Omar: Go to Israel, see 'cruel reality of the occupation'

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Should businesses put social impact above profit?

Corporate titans, including CEOs of Amazon and JPMorgan, say that shareholders' interests should not be top priority.

Should businesses put social impact above profit?

Abortion

Planned Parenthood abandons Title X funds over Trump 'gag rule'

The organisation says it won't be 'bullied into withholding abortion information from patients'.

 Planned Parenthood abandons Title X funds over Trump 'gag rule'

Inside Story

Does the Trump-Netanyahu special relationship serve or harm US?

The close ties between the US president and the Israeli prime minister are creating controversy.

Prison

US prisons chief removed after Epstein suicide

US Attorney General William Barr shakes up prisons bureau after the suicide of Jeffrey Epstein inside a federal jail.

US prisons chief removed after Epstein suicide

US & Canada

After INF treaty exit, US tests ground-launched cruise missile

The test would have been prohibited by the INF treaty, had the United States had not left it earlier this month.

After INF treaty exit, US tests ground-launched cruise missile

Black Lives Matter

NYPD fires Daniel Pantaleo over Eric Garner chokehold death

Garner's dying words, 'I can't breathe', became a flash point in the US debate over race and police use of force.

NYPD fires Daniel Pantaleo over Eric Garner chokehold death

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US Commerce Department grants 90-day trade extension to Huawei

Secretary Wilbur Ross announced limited reprieve despite President Trump's remarks on long-term pivot away from company.

US Commerce Department grants 90-day trade extension to Huawei

US & Canada

Only Native American running for US presidency

Mark Charles, running as an Independent, among those highlighting importance of Native American rights in US election campaigning.

US Elections 2020

Who are the 2020 US Democratic presidential candidates?

The pool of candidates vying for their party's nomination in 2020 is among the largest and most diverse in US history.

Who are the 2020 US Democratic presidential candidates?

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China suspends purchase of Venezuelan oil

Beijing has long been a supporter of Venezuela, but Trump's latest threats have made Chinese oil bosses wary.

China suspends purchase of Venezuelan oil