Workers building a border fence in a private property located in the limits of the US states of Texas and New Mexico taken from Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua state, Mexico. Photograph: Herika Martinez/AFP/Getty

The US Supreme Court has cleared the way for the Trump administration to use billions of dollars in Pentagon funds to build sections of a border wall (...)

T-Mobile chief executive John Legere (L) and Sprint executive chairman Marcelo Claure. Photograph: MANDEL NGAN/Getty Images

T-Mobile US and Sprint have won backing for their $26 billion (€22.9 billion) merger from two national security reviews on Monday, clearing key hurdle(...)

Iva Williamson peers behind her as she joins neighbors and pets in fleeing rising flood waters in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence in Leland, North Carolina, September 16, 2018. Photograph: Reuters

The remnants of deadly Hurricane Florence brought more misery to the waterlogged Carolinas on Monday with US officials warning the worst is yet to co(...)

Meryl Streep, Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks on the set of “The Post” which portrays   the “Washington Post”’s efforts to publish the Pentagon Papers in 1971. Photograph: Niko Tavernis/Twentieth Century Fox

It is just over a year since Donald Trump blathered his way to an unlikely electoral triumph. It is, thus, surely too soon to assess the cinema of the(...)

 A timeline of Patrick Hardison’s recovery is displayed on a screen during a press conference at New York University Langone Medical Center in New York City. Photograph: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

A Mississippi firefighter who received the world’s most extensive face transplant after a burning building collapsed on him has said he feels like “a (...)

Former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton prepares to testify before the House select committee on Benghazi in Washington last October. Photograph: Doug Mills/The New York Times

Republicans hoping for a smoking gun to hurt Hillary Clinton’s presidential bid from a House of Representatives panel investigation into the 2012 dead(...)

General director of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), or Doctors Without Borders, Christopher Stokes (right) speaks as head of the  Kunduz incident management team Michiel Hofman  looks on during a press conference in Kabul on November 5th, 2015. Photograph: Aref Karimi/AFP/Getty Images

Medical aid group Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said on Thursday it was hard to believe a US strike on an Afghan hospital last month was a mistake, a(...)

Kunduz Hospital: Two days before the second  attack, Russian aircraft bombed targets in Syria. The US claimed irresponsible targeting had resulted in civilians being killed.

Asked on Monday whether the US had decided to reject referral of the bombing of the hospital at Kunduz to the International Criminal Court (ICC), Stat(...)

US ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert  covers a wound to his face as he leaves the Sejong Cultural Institute after he was injured in an attack by an armed assailant. Photograph: Yonhap/AFP/Getty Images

North Korea has described a knife attack that left the US ambassador in Seoul with an 11cm-long facial wound as “just punishment” for joint US-South K(...)

Detainees sit in a holding area  at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. File photograph: Reuters/US Department of Defence.

The United States has returned four Afghans from Guantanamo Bay back to their home country.US officials said the transfer from the detention centre is(...)

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