Comedian Amy Schumer is led away after she was arrested during a protest against the proposed confirmation of supreme court nominee  Brett Kavanaugh on Capitol Hill on Thursday. Photograph: Alex Wong/Getty Images

Brett Kavanaugh is expected to be confirmed as a US supreme court justice this weekend after Republican senator Susan Collins said she would endorse h(...)

 Protesters demonstrate against supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh outside the US supreme court  in Washington. Photograph: Getty Images

Brett Kavanaugh moved a step closer to becoming a supreme court justice yesterday after two key Republicans indicated they may support his nomination.(...)

US president Donald  Trump speaks at a ‘Make America Great Again’ rally at the Landers Center in Southaven, Mississippi. Photograph: Brandon Dill/EPA

US president Donald Trump mocked the woman who accused US supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her, impersonating her at a ral(...)

US president Donald Trump speaks to the media about Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the supreme court as he departs the White House on Wednesday for events in Philadelphia and  Memphis. Photograph: Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA

US president Donald Trump has said it is a “very scary time for young men in America”, as he lauded his supreme court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, as an (...)

Demonstrators protest against Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the US supreme court due to sexual assault claims. Photograph:   Saul Loeb

They watched in cafes and bars, in living rooms and kitchens around the country, through  iPhones, live streams and cable TV. On Thursday, millio(...)

Dr Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh testify in a combination photograph during a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing in Washington, on Thursday. Photographs: Win McNamee and Jim Bourg

Senior representatives of the legal profession have urged the US Senate to delay a vote on Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the supreme court, followin(...)

This combination of pictures of Supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on Thursday.  Photograph: Andrew Harnik/ Win McNamee/ Gabriella Demczuk/AFP/Getty Images

US president Donald Trump has praised US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavaunagh as “honest” after a dramatic day of testimony in the US senate. Despit(...)

US deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein called the New York Times story “inaccurate and factually incorrect” and said the anonymous sources behind it were “advancing their own personal agenda”. Photograph: Pete Marovich/New York Times

US deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein suggested recording President Donald Trump secretly and encouraged aides to invoke the 25th amendment to rem(...)

US judge Brett Kavanaugh testifies at his supreme court confirmation hearings on Capitol Hill in Washington on September 5th. Photograph: The New York Times

The woman accusing US supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault says she could testify against him after all, breathing new life into th(...)

 Supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh: categorically denied the allegations of an attack last week after a New Yorker article published details of the alleged incident without including the name of the accuser. Photograph:  Alex Wroblewski/Reuters

All ten Democrats on the US Senate judiciary committee have called on the Senate to postpone a vote on Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the supreme cou(...)

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