Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush addresses a crowd at a town hall event  in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.  Photograph:  Scott Eisen/Getty Images

Jeb Bush seems finally to have figured out what his campaign should be about. The problem for the former Florida governor and one-time presumed Republ(...)

Former Anglo chief executive David Drumm has been fighting the extradition to Ireland since October, during which time he was held in jail just outside Boston. Photograph: Alan Betson/Irish Times

The rescheduled extradition hearing at which former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive, David Drumm, is now expected to agree to return to the State fro(...)

Syrians fleeing the battle for control of Aleppo walk towards the Turkish border at the Bab al-Salam border gate, on February 5th. The districts held by anti-governmetn forces  in Aleppo are a prize they dare not lose. Photograph: Depo Photos via AP

When the battle for Syria’s largest city and commercial hub, Aleppo, began in July 2012, the provincial governor appealed for troops to counter rebel (...)

US director of national intelligence James Clapper during a Senate Committee on Armed Services hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

North Korea has expanded a uranium enrichment facility and restarted a plutonium reactor that could start recovering material for nuclear weapons, the(...)

 Syrian refugees   at the closed  border gate   in Kilis, Turkey:  Local councils in Aleppo  estimate that  100,000-150,000 civilians could flee the city if Russian air strikes continue. Photograph:  Chris McGrath/Getty

Hundreds of thousands of civilians could be cut off from food if Syrian government forces encircle rebel-held parts of Aleppo, the United Nations said(...)

Viacom’s company’s headquarters in the Times Square area of New York. Photograph: John Taggart/Bloomberg

Viacom, the owner of television channel MTV and movie studio Paramount, reported a bigger-than-expected drop in quarterly revenue, hurt by lower inco(...)

Donald Trump, the Republican presidential candidate, will be hoping that unlike his performance in Iowa, he can convert a consistent poll performance into a victory at the New Hampshire primary. Photograph: David Goldman/ AP Photo

Voters cast their ballots in the first primary election in the US presidential race in New Hampshire on Tuesday. Coming eight days after the inaugur(...)

Vietnam veteran David AuCoin (r) puts his arm around Republican candidate John Kasich, as he asks a question during a town hall meeting in Plaistow, New Hampshire. Photograph: Win McNamee/Getty Images

Republican John Kasich enters the Concord High School in New Hampshire to the White Stripes anthem Seven Nation Army, clapping along to the beat, quic(...)

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is greeted by  husband Bill Clinton and daughter Chelsea ahead of the New Hampshire primary. Photograph: Justin Lane/EPA

Republican and Democratic candidates fired closing salvoes at their nearest rivals in the final day of campaigning before the New Hampshire primary, (...)

Adnan Syed at  courthouse in Baltimore, Maryland  where a judge last week began reviewing whether he should receive a new trial amid national interest in his case after it was featured on the popular podcast ‘Serial’. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters

The family of Hae Min Lee, whose former boyfriend is seeking a retrial 16 years after he was convicted of killing her, broke its silence on Sunday. (...)