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Rosalynn Carter stands on the front porch of her home as she watches US president Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden leave, after a visit with her husband, former president Jimmy Carter, in Plains, Georgia, on Thursday. Photograph: Doug Mills/New York Times

Joe Biden has respect for his elders. And there aren’t that many of them. Before the president’s rally near Atlanta on Thursday, he and Jill went out(...)

Actor Olympia Dukakis is pictured in Hollywood, California, in 2013. Photograph: Joe Klamar/AFP via Getty Images

Olympia Dukakis, who won an Oscar for her performance as a sardonic, middle-aged mother who advises her headstrong daughter on matters of love in the (...)

Sinn Féin’s Mary Lou McDonald, Gerry Adams and Michelle O’Neill: as well as engagement with decision-makers in the American capital, Sinn Féin’s US arm has also increased its online presence since the Covid-19 pandemic hit

Millions of Americans who opened their print and e-paper editions of the New York Times and Washington Post on Wednesday were greeted with an unusual (...)

US president-elect Joe Biden speaking in New Castle, Delaware, on Tuesday. Photograph: Evan Vucci/AP

The current militarisation of downtown Washington is a propaganda gift to autocrats everywhere. This, they will say of the khaki vans and camouflaged (...)

Then US vice-president Joe Biden with Lloyd Austin, whom he has chosen to be his defence secretary, in April 2009. Photograph: Stan Gilliland/EPA

Joe Biden’s intention to nominate Lloyd Austin as defence secretary – which would make him the first African-American to serve in the role – has run i(...)

 Democratic presidential candidate former vice president Joe Biden answers a question as US president Donald Trump listens during the second and final presidential debate at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee on Thursday. Photograph: Morry Gash-Pool/Getty Images

With 11 days to go until election day, the two presidential candidates met for the second and final time on the debate stage last night in Nashville. (...)

Judge Amy Coney Barrett, US president Donald Trump’s nominee for the supreme court, in Washington on October 1st. Photograph: Anna Moneymaker/New York Times

On a winter afternoon in 2018, Judge Amy Coney Barrett rose to speak in Notre Dame Law School’s wood-panelled courtroom and thanked the people gathere(...)

 A woman waves an American flag as president Trump supporters watch the presidential debate at the Trump Victory Campaign center in Katy, Texas. Photograph:  Mark Felix/AFPGetty Images

In many ways Texas epitomises a certain idea of America – a land of cowboys and Stetsons, and a tradition of proud small-government individualism. Th(...)

Joe Biden speaks during the first debate of the 2020 US presidential election in Cleveland, Ohio, on Tuesday. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images

Nothing dates a period as much as the quaintness of its scandals. In 1987, the unattributed use of some rhetoric from a British politician was enough (...)

US president Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at the White House on Wednesday. Photograph: Chris Kleponis/Polaris/Bloomberg

The US government proposed rule changes on Wednesday that would allow shower heads to boost water pressure, after president Donald Trump repeatedly co(...)

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