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In the year Sputnik orbited in space, Asian Flu spread across the globe, and the Little Rock Civil Rights crisis erupted in the US, readers of The Iri(...)

Debris is seen in the front yard of a damaged home in Linwood, Kansas, US, after several tornadoes touched down in the region. Photograph: Nate Chute/Reuters

Residents of Oklahoma and Arkansas near the swollen Arkansas river prepared for flooding on Wednesday, moving valuables to higher floors of their hom(...)

Observation car on an Amtrak train. Photograph: Julia Vallerga

Train travel in the US is well worth doing – if you have the time and the patience. To get from New York to Austin, Texas, a journey of more than 2,70(...)

LBJ Presidential Library: President and Lady Bird Johnson outside their complex, at the University of Texas at Austin, in 1971. Photograph: Bettmann/Getty

On the northern outskirts of Austin, Texas, an imposing 1970s building towers over the sprawling campus of the city’s university. The Lyndon Baines J(...)

Amazon has said it will announce a decision on its new campus next year. Photograph: Mike Segar/Reuters

Amazon. com is receiving offers of billions of dollars in tax breaks and other subsidies from cities and states across North America that are particip(...)

The enormous First Pentecostal Church of Jesus Christ in Little Rock, Arkansas, is one of the biggest evangelical churches in the US

In the seventh part of her series “Coast to Coast: Travels in Trump’s America”, Washington Correspondent Suzanne Lynch travels to Arkansas It’s 10.30(...)

Glen Campbell revealed in June 2011, a month before this photograph was taken,  that he had Alzheimer’s disease, saying it had been diagnosed six months earlier. Photograph: Matt Sayles/AP

Glen Campbell, the sweet-voiced, guitar-picking son of a sharecropper who became a recording, television and movie star in the 1960s and 1970s, waged (...)

US president Bill Clinton and Gerry Adams in 2000 in the Oval Office of the White House. Photograph: William Vasta/AFP/Getty Images

The extent of Bill Clinton’s involvement in the tortuous early days of the Northern Irish peace process is revealed in a series of transcripts of tele(...)

Investigators work outside the Power Ultra Lounge nightclub in Little Rock, Arkansas.  Photograph: Andrew DeMillo/AP

Twenty-five people have been shot at a downtown nightclub in Little Rock, Arkansas. The shooting at Power Ultra Lounge arose from a dispute among cl(...)

Actor Johnny Depp greets someone as he walks to the podium to speak at a rally opposing Arkansas’ upcoming executions. Photograph: Stephen B Thornton/The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette via AP

A federal judge on Saturday blocked the US state of Arkansas from carrying out six executions over 10 days, a new blow to an unprecedented schedule in(...)

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