Former White House counsel Don McGahn is the subject of a court ruling that may impact the impeachment inquiry. Photograph: Saul Loeb/Pool/AFP via Getty Images

A new phase in the impeachment inquiry into US president Donald Trump begins next week, when the House of Representatives judiciary committee holds it(...)

US president Donald Trump (centre), US vice president Mike Pence (second from left), US secretary of defense Mark Esper (third from right), along with members of the national security team, watch as US Special Operations forces close in on ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, from the Situation Room of the White House on Saturday. Photograph:  Shealah Craighead/The White House/Handout/Reuters

US president Donald Trump touted a foreign policy win on Sunday, as he announced that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi had been killed in a raid on Saturday in no(...)

A woman flees with her children amid Turkish bombardment on Syria’s northeastern town of Ras al-Ayn in the Hasakeh province along the Turkish border. Photograph: Delil Souleiman

Turkey began its promised military incursion into northeast Syria on Wednesday as US president Donald Trump defended his decision to withdraw US troop(...)

US ambassador to the EU Gordon Sondland: A lawyer for him says he had been prepared to testify but now has no choice.  Photograph: Daniel Mihailescu/AFP

Democrats moved to subpoena the US’s ambassador to the European Union after the Trump administration blocked him from testifying before three congress(...)

Democratic congresswomen  Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and  Ilhan Omar with Republican House member Haley Stevens in Washington on January 4th last.   Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

US president Donald Trump has doubled down on his inflammatory comments about four young congresswomen, arguing that they should “apologise” to the Un(...)

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(...)

Protesters opposed to Amazon’s  New York campus on the steps of city hall in New York. Photograph: Hiroko Masuike/The New York Times

Amazon is pulling out of its plan to build a second headquarters in New York following widespread local resistance to the project. The decision is a (...)

US president Donald Trump on his way to a rally in Florida on Wednesday. “We’re going to be prepared – they’re not coming into our country,” he said of migrants heading towards the US. Photograph: Joshua Roberts/Reuters

US president Donald Trump has pledged to send up to 15,000 troops to the US border as he ramped up his anti-immigration rhetoric ahead of next week’s (...)

 US president Donald Trump and Polish president Andrzej Sebastian Duda at the White House in Washington, DC.  Photograph: Alex Wong/Getty Images

US president Donald Trump waded into the sexual assault controversy surrounding Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination on Tuesday, expressing sympathy with the (...)

US national security advisor John Bolton and secretary of state Mike Pompeo: In a statement,   Mr Pompeo says that the US “rejects Russia’s attempted annexation of Crimea”. File photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters

The next meeting between US president Donald Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin will not take place this year, the White House has said. “The pr(...)

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