Steve Bannon has claimed George Bush presided over a ‘destructive’ presidency. Photograph: Getty

US president Donald Trump’s former chief strategist Steve Bannon has depicted ex-president George W Bush as bumbling and inept, faulting him for presi(...)

The Microsoft case pits the company against the US government in a tussle over emails held in its Dublin data centre

US supreme court cases, by their very nature, are always significant. Each year the court agrees to hear only about 1 per cent of all the cases petiti(...)

 Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei at a meeting with Iranian elite students in Tehran, Iran, today. Photograph: Iran supreme leader website/EPA

Iran’s supreme leader has described Donald Trump as “mentally retarded” as he urged Europe to do more to back the 2015 nuclear deal, following the US (...)

This budget cuts Medicaid by more than $1 trillion over 10 years – which would throw some 15 million Americans off of the health insurance they currently have. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images

After failing to pass a “healthcare” Bill that would have thrown up to 32 million Americans off of health insurance, a Bill that was more unpopular th(...)

US ambassador the the UN Nikki Haley with US president Donald Trump. She said on Sunday: ‘What we’re saying now with Iran is don’t let it become the next North Korea.’ Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

The United States for the time being will stay in an international nuclear deal with Iran, US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said on Sunday. She a(...)

Donald Trump speaks about Iran at the White House, on Friday. His speech marks a major shift in US foreign policy towards Iran, and undermines one of the key achievements of President Barack Obama. Photograph: Susan Walsh/AP

US president Donald Trump has taken the first step towards revoking the Iran nuclear agreement, decertifying the 2015 deal but leaving a final decisio(...)

US president Donald Trump leaves after speaking about the Iran deal from the Diplomatic Reception room of the White House on Friday. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images

He denounced it as the “worst deal ever” during last year’s presidential election campaign and dismissed it as an “embarrassment” to the United States(...)

China’s import and export growth accelerated in September, suggesting the world’s second-biggest economy is still expanding at a healthy pace despite (...)

John Kelly, the White House chief-of-staff, said that US president Donald Trump  was “deep in thought, to say the least, about the way ahead in Iran”. Photograph: Doug Mills/The New York Times

US president Donald Trump will announce his decision on the Iran nuclear deal on Friday as the president comes under mounting pressure not to abandon (...)

Oval Office: pressed as he met Henry Kissinger about his relationship with Rex Tillerson, Donald Trump said he had confidence in his secretary of state. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Donald Trump escalated his feud with senior Republicans on Tuesday, mocking the chairman of the foreign-relations committee on Twitter and challenging(...)