Skull found at the entrance of the chapel.

Spanish archaeologists searching for the remains of Red Hugh O’Donnell have discovered two coffins, a skull and a complete body at the site they belie(...)

On day five of the dig in Valladolid’s Constitution Street on Friday, the archaeologists recovered human remains. Photograph: Twitter

Archaeologists in Spain have found part of a skull and a femur (thigh bone) in their search for the remains of Red Hugh O’Donnell, one of the great tr(...)

People wait in line outside a gun shop as sales of weapons surge in the US amid the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic. Photograph: Etienne Laurent/EPA

When Antoun Alain visited the Shoot Point Blank Range and Store in Delaware County, Ohio last Monday night, he did not expect to find himself waiting (...)

US president Donald Trump with American forces  at Bagram Air Field in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Thanksgiving Day. Photograph: Erin Schaff/New York Times

No matter how bad your Thanksgiving is, mine will be worse, and I’ll tell you why. My sister thinks Jim Jordan is hot. Well, she didn’t say “hot” exac(...)

US president Donald Trump  greets Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley,  in Ohio on August 7th, 2019. Photograph:  Saul Loe/Getty

Ever since her city became the scene of a mass shooting on August 4th, Dayton mayor Nan Whaley has been thrust into the heart of the latest debate in (...)

Diane LeMay, a paediatrician and former friend of John Looker, holds up a shirt with Looker’s name. Photograph: Maddie McGarvey/The New York Times

Erika Decker knew three things about John Looker when he reached out to her on Facebook in 2014: He was a cult figure in Columbus, Ohio, where they bo(...)

Trump announced plans for a major firework display at the Lincoln Memorial. ‘Like no one had ever thought of fireworks on the Mall before’- this photo from 2000. Photograph:  William Philpott Reuters

Halloween is sugary. Thanksgiving is fattening and fraught. Christmas is expensive. New Year’s Eve is annoying. Memorial Day is laced with melancholy.(...)

 Saffiatu Sillah, whose circumcision caused her  agonising pain during the births of her children, Mijan  and Jaria, at home in Philadelphia. Photograph: Maddie McGarvey/ The New York Times

She called it her “deepest, darkest secret”, one she had never even shared with her husband. When Saffiatu Sillah was growing up in the West African n(...)

 Tony Franco, co-founder and chief executive of SafeChain, which uses blockchain technology to prevent real-estate wire fraud and digitises property deed and title transfers.

Imagine it’s closing day on your new home. Early in the morning you get an email from the estate agent saying there has been a slight change of plan, (...)

Amy Palmiero-Winters washes her foot after finishing day three. Photograph: Ryan Christopher Jones/The New York Times

It was the last difficult stage of one of the world’s most punishing races. The runners, by now walking, began a steep climb up a 25 per cent grade, w(...)

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