Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos in Los Angeles in January 2019. Photograph: Elizabeth Lippman/New York Times

I find this all quite taxing. Infrastructure talks just collapsed, with Republicans scratching their heads, wondering where on earth we could find the(...)

US president Donald Trump wears a protective mask while visiting Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, on Saturday. Photograph: Chris Kleponis/Polaris/Bloomberg

Former special counsel Robert Mueller broke his long silence at the weekend to defend his prosecution of Roger Stone, forcefully rebutting US presiden(...)

Michelle Obama during a speech about combatting youth violence at a lunch in Chicago yesterday. Photograph: Scott Olson/Getty Images

A compromise between Republican and Democrat senators on extending background checks for gun buyers(...)