Ralph Northam

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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(...)

Protesters in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Hundreds of people, including politicians, demonstrated against lockdown measures. Photograph: Nicholas Kamm/AFP via Getty Images

Governors pushed back against assertions by president Donald Trump that the US has sufficient testing capacity in place to begin easing coronavirus r(...)

The USNS Comfort passes the Statue of Liberty as it enters New York harbour on Monday. Photograph: Mike Segar/Reuters

People cheered the US Navy hospital ship Comfort as it sailed into New York on Monday, a beacon of the national effort to stanch the coronavirus outbr(...)

New York governor Andrew Cuomo: A total of 157 people have died from the virus in New York, accounting for approximately one-third of all deaths in the US. Photograph: Mike Segar

US president Donald Trump hinted on Monday that he could consider reopening key parts of the US economy, amid frustration with the economic impact of (...)

On October 29th, 2017 Juli Briskman gestures with her middle finger as a motorcade with US president Donald Trump departs Trump National Golf Course in Sterling, Virginia. Photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty

The woman who lost her job after giving US president Donald Trump’s motorcade the middle finger in 2017 won a local government seat in Virginia in one(...)

 Democrat Andy Beshear was on course to win the gubernatorial race in Kentucky against Republican incumbent Matt Bevin. Photograph: Reuters

A series of state level elections across the United States has unnerved Republicans, a year out from the 2020 presidential race. On Tuesday voters in(...)

A screen grab from a handout video made available by Nasa taken from the International Space Station  showing Hurricane Dorian on Monday. Photograph: EPA/Nasa

Hurricane Dorian pounded the Bahamas on Monday, killing at least five people and inundating homes with floodwater ahead of its expected advance on the(...)

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