WDBJ weatherman Leo (centre) at the makeshift memorial with members of the crew at the studios in Roanoke, Virginia. Photograph: Paul J Richards/AFP/Getty Images

Colleagues of the two American journalists killed live on air on Wednesday held a moment’s silence to remember their co-workers a day after the kil(...)

Vester Lee Flanagan, who was known on-air as Bryce Williams, is shown in this handout photo from TV station WDBJ7. Photograph: Reuters/WDBJ7

A man who shot dead a TV reporter and cameraman during a live news broadcast in the US told authorities afterwards he was a “human powder keg...just w(...)

Hillary Clinton: “You can get lip service from as many white people you can pack into Yankee Stadium and a million more like it who are going to say: ‘We get it, we get it. We are going to be nicer.’ That’s not enough, at least in my book.” Photograph: Getty

The video is visceral and raw: Hillary Rodham Clinton – the presidential candidate so often faulted for insulating herself from voters and critics ali(...)

A solar eclipse viewed from the Australian outback in 2002. Photograph: David Gray/Reuters

Precisely two years and a day from today, the moon’s shadow will sweep across the United States at a speed of more than 2,000km per hour. The Great(...)

Dáithí Ó Sé at the launch of this year’s Rose of Tralee festival. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times 0:52

Meath Rose and cancer survivor Elysha Brennan was crowned Rose of Tralee winner 2015 after a raucous two days in Co Kerry on Tuesday. The 22-year-old (...)

A demonstrator marking the one-year anniversary of the shooting of Michael Brown participates in a protest on West Florissant Avenue on on Tuesday night  in Ferguson, Missouri. Photograph: Scott Olson/Getty Images 0:26

Protests in Ferguson, Missouri, over last year’s police killing of an unarmed black teenager ended peacefully on Wednesday morning, law enforcement of(...)

The furious reaction from the American right and vested interest groups to President Barack Obama’s dramatic announcement of his Clean Power Plan last(...)

Demonstrators gather to protest the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Photograph: Roberto Rodriguez/EPA

Marches, prayers and a moment of silence will take place on Sunday in Ferguson, Missouri, to mark a year since an unarmed black teenager was fatall(...)

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Photograph: Rick Wilking/Reuters

Democratic presidential candidates will hold the first of six primary debates on October 13th in Nevada, the party has said, setting out a debate cale(...)

Lonnie Bunch, director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, which is scheduled to open in September 2016. Photograph: Simon Carswell

When the White House said, following the latest mass shooting in the United States, that president Barack Obama believed the Confederate flag “belongs(...)