Global semiconductor shortage hits Mexican car workers

Life is hard in the central state of Aguascalientes and its namesake capital amid rolling shutdowns

Barbados sheds colonial ties by ditching the queen

Caribbean island will become a republic at a ceremony on November 29 attended by Prince Charles, but remains a member of the Commonwealth

Theranos founder Holmes tells jury she believed in ‘revolutionary technology’

Holmes sidesteps prosecutors’ allegations she made false claims to investors and business partners about her company's blood testing technology

US to release oil from reserves after Opec+ rebuffs call for more crude

Release of 50-million barrels will be the first time the US has co-ordinated such a move with some of the world’s biggest oil consumers

Georgia community edgy before verdict in killing of black ‘Running Man’ Arbery

In the mostly white community where Arbery was shot, most residents want a verdict of not guilty

Biden looks at sending military advisers to Ukraine

US has ‘serious concerns’ over Russia’s military presence on border

Wisconsin police chief says car ramming not a ‘terrorist’ attack

Driver to face homicide charges for deaths at Wisconsin Christmas parade

Joe Biden nominates Jerome Powell for second term as Fed chair

Lael Brainard, who was the other top candidate for the job, nominated to be vice-chair

Car drives through US parade, killing and injuring participants

A video posted online shows a red SUV ploughing at speed through a parade, appearing to run over more than a dozen people before crowds ran from sidewalks to ...

Leftist Boric has his work cut out to win voters over in Chilean polls

Former law student was runner-up in a first-round vote on Sunday, behind ultraright rival Jose Antonio Kast

El Salvador plans world’s first Bitcoin City backed by crypto ‘volcano bonds’

Salvadoreans are sceptical about President Nayib Bukele’s love of bitcoin, and its introduction has fuelled protests

Cryptocurrency has potential to destabilise countries, says Hillary Clinton

Clinton criticised Russian President Vladimir Putin, accusing him of deploying ‘a very large stable of hackers and those who deal in disinformation and ...

IRS seizes $3.5bn in crypto linked to tax fraud and money laundering in 2021

The US Internal Revenue Service says it could seize  billions more in 2022 as ‘crypto is involved in a number of  crimes’

New York judge overturns convictions of two jailed for murder of Malcolm X

Muhammad Aziz and late Khalil Islam spent decades in prison for assassination of US civil rights activist

Biden calls for probe into fuel market as prices rise 50%

‘Prices at the pump have continued to rise, even as refined fuel costs go down and industry profits go up,’ the president says in letter to Federal Trade ...

‘QAnon shaman’ jailed for more than three years in Capitol riot trial

Punishment is one of the stiffest handed down yet to a participant in the January 6 Capitol riot

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