Amazon has said it will announce a decision on its new campus next year. Photograph: Mike Segar/Reuters

Amazon. com is receiving offers of billions of dollars in tax breaks and other subsidies from cities and states across North America that are particip(...)

Mary Robinson: respondents’ most admired living Irish people, apart from their own family members,  were the former president, also Bono and Liam Neeson, followed by Gerry Adams and Conor McGregor. Photograph; Dara Mac Dónaill

Seven in 10 younger Irish-Americans say they would be interested in getting an Irish passport, while more than two-thirds believe it’s important their(...)

Major task ahead: A man surveys a destroyed supermarket  in Salinas, Puerto Rico, after Hurricane Maria. Photograph: Alvin Baez/Reuters

US president Donald Trump has lashed out at the mayor of San Juan and other officials in storm-ravaged Puerto Rico, contemptuous of their claims of a (...)

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US president Donald Trump is due to make his first address to the UN on Tuesday. Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

World leaders have begun gathering in New York for the United Nations general assembly, with North Korea expected to top the agenda as concerns grow a(...)

US president Donald Trump speaks to members of the military at Joint Base Andrews, in Maryland. Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

The US and its allies “will never be intimidated”, president Donald Trump has said, as he warned that US options for addressing the threat from North (...)

Ivanka Trump, daughter and assistant to US president Donald Trump. “Whether my contribution ultimately lives up to the expectations of some of the harshest critics? Only time will tell.” Photograph:  Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

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Novartis estimates that only 600 patients a year would be eligible for its new $375,000 therapy. Photograph: Vivek Prakash/Reuters

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A dog is rescued from the flood waters of Tropical Storm Harvey in Beaumont Place, Houston, Texas. Photograph: Reuters

When Joe Garcia spotted a rescue boat on Monday outside his flooded home in Spring, a suburb north of Houston, he pushed a plastic tub of his belongin(...)