US  House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announcing that articles of impeachment are to be drawn up against US president Donald Trump. Photograph:  Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

US president Donald Trump faces an impeachment vote as early as this month after the top Democrat in Congress ordered that charges against him should(...)

US president Donald Trump boards Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland on Friday. Photograph: Erin Schaff/The New York Times

My first job in journalism was as a clerk at The Washington Star. I fielded a lot of calls from readers threatening to cancel their subscriptions – in(...)

Bill Taylor, the top US diplomat to Ukraine,  testified to the house committees regarding the impeachment inquiry looking into Donald Trump’s relationship with Ukraine. Photograph: Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images

Donald Trump’s troubles intensified this week as Bill Taylor, the US’s top diplomat in Ukraine, testified before the three House of Representatives co(...)

US president Donald Trump with Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has said he plans to soon begin a military operation in northeast Syria. Photograph: Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP.

US allies and senior Republicans have responded with alarm to the Trump administration’s decision to pull troops out of northern Syria, paving the way(...)

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(...)

European Council president Donald Tusk  and Britain’s prime minister Boris Johnson: US has pledged a big trade deal to Britain in wake of Brexit.  Photograph: Neil Hall

French efforts to save the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, known as the JCPOA, dominated the G7 summit in Biarritz on Saturday and Sunday, with the surpr(...)

Former special counsel Robert Mueller  before the House Select Committee    in Washington, July 24th. Photograph:  Jim Watson /AFP/Getty

US president Donald Trump panned the appearance of Robert Mueller before Congress on Wednesday, retweeting critics of the special counsel’s testimony (...)

Stephanie Grisham will also take on the role of White House communications director, a strategic and forward-looking role that has been vacant since March. File photograph:  Carlos Barria/Reuters

Melania Trump has announced that her long-time spokeswoman and confidante will succeed Sarah Sanders as White House press secretary. Stephanie Grisha(...)

US president Donald Trump signs with vice-president Mike Pence (right) and secretary of treasury Steven Mnuchin at the White House on June 24th, ‘hard-hitting sanctions’ on Iran’s supreme leader. Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

Tensions between Washington and Tehran have deepened as US president Donald Trump warned that any attack by Iran on the United States could lead in pa(...)

First Lady Melania Trump reviews the Christmas decorations. Photograph: Andrea Hanks/The White House

In a Christmas tradition on its way to becoming as hotly anticipated as the annual release of the John Lewis ad, or a stony-faced five-year-old explai(...)

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