Ted Cruz has suspended his campaign to be the Republican presidential nominee in light of a resounding win for Donald Trump (right) in Indiana.

Businessman Donald Trump scored a resounding victory in Indiana’s Republican primary forcing his chief rival, Texas senator Ted Cruz, to quit the race(...)

Warren Buffett (85)  Charlie Munger (92) fielded five hours of questions on such matters as Coca-Cola’s sugary drinks, lower shipping volumes on the BNSF railroad, risks from derivatives, and who might succeed Buffett as chief executive.

Warren Buffett said on Saturday that Berkshire Hathaway Inc is poised to do well no matter who wins the White House in November, and the billionaire i(...)

I know the feeling. That unbidden serenity that descends from nowhere and rests on my soul as though to the manner called. It remains there with an (...)

Hillary Clinton has 88 per cent of the delegates needed to win the Democratic belt and she leads in the polls in California. Photograph: Eric Thayer/The New York Times

Even their victory-party music after decisive state wins in the north-east on Tuesday night pointed to how Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are only j(...)

If Donald Trump didn’t kill the ‘stop Trump’ movement with his five primary wins on Tuesday night, he left it badly battered and bruised. Photograph: Julie Jacobson/AP.

If Donald Trump didn’t kill the “stop Trump” movement on Tuesday night, he left it battered and bruised. The Republican front-runner’s case for the (...)

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (L) and his wife Mary Pat (R) listen as Republican US presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during Trump’s five state primary night event in New York City on Tuesday. Photograph: Reuters

Donald Trump declared himself “the presumptive nominee” to stand as the Republican candidate in November’s presidential election after a clean sweep o(...)

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speaks during a rally  in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on Monday. Photograph: Jeff Swensen/Getty Images

In the City of Brotherly Love, there was not much sisterly affection for Hillary Clinton among Bernie Sanders’s supporters at a rally on Monday night.(...)

Donald Trump speaking in Rhode Island: ‘If you collude in business, or if you collude in the stock market, they put you in jail, but in politics, because it’s a rigged system, because it’s a corrupt enterprise, in politics you are allowed to collude.’ Photograph: Brian Snyder/Reuters

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has rubbished a pact agreed by his rivals, Texas senator Ted Cruz and Ohio governor John Kasich, to (...)

US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks following victory in the New York state primary: his 60 per cent score in New York State was his highest level of support in his campaign so far. Photograph: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images

“Today you proved there’s no place like home,” an ecstatic Hillary Clinton told supporters in a Manhattan hotel in her adopted home state after rompin(...)

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have both increased their leads in the race for the Democratic and Republican candicacy. Photograph: EPA/NYT

Donald Trump won a landslide victory in New York’s Republican presidential primary regaining control of the party’s race, while Hillary Clinton stretc(...)