Zai Deshields (4) plays at home before her first therapy session, in Stone Mountain, Georgia. Her mother says she has become withdrawn and regressed to baby-talk since recently pulling a handgun out of a backpack while visiting her grandmother in Texas and wounding her uncle in the leg. Photograph: Melissa Golden/The New York Times

Sha’Quille Kornegay, two years old, was buried in a pink coffin, her favourite doll by her side and a tiara strategically placed to hide the self-inf(...)

 Justin Rose has not been outside the top 15 on his last four outings at TPC Louisiana. Photograph: Kevin C Cox/Getty Images

US Tour: Justin Rose will look to successfully defend a title for the first time in his professional career in the Zurich Classic of New Orleans, an e(...)

 Democratic presidential candidates  Bernie Sanders  and Hillary Clinton: Clinton has a commanding lead of 1,121 delegates to Sanders’s 479, including super-delegates. Photograph: Kamil Krzaczynski/EPA

The “Super Saturday” presidential nominating contests in five states – four in the Republican race and three in the Democratic – threw up mixed result(...)

Republican presidential candidate hopefuls Donald Trump and Ted Cruz  greet each following a debate sponsored by on March 3rd, 2016 in Detroit, Michigan. Photograph: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz split victories in four nominating contests with front-runner Donald Trump on Saturday, bolstering Mr Cruz’s (...)

US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump: his strategy is under the spotlight. Photograph: EPA

It is clear from the ferocity of the attacks on Donald Trump that the businessman has the upper hand in the race to win the Republican nomination. W(...)

“Look at those hands. Are they small hands?”

The eleventh Republican presidential debate descended into a blizzard of insults with Donald Trump even going so far as to defend himself from ridicul(...)

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaking on “Super Tuesday”  night in Palm Beach, Florida. Photograph: AP Photo/Andrew Harnik

Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will deliver a speech today laying out his case against Donald Trump, despite the billionaire’s sw(...)

Republican US presidential candidate Donald Trump (L)  and Democratic US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton (R) rolled up a series of wins on Tuesday. Photograh: Scott Audette/ Javier Galeano/Reuters

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton scored major wins on the biggest night of the US presidential election so far, extending their leads in the races to (...)

Photojournalist Chris Morris is escorted by police during the Donald Trump rally on Monday. Photograph: Steve Helber/AP

A Donald Trump rally in Virginia was repeatedly disrupted on Monday by protesters, including some from the Black Lives Matter movement. It was a st(...)

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz receives an endorsement from “Duck Dynasty” TV show star Phil Robertson at a rally at the College of Charleston in Columbia, South Carolina. Photograph: EPA

Republican presidential contender Ted Cruz bounds onto the stage after being introduced by reality TV star “Duck Commander” Phil Robertson as the God-(...)