Angry protest at Charlottesville meeting over far-right rally

Angry protest at Charlottesville meeting over far-right rally

Image copyright CBS News Image caption Protesters held up a sign that read “Blood on your hands” Angry protests erupted at a city council meeting in Charlottesville, Virginia, where a woman was killed at a white nationalist rally 10 days ago. Protesters and residents packed into the meeting to criticise officials for their handling of […]

Sixty migrants found locked in icy truck on US-Mexico border

Sixty migrants found locked in icy truck on US-Mexico border

Image copyright CBP Image caption The migrants were laying on a sheet of ice inside the truck Sixty undocumented migrants from Central America were discovered locked inside a food truck by US officials as they tried to cross the border. They were found “laying on and within pallets of broccoli lined with a thin sheet […]

Trump rules out Afghan troops withdrawal

Trump rules out Afghan troops withdrawal

Media caption“We are not nation building again. We are killing terrorists,” President Trump said President Donald Trump has said a hasty US withdrawal from Afghanistan would leave a vacuum for terrorists to fill. He said his original instinct was to pull US forces out, but had instead decided to stay and “fight to win” – […]

Solar eclipse 2017: Americans gaze at sky spectacular

Solar eclipse 2017: Americans gaze at sky spectacular

Media captionWatch: The US witnesses the ‘diamond ring’ effect A total solar eclipse has wowed the US. A huge shadow cast by the Moon as it passed in front of the Sun swept across the nation, from Oregon in the west to South Carolina in the east. Millions of people moved to get into the […]

Solar eclipse: Watch it happen

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Trump travel drains Secret Service budget

Trump travel drains Secret Service budget

Image copyright Getty Images The US Secret Service is facing a strain on its budget due in part to President Donald Trump’s large family and multiple properties. Secret Service Director Randolph “Tex” Alles said some 1,100 agents will hit their overtime allowance caps for the year. Under Mr Trump, 42 people receive protection, an increase […]

US Navy orders ‘operational pause’ after collision

US Navy orders ‘operational pause’ after collision

Media captionThe timing of this incident is awkward for the United States The US Navy has ordered a worldwide “operational pause” of its fleet after a destroyer collided with a tanker near Singapore, leaving 10 sailors missing. Five other sailors were injured in the crash involving the guided missile destroyer USS John S McCain. The […]

Eclipse spectacle set to grip US public

Eclipse spectacle set to grip US public

Media captionWATCH: Solar eclipse photos will be used to create a “Megamovie” Skywatchers in the United States are preparing for the spectacular sight of a total solar eclipse. The Moon is set to pass in front of the Sun, casting a deep shadow that will sweep over the nation from Oregon in the west to […]

US Navy orders fleet investigation of after collision

US Navy orders fleet investigation of after collision

Media captionThe timing of this incident is awkward for the United States The US Navy has ordered a wide investigation into its Pacific fleet after a US destroyer collided with an oil tanker near Singapore. The inquiry will look at “all related accidents at sea”, US Defence Secretary James Mattis said in Amman, Jordan. Ten […]

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