President's first Oval Office speech comes after Congress passed budget legislation ahead of default deadline
US expands slots for asylum app at land crossings as demand overwhelms supply
There are now 1,250 appointments daily at eight land crossings in Mexico, up from 1,000 previously and 740 in early May.
Food aid could shrink under debt ceiling deal, US hunger groups warn
Hundreds of thousands of older Americans could be knocked off federal food aid programmes and other applicants buried in new paperwork due to changes under the bill.
Family of girl who died in US Border Patrol custody were denied ambulance, report says
An investigation into the death of an eight-year-old Panamanian girl being held in immigration custody in Texas revealed her family were repeatedly denied hospital medical care.
Mike Pence won't be charged in classified documents probe
The former US vice president was informed by the Department of Justice that it would not pursue criminal charges against him for having classified material at his Indiana home.
Only Washington and Beijing can resolve Ukraine crisis, think tank's new director Bronwen Maddox tells The National
Study sheds light on gender differences in infant language development