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Activists demonstrate during a Planned Parenthood Pro-Choice Rally in Boston, Massachusetts, on Saturday.  Thousands of activists are participating in a national US day of action calling for safe and legal access to abortion. Photograph: Joseph Prezioso/AFP/Getty

Supporters of abortion rights took to the streets across the US on Saturday to make clear their anger at the prospect that the Supreme Court will soon(...)

Christy Ring surrounded by fans after the Cork v Tipperary Munster Hurling Final in  Limerick on July 13th, 1952. Photograph from Echoes of the Past – Where We Sported and Played

Current stars still inhabit the role of which the Cork legend remains the archetype. But while the huge commitment is still there, elite players’ b(...)

Former US president Donald Trump. He was ordered to hand over material related to an  investigation into business practices at his company by March 31st. Photograph: Eli Hiller/Bloomberg

Former US president Donald Trump is to be fined $10,000 per day after a judge in New York found that he was in contempt of court. The court accepted (...)

Us president Joe Biden and the first lady Jill Biden: Most of the money earned by the couple came from Mr Biden’s  $400,000 annual presidential salary and two pensions. Photograph: Samuel Corum/The New York Times

US president Joe Biden and his wife Jill had a joint gross income of $610,702 (€565,098) last year, new official returns show. The Bidens paid $150,4(...)

 Frank James (62) is seen on Wednesday. Mr James appeared in court on Thursday over a subway attack in Brooklyn. File photograph: Bryan R Smith/AFP via Getty Images

The man charged over a New York subway attack earlier this week has been ordered to be held without bail, with prosecutors saying he terrified the “en(...)

Andy Warhol prophesied that in the future everyone would be famous for 15 minutes. His art  has long endured. Photograph: Bettmann

Andy Warhol: obsessively commercial pop artist, the patron saint of reality television, Facebook, Instagram, selfies, TikTok and every other imaginabl(...)

The attack erupted during the Tuesday morning commuter rush as the Manhattan-bound “N Line” train. Photograph: TIMOTHY A CLARY / AFP

Police and federal agents searched into the early hours of Wednesday for a man who set off smoke bombs and sprayed fellow passengers with gunfire aboa(...)

A woman does  laundry  Project HOME, a nonprofit that helps homeless people, in Philadelphia. Photograph: Michelle Gustafson/The New York Times

Philadelphia is bringing back its indoor mask mandate from next week after a 50 per cent increase in Covid-19 cases in the past 10 days. The reinstat(...)

Fiona Walsh on the decks in New York

Fiona Walsh lives in Manhattan. From Tipperary, she is an actor, comic and DJ I’ve always been a huge fan of dancing - and with every kind of mu(...)

 Detail from Woman Seated at a Table (1951) by Stella Steyn. National Museums Northern Ireland

Described by one of her art tutors as “a pupil of genius”, Stella Steyn trained in Dublin, Berlin and Paris in the 1920s. She is thought to be the onl(...)

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