Donald Trump looks almost certain to be the Republican challenger for the White House after Ted Cruz dramatically ended his campaign. Cruz announced he was pulling out of the race, saying he could see "no viable path forward".
The oldest son of US President Donald Trump revealed direct messages with WikiLeaks' Twitter account. The material has been submitted to congressional committees looking at Russia's involvement in the US election.
US President Trump has said he backs the conclusion of intelligence agencies that Russia meddled in the 2016 election. Trump tried to distance himself from remarks suggesting he believed Russian President Vladimir Putin.
A congressional committee has released a trove of Russian-funded Facebook ads that were disseminated during the 2016 presidential election. DW looks at the politically divisive messages aimed at sowing discord in the US.
Donald Trump's election win a year ago was a watershed moment. It showed an utterly incompetent politician can become president by appealing to voters' base instincts. But he could be just a harbinger of things to come.
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