Golden State governor faces a motley crew of challengers
As Gavin Newsom battles against a recall process to stay in office in California, his political rivals include a porn actress, a reality TV star and a former mayor of San Diego
Will justice for George Floyd lead to lasting change for Black America?
As a white police officer is finally held to account for a black man’s murder, there is some hope that it might be the beginning of the end of systemic racism in law enforcement – but change will be slow
The 100-day war: Biden battles to put his stamp on presidency
The new US president is implementing an audacious and ambitious agenda as he approaches a century of days in office
NRA’s bankruptcy plea backfires as its financial affairs come to light
Wayne LaPierre has held an iron grip on the National Rifle Association for decades, but that may be coming to end as a lawsuit has thrown up allegations of fraud, mismanagement and the squandering of tens of millions of dollars
Trump protégé fights for his political life amid sex and drugs controversy
Matt Gaetz, the Florida Congressman and a rising star in the Republican Party, is embroiled in a sex-trafficking scandal that threatens to consume his career
Biden’s American jobs plan puts Republicans on the back foot
The new US president’s populism is proving surprisingly popular with non-Democrats. But what will it ultimately mean for Ireland?
DC battles its democratic deficit and fights to become 51st state
With no votes and no senators, Washington, DC’s non-state status has long been an issue for its 712,000 permanent residents
Biden in crisis management mode as Covid catastrophe begins to fade
From climate change to gun control, and the increasing numbers gathering on the country’s border, US president Joe Biden has a daunting list of issues to tackle
Biden uses his Georgia visit to stand with Asian Americans
The US president has repeatedly condemned the scapegoating of Asian Americans for the coronavirus pandemic
President’s migrant move sparks right-wing backlash
The American president’s decision to reopen the US-Mexico border to unaccompanied minors has been greeted with fury by Republicans
Fear and loathing in Palm Beach: Trump’s fight to stay in Florida
Donald Trump plans to pick up his post-White House life at Mar-a-Lago, his gaudy golden mansion in Florida, but the locals don’t want him or his boisterous supporters in town. Will a 1993 agreement stop the former US president in his tracks?