US vice-president Kamala Harris reads to her audience at a signing event for her children’s book Superheroes Are Everywhere. Photograph: Michael Tullberg/Getty

It might be more than three months since Donald Trump left the White House, but the legacy of fake news and alternative facts he left behind continues(...)

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(...)

Protesters against new voting restrictions passed by the Georgia state legislature at the state Capitol building in Atlanta. Photograph: Nicole Craine/New York Times

United States president Joe Biden has lambasted a new law in Georgia that imposes sweeping new voting restrictions, calling it “un-American” and “Jim (...)

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi holds the signed article of impeachment after the US House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump on Wednesday. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images

Democrats in the House of Representatives made good on their vows to impeach Donald Trump for a historic second time on Wednesday in the wake of last (...)

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(...)

 Democratic Georgia US Senate candidate Jon Ossoff greets a dog while participating in a drive-through campaign event in Alpharetta, Georgia. Photograph: EPA/Erik S Lesser

US president Donald Trump will travel to Georgia on Saturday for his first large-scale public event since losing the presidential election to Joe Bide(...)

US president Donald Trump: On Monday, he signed a campaign email that told supporters that the end of November represented “our most IMPORTANT deadline EVER”. Photograph: Chris Kleponis/EPA

US president Donald Trump has raised about $170 million (€142 million) since election day as his campaign operation has continued to aggressively soli(...)

US president Donald Trump. Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty

US president Donald Trump continued his attacks on the electoral system over the weekend, even as his campaign suffered a further blow in its attempt (...)

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