Acrid haze turns skies orange, obscuring the Statue of Liberty and the Capitol building
Trial opens for former Florida deputy in Parkland school shooting
Opening arguments began at the trial of a former sheriff's deputy accused of failing to protect pupils during the 2018 mass shooting at Parkland's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
US trade deficit widens to six-month high and is expected to dent economic growth
The US trade deficit widened by the most in eight years in April as imports of goods rebounded while exports of energy products declined.
Former Trump aide says he testified in documents probe
Taylor Budowich, a former spokesman for Donald Trump, said on Wednesday he had appeared before a grand jury in Miami to answer questions about the former president's handling of classified documents after he left the White House.
Atlanta approves 'Cop City' police training centre hit by protests
The city council approved funding for a new training centre that protesters have fought for years due to concerns about heavy-handed policing and the environment.
Ex-Soviet republic with strong European aspirations is in state of 'unstable equilibrium', its energy chief tells The National
Drinking a mere 70ml of the juice every day for six months lowers heart incidents by nearly half, research suggests