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Coronavirus: White House targets US disease chief Dr Anthony Fauci

US infectious disease chief Dr Anthony Fauci is being targeted by the Trump administration as tensions rise between the health expert and the president.

US surpasses 3 million coronavirus cases

More than three million people in the US have now tested positive for Covid-19, according to Johns Hopkins University.

Coronavirus deaths in US top 100,000

The US has passed 100,000 deaths in the coronavirus outbreak in less than four months.

Trump says US topping world virus cases is ‘badge of honour’

President Donald Trump has argued it is "a badge of honour" that the US has the world's highest number of confirmed Covid-19 infections.

Trump taking unproven drug hydroxychloroquine to ward off coronavirus

US President Donald Trump has said he is taking hydroxychloroquine to ward off coronavirus, even though health officials have warned it may be unsafe.

Trump suggests injecting disinfectant as coronavirus treatment

US President Donald Trump has been lambasted by the medical community after suggesting research into whether coronavirus might be treated by injecting disinfectant into the body.

US oil prices turn negative as demand dries up

The price of US oil has turned negative for the first time in history. Oil producers are paying buyers to take the commodity off their hands over fears that storage capacity could run out in May.

DoJ returns US$300 million of 1MDB funds to Malaysia

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has repatriated US$300 million to Malaysia in recovered money misappropriated from 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB).

US and China sign deal to ease trade war

The US and China have signed an agreement aimed at easing a trade war that has rattled markets and weighed on the global economy.

Trump says he and Xi will sign China trade deal

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he and Chinese President Xi Jinping will have a signing ceremony to sign the first phase of the U.S.-China trade deal agreed to this month