Footage shows hundreds of partygoers dancing

A Florida politician wants US President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club fined and closed temporarily after footage emerged of a New Year’s Eve party showing hundreds of guests not wearing masks. Democratic state representative Omari Hardy emailed a complaint to Palm Beach County, drawing attention to...

America narrowly avoids costly shutdown

After threatening to cull coronavirus relief and government funding from millions of vulnerable Americans, Donald Trump has reconsidered at the last minute. Donald Trump has signed a mammoth COVID-19 relief and government funding bill, including a modest relief payment for most Americans, averting a costly...

Donald Trump narrowly averts a costly US shutdown

Donald Trump has signed a mammoth COVID-19 relief and government funding bill, including a modest relief payment for most Americans, averting a costly shutdown. The nearly 5,600-page, US$2.3 trillion (AU$3 trillion) bill passed the House and Senate by overwhelming margins on Monday night, just hours...