Veteran US Republican Senator John McCain has been diagnosed with brain cancer and is reviewing treatment options, according to his office.
The options may include chemotherapy and radiation, his doctors said. The 80-year-old politician is in "good spirits" recovering at home.
The tumour was discovered during a surgery to remove a blood clot from above his left eye last week.
US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, had another, previously undisclosed conversation at this month's G20, the White House has confirmed.
They spoke towards the end of a formal dinner but the White House has not revealed what was discussed.
President Trump has condemned media revelations of the talks as "sick".
The two leaders' relationship is under...
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Monday announced it would allow 15,000 more foreign workers to obtain temporary non-immigrant visas due to a shortage of qualified laborers in the United States.
DHS Secretary John Kelly filed the required paperwork with the Federal Register to increase the number of H-2B visas for fiscal year 2017 after meeting with Secretary of Labor Alexander...
Republican efforts to find a replacement for President Obama's healthcare system have collapsed.
Two Republican senators said they opposed their party's proposed alternative, making it impossible for the bill to pass in its current form.
The party has been divided on the issue, with moderates concerned about the effects on the most vulnerable.
President Trump has now called for repeal of...
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he will postpone a vote on the Republican healthcare bill while Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., recovers from eye surgery to remove a blood clot.
In a statement released late Saturday, McConnell said the Senate's Better Care Act will not reach the Senate floor while McCain recovers. McConnell did not disclose when the vote could occur in the statement in...
A deadly flash flood sparked by monsoon-like rains has swept through a swimming hole in the US state of Arizona, killing at least eight people.
At least two of those who died were children, according to reports in local media.
A search operation is under way for people who are still missing.
The flash flood occurred at Cold Springs, near Payson, on Saturday afternoon, sweeping people down...
A former Soviet counter-intelligence official attended a meeting last year with senior aides to President Donald Trump and his son, it has emerged.
Rinat Akhmetshin, now a lobbyist, confirmed to US media he was present at the Trump Tower encounter.
Donald Trump Jr was promised damaging material on Hillary Clinton at the meeting, his emails show.
Mr Trump Jr has only previously acknowledged...
President Donald Trump says his proposed border wall may not need to cover the whole US frontier with Mexico because of existing natural barriers.
He told journalists travelling on Air Force One to France that it also needed to be transparent, to offer border guards visibility into Mexico.
He also reiterated his desire the final design would involve solar panels.
Building the wall, and...
Grandparents and other relatives of people living in the US cannot be barred from entering under President Trump's travel ban, a judge has ruled.
The order, by District Judge Derrick Watson in Hawaii, is a fresh legal blow to Mr Trump's immigration crackdown.
The judge said the ban had interpreted a Supreme Court ruling too narrowly.
That decision, made last month, partly reinstated the...
The Department of State said the U.S. refugee program has surpassed the 50,000-person cap set by President Donald Trump's administration for the year, which will now deny many refugees entry.
The United States admitted about 85,000 refugees in the 2016 fiscal year and former President Barack Obama wanted to accept 110,000 for the 2017 fiscal year. But under the cap implemented by Trump's...