Jaelene Hinkle:  “If I never get another national team call-up again then that’s just a part of His plan, and that’s okay.”  Photograph: Diego Diaz//Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

The curious case of Jaelene Hinkle. In June, 2017, she was called into the USA women’s squad ahead of a two-match tour of Scandinavia. With eight ful(...)

  Democrat Chuck Schumer   responds to  Republican Mitch McConnell’s decision to delay the start of the August recess until the third week of August. Photograph: EPA/Michael Reynolds

As US president Donald Trump met with his French counterpart Emanuel Macron in Paris, at home his party was struggling to secure consensus on a new he(...)

President Donald Trump disagrees with claims that Vladimir Putin was happy he had won the election. ‘I wanted a strong military, he doesn’t want to see that’. Photograph: Getty

US president Donald Trump, battling allegations that Russia helped him win the White House, claimed last night Vladimir Putin would have preferred a H(...)