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As the US mulls the political ramifications of the recent protests over the killing of George Floyd, those who hoped that this new awakening about rac(...)

Curfews were imposed on major US cities as clashes over police brutality erupted across America. Photograph:  Seth Herald / AFP

Mass protests engulfed the United States at the weekend, as public anger at the death of African-American man George Floyd in police custody in Minnea(...)

A protester raises his arms as tear gas floats outside the Minneapolis police 3rd Precinct during a second day of demonstrations. Photograph: EPA

Protests and rioting erupted for a second night in Minneapolis following the death of a black man who had been physically restrained by four white pol(...)

Senator Bernie Sanders speaks during a campaign event in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, US.  Photograph: Al Drago/Bloomberg

Inside the cosy Ritual Cafe in downtown Des Moines, owner Denise Diaz is doing a roaring trade. On this bright weekend morning, her cafe has been tra(...)

Donald Trump accused Jewish Americans who vote for Democrats as showing ‘either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty’. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters.

US president Donald Trump beat back criticism of his comments accusing American Jews who vote for Democrats of “great disloyalty” and went a step furt(...)

US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib:  “I have decided that visiting my grandmother under these oppressive conditions stands against everything I believe in-fighting against racism, oppression & injustice,” Photograph: Rebecca Cook/Reuters

US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib has decided not to visit her elderly grandmother in the West Bank, even though Israel agreed to her request to do so. (...)

US congresswoman Ilhan Abdullahi Omar: denied entry to Israel. File photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP

Israel barred two Democratic congresswomen from visiting the country in a move that has prompted widespread criticism from Democrats and Jewish groups(...)

Nigel Farage has described Donald Trump’s “go back” comments aimed at four congresswomen of colour as “genius”.

Nigel Farage has described Donald Trump’s “go back” comments aimed at four congresswomen of colour as “genius”. The US president’s remarks were widel(...)

Ayanna Pressley, Ilhan Omar , Alexandria Ocasio Cortez and Rashida Tlaib: have criticised Donal Trump and challenged their own Democratic leadership. Photograph: Anna Moneymaker/New York Times

US president Donald Trump on Sunday stepped up his attacks on four liberal Democrats in Congress, who have become known as “The Squad”, calling on the(...)

US president Donald Trump: doesn’t worry about inciting violence against those he slimes. Photograph: Chip Somodevilla/Getty

Sorry, Abe. I can’t come down to your memorial on a sultry night for my usual midsummer outing of mindful meditation and astral projection. The time (...)

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