US president Joe Biden with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi upon departing the US Capitol after a caucus meeting in Washington, DC. Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images

US president Joe Biden on Friday urged his fellow Democrats in Congress to overcome divisions and back two massive spending Bills that account for muc(...)

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko. Photograph: Dmitry Astakhov/Getty Images.

The US is drawing up a list of targeted sanctions against key members of the Belarusian government following the former Soviet republic’s forced landi(...)

US president Donald Trump and Chinese president Xi Jinping at Mar-a-Lago in Florida in 2017.  Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images

A dissident once branded Enemy No 1 by the Chinese Communist Party is spreading conspiracy theories about vote-rigging in the US presidential election(...)

Photograph: Lionel Bonaventure/AFP via Getty Images

ByteDance is butting up against a long-awaited deadline that would subject the Chinese internet giant to possible Trump administration penalties if it(...)

US president Donald Trump arrives at Miami International Airport in Florida for a briefing on efforts to stop the flow of drugs coming into the country.  Photograph: Samuel Corum/The New York Times

US president Donald Trump postponed a planned rally in New Hampshire scheduled for Saturday, citing a weather warning, amid signs of growing public di(...)

Donald Trump disembarks from Air Force 1 upon arrival in  in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The US president is  maintaining that coronavirus numbers are going up because of “great testing”. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/via Getty Images

US president Donald Trump has defended his response to the coronavirus pandemic, as infection rates in the United States continue to rise, prompting f(...)

Hertz  has said any recovery to pre-coronavirus levels is dependent on the return of the airline industry

Hertz, the car rental group backed by US billionaire businessman Carl Icahn, has staved off bankruptcy after striking a deal with lenders to extend (...)

 American Airlines is one of the companies seeking funding from the US government.

US airlines reached preliminary deals with the Treasury Department to access billions of dollars in aid, securing a temporary lifeline as the industry(...)

US president Donald Trump: has underlined need to fight the “invisible enemy” of coronavirus. “I think our economy will come back very rapidly.” Photograph: Leah Millis

The Trump administration is considering sending cheques directly to Americans “in the next two weeks”, as the White House ramps up its response to the(...)

Sarah Miller, who heads the American Economic Liberties Project, in Washington. Photograph: Andrew Mangum/The New York Times

One night five years ago, Sarah Miller, a former US treasury department aide, was trying to make sense of an economic recovery that had left the count(...)

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