People who rent out their homes through Airbnb will have to sign up to a new non-discrimination policy or face being suspended from the service.  File photograph: John MacDougall/AFP/Getty Images

People who rent out their homes through Airbnb will have to sign up to a new non-discrimination policy or face being suspended from the service. The(...)

Detail from Mary (2014) by Alec Soth. Courtesy of the artist

In 2004, photography specialists Steidl published Sleeping by the Mississippi, a book by a youngish American photographer called Alec Soth. The photo(...)

A bouquet of flowers is placed at the end of Jerry and Patty Wetterling’s driveway as news their son’s remains  have been found. Photograph: (Kimm Anderson/St. Cloud Times via AP

The remains of Jacob Wetterling, an 11-year-old boy kidnapped from a rural US road nearly 27 years ago, have been found. The discovery provides long-(...)

Partisan US fans cheer during the four balls on the first day of the Ryder Cup at Hazeltine National Golf Club on Friday. Photograph: David J Phillip/Inpho.

“I say it every two years,” David Livingstone reminded us, “there’s nothing like this in sport”. And on looking out the window over his shoulder it wa(...)

Gavin Eugene Long in a screengrab from an online video. Long killed three law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, US, on Sunday. Photograph: YouTube/AP

The black US marine corps veteran who shot dead three police officers in Louisiana’s capital planned his attack for days and then assassinated the men(...)

Police vehicles  near the scene of a fatal shooting of police officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, US. Photograph: Jonathan Bachman/Reuters

Three police officers were killed and three more injured yesterday in a shooting in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Police confirmed the three fatalities in(...)

Police officers block off a road after a shooting of police in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, US. Photograph: Joe Penney/Reuters

Three law enforcement officers have died and three have been injured in a shooting incident in Baton Rouge, officials in Louisiana said. Police said(...)

Joe Arpaio: “Maybe President Obama should be more supportive of cops instead of going after people every time they shoot a black person.” Photograph: Samantha Sais/New York Times

Joe Arpaio wonders whether bestiality is a problem in Ireland, given all the cattle in the country. He later autographs a photograph that has just bee(...)

A police body-camera video shows an officer pointing a gun towards Dylan Noble in Fresno, California. Photograph: Fresno Police Department/AP

Police in California have released graphic body-camera footage of officers repeatedly shooting an unarmed teenager. The video of the killing of Dyla(...)

President Barack Obama honours slain officers at a service in Dallas.Photograph: Tom Pennington/Getty Images

US president Barack Obama asked Americans to reject despair about racial divisions and embrace “an open heart” to be able see the world through the ey(...)