Border Angels founder Enrique Morones with colleagues in their office in San Diego, California. Photograph: Stephen Starr

Hugo Castro rubs his temples before joining the sea of evening rush-hour traffic that snakes all the way from San Diego to the Mexican border. The bea(...)

Beto O’Rourke, running for the US Senate seat, addresses supporters during a campaign rally at Texas Southern University in Houston last week. Photo: Loren Elliott/Reuters

The footage of Beto O’Rourke nonchalantly skateboarding around a WhataBurger car park in Texas lasts just under one minute. Long enough for informed o(...)

A Muslim doctor living in Dublin has spoken of the insults and harassment she suffers for wearing a hijab. She was speaking after the release of a rep(...)

Dax Shepard: skilled listener with a deep-seated curiosity

Lately, there has been somewhat of a renaissance in the world of celebrity podcasts. Comedians Marc Maron and Chris Hardwick, along with director Kevi(...)

It’s the studio that rewrote the rules of animation, and it hasn’t let up since. So which is the best – and the worst – of Pixar’s 19 movies? 1. The (...)

Allie Sherlock (12) chatted with US talk show host Ellen DeGeneres.

A 12-year-old Irish busker has described her experience of performing on The Ellen Show in the US as “amazing”. Allie Sherlock from Douglas in Cork s(...)

Emergency personnel carry a woman rescued from a collapsed house  in Montecito. Photograph: Kenneth Song/Santa Barbara News/Reuters

More than a dozen people are missing and at least 17 are known to have died after mudslides in southern California destroyed homes and swept away cars(...)

Saoirse Ronan on Saturday Night Live. Image: Youtube

It was something of an Irish extravaganza on Saturday Night Live last night as actress Saoirse Ronan and rock band U2 took centre stage on the hit lat(...)

Ellen DeGeneres poses for a selfie with the stars at the 2014 Oscars. The Pi Solo’s wide-angle lens could fit in a lot more celebrities. Photograph: Ellen DeGeneres/Twitter via Getty Images

Remember Ellen DeGeneres’s Oscars selfie from 2014? For a few years it was the most-retweeted tweet (until #NuggsForCarter blasted past it) due to pac(...)

Obama’s 2012 tweet, “Four more years”, is the number 8 most-retweeted

When Jack Dorsey was looking for a name for his new social media site in 2006 he was going to call it “Twitch” but when looking up the word in the dic(...)

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