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Myra, the Michigan Militia Corps Wolverines commanding officer: “I’m a single mom. I joined to learn how to protect myself.”  Photograph: Stephen Starr

On a freezing, overcast Saturday afternoon, the parking lot of Aubree’s pizzeria in Howell, a small town in central Michigan, is filled with oversized(...)

FC Barcelona’s Lionel Messi  reserves the “first minutes” of each match for interpretation, says coach Ernesto Valverde, ignoring the ball and taking a reconnaissance walk around the opposition defence, fixing each man’s position in his head before trying to capitalise later in the game on perceived weaknesses.  Photograph: Rodrigo Jimenez?EPA

A little man in a baseball cap, sitting high in his luxury crossover SUV, drives into the players’ parking lot at FC Barcelona’s closed training groun(...)

Democratic senators-elect Kyrsten Sinema  and Jacky Rosen  walk to the office of Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer for a meeting at the US Capitol on Tuesday.   Photograph:  Win McNamee/Getty Images

Just over a week after Americans went to the polls in the midterm elections, the incoming members of Congress arrived in Washington on Tuesday for “or(...)

 Norma McCorvey petitioned the supreme court to undo the Roe v Wade decision, but it rejected her appeal. Photograph: Chris Kleponis/AFP/Getty Images
Obituary: Norma McCorvey
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  • February 25, 2017, 06:27

Jane Roe, the anonymous plaintiff in the Roe v Wade case by which the US supreme court legalised abortion, became an icon for feminism. But the real J(...)

Esteban Santiago (26), the suspect in the deadly shooting at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, is transported to the Broward County Main Jail by authorities on Saturday in  Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Photograph: (Jim Rassol/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP

The Iraq war veteran accused of killing five people at Fort Lauderdale airport apparently chose to travel to Florida to carry out the rampage, and the(...)

Family members  of victims of the  Sandy Hook Elementary School mass shooting grieve at Newtown, Connecticut, US, on December 14th, 2012. File photograph: Adrees Latif/Reuters

After six-year-old Noah Pozner was murdered along with 19 other school children and six adult staff in the mass shooting at Sandy Hook primary school (...)

Oklahoma City Airport. File photograph: Google Street View

At least one person has been shot at Oklahoma City’s main airport on Tuesday, prompting flights to be halted, with police saying there may also be an(...)

Janet Reno: July 21st, 1938-November 7th, 2016. Her tenure as attorney general was bracketed by two explosive events. Photograph: Carol T Powers/The New York Times
Obituary: Janet Reno
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  • November 8, 2016, 11:53

Janet Reno, who rose from a rustic life on the edge of the Everglades to become attorney general of the United States – the first woman to hold the jo(...)

Steve Lenox: ‘I know the experience I have gained and contacts I have made through Irish Network USA will prove to be invaluable.’

As a “transatlantic commuter”, staying connected to Ireland is important to me, from a personal as well as a business perspective. In 2008, my wife (...)

A Pro-Life Coalition of Pennsylvania rally outside Dr Kermit Gosnell’s closed abortion clinic in Philadelphia. Three years ago, Dr Gosnell was convicted of the first-degree murder of three infants, the involuntary manslaughter of a patient  and other felony counts. Photograph: Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images

Working on the movie and book about Kermit Gosnell, the Philadelphia abortion doctor convicted of murder, I acquired a swift education on abortion, le(...)

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