‘It is for all Americans, everything that we do’ – Ben Carson
13 January 2017 | 5:00 am
US President-elect Donald Trump's pick for housing secretary Ben Carson says his work will benefit 'all Americans', as he speaks to Congress during his confirmation hearing.
19 Feb 2021
The CEO of Robinhood, a Reddit influencer and Wall Street hedge fund managers have all faced a grilling from US lawmakers over the recent frenzy around GameStop. The House Financial Services Committee asked six key witnesses whether the extreme volatility in the shares last month, which rose almost 2,000 percent in a short space of time, exposed questionable market practices and potential conflicts of interest. But first, Renault booked a net loss of €8 billion for 2020 as global car sales dropped by more than a fifth, although the situation recovered strongly in the second half of the year.
1 Mar 2021
The former US president has made his first major public appearance after leaving office. Trump has teased his supporters that he may "beat" Biden in 2024.
8 Mar 2021
The NPC is China's biggest annual political event. On the agenda this year are the economy's "green transformation" and the nation's continued rise as a global power.
14 Mar 2021
Mexico's lower house of Congress has passed legislation that would legalize the recreational use of marijuana. Proponents believe the bill could help lessen the influence of the country's powerful drug cartels.
11 Mar 2021
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announces the approval in Congress of a $1.9 trillion relief package, as the floor erupts into cheer and applause. The bill, which cleared the Senate last weekend, now heads to the White House, where Biden -- who made the American Rescue Plan his top legislative priority -- said he plans to sign the measure into law on Friday.
25 Mar 2021
President Joe Biden calls for the United States to ban assault weapons, as he urges Congress to act on gun control in the wake of a mass shooting in Colorado. "I don't need to wait another minute, let alone an hour, to take common sense steps that will save lives in the future," says Biden in an address from the White House.
12 Apr 2021
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Tuesday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Tuesday.
13 Apr 2021
Taofeek Arapaja has emerged chairman of the People's Democratic Party in Southwest after defeating his closest rival, Eddy Olafeso.
6 May 2021
Former US President Donald Trump will be suspended from Facebook and Instagram for at least another six months. He was banned from the platform following the January 6 siege of the US Capitol by his supporters.
20 May 2021
The legislation is backed by President Joe Biden. It comes amid a rise in attacks, including murders, against Asian Americans during the COVID pandemic.
7 Jun 2021
The social media giant says the former US president violated its rules by praising people engaged in violence at the US Capitol building in January.
16 Jun 2021
Brussels and Washington are expected to put an end to much of the trade tensions fueled by former US President Donald Trump. DW takes a look at the various crises that have strained relations between the two allies.
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Germany's Olaf Scholz is hosting the G7 summit in Bavaria, where world leaders pledged $600 billion dollars to help low-income states build "climate resilient infrastructure." The Ukraine war is also high on the agenda.
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The two pathogens that cause monkeypox and COVID-19 have a few things in common, but there are also many differences – especially when it comes to ease of transmission.
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After weeks of disruptive demonstrations, Ecuador's president Guillermo Lasso announced a price cut for gasoline and diesel. However, the reduction is far less than what protesters have demanded.
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Barely two months before the Angolan elections, political opponents accuse each other of unfairness. The opposition has criticized the ruling MPLA party for seeking to weaken it with the help of secret services.
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