Many rioters are facing charges of injuring police officers. Photograph: Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA

Two men have been arrested and charged with assaulting US Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick with bear spray during the January 6th riot, but offic(...)

The possibility of delaying a Senate impeachment trial follows behind-the-scenes discussions between House speaker Nancy Pelosi and her party over the weekend. Photograph: Anna Moneymaker/New York Times

House Democrats have initiated impeachment proceedings against US president Donald Trump, formally introducing an article of impeachment to the House (...)

Jacob Anthony Chansley, centre, with other Trump supporters   in the  Capitol  building, in Washington. Photograph: Erin Schaff/ The New York Times

Arrests took place across the United States at the weekend as some of those suspected of being responsible for last week’s riot in the US Capitol were(...)

A man, identified as Adam Christian Johnson, carries the lectern of US speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi in the Capitol. Photograph: Win McNamee/Getty Images

US federal agents have arrested two more suspects in the riot at the Capitol whose images had gone viral, one of whom was depicted carrying off the Ho(...)

Supporters of US president Donald Trump in the Capitol rotunda on Wednesday. Photograph: Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA

There were infamous white nationalists and noted conspiracy theorists who have spread dark visions of paedophile Satanists running the country. Others(...)

Demonstrators hold a banner calling for impeachment of US president Donald Trump during a protest outside the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York on January 7th, 2021. Photograph: Kena Betancur/ AFP via Getty Images

US president Donald Trump bowed to pressure and committed to an orderly transition of power last night, as calls grew in Washington for his removal fr(...)