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President Joe Biden signs documents  in the President’s Room at the US Capitol after the inauguration ceremony on Wednesday. Photograph:  Jim Lo Scalzo/Pool Photo via AP

As Joe Biden enters the White House as president, a new era has begun in the United States. After four years of turmoil, controversy and national divi(...)

William Burns, then deputy secretary of state,  testifies in 2014 on the situation in Syria and the Ukraine to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee  in Washington, DC. Photograph: AFP via Getty Images

US president-elect Joe Biden has announced he has chosen veteran diplomat William Burns to be his CIA director. A former ambassador to Russia and Jor(...)

Snow falls around the US Capitol building in Washington, DC. Photograph: Anna Moneymaker/The New York Times

A wintry blast blanketed the east coast of the US this week, as the first storm of the season descended on the region. In Washington, DC, a dusting o(...)

Tourists  wearing  face masks  when visiting Times Square in New York. Photograph:  Kena Betancur/AFP via Getty Images

Daily deaths from coronavirus continued to breach the 3,000 mark in the US as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) prepared to grant emergency appro(...)

Frontline health care professionals are seen at an urgent care facility in Los Angeles, California on December 8th. Photograph: Frederic J Brown/AFP via Getty

The US’s top regulator will meet on Thursday to consider approval for the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine, as the country’s infection rates and deaths from(...)

Protesters take part in a demonstration in front of Kaplan hospital in Rehovot, Israel, demanding the release from prison in Israel of Palestinian Maher Al-Akhras, who has been on a hunger strike for 100 days. Photograph: Mostafa Alkharouf/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

In a bold move to refurbish their sullied image in Washington, the Palestinians are laying the groundwork for an overhaul to one of their most cherish(...)

Chris Krebs (centre), then head of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, appears before the Senate Judiciary Committee in Washington on May 14th, 2019. File photograph: Amr Alfiky/The New York Times

US president Donald Trump fired the top US official responsible for overseeing election security, claiming without evidence that he made “highly inacc(...)

US President Donald Trump: Warned of ‘massive ballot counting abuse’.  Photograph:  Alex Brandon/PA Wire

US President Donald Trump and senior members of his administration continued to dispute the outcome of the presidential election, declining to accept (...)

A staff member checks the body temperature of students at the entrance of the Islamabad Model College of Commerce for Girls in Islamabad, Pakistan, on Tuesday. Photograph: Getty Images

More than 29.27 million people have been reported to be infected by coronavirus globally and 926,716 have died, according to a Reuters tally. Infect(...)

Even before the Government set about borrowing billions to cover an unforeseen €30 billion budget deficit brought on by Covid-19 spending, gross debt stood at 233 per cent of annual revenues. Photograph: iStock

Deutsche Bank investment strategist Jim Reid likes to ease clients into the day by peppering his early daily market musings with updates on his wife, (...)

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