Amy Coney Barrett, US president Donald Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court. Photograph: Anna Moneymaker/The New York Times

It’s been almost 30 years, but Bridget keenly remembers life in Pittsburgh as a child living among the People of God covenant community. When she was(...)

US president Donald Trump and Judge Amy Coney Barrett (far right), his supreme court nominee, in the Diplomatic Room of the White House on September 26th. Photograph: Doug Mills/New York Times

Fate leads the willing, Seneca said, while the unwilling get dragged. For his entire life, Donald Trump has stayed one step ahead of disaster, plying (...)

US president Donald Trump has previously appointed Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the US court of appeals for the seventh circuit, Chicago, in 2017. Photograph: Getty

The US Senate will begin confirmation hearings to approve the new supreme court justice nominee on October 12th, after President Donald Trump named Am(...)

Judge Amy Coney Barrett speaks after being nominated to the US Supreme Court by US president Donald Trump. Photograph: Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty

Amy Coney Barrett has been nominated by US president Donald Trump to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the supreme court, paving the way for what promise(...)

St Louis federal reserve chair James Bullard has predicted the US unemployment rate may hit 30 per cent in the second quarter.

More than 22 million American have lost their jobs in the last four weeks as the coronavirus pandemic has swept across the US, according to government(...)

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, mayor of South Bend, Indiana,  talks to supporters  in Rock Hill, South Carolina on Sunday. Photograph: Sean Rayford/Getty Images

Dressed impeccably in a crisp white shirt and perfectly knotted tie, Pete Buttigieg jumps nimbly onto the makeshift outdoor stage in Rock Hill, South (...)

Kieran and Joanne Fahey in South Bend, Indiana

Kieran and Joanne Fahey have been living in South Bend, Indiana for five years. They moved there from Ballsbridge in Dublin after Joanne accepted(...)

Navy and Notre Dame face off in a 2012 match in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

It’s 10am on game Saturday in a lecture hall in the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana. A select group of local fans of its iconic colleg(...)

Eva-Marie Costello is originally from Galway, but now lives in San Francisco, where she works in an education technology startup

Working Abroad Q&A: Each week, Irish Times Abroad meets an Irish person working in an interesting job overseas. This week, Eva-Marie Costello, who(...)

Generation gap: leggings function differently for different age groups. Photograph: iStock

When did leggings make the leap from garment to cultural lightning rod? For what are essentially stretchy footless tights in a seemingly endless array(...)

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