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Firefighters watch along their containment line during a controlled burn in Big Bend, California. Photograph: Christian Monterrosa/The New York Times

Search and rescue teams, with dogs in tow, were deployed across the blackened ruins of southern Oregon towns on Sunday as smouldering wildfires contin(...)

Tesla chief Elon Musk on Saturday sued Alameda County, home to the electric carmaker’s Fremont manufacturing plant, and threatened to withdraw Tesla from California altogether

Tesla chief Elon Musk on Saturday sued Alameda County, home to the electric carmaker’s Fremont manufacturing plant, and threatened to withdraw Tesla f(...)

A woman wearing a face mask in Monterey Park, California. Photograph:  Frederic J Brown/AFP/Getty Images

The number of coronavirus cases is growing as more than 98,000 people are infected globally and more than 3,300 deaths. California declared a State o(...)

Parents hold photographs of their children, 43 students from the Ayotzinapa college in Guerrero who were kidnapped and disappeared in September 2014, during a march in Mexico City in October 2019. Photograph: Eoin Wilson

More than five years after 43 students from the Ayotzinapa rural teacher training college in Guerrero were kidnapped by Mexican police and subsequentl(...)

Men place candles during a candlelight vigil for the victims of the Berkeley balcony collapse in Berkeley, California. Photograph: Reuters/ Elijah Nouvelage

Three Irish students who witnessed the Berkeley balcony collapse that killed six students and gravely injured seven others have settled their legal ac(...)

Plaza de España, Seville
Lose yourself in searing Seville
  • Europe
  • December 16, 2017, 06:00

I always knew I was a late bloomer. For starters, I’m a November baby, I was practically the last of my peers to leave home, and I don’t yet possess a(...)

The students who were killed when the balcony collapsed at the Library Gardens Apartments, in Berkeley, California (Top LtoR) Ashley Donohoe, Eoghan Culligan, Olivia Burke, (Bottom LtoR) Nick Schuster, Eimear Walsh, and Lorcan Miller.

The families of five Irish students and one Irish-American who died in the Berkeley balcony collapse in California in June 2015, and the seven survivo(...)

The village of Atrani, on the Amalfi Coast in Italy. Photograph: Getty

It is always nice to come back from holidays having discovered something new or done something different. Often we return to the same place for years (...)

Workers examine the broken joists of the fourth story balcony that collapsed and killed six Irish students at the Library Gardens Apartments in Berkeley, California. Photograph: The New York Times

Three Irish students who stepped off the fourth-floor balcony in Berkeley, California, last summer moments before it collapsed killing five Dublin stu(...)