Roseanne Barr: her show Rosanne has been axed after she posted racist tweets. Photograph:  Brinson+Banks/The New York Times

ABC television network in the US has cancelled comedian Roseanne Barr’s show after she posted a racist tweet comparing a former Obama adviser to an ap(...)

US president Donald Trump in Hamburg, on Friday.  Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

This week was holiday time in the US, a moment when Americans traditionally pause, come together and celebrate the annual Fourth of July festivities t(...)

US president Donald Trump: “The fake media tried to stop us from going to the White House. But I’m president, and they’re not.” Photograph: Olivier Douliery/Bloomberg

US president Donald Trump was on Sunday accused of encouraging his supporters to attack journalists, after he tweeted a video of himself at a pro-wres(...)

 MSNBC presensters Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski, who have been personally attacked by US president Donald Trump. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

The White House offered to have a US tabloid kill a damaging story about the hosts of a cable news show if they personally apologised to the president(...)

Mika Brzezinski, a co-presenter of MSNBC’s Morning Joe, who was targetted on Twitter by US President Donald Trump. Photograph: Robert Caplin/The New York Times

Donald Trump’s war on the media took a graphic turn on Thursday when the president launched a highly personal attack on a female host of MSNBC’s morni(...)

President-elect Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, at the New Year’s Eve party at the Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida. The 118-room private club will be a winter White House for him to escape to. Photograph: Hilary Swift/The New York Times

When US president-elect Donald Trump rang in the new year this weekend, he did it in Gatsby-like opulence, joined by actor Sylvester Stallone, the go(...)

US president-elect Donald Trump waves as Mitt Romney leaves after a meeting at Trump National Golf Club in  New Jersey on November 19th. Trump’s advisers are divided over whether he should make Romney his secretary of state.  Photograph: Aude Guerrucci/Bloomberg

Rival factions of Republicans are locked in an increasingly caustic and public battle to influence US president-elect Donald Trump’s choice for secret(...)

Republican would-be presidential candidate Donald Trump at Fountain Park, Arizona, during a campaign rally. Photograph: Ralph Freso/Getty Images

Most people would be upset to be at the centre of an agitated national debate about whether they were more like Hitler, Mussolini, Idi Amin, George Wa(...)