Most of the wind and solar energy powering Georgetown in Texas is travelling halfway across a state on a par with France in terms of physical size.

Georgetown in the state of Texas is one of the only cities in the United States powered entirely by renewable energy sources. As the city is overwhelm(...)

 American Visionary –  John F Kennedy’s Life and Times exhibition    in Washington, DC: the show is an attempt to present a fresh look at a man who continues to occupy a powerful place in the American imagination. Photograph: Larry French/Getty

As the world remains captivated by the continuing controversies involving the 45th president of the United States, memories of another US president ar(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny delivers a speech to business leaders at a lunch at the American Institute for Peace in Washington on Wednesday. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Breakfast time in Washington DC and a motorcade screams around Dupont Circle, sirens blaring and lights flashing. It’s nothing huge, just a couple of (...)

 Cardinal Jaime Ortega  arriving at the Cathedral of Havana to celebrate his last mass as Archbishop  on May 7th, 2016. Photograph: Yamil Lage/AFP/Getty Images

In May 2014, Cardinal Jaime Ortega, the long-time archbishop of Havana and one of the most influential political figures in Cuba, travelled to Washin(...)

 Ivanka Trump standing behind her father  during his speech at a campaign event in Aston, Pennsylvania, in September. Photograph: Damon Winter/The New York Times

The make-up of Donald Trump’s White House is taking shape as his daughter Ivanka has been linked to a role working from the East Wing that is normally(...)

John DeGioia, president of Georgetown University, announces a series of steps to atone for institution’s sale of 272 slaves in 1838, at the school in Washington. Photograph: Gabriella Demczuk/the New York Times

Georgetown, the Jesuit university in Washington, has become the latest US third-level college to take steps to atone for the past: namely, its histori(...)

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