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A San Francisco jury ordered agribusiness giant Monsanto to pay $289 million to a former school groundskeeper dying of cancer. Photograph: AP

A San Francisco jury has awarded $289 million dollars (€253 million) to a former school groundsman who claimed Monsanto’s popular Roundup weed killer (...)

Paul Manafort has been indicted in federal courts in Virginia and Washington DC with  allegations ranging from money laundering and failing to register as a foreign agent, to bank and tax fraud. Photograph: Yuri Gripas/Reuters

US president Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, who has been indicted by special counsel Robert Mueller, attempted to tamper wit(...)

US President Donald  Trump: immigration move blocked. Photograph:   EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS

US President Donald Trump’s move to end a programme protecting hundreds of thousands of children of undocumented immigrants from deportation was bloc(...)

Donald Trump: Despite the outrage of millions of Americans, the reality-TV star did indeed arrive in Washington on January 20th and take up residence in the White House.  Photograph: Doug Mills/New York Times

On a cold January day in early 2017 the 45th president of the United States, Donald Trump, ascended the steps of the United States Capitol, in Washing(...)

US president Donald Trump and King Salman bin Abdulaziz sign a joint strategic vision declaration, during a ceremony  in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Photograph: Stephen Crowley/The New York Times

US president Donald Trump sealed a $110 billion (about €98 billion) arms deal with Saudi Arabia in Riyadh on Saturday on his maiden foreign trip, amid(...)

Impeachable offence: President Trump has been accused of obstructing justice. Photograph: Joshua Roberts/Reuters

A few weeks ago only Donald Trump’s most implacable political opponents – the type derided as liberal crackpots on Fox News and other right-wing media(...)

Donald Trump’s presidency is becoming increasingly erratic. Photograph: AFP

In the relentless real-life drama of the Trump presidency there have been many points at which it seemed the president has crossed a red line. Perhap(...)

A file  photograph made available by the Russian foreign ministry shows US president Donald Trump  speaking with Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov (left) and Russian ambassador to the US Sergei Kislyak during their meeting in the White House in Washington. Photograph: EPA/Russian foreign ministry

Donald Trump will undertake his first foreign visit on Friday when he begins an eight-day trip to Saudi Arabia, Israel, Rome and Brussels. The timin(...)

Iranian girl Fatemah Taghizadeh (four months) was diagnosed with twisted arteries not long after her birth, said her family’s attorney. File photograph: Handout/Twitter

A four-month-old Iranian girl in need of an emergency heart surgery in Oregon has been prevented from entering the US because of Donald Trump’s 90-day(...)

Former  acting attorney general Sally  Yates: her stance was a good example of how actors in the constitutional structure of the US are allowed push back against a president’s executive orders. Photograph: Pete Marovich/Getty

With the election of Donald Trump, the resilience of the constitutional structures governing the US looks set to be put to the test. The president’s (...)

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