Caitlin Vennard and Cormac McGrady at Yosemite National Park in California in 2012. McGrady is now unable to visit his American wife’s family in the US because he is banned from the country.

What started for Caitlin Vennard and her husband Cormac McGrady as late-night fun on a beach holiday ended with his deportation from the US, after thr(...)

US Attorney General Loretta Lynch (C) said “the situation in Baltimore involves a core responsibility of the Department of Justice - not only to combat illegal conduct when it occurs, but to help prevent the circumstances that give rise to it in the first place”. Photograph: Jose Luis Magana/Reuters.

The US justice department will investigate whether the Baltimore Police Department engaged in a pattern of unconstitutional policing, law enforcement (...)

Baltimore mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said: “My goal has always been to not have the curfew in place a single day longer than was necessary. I believe we have reached that point today.” Photograph: Eric Thayer/Reuters

Baltimore mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake yesterday lifted the city’s 10pm curfew, effective immediately. The announcement came after another evening (...)

The six police officers charged over the death of 25 year-old Freddie Gray have been released on bail, following a brief spell of detention at Baltimo(...)

Floyd Mayweather jnr (centre) and Manny Pacquiao hold the World Boxing Championship welterweight belt, which will go to the winner of their Saturday night bout, at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Photograph: Monica Almeida/New York Times

Las Vegas was gearing up for a knockout weekend as A-listers and high-rollers flooded into the gambling resort on Friday for what has been labelled th(...)

A member of a bomb squad works beside a bomb disposal robot and  gyrocopter after it landed on the West Front of the US Capitol, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Photograph: Michael Reynolds/EPA

A Florida man was arrested after he landed his small helicopter on the west lawn of the US Capitol on Wednesday, police said, violating restricted ai(...)

On Sunday night the 67-year-old posted a photo on social media website Twitter posing with a family of four, saying she had “loaded the van” and “met a great family when we stopped this afternoon”

Chris Learn, a 19-year-old student, could hardly believe what he was seeing when the former secretary of state and newly declared presidential candida(...)

Owen Killian: CEO Aryzta. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

* It’s been an eventful week or so for Aryzta, the Swiss-Irish food group run by Owen Killian, the former boss of IAWS.The company told investors it h(...)

Each Saturday on irishtimes.com/weddings we'll report on couples’ love stories. We'll tell the tales and show the pictures of these fabul(...)

Tánaiste Joan Burton said people need to get their lives back, be able to get back into business again, back into employment again, deal with the debt. Photograph: Eric Luke

Tanáiste Joan Burton has urged the banks to stop “extending and pretending” and agree realistic deals with struggling mortgage borrowers that allows t(...)