An Aedes aegypti mosquito is photographed in a laboratory at the University of El Salvador, in San Salvador. For the  first time the virus has been detected in the saliva and urine of two patients. Photograph: Marvin Recinos/AFP/Getty Images

Zika has been identified in the saliva and urine of two patients infected by the virus, a leading Brazilian health institute has said. It is the firs(...)

Britain’s wartime prime minister Winston Churchill Prime and US president Franklin D Roosevelt in Morocco at a war conference surrounded by British and American war correspondants. Photograph: PA

(...) ships to Tommy guns) sent to Britain. Following America’s actual entry into the war in 1941, the(...)

Both pro- and anti-choice sides were dumbfounded by the outcome. The accused had been acquitted, the accusers indicted. The spectacular backfire might have been less of a surprise (although would still have been surprising) in Manhattan or San Francisco. But in Sheldon country?

Margaret Sanger opened America’s first birth control clinic in 1916. Sanger’s mother Anne Higgins – both(...)

Colombia’s president Juan Manuel Santos is on a three-day visit to Washington this week. Photograph: Guillermo Legaria/AFP/Getty Images

(...) could be in sight for Latin America’s longest and bloodiest conflict. Colombian government negotiators(...)

An Aedes aegypti mosquito  in a laboratory in Campinas, Brazil, February 2nd, 2016. Photograph: Paulo Whitaker/Reuters

Zika virus is “spreading explosively” and could infect as many as 4 million people in the Americas(...)

NFL great Jerry Rice gets a huge reaction from the crowd during Super Bowl 50 Opening Night’s session with the NFC Champion Carolina Panthers six days before the NFL’s Super Bowl 50 will be played at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California between the AFC Champion Denver Broncos and the NFC Champion Carolina Panthers. Photo: Tannen Maury/PA

(...). Every station of the cross during the fortnight build-up to America’s high holy holiday is appropriately(...)

Billionaire Donald Trump lost to Texas senator Ted Cruz in the Iowa caucuses, while Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders were locked in a virtual tie after a hard-fought battle. Photograph: Composite/Bloomberg/AFP

(...) experience, and her willingness to fight for America’s struggling middle class. While last night’s caucus(...)

WHO chief Margaret Chan giving a press conference on Monday in Geneva after an emergency committee debate on whether the Zika virus outbreak should be considered a global health emergency. Photograph: AFP/Fabrice Coffrini

(...) any travel plans to 20 countries in the Americas and the Caribbean by “pregnant women and women who(...)

 General Director of the World Health Organization Margaret Chan informs during a press conference after the first meeting of the International Health Regulations (IHR) Emergency Committee concerning Zika virus, at the organisation’s headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. Photograph: Salvatore Di Nolfi/EPA

(...) as many as four million people in the Americas. Brazil is due to host the Olympic Games in Rio de(...)