Kincora Boys’ Home, where several children were sexually abused between the late 1950s and 1980s. Photograph: Pacemaker

Calls have been made for an investigation into a report that a Belfast doctor was allowed to continue working with children at a Belfast hospital desp(...)

An anti-government protester holds his iPhone with a sign ‘No Entry’ during a demonstration near the Apple store on Fifth Avenue in New York. Photograph: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images

Now that the US government has cracked open an iPhone that belonged to a gunman in the San Bernardino mass shooting without Apple’s help, the tech co(...)

Rachel Gaffney: “I hit the reset button. It took me years of mistakes and sleepless nights to arrive to this point.”

On meeting Rachel Gaffney, I am immediately struck that she is a woman who is proud of her roots. Her formative years were spent in the Ursuline Conv(...)

Consul General Adrian Farrell (left) with Mayor of Austin, Steve Adler (right)

While Ireland may be the entry point for many US companies trying to break into the wider European market, the city of Austin is providing Irish firms(...)

Republican presidential candidate and former Texas governor Rick Perry formally announces his candidacy for the 2016 Republican nomination for president at an event in Addison, Texas. Photograph: Mike Stone/Reuters

Former Texas governor Rick Perry announced on Thursday he will pursue the Republican presidential nomination again in 2016, seeking redemption for a f(...)

 In a moving speech at Dealey Plaza, Dallas, yesterday, Dallas mayor Mike Rawlings spoke of John F Kennedy’s legacy. Photograph: Larry W Smith/EPA

Thousands of people braved a wet, bitterly cold day to remember US president John F Kennedy and mark the moment 50 years ago when he was assassinat(...)

President John F Kennedy, first lady Jacqueline Kennedy  and Texas Governor John Connally and his wife  in the presidential motorcade moments before Kennedy was shot in Dallas,Texas, on November 22nd, 1963. Photograph: Reuters/Victor Hugo King/Library of Congress/

There are no signs to commemorate the route John F Kennedy’s presidential motorcade took through Dallas to the scene of his assassination a half-centu(...)

The plaza where the 35th president was shot has become America’s altar to the conspiracy theory

Sherman Hopkins was five years old when President John Fitzgerald Kennedy was assassinated in Dealey Plaza in Dallas 50 years ago. Now he(...)