President Trump has claimed that the state of the US economy is the envy of the world. Does the evidence stack up?
(Image: US President Donald Trump at a "Make America Great Again" rally in Greenville, North Carolina, on July 17, 2019. Credit: AFP/Getty Images)
President Trump's tweets
The United States House of Representatives has passed a resolution condemning President Trump's "racist comments". This is after the president sent tweets directed at four congresswomen of colour, telling them to "go back to the crime infested countries from which they'd come". Today hears from David Axelrod, who was chief strategist to Barack Obama, and Bryan Lanza, deputy communications director for Donald Trump’s presidential campaign.
Image: Us President Donald Trump Credit: Getty
Wednesday's business with Dharshini David
Facebook's cryptocurrency plan gets hostile reception at a US hearing
(Image: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at F8 summit in San Jose, California. Credit: AFP/Getty Images)
Deadliest Day – a new investigative series from Beyond Today
Claire Read introduces her special podcast series about the impact of one day of the British army’s war in Afghanistan on the troops who were there and the families they left behind.
Download the Deadliest Day series from the Beyond Today podcast.
"We have lift off"
50 years ago today was the launch that took Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins and Buzz Aldrin into space.
Lift off was controlled from the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida. Amongst the hundreds of NASA staff in the control room was one woman, JoAnn Morgan. She shared her memories of the launch.
(Image: Firing Room at the Kennedy Space Centre, Credit: NASA)