Neil Armstrong’s childhood home, now a private residence, draws space exploration fans from around the world. Photograph: Stephen Starr

On the menu in the Lucky Steer restaurant in Wapakoneta is the moonwalk pancake. On the other side of this small Ohio town, customers at the LaGrande (...)

Justice John Paul Stevens in his chambers at the US supreme court in Washington in  April 2014. Photograph: Doug Mills/The New York Times

John Paul Stevens, whose 35 years on the US supreme court transformed him, improbably, from a Republican antitrust lawyer to the outspoken leader of t(...)

 Jeffrey Epstein in a photo provided by the New York State sex offender registry, on March 28, 2017.  Photograph: New York State Sex Offender Registry via The New York Times

Jeffrey Epstein liked to stack the meetings at his 71st Street townhouse – one of Manhattan’s largest private homes – so that a visitor might encounte(...)

Conor McGregor was ranked 65 in the annual Forbes Celebrity 100 list. Photograph: PA Wire

MMA fighter Conor McGregor and golfer Rory McIlroy are the only two Irish people to make onto the Forbes celebrity rich list this year.  McGrego(...)

Brendan Grace at the Gaiety Theatre, Dublin in 2001. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Just like Billy Connolly, Brendan Grace began in show business as a singer in a folk band. And just like Billy Connolly, Brendan Grace quickly discove(...)

Comic  Brendan Grace pictured  at the Gaiety Theatre, Dublin, in 2001. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A book of condolence will be opened on Thursday afternoon and Friday for Dubliners to pay their respects to comedian Brendan Grace, who has died aged (...)

US secretary of labour Alexander Acosta at a press conference on Wednesday, where he defended his handling of a secret plea deal he made a decade ago with disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein, who had been accused of sexually abusing young girls. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images

US secretary of labour Alexander Acosta defended his role in reaching a plea deal with disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein more than a decade ago, ami(...)

Thousands of Buddhists listen to Sitagu Sayadaw, one of Myanmar’s most revered Buddhist leaders, in Paleik in November 2017. Photograph: Minzayar Oo/The New York Times

The Buddhist abbot was sitting cross-legged in his monastery, fulminating against the evils of Islam, when the petrol bomb exploded within earshot. Bu(...)

 A protest group called “Hot Mess” hold up signs of Jeffrey Epstein in front of the federal courthouse in New York City on Monday. Photograph: Stephanie Keith/Getty Images

Money manager Jeffrey Epstein has been accused of sexually abusing “dozens” of underage girls at his homes in New York and Florida in a two-count fede(...)

Scientists report the first large-scale demonstration of an approach that can identify this hidden brain function right after injury, using specialised computer analysis of routine EEG

Doctors have known for years that some patients who become unresponsive after a severe brain injury nonetheless retain a “covert consciousness,” a deg(...)

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