US adventurer reaches deepest points in all oceans

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWatch Victor Vescovo touch bottom in the Malloy Trench (Credit: Discovery Channel) US adventurer Victor Vescovo has become the first person to visit the deepest points in…

Why Pelosi and Democrats face a bumpy ride

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi with fellow House Democrats As Congress reconvenes, Democrats can look forward to a bumpy autumn full of legislative challenges. Don't call it a…

US states launch competition probe into Google

Image copyright Getty Images A group of 50 states and territories in the US have launched an investigation into Google's dominance of the online advertising market. The coalition warned that the search giant may be…

Afghan peace talks are dead, Trump says

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionIs peace with the Taliban possible?US President Donald Trump says talks with the Taliban aimed at ending the 18-year war in Afghanistan are "dead". "As far as…

Juul ignored law in US e-cigarette adverts

Image copyright Scott Olson/Getty Images Image caption All flavoured e-cigarettes will be banned in Michigan US regulators have sent a warning letter to Juul Labs, saying the e-cigarette company violated US law by promoting its…

US Coastguard plans rescue for trapped ship crew

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionRescue efforts for trapped crew members continueThe US Coastguard has made contact with four crew members of a cargo ship that capsized off the coast of the…

Lawmakers investigate Trump, Giuliani and Ukraine

Image copyright BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images US lawmakers are investigating whether the White House tried to "manipulate" the Ukrainian government into digging up dirt on top Democrat Joe Biden. Three US House of Representatives panels are…

Trump lashes out at latest Republican challenger

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mark Sanford is expected to centre his campaign on cutting government debt and spending Donald Trump has lashed out at Mark Sanford, the latest Republican to challenge the US president…