The main building at Paras Vinyards burns in the Mount Veeder area of Napa in California. Photograph: Jogn Edelson/AFP/Getty Images

Strong, dry winds may fan new wildfire outbreaks on Wednesday in California’s wine country, where blazes have killed at least 21 people and destroyed (...)

Texas Gun is one of the 6,700 gun dealers located near the US-Mexico border. Photograph: Gilles Mingasson/Getty Images

The deadliest mass shooting in US history in Las Vegas last week, which left 58 people dead, has reignited the debate over gun control. The state of (...)

 People watch the aftermath of a mass shooting outside  the Mandalay Bay hotel near the scene of the Route 91 Harvest festival on Las Vegas Boulevard in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photograph: Paul Buck/EPA

At least 58 people died and more than 500 others were wounded when a gunman opened fire on a country music festival on the Las Vegas Strip. The gunma(...)

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg: dismissive of the idea that social media and artificial intelligence could be used for global domination. Photograph: Brian Snyder/Reuters

The idea of Mark Zuckerberg running for president was always sort of scary. But now it’s really scary, given what we’ve discovered about the power of (...)

Wyndham Latten (left) and Andrew Warren, who are accused of fatally stabbing a man and then fleeing across the country in an attempt to avoid capture. Photograph: Chicago Police Department via AP

Since the death last month of a man in a downtown luxury apartment in Chicago, details had trickled out, perplexing and graphic. Two employees of elit(...)

Marcus Hutchins at his workstation in Ilfracombe, England.  File photograph: Frank Augstein/AP

A British computer expert who helped shut down a worldwide cyber attack has been arrested by the FBI in the US, on charges relating to the Kronos bank(...)

 US president Donald Trump uses an umbrella after stepping out of Air Force One in  Maryland. Photograph: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Donald Trump was promising to destroy a vile criminal cartel. Unfortunately, not his own. But one could be forgiven for mistaking the vicious tactics (...)

Sarah Kendzior has become a must-follow journalist, as her deeply unsettling predictions about how things will unfold as Trump mimics other authoritarian leaders continue to come to pass.

There was a time during Donald Trump’s election campaign and in the immediate aftermath of his win when the tweets of certain journalists sounded like(...)

At a ceremony in the White House on Thursday, US president Donald Trump signed an executive order directing a review  of steel imports. Photograph: Shawn Thew/EPA

US president Donald Trump has signed a new executive order directing a review of steel imports, most of which come from China, sparking fears that th(...)

President Donald Trump at Snap-On Tools in Kenosha, Wisconsin where he signed the ‘Buy American, Hire American’ executive order. Photograph: Doug Mills/The New York Times

Irish people and companies seeking visas for staff to work in the United States have been advised to consider other options as President Donald Trump (...)