Jessie Buckley: Brightest star in a  heavyweight cast

Jessie Buckley is already on her way up the a-list and there’s a decent chance she’ll receive an Oscar nomination for her performance in Charlie Kaufm(...)

DK Metcalf  of the Seattle Seahawks catches the game-winning touchdown pass against Harrison Smith  of the Minnesota Vikings during the fourth quarter of the NFL game  at CenturyLink Field   in Seattle, Washington. Photograph: Abbie Parr/Getty Images

Derek Carr threw for 347 yards and three touchdowns, outplaying Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes along the way, and the Las Vegas Raiders nearly shut ou(...)

Jessica Krug – a history professor at George Washington University in the US capital focusing on Africa – said she had been pretending to be black “for the better part” of her adult life. Photograph: Getty Images

A university in the US is investigating the case of a history professor who apparently pretended to be a black woman for her entire career. In a blog(...)

Jerome Powell, chairman of the US Federal Reserve, speaking during the Jackson Hole economic symposium. The event is being conducted virtually due to the coronavirus pandemic and streamed live to the public for the first time. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

The world’s central bankers have been holding their annual gathering at Jackson Hole, Wyoming, – or they would have been if coronavirus had not forced(...)

The Kansas City Chiefs are “engaged in a thorough review process of the Arrowhead Chop”. File photograph: Getty Images

The Kansas City Chiefs announced Thursday they are banning fans from wearing headdresses or face paint that “references or appropriates American India(...)

Federal officers near the US district courthouse in Portland, Oregon, on Tuesday. Photograph: Brandon Bell/The New York Times

Federal agents will begin to withdraw from Portland, Oregon, after clashes with protesters drew attention around the world, the US department of homel(...)

 DeSean Jackson announced his intention to visit Auschwitz and to continue to educate himself about the suffering of the Jewish people after recent anti-Semitic social media posts. Photograph:  Mitchell Leff/Getty Images

Earlier this month, the Philadelphia Eagles’ DeSean Jackson posted what he believed to be an Adolf Hitler quote on Instagram. It read: “because the wh(...)

Police crime scene investigators gather evidence at the scene of a fatal shooting at a nightclub in the early hours of Monday in Kansas City, Missouri. Photograph: Luke Nozicka/Kansas City Star/AP

Two men have been killed and at least five people were injured when shots were fired during an apparent argument at a concert in Texas. Police have(...)

 US Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell: the US central bank dropped a previous reference in its policy statement that was considered a sign for future rate cuts

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday cut interest rates for the third time this year in a move to ensure the US economy weathers a global trade war withou(...)

Jonathan Van Ness: ‘You’re never too broken to be fixed.’ Photograph: Isak Tiner/New York Times

Jonathan Van Ness was having a late breakfast at the Empire Diner, around the corner from his one-bedroom apartment in the Chelsea area of New York ci(...)

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