Jack McCullough enters the King County Jail courtroom for his bail hearing in Seattle, Washington in 2011. Photograph: Anthony Bolante/Reuters

A Belfast native, who was sentenced to life in prison in the US in 2012 over the 1957 murder of a seven-year-old girl, has been released after new evi(...)

K for Jackie stood back and pointed to a screen overhead. “Perhaps you can explain what are we all doing in the wrong terminal?”Photograph: David Sleator

The incoming Chicago flight on Saturday morning was ahead of schedule, which was fine as Vinny Fitzpatrick had allowed for jet stream assistance at 37(...)

A bird lands on Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’ podium as he speaks in Portland, Oregon.  Photograph: Natalie Behring/Getty Images

Democratic US presidential contender Bernie Sanders easily won nominating contests in Alaska and Washington on Saturday, chipping away at front-runner(...)

Ted Cruz speaking at a rally in New York. The senator from Texas and candidate for the presidential nomination received an endorsement from former candidate Jeb Bush. Photograph: Reuters/Pearl Gabel

Texas senator Ted Cruz received a boost in his effort to rally Republicans behind his bid to beat Donald Trump in the Republican presidential race aft(...)

All was still on the Montlake Cut, the most famous stretch of rowing water in Seattle, when Vinny Fitzpatrick arrived at dawn on Monday morning. Hi(...)

President Michael D Higgins visited schools in Seattle where GAA games are on the curriculum. File photograph: Frank Miller

Mayor of Seattle Ed Murray has congratulated Ireland on the imminent signing of the Marriage Equality Bill. The Bill passed its final stage in the Sea(...)

Speaking at a visit to Microsoft, in Redmond, Seattle, President Michael D Higgins emphasised the importance of the company to contemporary Ireland. Photograph: PA

In a high school more than 7,000km from Ireland, students with and without Irish connections are learning to play GAA games, President Michael D Higgi(...)

Wreckage is pictured where a television news helicopter crashed near the Space Needle in Seattle. Photograph: David Ryder/Reuters.

Two people have died in the US after a news helicopter crashed outside its station near the Space Needle in Seattle. (...)

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The sunlight strobing through the trees is a good start. It’s a warm, soft, golden light and the trees seem impossibly tall on both sides. Through the(...)