US independent senator from Vermont Bernie Sanders, flanked by Democratic Senator from Connecticut Chris Murphy (left) and Republican Senator from Utah Mike Lee: voted to end US military support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen. Photograph: Jim Lo Scalzo

The US Senate has delivered a strong rebuke to US president Donald Trump’s response to the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, voting to end A(...)

Larks: Theresa May and Jean-Claude Juncker. Photograph: Yves Herman/Reuters

Image of the week: Tension relief Even by standards of the Brexit calendar, Tuesday was a high-level charade as Theresa May – still UK prime minister(...)

US president Donald Trump. A  Democratic-controlled House of Representatives in 2019 will start to scrutinise his personal tax affairs and dealings with Russia. Photograph: Jacquelyn Martin/AP

The US constitution is the Enlightenment in words. It is also one of history’s greatest hostages to fortune. Once the nascent republic bound itself (...)

 US president Donald Trump  argues about border security with senate minority leader Chuck Schumer (right) and incoming House majority leader Nancy Pelosi as vice-president Mike Pence looks on in the Oval Office in Washington, DC. Photograph: Mark Wilson/Getty Images

US president Donald Trump threatened on Wednesday to shut down the federal government if he does not secure funding for the Mexican border wall in an (...)

US president Donald Trump: faces difficulty in securing a suitable candidate to work with him as chief of staff. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP

US president Donald Trump has said he is in the process of interviewing “some really great people” to become the next White House chief of staff, afte(...)

 Former US president George HW Bush (bottom) celebrates his 85th birthday by jumping with the US army’s Golden Knight parachute team in a tandem jump with SFC Michael Elliott in Kennebunkport, Maine in  2009. Photograph: Reuters

George Herbert Walker Bush Born June 12th, 1924 Died November 30th, 2018 George HW Bush, who has died aged 94, was the 41st president of the US (19(...)

 Tocqueville: the Frenchman’s two-volume account of his travels in the United States in 1831 retains a freshness

We could argue over whether Alexis de Tocqueville produced the best book written about America, but if staying power were our sole criterion, the deba(...)

US president Donald Trump (centre), Mexico’s president Enrique Pena Nieto (left) and Canada’s prime minister Justin Trudeau sign the new deal in  Buenos Aires on Friday. Photograph: Reuters

US president Donald Trump has joined the leaders of Canada and Mexico at a global meeting in Argentina to sign a revised North American trade pact tha(...)

Yemeni pro-government forces tanks near Mukalla airport, southwest Yemen. Photograph: Saleh al-Obeidi/AFP/Getty Images

Yemen’s warring parties suggested on Thursday that they would attend UN-sponsored peace talks expected to be held in Sweden next week as western count(...)

Nancy Pelosi is hoping to repeat history by becoming the only female speaker of the US House of Representatives for the second time.  Photograph: Joshua Roberts/Reuters

Nancy Pelosi was endorsed by her own party to become the next speaker of the House of Representatives in a private vote yesterday, a move that deliver(...)

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