Politics

Trump and Biden take sharply different paths on immigration

By John Whitesides and Ted Hesson WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump's push to crack down on illegal immigration and reshape legal immigration was at...

China targeting U.S. election infrastructure with cyberattacks, says O’Brien

WASHINGTON - Chinese government-linked hackers have been targeting U.S. election infrastructure ahead of the 2020 presidential election, White House National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien...

Tax cuts, reduced unemployment benefits: What’s in Trump’s coronavirus executive orders?

By Raphael Satter After failing to reach a deal with the U.S. Congress for a fresh round of coronavirus pandemic relief, President Donald Trump signed...

Facebook bars pro-Trump PAC from advertising, citing repeated false posts

By Elizabeth Culliford and Katie Paul SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook Inc is temporarily banning a Republican political action committee, the Committee to Defend the President,...

As Trump attacks mail ballots, some Republicans see their own prospects damaged. Here is why…

By Jarrett Renshaw NEW YORK - With less than 90 days until Election Day, Republicans are scrambling to counter the effects of Donald Trump's verbal...

Trump loses bid to add fourth U.S. campaign debate with Biden in early September

By John Whitesides WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's re-election campaign on Thursday lost its bid for a fourth debate with Democratic candidate Joe Biden in...

Trump campaign wants presidential debate in early September

By Joseph Ax President Donald Trump's re-election campaign is seeking to add a debate with Democratic candidate Joe Biden in early September, arguing that millions...

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Harris’ Indian heritage could boost Biden with Asian-American voters

By Joseph Ax Joe Biden's presidential campaign plans to step up engagement with Asian-American voters this fall and is betting running mate Kamala Harris' experience...

Special report: A collapsing economy and a family feud pile pressure on Syria’s Assad

By Suleiman Al-Khalidi, Maha El Dahan, Tom Perry and Michael Georgy BEIRUT/AMMAN/DUBAI - In May, Syrian tycoon Rami Makhlouf, a cousin and long-time ally of...

Spice is right as Indonesian startups eye value in vanilla

By Fransiska Nangoy and Bernadette Christina JAKARTA - Indonesian Sofa Arbiyanto had a manufacturing job in South Korea two years ago when he learned about...

How a Texas shale supplier’s founders made fortunes as the firm failed

By Liz Hampton On July 7, the board of directors at Texas fracking sand supplier Hi-Crush granted nearly $3 million in bonuses to four top...

Twitter to expand censorship rules against misinformation on mail-in ballots & early voting

By Kanishka Singh Twitter said late on Wednesday it plans to expand its rules censoring misinformation regarding mail-in ballots and early voting in the U.S....