G Gordon Liddy died on Tuesday at the age of 90, surrounded by family at the home of his daughter in Mount Vernon, Virginia. Photograph: Roberto Borea/AP

G Gordon Liddy, a former agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the United States who helped orchestrate the 1972 Watergate break-in, a crime(...)

 Lou Dobbs, whose show on Fox Business was cancelled on Friday. Photograph: Chester Higgins Jr/New York Times

In just a few weeks in the US, lawsuits and legal threats from a pair of obscure election technology companies have achieved what years of advertising(...)

Íde B O’Carroll is from Lismore, Co Waterford. She  is an adjunct professor at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Íde B O’Carroll, PhD, is from Lismore, Co Waterford. She lives in the United States, where she is an adjunct professor at the University of Massachuse(...)

US president Donald Trump: “People thought that what I said was totally appropriate.”  Photograph: Doug Mills/New York Times

Several Republicans, including senior Congress member Liz Cheney, will join Democrats in voting to impeach President Donald Trump on Wednesday over hi(...)

President Donald Trump speaking at the border wall with Mexico near Alamo, Texas, on Tuesday. Photograph: Doug Mills/The New York Times

US president Donald Trump refused to take responsibility for last week’s attack on the Capitol, claiming his incendiary speech near the White House wa(...)

The move by Republican senator for Texas Ted Cruz and 10 other senators from his party is largely symbolic and unlikely to overturn the result of the presidential election. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty

Ted Cruz of Texas, Ron Johnson of Wisconsin and nine other Republican US senators or senators-elect said on Saturday they will reject presidential ele(...)

US president-elect Joe Biden during a campaign rally to support Democratic Senate candidates in Atlanta, Georgia on Tuesday. Photograph:  Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images

Joe Biden returned to the campaign trail on Tuesday six weeks after the US presidential election, stumping for Democratic Senate candidates Raphael Wa(...)

Jennifer O’Malley Dillon, who has made history as the first woman to run a winning Democratic presidential campaign. Photograph: Andre Chung for the Washington Post via Getty Images

In the chaotic days that followed the November 3rd US presidential election, one person seemed unusually calm: Jennifer O’Malley Dillon, the manager o(...)

US president-elect Joe Biden: His strong performance in the suburbs was the big positive for Democrats in this election. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski

As Joe Biden prepares to become the 46th president of the United States and the dust settles on last week’s elections, attention is turning to the per(...)

Alec Baldwin as Donald Trump on Saturday Night Live.Photograph: NBC

Any analysis of Donald Trump’s effect on US pop culture should begin with the story of how a Korean pop band disrupted the president’s now notorious r(...)

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