Oil pump in North Dakota

Global oil prices have dropped almost 50 per cent below their 2014 high. But here in North Dakota, oil is still the only game in town. Named after He(...)

 Kimberly Smith is a Native American activist and artist.

More than 100 human rights defenders from 80 countries arrived in Dublin this week for three days of meetings on how to overcome the challenges and da(...)

Welcome to Marfa, Texas: “So, they’re all thinking, what’s a billionaire from New York City doing interfering with here?” Photograph: Scott Halleran/Getty Images

Early last Wednesday morning, the pedestrian bridge joining the American city of El Paso to the Mexican city of Ciudad Juarez had that recognisable st(...)

US president Donald Trump: “I don’t ever want to call a court biased, so I won’t call it biased. And we haven’t had a decision yet. But courts seem to be so political.”  Photograph: Al Drago/New York Times

US president Donald Trump launched a blistering attack on critics of his immigration policy on Wednesday, describing the ruling by a Seattle court whi(...)

Native Americans lead demonstrators as they march to the Federal Building in protest against president Donald Trump’s executive order fast-tracking the Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines, in Los Angeles, California. Photograph: Mark Ralston/AFP

The US Army Corps of Engineers will grant the final easement needed to finish the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline, according to a court filing on(...)

Trump and the protesters

Sir, – In “Beware Trump, we are dissidents; we are legion” (Opinion & Analysis, January 23rd), Charles Blow begins celebrating the “dissidents” wh(...)

Trinity College is also selling up shares in two companies linked to the Dakota access pipeline in North Dakota. Photograph: Alyssa Schukar/New York Times

Trinity College Dublin has moved to sell as much as €6 million of fossil fuel company shares, including ExxonMobil and BP. The university’s endowme(...)

 US president-elect Donald Trump  and Son Masayoshi, CEO of SoftBank, meet the press following a meeting at Trump Tower in New York. Photograph: Albin Lohr-Jones/EPA

US president-elect Donald Trump sold all company shares in June, his spokesman has said, dumping the investments at a time when the Republican was pr(...)

Protesters demonstrate against the Dakota Access Pipeline  in Los Angeles, California, US. File photograph: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters

Facebook has seen a flurry of check-ins to the Standing Rock Indian Reservation, which is at the centre of a protest against the Dakota Access Pipelin(...)