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(...)

 Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the UN said: ‘No country in this chamber would act with more restraint than Israel has.’ Photograph: Justin Lane/EPA

US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley has praised Israel for showing “restraint” in its response to protests in Gaza, as she addressed the U(...)

US president Donald Trump with  vice-president Mike Pence  after a briefing with his national security team at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey, on Thursday. Photograph: Al Drago/New York Times

US president Donald Trump renewed his attack on North Korea last night, warning that the country should be “very, very nervous” if it does anything t(...)

US president Donald Trump in Hamburg, on Friday.  Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

This week was holiday time in the US, a moment when Americans traditionally pause, come together and celebrate the annual Fourth of July festivities t(...)

Former CIA director John Brennan testifies before the House Intelligence Committee hearing on the investigation about Russian interference in the 2016 presidential campaign on Capitol Hill.

Former CIA chief John Brennan has said the agency had proof of contacts between Russia and members of US president Donald Trump’s campaign team last y(...)