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Such is the unending torrent of lies, incompetency and cruelty from the Trump administration, that even watching Liz Garbus’s slick documentary about (...)

US B52 drop bombs over a Viet Cong controlled area in South Vietnam in 1965. America lost 60,000 military in Vietnam. Nearly two million Vietnamese civilians were killed. File photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Do we think it’s a good omen or bad omen that America will be enveloped in darkness during a solar eclipse on August 21st? It can be tempting to give (...)

 US president Donald Trump uses an umbrella after stepping out of Air Force One in  Maryland. Photograph: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Donald Trump was promising to destroy a vile criminal cartel. Unfortunately, not his own. But one could be forgiven for mistaking the vicious tactics (...)

Sarah Kendzior has become a must-follow journalist, as her deeply unsettling predictions about how things will unfold as Trump mimics other authoritarian leaders continue to come to pass.

There was a time during Donald Trump’s election campaign and in the immediate aftermath of his win when the tweets of certain journalists sounded like(...)

US president Donald Trump. “You got worked over by the Republican leadership and the business community, who set you up to do their bidding.” Photograph: Al Drago/The New York Times

Dear Donald, We’ve known each other a long time, so I think I can be blunt. You know how you said at campaign rallies that you did not like being iden(...)

Donald Trump now: “Back in the 1970s and 1980s, with a shameless talent for self-aggrandisement untethered to fact, Trump was able to turn himself into a celebrity.” Photograph: Doug Mills/The New York Times

Much has been made of Melania Trump’s absence from the capital. But our new president’s most intense, primal, torrid relationship is in full War of th(...)

US president Donald Trump  may  have pierced a malaise, as more millennials show interest in running for office. Photograph: Joshua Roberts/Reuters

Listen up, haters. The brief reign of Donald the First has been completely head-spinningly nuts so far. But let’s stay calm and look for the silver li(...)

Brian Burns, the business executive and commercial lawyer who president Donald Trump wants to be his ambassador to Ireland, in his office in Palm Beach, Florida. Photograph: Simon Carswell

Three paintings hang on the wall behind the desk of Brian Burns, the business executive, attorney, philanthropist and, he hopes, President Donald Trum(...)

Donald Trump: “The only thing you can do is keep him distracted for a day and then one more day so that he doesn’t do anything disastrous,” says his biographer Michael D’Antonio. Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty

So now we’re getting the crazy straight up. The Doomsday Clock is ticking faster, the resistance is growing, and teetotaller Donald Trump already seem(...)

‘The story of how Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton rose and reinvented themselves and embraced and brawled is the story of New York itself.’ Photograph: Zach Gibson/The New York Times

The sensational, spidery plot of the most gripping game of thrones in modern history is best captured by two images. The first is from Donald J Trump’(...)

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