Kyra Carusa is set to make her first start for the Republic of Ireland against Denmark in Tallaght on Thursday. Photograph: David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile

Having deviated from becoming a doctor to pursue a career in football, American-born striker Kyra Carusa should finally get her first Republic of Irel(...)

Democratic candidate for Senate Jaime Harrison addresses supporters during a drive-in rally held at The Bend in North Charleston, South Carolina. Photograph: Logan Cyrus/AFP via Getty Images

The mist is rising over Lake Murray, a huge reservoir in the centre of South Carolina, on this grey mid-October morning. The lake is a popular amenity(...)

US presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks in Wilmington, Delaware, on Tuesday. Photograph: Mark Makela/New York Times

Donald Trump has won the electoral college by a clear margin. Yet America is in ferment. Cities around the world are holding candlelit vigils for US d(...)

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Concerned that some new surveillance technologies may be too intrusive, San Francisco became the first US city to ban the use of facial-recognition to(...)

Supporters of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó block a back entrance of  Venezuela embassy in Washington. Photograph:  Alex Wong/Getty

It is more than two weeks since Matthew Burwick Orta began sitting on the steps of the Venezuelan embassy in Washington. The 51-year-old former photog(...)

Texas, the state synonymous with oil and gas, has become the leading supplier of wind energy in the United States.

Ignore the vapid efforts by the US administration to resurrect antiquated energy industries like coal. Economies of scale have provided wind and solar(...)

US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Dr Christine Blasey Ford during their testimony in Washington. Photograph: Jim Bourg/Reuters

A Republican-led committee approved US president Donald Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the supreme court on Friday by 11 votes to 10. Howev(...)

The words “Brett Kavanaugh must withdraw” are projected by demonstrators on to  the E Barrett Prettyman United States Courthouse in Washington, DC, on Tuesday.  Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

On Thursday, America’s deputy attorney general, who is said to have considered wearing a wire to record White House chaos, will discuss those reports (...)

Jay Austin and Lauren Geoghegan in France. They began their trip in July 2017 and arrived in Europe in December. Photograph: Simplycycling.org via The New York Times

Asked why they had quit their office jobs and set off on a biking journey around the world, the young American couple offered a simple explanation: Th(...)

Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh shakes hands with US President Donald Trump in the White House in Washington, US. Photograph: Jim Bourg/Reuters.

Brett Kavanaugh has been nominated by US president Donald Trump to replace Anthony Kennedy on the US supreme court, in a move that is likely to secure(...)

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