Former US president Donald Trump: pushed false claims that Dominion had manipulated vote counts and its machines to benefit Joe Biden in the 2020 election. Photograph: Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images

Fox News and its powerful owner, Rupert Murdoch, are facing a second major defamation suit over its coverage of the 2020 presidential election, a new (...)

 Lou Dobbs, whose show on Fox Business was cancelled on Friday. Photograph: Chester Higgins Jr/New York Times

In just a few weeks in the US, lawsuits and legal threats from a pair of obscure election technology companies have achieved what years of advertising(...)

While professional investors tend to be undone by distraction and inattention, ordinary investors are more likely to pay attention to the wrong things. File photograph: Getty

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Donald Trump outside the White House, on Friday. Friday was not the end of what the American president tweeted was ‘the World’s most expensive Witch Hunt’. Photograph: Evan Vucci/AP

I got a call at 3pm Friday from the Washington electric company telling me that a manhole in front of my house was smoking, that the underground cable(...)