Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren  visits Fairfield, Iowa, US. Photograph: Rachel Mummey/Reuters

Last summer, New York magazine put a bounding Elizabeth Warren on its cover, along with the headline “Front Runner?” Even allowing for the crafty hedg(...)

US senator Elizabeth Warren is a fierce critic of President Donald Trump and on Monday took a big step towards a run for the presidency. Photograph: Reuters

US senator Elizabeth Warren on Monday became the most prominent Democrat to announce a challenge to the Republican president in 2020. The Senator has(...)

Supreme court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has a cult-like following. Photograph: by Michael Kovac/Getty Images

Sometimes heroes come from the most unlikely places. For millions of progressive Americans who continue to look on aghast at Donald Trump’s presidency(...)

CIA director Mike Pompeo testifying before the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee in Washington on April 12th. The   committee  on Monday approved the confirmation of Mr Pompeo to be the next secretary of state. Photograph: Lawrence Jackson/The New York Times

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee narrowly endorsed Mike Pompeo as secretary of state after Republican Rand Paul withdrew his opposition on Monda(...)

Samantha Power: President Trump “is way more divisive and more of a purveyor of hate towards different groups and trying to pit different parts of American society against each other than I expected.” Photograph: Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Fortune/Time Inc

It’s mid-afternoon in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Samantha Power is in reflective mode. Sitting in the mid-October sun in the gardens of Harvard’s (...)

Mihir Desai, a professor at Harvard Business and Harvard Law School, and author of ‘The Wisdom of Finance’

It’s not often – if ever – you’ll come across a book written by a Harvard finance professor who seems just as comfortable talking about the romantic c(...)

Harvard acknowledged the directory error in a statement and apologised to Scaramucci. File photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

Anthony Scaramucci is having a bad week. He was fired as president Donald Trump’s communications director - and listed as dead in Harvard Law School’s(...)

Anthony Scaramucci at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, last Thursday. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters

US president Donald Trump’s now former communications director sparked controversy with his talk of backstabbing in Washington DC and use of colourful(...)

Former FBI director James Comey testifies to the US Senate intelligence committee on Thursday. Photograph:  Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images

US president Donald Trump on Friday accused James Comey, the former FBI director, of lying under oath to Congress in testimony that the president dism(...)

Three new faces in the Trump administration are US Representative from Kansas Mike Pompeo, retired lieutenant  general Michael Flynn, and Senator Jeff Sessions. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

US president-elect Donald Trump has continued to build his new administration with the appointment of three prominent supporters to key roles. Mr Tru(...)

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