Theranos founder and former chief executive Elizabeth Holmes and  her partner Billy Evans leave the Robert F Peckham Federal Building in San Jose, California on Tuesday. Photograph: Ethan Swope/Getty Images

Using charisma, poise and a smattering of scientific jargon, Elizabeth Holmes persuaded investors to give her nearly $1 billion (€891.7 million) to bu(...)

Torch-bearing white nationalists march toward a statue of Thomas Jefferson on the University of Virginia campus in Charlottesville, on August 11th, 2017. Photograph: Edu Bayer/The New York Times

A jury has awarded millions of dollars in damages against white nationalist leaders for violence that erupted during the 2017 Unite the Right rally in(...)

At least six clinics in Texas returned to performing abortions the day after a federal judge halted enforcement of the nation’s most restrictive abortion measure. Photograph: Ilana Panich-Linsman/New York Times

At least six clinics in Texas in the United States returned to performing abortions the day after a federal judge halted enforcement of the nation’s m(...)

Jerrfey Epstein’s death at age 66 was called a suicide by New York City’s top medical examiner. File photograph: New York State Sex Offender Registry/AP

Two Manhattan jail guards who were on duty the night Jeffrey Epstein killed himself admitted to falsifying records but would avoid prison under an agr(...)

Migrants charge  phones at a temporary camp in Matamoros, Mexico, near the US border, earlier this year. File photograph: Meghan Dhaliwal/New York Times

Lawyers and non-profit organisations seeking to reunite immigrant families separated at the US-Mexico border by the Trump administration have not bee(...)

The S&P 500 and the Dow were largely unchanged on Thursday as investors stayed on the sidelines amid an uptick in coronavirus infections in parts of the United States and an elevated level of weekly jobless claims.  Photograph:  Timothy  Clary/AFP via Getty Images

European shares closed lower on Thursday as a spike in Covid-19 cases in China and some US states triggered fears of a second wave of infections. And (...)

Sean Dunne’s latest court filing is a last minute attempt to sink settlement of his long-running US bankruptcy case and may violate US law, according to a letter from his bankruptcy trustee. Photograph: Douglas Healey

Developer Sean Dunne’s latest court filing is “a baseless ploy” aimed at sinking settlement of his long-running US bankruptcy case, and he should be s(...)

Bankrupt developer Sean Dunne, once one of Ireland’s richest men, says he has paid a nearly $10,000 sanction imposed on him by a US court, according to a court filing. Photograph: Douglas Healey

After pleading poverty for months, bankrupt developer Sean Dunne, once one of Ireland’s richest men, says he has paid a nearly $10,000 sanction impose(...)

It remains to be seen what the ruling by US district court judge Denise Casper  will mean in reality

The Electronic Frontier Foundation says an historic opinion on digital privacy at US borders has been issued. Last week a federal judge ruled that “su(...)

 US president Donald Trump speaks to reporters before departing the White House en route to New York. Photograph:/Erin Scott / EPA

A US federal judge in Oregon temporarily blocked a Trump administration proclamation that would have required prospective immigrants to prove they wou(...)

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