The statue of the Confederate general Robert E Lee in Charlottesville, Virginia. Photograph: Erin Schaff/New York Times

A Virginia judge has ruled that local authorities in Charlottesville cannot remove two Confederate statues because they are war memorials protected b(...)

Otto Warmbier on his way to North Korea’s top court in Pyongyang. Photograph: Kyodo/via Reuters

The parents of Otto Warmbier, the American student who died after being detained in North Korea, have said that Kim Jong-un’s regime was responsible f(...)

 A car  is driven into  protesters demonstrating against a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, on  August 12th, 2017.  One woman, Heather Heyer, died and  19 were  injured. Photograph: AP

Less than three hours' drive southwest of Washington DC, the highway reaches the small city of Charlottesville. Located in the heart of Virginia near(...)

Torch-bearing white nationalists rally around a statue of Thomas Jefferson near the University of Virginia campus in Charlottesville last August. File photograph: Edu Bayer/The New York Times

The organiser of a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, which left an anti-fascist activist dead last summer, has been granted permi(...)

David Browne pictured at the Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

There was little doubt David Browne would follow a road familiar to his ancestors and become an architect. Even as he started secondary school in Clon(...)

Dylan Farrow repeated her charges against Woody Allen in a tearful interview last month on CBS

Soon after Rolling Stone published a sensational – and, as it turned out, false – account of a gang rape at a University of Virginia fr(...)

Lee Harvey Oswald with Dallas police officers in  November 1963. Photograph:  Dallas police department/Reuters

Allegations that Lee Harvey Oswald was connected to the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) were “totally unfounded”, say newly released documents re(...)

Partial records from long-secret files relating to the 1963 assassination of President John F Kennedy have been released — capturing the frantic days (...)

 Otto Frederick Warmbier (C), a University of Virginia student  is taken to North Korea’s top court in Pyongyang in March, 2016. Photograph: Kyodo/Reuters

North Korea said on Thursday that American student Otto Warmbier had suffered no torture during his 17-month detention, a day after an Ohio coroner sa(...)

Christopher Cantwell, in the Vice News documentary about the riots in Charlottesville, Virginia. Photograph: Vice News screengrab

A white nationalist whose behaviour at violent gatherings this month in Charlottesville, Virginia, brought him notoriety after he was featured in a wi(...)

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