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Rev Al Sharpton, centre, founder and president of National Action Network, and Martin Luther King III, third from right, march with others during the  protest against racism and police brutality in Washington, DC. Photograph: Olivier Douliery / AFP via Getty

Tens of thousands of people gathered on the National Mall in Washington on Friday to call for racial justice, as they marked the 57th anniversary of M(...)

President Donald Trump is joined on stage by family members during the final night of the Republican National Convention. Photograph: New York Times

US president Donald Trump launched a pointed attack on his Democratic rival Joe Biden on the final night of the Republican convention, as he formally (...)

Giving it Socks: Bill Clinton’s cat poses for the press corps on the White House lawn in 1999. Photograph: Robert Giroux/Getty Images

As you will now be aware, Kamala Harris, recently confirmed Democratic candidate for US vice-president, is both Wall Street’s favourite cop and the ad(...)

US president Donald Trump. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP via Getty

US president Donald Trump will accept the Republican Party’s presidential nomination at the White House or at Gettysburg, the civil war site where Abr(...)

US president Donald Trump arrives for the Independence Day events at Mount Rushmore National Memorial in Keystone, South Dakota, in July. File photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images

US president Donald Trump has denied that his team ever approached South Dakota’s governor about adding his face to the monument depicting four presid(...)

US president Donald Trump said of his cognitive test: ‘It’s actually not that easy, but for me, it was easy.’ Photograph:  Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images

US presidents and those who would be president often boast of their qualifications – their education, their experience, their achievements. And then t(...)

Brooks Brothers was founded as a family business in 1818. Photograph: The New York TImes

Brooks Brothers, the two-centuries-old purveyor of American business wear, is to file for bankruptcy protection in the US, becoming the latest venerab(...)

Iranian pedestrians wearing protective masks due to the Covid-19 pandemic, walk along a street in the capital Tehran. We have been living through what the Bank for International Settlements in its latest annual report, calls a “global sudden stop”. Photograph: AFP

The IMF’s World Economic Outlook Update for June is not a cheerful document. Yet it does contain a cheerful point: the second quarter of 2020 should b(...)

Polish president Andrzej Duda  and US president Donald Trump in the Rose Garden of the White House. Photograph:   Drew Angerer/Getty Images

US president Donald Trump hit out at “delinquent” Nato members as he called on all members of the transatlantic alliance  – particularly Germany (...)

US president Donald Trump speaking in Tulsa: He made no mention of the George Floyd killing protests but used the racially charged anti-China slur “Kung Flu”. Photograph: Evan Vucci

US president Donald Trump’s attempt to reinvigorate his election campaign suffered a setback on Saturday, after a smaller than expected crowd attended(...)

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