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Mick Mulvaney was appointed by the White House as acting head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, an agency he has described as a “sick joke”. Photograph: Al Drago/The New York Times

The White House is preparing for a legal battle for control of the top US consumer finance watchdog, with two rival acting heads expected to appear at(...)

In the early days of the commercial internet, back in the mid 1990s, one of the things that technology platform companies lobbied hard for was the not(...)

The casket of Otto Warmbier is carried after a memorial at Wyoming High School in Ohio on Thursday. Photograph:  Bill Pugliano/Getty Images

Thousands of friends and family members gathered in suburban Cincinnati on Thursday to say goodbye to an American student who died days after returnin(...)

American student Otto Warmbier being escorted at the supreme court in Pyongyang, North Korea, in March 2016. He was sentenced to 15 years in prison for stealing a propaganda poster. Photograph: Reuters/Kyodo

For more than a year, while their son Otto was a prisoner in North Korea, Fred and Cindy Warmbier knew nothing about his fate. Then, over the last wee(...)

American president Donald Trump gets a pat on the back from senior Republicans. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters

After seven years of trying to repeal Barack Obama’s healthcare reforms, Republicans in the House of Representatives marked Thursday’s passage of a bi(...)

Capitol Building at night. Photograph: Brian Keith Lorraine/Getty Images

Senator John McCain has survived one of the most bruising election seasons of his long political career, fending off a challenge from his Democratic r(...)

“Lock her up!”: Anita Fraser inside the local party’s headquarters in Lisbon, Ohio. Photograph: Simon Carswell

Every few minutes there was the loud blast of a car or truck horn passing the “Honk for Trump!” sign outside the Republican Party’s Columbiana County(...)

 Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks during a rally at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, US. Photograph: 	Dominick Reuter/AFP/Getty Images

Previously unreleased footage of Donald Trump on the US version of The Apprentice will not be made public despite suggestions that more damaging mater(...)

 Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump holds a Purple Heart, given to him by veteran Louis Dorfman, during a campaign event at Briar Woods High School in Ashburn, Virginia. Photograph:  Alex Wong/Getty Images

Donald Trump’s vice-presidential candidate Mike Pence appeared to split with the Republican nominee on Wednesday by endorsing House speaker Paul Ryan (...)

Donald Trump leaves a meeting with House Republicans at the Capitol Hill Club in Washington on Thursday. Photograph: Pete Marovich/Bloomberg

A peacemaking summit meeting between Republican lawmakers and their renegade presidential nominee, Donald Trump, descended on Thursday into an extraor(...)

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