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US president Donald Trump  greets Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley,  in Ohio on August 7th, 2019. Photograph:  Saul Loe/Getty

Ever since her city became the scene of a mass shooting on August 4th, Dayton mayor Nan Whaley has been thrust into the heart of the latest debate in (...)

 US president Donald Trump speaks to reporters before departing the White House en route to New York. Photograph:/Erin Scott / EPA

A US federal judge in Oregon temporarily blocked a Trump administration proclamation that would have required prospective immigrants to prove they wou(...)

Pádraig O’Dea: ‘People have been so kind. They have helped us pitch the tents, given us tips of the best routes and places to go’

When Pádraig O’Dea was learning to ride a bicycle in his home town of Tullamore, Co Offaly, more than 50 years ago, he never imagined that his ability(...)

Amanda Thomas hosting a Science on Tap event at the Bagdad Theater and Pub in Portland, Oregon

I’m always on the lookout for science-themed podcasts that go beyond the standard news reportage or interview with an expert. Science cafes have been (...)

A makeshift memorial outside Ned Peppers bar for victims of the mass shooting in th Dayton, Ohio, last weekend. Photograph: Maddie McGarvey/New York Times

With its trendy bars, bright boutiques and cobblestone streets, Dayton’s Oregon District has been a leading light in the Ohio city’s efforts to bring (...)

US president Donald Trump speaks to the media next to  the White House before flying to  Andrews Air Force Base and then on to Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas, in response to  two recent mass shootings. Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters.

Protests overshadowed Donald Trump’s visit to the cities of Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas on Wednesday as the US president met survivors of two week(...)

Mourners at a vigil in Dayton, Ohio, where a mass shooting took place early on Sunday morning. Photograph: Maddie McGarvey/New York Times

The death toll from Sunday morning’s mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio, may have been higher if police officers had not responded to the attack within min(...)

Researchers identified nearly 400 common medical practices and theories that were contradicted by rigorous studies. Illustration: Ingo Fast/The New York Times

You might assume that standard medical advice was supported by mounds of scientific research. But researchers recently discovered that nearly 400 rout(...)

Kevin O’Connor: ‘I don’t ask anyone to do anything I wouldn’t do myself – but sometimes that expectation may be too high.’

Kevin O’Connor of General Paints, which is based in a former Famine workhouse on a five-acre site in Celbridge. The company produces the well-known Co(...)

Confiscated tusks are held at a forensics laboratory of the US Fish and Wildlife Service in Ashland, Oregon. Photograph: Galen Rowell/Corbis via Getty Images

The barrier across the drive into the world’s sole wildlife forensics laboratory is made to fend off exploding lorries. Packages containing remains (...)

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