Michael Flynn arriving at federal court in Washington in December 2018. File photograph: Tom Brenner/The New York Times

US president Donald Trump has pardoned his former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who had pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI during the inves(...)

Activists hold signs  during the March for Action on Gun Violence event in Broward County, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on February 17th in the wake of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School gun attack, which left 17 dead. Photograph:  Joe Skipper/Reuters

One hour after news broke about the school shooting in Florida last week, Twitter accounts suspected of having links to Russia released hundreds of po(...)

President Donald Trump and FBI director James Comey. Mr Comey will testify  before the Senate intelligence committee on Thursday, where he is expected to be quizzed intensely about his interactions with Mr Trump. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

Former FBI director James Comey will state that US president Donald Trump asked him to drop the FBI investigation into former national security chief (...)

 White House strategist Steve Bannon, who was removed from the national security council on Wednesday. Several associates said President Donald Trump had quietly expressed annoyance over the credit Bannon has received for setting the agenda. Photograph:  Andrew Harrer/Getty Images

For the first 10 weeks of US president Donald Trump’s administration, no adviser loomed larger in the public imagination than Stephen Bannon, the raw (...)

 White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, right, and Donald Trump:  the Senate Intelligence Committee, investigating Russian interference in the election, wants to ask Mr Kushner about meetings with the Russian ambassador. Photograph: Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Photo

US senate investigators plan to question Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and close adviser, as part of their broad inquiry into tie(...)

US president Donald Trump speaking on the phone with Russian president Vladimir Putin in the Oval Office on January 28th. It is unclear whether the conversations between Mr Trump’s campaign team and Russia had anything to do with Mr Trump himself. Photograph: Pete Marovich/Pool via Bloomberg

Phone records and intercepted calls show that members of Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign and other Trump associates had repeated contacts wi(...)

The neighbourhood in Paris that was home to Reda Hame, a French citizen who, according to interrogation records, was trained by Islamic State to strike in Europe. Hame was arrested in August 2015, before he could strike. Photograph: Pierre Terdjman/The New York Times

The day he left Syria with instructions to carry out a terrorist attack in France, Reda Hame (29), a computer technician from Paris, had been a membe(...)