Donald Trump's shock election is likely to tip the Supreme Court firmly into the conservative camp, to the great relief of religious traditionalists, gun rights activists and powerful financial interests.
The Islamic State group has been eroded by international efforts to crush the jihadist group but its ability to mount devastating attacks on the West remains very real, defense and security experts say.1 Comment
Even if, as most polls predict, he loses Tuesday's U.S. presidential election, Donald Trump's populist charge will leave its mark on the American body politic.
More than 27 million people have already voted in the U.S. presidential election, and early trends are offering some hints of the outcome less than a week before Election Day.
America's PGA Tour has muscled in to become the biggest player on the Asian golf scene after establishing a three-tournament swing worth nearly US$26 million along with a growing feeder circuit in China.
Insults, obscenities, vitriol and sleaze: Americans have just about had it with this year's White House race. As the clock ticks down to Election Day many are counting the minutes until the end of what often seemed like a bad political reality show, headlined by two deeply unpopular stars, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.
Among the many challenges facing the next occupant of the White House, few will be more pressing, or more complex, than that posed by North Korea's seemingly inexorable drive to nuclear statehood.
Republican Donald Trump has spent much of the past week in enemy territory, desperate to poach a Democratic state and carve a perilously narrow path to victory in his White House race against Hillary Clinton.
Initially caught off guard, Hillary Clinton's campaign has swung between defiance, counter-attack and painting Donald Trump as a mortal danger since the FBI director revived her email scandal.
History will remember Barack Obama as America's first black president. But his eight years in office have thoroughly shaken up America's role in the world and the political spectrum at home.