Ivanka Trump, daughter and assistant to US president Donald Trump. “Whether my contribution ultimately lives up to the expectations of some of the harshest critics? Only time will tell.” Photograph:  Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

At sundown on August 12th, about 24 hours after neo-Nazis marched in the streets of Charlottesville, wielding torches and chanting “Jews will not repl(...)

A Pro-Life Coalition of Pennsylvania rally outside Dr Kermit Gosnell’s closed abortion clinic in Philadelphia. Three years ago, Dr Gosnell was convicted of the first-degree murder of three infants, the involuntary manslaughter of a patient  and other felony counts. Photograph: Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images

Working on the movie and book about Kermit Gosnell, the Philadelphia abortion doctor convicted of murder, I acquired a swift education on abortion, le(...)

US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has blasted the House select committee  as a “partisan arm of the Republican national committee”  ahead of her appearance before it. Photograph: Brian Snyder/Reuters

There have been nine investigations into the deadly attacks on the US outpost in Benghazi, Libya, on September 11th, 2012, and none has unearthed any (...)

Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards apologized for what she called the lack of compassion shown in the video. Stock photograph: Getty Images

Three separate investigations into Planned Parenthood have been started by officials in Texas following the release of a secretly recorded video which(...)