US president Trump participates in the swearing-in ceremony of Brett Kavanaugh (R) as Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court at the White House in Washington, DC. File Photographh: Brendan Smialowski /AFP/Getty Images

Almost a year after Brett Kavanaugh was sworn in as a US supreme court justice, President Donald Trump’s controversial pick to join the highest court (...)

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who joined the court in 1993, had two cancerous nodules in her left lung removed in December. Photograph:  Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

Liberal US supreme court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has completed a three-week course of radiation therapy to treat a cancerous tumor on her pancreas(...)

Workers building a border fence in a private property located in the limits of the US states of Texas and New Mexico taken from Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua state, Mexico. Photograph: Herika Martinez/AFP/Getty

The US Supreme Court has cleared the way for the Trump administration to use billions of dollars in Pentagon funds to build sections of a border wall (...)

US president Donald Trump presents Tiger Woods the medal of freedom during a ceremony in the Rose Garden at the White House. Photograph: Getty Images

The morning after US president Donald Trump’s rally in North Carolina last week, Dan Le Batard took to the airwaves for his daily sports talk show on (...)

Alabama governor Kay Ivey signing into law the Alabama Human Life Protection Act in Montgomery, Alabama on Wednesday. Photograph: Alabama Governor’s Office/EPA

Alabama’s governor signed a Bill on Wednesday to ban nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in the latest challenge by (...)

Alyssa Milano: ‘Join me by not having sex until we get bodily autonomy back.’ Photograph: Angela Weiss/AFP/Getty

The American actor Alyssa Milano has ignited social media with a tweet calling for women to join her in a sex strike to protest against strict new abo(...)

Spotify said it was forced to “artificially” increase monthly subscriptions for its premium service via the Apple app store Photograph: Getty Images

Apple should be investigated by the European Union’s antitrust agency over how it allegedly squeezes rival music streaming services, according to Spot(...)

Republican candidate for Congress Mark Harris: fraud inquiry into his campaign has prompted a call for new election. Photograph: Travis Long/New York Times

Last year’s midterm elections may seem like a distant memory, but more than three months after Americans went to the polls, one seat in Congress has y(...)

Light from the setting sun shines on the supreme court in Washington, US. Photograph:  Joshua Roberts/Reuters

The US supreme court on Tuesday let president Donald Trump enforce his policy barring certain transgender people from joining or staying in the milita(...)

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