A vendor at her roadside stall in New York: data on Friday showed a dip in consumer sentiment in February

New US single-family home sales rose less than expected in January, likely hurt by flooding in California, but continued to point to a strengthening h(...)

A protester holds a placard  during an anti-Trump rally in Berlin, Germany. Photograph: EPA/Clemens Bilan

Right wing populism – a la Trump, Marie Le Pen and others – is on the march. In the US we are already seeing how such populism threatens democracy and(...)

The Fed said it still expects it will need only gradual rate increases. Photograph: AFP

Federal Reserve officials left interest rates unchanged while acknowledging rising confidence among consumers and businesses following Donald Trump’s (...)

‘It can be easy to construct a narrative within our lives that leads us to focus on our own suffering.’

Self-pity is a form of self-victimisation. It can be easy to construct a narrative within our lives that leads us to focus on our own suffering. We’re(...)

Protesting US president Donald Trump’s executive order travel ban curbing immigration in Boston, Massachusetts. Photograph: Brian Snyder/Reuters

Most US corporate bosses have stayed silent on president Donald Trump’s immigration curbs, underscoring the sensitivities around opposing policies tha(...)

Harte scans the horizon for a herd: “There’s very little infrastructure there – we have to bring in our own water. But it’s funny how little you really need to be totally comfortable and happy.”

David Attenborough has a lot to answer for. I don’t even own a kitten, and yet I struggled to get through an episode of Planet Earth – which complete(...)

New US single-family home sales rose more than forecast to a four-month high in November. Photograph: Frederic J Brown/AFP/Getty

New US single-family home sales rose more than forecast to a four-month high in November, possibly because expectations of higher mortgage rates drew (...)

US Green Party leader and recent presidential candidate Jill Stein: Cynics ignore reasons why her effort is important. Photograph: Lisa Abitbol /EPA

Having swiftly crowdfunded over $7 million (€6.5 million) for the purpose, US Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein is in the midst of an effo(...)

Brit Bennett: she has rich domesticity of Anne Tyler and the eloquent arguments of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

“What did a bunch of old ladies know? We would’ve told her that altogether, we got centuries on her. If we laid all our lives toes to heel, we were bo(...)

Polling expert Nate Silver said apparent e-voting disparities  disappeared after race and education levels, which most closely tracked voting shifts nationwide, were controlled for. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

A growing number of academics and activists are calling for US authorities to fully audit or recount the 2016 presidential election vote in key battle(...)

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