Democrat Hillary Clinton becomes the first woman in US history to be nominated for president by any major party.
Donald Trump takes to Twitter to insist that despite months of investigating, no proof has emerged that he colluded with Russia to tilt the 2016 presidential election in his favor.
Donald Trump's fierce denunciation of Hillary Clinton was rife with distortion.
Pressure is building on Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders to give up his fight for the Democratic presidential nomination.
US House Speaker Paul Ryan says he will vote for the Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in this year's election, despite their differences.
US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has said her primary race against Bernie Sanders is effectively over.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump appears to have softened his stance on temporarily barring Muslims from travelling to the US.
Presidential hopeful Donald Trump says the newly elected mayor of London would be an "exception" to his proposed ban on Muslims travelling to the US.
Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump accuses China of "raping" the US, in renewed criticism of China's trade policy.
US presidential hopeful Ted Cruz is called "Lucifer in the flesh" by the former Speaker of the House of Representatives, John Boehner.