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Nikolas Cruz during an appearance on Thursday in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Photograph: Susan Stocker/Getty Images

US authorities have begun piecing together a picture of Nikolas Cruz, the 19-year-old man who was charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder in Flo(...)

Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School gather at Pine Trail Park in Parkland, Florida, on Thursday. Photograph: Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Police in Florida are still searching for a motive behind the deadliest mass shooting in the United States this year, as 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz was (...)

‘There is a real and urgent problem here that is escalating. It runs so deep it’s inescapable. It’s in schools, at the voting booth, in housing, in police stations, on the streets, in the White House… nowhere is exempt from the insidious racism that keeps millions of Americans from living full and free lives.’

Dr Maya Angelou once said, “When people show you who they are, believe them”. On Thursday, we were shown something, and we ought to sit up and pay att(...)

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(...)

House Speaker Paul Ryan: House is willing to accommodate health concerns of some Senate members for vote’s timing. Photograph: Mark Wilson/Getty Images

The timeline of the Republican tax reform plan remains uncertain amid signs that a much-anticipated vote in the Senate next week may be postponed due (...)

US president Donald Trump visits the Civil Rights Museum in Jackson, Mississippi, on Saturday. Photograph: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images

US president Donald Trump has paid tribute to the leaders and foot soldiers of the US civil rights movement whose sacrifices helped make the US a fair(...)

Will.i.am, chief creative officer of 3d Systems Corp, speaking at Dreamforce. Photograph: Michael Short/Bloomberg

The rapid success of Salesforce in becoming the world’s leading customer relations management (CRM) services provider has been pretty phenomenal. It w(...)

Republican Party reptile: Steve Bannon wants to inflict as much pain and ugliness on the GOP as he can. Illustration: Ben Wiseman/New York Times
Yes, Steve Bannon should terrify you
  • US
  • October 9, 2017, 01:00

Remember all the talk before Steve Bannon was expectorated from the Trump administration that he’d be a worse menace on the outside than on the inside(...)

The eye of Hurricane Nate pushes ashore at a category 1 storm in Biloxi, Mississippi. Photograph: Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images

Tropical Storm Nate’s maximum sustained winds dropped to 45 miles per hour (70 km per hour), the National Hurricane Center said on Sunday morning, a f(...)

Speaking to reporters at the White House on Wednesday, US president Donald Trump said Congress would return to the healthcare issue in the first few months of 2018. Photograph: Zach Gibson/Bloomberg

US president Donald Trump, faced with the latest congressional failure to undo Obamacare, said on Wednesday he was working on an executive order to ex(...)

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