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 (...)

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 (...)

Donald Trump: Senator Ted Cruz and Ohio governor John Kasich have agreed to standaside in certain states amid growing concerns that Trump cannot otherwise be stopped. Photograph: Shannon Stapleton/Reuters

Senator Ted Cruz and Ohio governor John Kasich have agreed to coordinate in future primary contests in a last-ditch effort to deny Donald Trump the R(...)

Ammon Bundy, leader of the armed anti-government militia, speaking at a news conference at the entrance to the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge Headquarters near Burns, Oregon. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

United States federal agents have closed in on the last four anti-government militants still holed up at a national wildlife refuge in Oregon after a(...)

 Lavoy Finicum who was one of the occupiers of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon: he was shot dead. Photograph: by Joe Raedle/Getty Images

There was a dramatic turning point in the four-week armed occupation of a wildlife refuge in Oregon on Tuesday when the FBI arrested eight leaders of (...)

 More than 20 people marched up and down North Broadway Avenue in Burns, Oregon, holding a candlelight celebration of the life of Robert “LaVoy” Finicum. He was killed after an armed occupation of a wildlife refuge. Photograph: Rob Kerr/AFP/Getty Images

The leader of a month-long armed occupation of a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon on Wednesday urged remaining protesters to leave the site and go ho(...)

 Robert LaVoy Finicum, a rancher who acted as a spokesman for the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupiers, was killed in an incident on Tuesday.  Photograph: Jarod Opperman/New York Times

US and state officials in Oregon on Wednesday set up checkpoints around Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, where an armed group pledged to prolong its (...)

Occupiers confer before disabling a remote camera system mounted on a power pole near the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge Headquarters in Burns, Oregon. Photograph: Rob Kerr/AFP/Getty Images

A member of the group of armed men who have seized a US wildlife refuge in Oregon in an anti-government protest has been arrested after driving a gove(...)

Preliminary watercolour study  of Iris ‘Killiney’ by botanical artist Jane Stark. (Drawing courtesy of ISBA)

As the wife of a professional garden photographer, it’s not unusual to find myself standing in a stranger’s garden grumpily harrumphing while my husba(...)

US president Barack Obama waves at the start of his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on anuary 20th, 2015. Photograph:  Joshua Roberts/Reuters

Barack Obama will stand on the dais of the US House of Representatives tonight to deliver his final State of the Union in a speech that is being previ(...)