The US president has declared a national emergency. Matthew Partridge reports.
The fight over the Texas 31st district is heating up. Matthew Partridge takes a look at the contenders.
The US Senate confirms Brett Kavanaugh amid one of the most bruising political encounters in recent memory.
Little changed despite the ill-tempered negotiations. Matthew Partridge reports.
Ten years after a financial crisis caused by too much debt, the world has an even higher debt load.
The dispute over tariffs could be a foreshadowing of something far worse. Emily Hohler reports.
The Federal Reserve, America’s central bank, is slowly raising interest rates. But that doesn’t mean it’s going after inflation, says John Stepek. It may have other targets in mind.
Fracking for oil has made the US energy independent. Its effects have spread far beyond the energy markets, says John Stepek, shifting the global economy’s balance of power.
America is slipping into a recession and yet everybody is blind to it.
Senator Joe Manchin will have a tough fight on his hands if he wants to get re-elected, says Matthew Partridge.
The revamped Nafta deal between the US and Mexico does little to support global trade. In fact, it may do the opposite.