Ralph Northam

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Glenn Youngkin, governor-elect of Virginia: ‘Together, we will change the trajectory of this commonwealth.’ Photograph: Al Drago/Bloomberg

Republican Glenn Youngkin has won the Virginia governor’s race in a crushing result for President Joe Biden and his Democratic party with just a year (...)

Terry McAuliffe, the Democratic candidate for governor, campaigning in Norfolk, Vírginia, on Sunday. Photograph: Eze Amos/New York Times

At a corn maze and pumpkin patch in northern Virginia this month, former Carlyle chief executive Glenn Youngkin set out his stall. Dressed in a Nantu(...)

The  Lee statue was erected in 1890, the first of six Confederate monuments – symbols of white power that dotted the main boulevard in Richmond, the former capital of the Confederacy. Photograph: Michael A McCoy/New York Times

After more than a year of legal wrangling, one of the largest Confederate monuments in the US – a soaring statue of Robert E Lee, the South’s civil wa(...)

A pop up Covid-19 vaccination site at Hammons Field in Springfield, Missouri. Photograph:  Angus Mordant/Bloomberg

Health officials in the United States have reported a sharp increase in vaccination rates in recent weeks, as hundreds of thousands of Americans have (...)

 US president Donald Trump at Orlando Sanford International Airport: his behaviour has been criticised by Republican senator Mitt Romney and virus expert Dr Anthony Fauci. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP

Donald Trump vowed on Tuesday to continue holding large-scale campaign rallies despite his recent coronavirus diagnosis, as virus expert Dr Anthony Fa(...)

People queue to vote early in the US presidential election at the Fairfax County government centre in Virginia on September 18th. Photograph: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images

Outside the Fairfax County government centre, long socially-distant queues have formed since early morning. The polling site in northern Virginia ope(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar calls ties an ‘infection control issue’. Photograph: Peter Dazeley/iStock/Getty

Spare a thought for the humble tie. It hasn’t had the best publicity of late. You might even say it’s struggling for relevance in the age of coronavir(...)

Protesters plan to mark Juneteenth with demonstrations against racism and police brutality. Photograph: Jeenah Moon / Getty Images

A growing list of US companies across finance, technology, retail and other industries are giving employees Friday off to commemorate Juneteenth. Whil(...)

 A Black Lives Matter protest takes a knee at the Martin Luther King Memorial on the seventh day of protests in DC over the death of George Floyd, who died in police custody. Photograph: Jim Lo Scalzo

As protests gripped the United States this week, Washington DC found itself at the centre of the demonstrations over George Floyd’s death. The city (...)

White House staff and guests, wearing face masks, before Monday’s  daily coronavirus briefing  with US president Donald Trump  in the Rose Garden of the White House. Photograph: Doug Mills/The New York Times

Staff at the White House have been ordered to wear face masks after at least two aides tested positive for coronavirus last week. The rule does not a(...)

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