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Baltimore takes down Confederate statues in middle of night | US news

    Baltimore takes down Confederate statues in middle of night | US news

Confederate-era monuments have been taken down in the middle of the night in Baltimore. Journalists in the city in Maryland, US, tweeted that the statues were being removed days after

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Chinese president speaks with Trump and urges calm over North Korea | World news

    Chinese president speaks with Trump and urges calm over North Korea | World news

China’s president, Xi Jinping, has told Donald Trump in a phone call that all sides should avoid rhetoric or action that would worsen tensions on the Korean peninsula, according to

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Inside Trump Hotel: the glittering hub of a billionaire’s Washington | US news

    Inside Trump Hotel: the glittering hub of a billionaire’s Washington | US news

In No Way Out, a 1987 thriller about a Washington conspiracy and cover-up, actor Kevin Costner jumps on an underground train to evade his pursuers and emerges in the atrium

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US federal department is censoring use of term ‘climate change’, emails reveal | Environment

    US federal department is censoring use of term ‘climate change’, emails reveal | Environment

Staff at the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) have been told to avoid using the term climate change in their work, with the officials instructed to reference “weather extremes” instead.

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Transgender ‘bathroom bill’ leaves Texas Christians deeply divided | US news

    Transgender ‘bathroom bill’ leaves Texas Christians deeply divided | US news

Neil Cazares-Thomas began his job as senior pastor at the Cathedral of Hope in Dallas in June 2015, only a

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‘Nissan, you made us mad’: union promises to fight Mississippi defeat | US news

    ‘Nissan, you made us mad’: union promises to fight Mississippi defeat | US news

Nissan workers in Canton, Mississippi, voted against unionizing on Friday by a margin of 2,244 to 1,307. The vote was

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The president tweeted it – but is the US economy really great again? | Business

    The president tweeted it – but is the US economy really great again? | Business

It was a boast that every political leader would be thrilled to make in a single tweet, especially when, like

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The week in patriarchy: does anyone in this White House use their brain? | World news

    The week in patriarchy: does anyone in this White House use their brain? | World news

In the never-ending game of Trumpian musical chairs, everyone loses a seat and no ever wins. Spicer is out, the

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The Muslim Americans leading the push to ‘stand up and be leaders’ in politics | US news

    The Muslim Americans leading the push to ‘stand up and be leaders’ in politics | US news

More Muslims must seek public office as Donald Trump “fans the flames of Islamophobia”, according to André Carson, who is

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‘This is definitely a moment’: Olympics crown LA’s remarkable renaissance | US news

    ‘This is definitely a moment’: Olympics crown LA’s remarkable renaissance | US news

Outsiders have long enjoyed mocking the City of Angels – its sprawl, its vapidity, its kookiness. Los Angeles has been

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