The suicide rate for farmers is more than double that of veterans. Former farmer Debbie Weingarten gives an insiders perspective on farm life and how to help It is dark in the workshop, but what light there is streams in patches through the windows. Cobwebs coat the wrenches, the cans of spray paint and the […]

In a speech at the Open Markets Institute, Senator Elizabeth Warren offers a roadmap for how to tackle growing monopolies in the United States The central question America faces today is this: who does our government work for? Does it work only for giant corporations, for the rich and the powerful? Or does it work […]

Campaigners fear move by Trump administration will damage global efforts to end the ivory trade Donald Trumps administration plans to allow imports of elephant trophies from Zimbabwe into the US a move campaigners fear could damage global momentum on ending the ivory trade. In 2014, US big game hunters killing elephants in Fish and Wildlife […]

The Trump administrations lifting of restrictions on importing elephant body parts from Zimbabwe and Zambia is not the last gift to hunting interests Hunting interests have scored a major victory with the Trump administrations quietly published new guidelines that showed lions shot in the two African countries will also be eligible to adorn American homes. […]

Regime-run newspaper says US president is hideous criminal after he said North was a cruel dictatorship and Kim short and fat North Koreas state media has criticised Donald Trump for insulting leader Kim Jong-Un, saying the US president deserved the death penalty and calling him a coward for cancelling a visit to the inter-Korean border. […]

The president promised to bring trillions of dollars back to the US, but many around him are no strangers to the offshore world On the election trail in 2016, Donald Trump promised tax reforms to tempt major US companies back onshore and bring back trillions of dollars from American businesses that is now parked overseas. […]

Innovators like Elon Musk who have long worked to get self-driving trucks on the road are poised to remove the last humans left in the modern supply chain Ive been driving big trucks since shortly after my 21st birthday in 1980 and I always figured Id be able to stay on the road until retirement. […]

Privacy advocates call warrant for IP addresses of 1.3 million people who visited inauguration protest website an unconstitutional fishing expedition The US government is seeking to unmask every person who visited an anti-Trump website in what privacy advocates say is an unconstitutional fishing expedition for political dissidents. The warrant appears to be an escalation of […]

Unfilled rows brought to mind the large gaps in the crowd at her fathers inauguration in January The US first familys visit to Asia has got off to an inauspicious start, after boos and hisses at the W20 summit in Berlin when, appearing on a panel with the German chancellor Angela Merkel, she referred […]

For 11 happy minutes Twitter users celebrated a Trump-free experience, heaping praise on the rogue staffer who shut down the US president Like the Christmas truce in the first world war trenches, for 11 serene minutes it seemed like peace and harmony had broken out on earth with

Event in Asheville, North Carolina saw runners zigzag the boundaries of two districts that were redrawn in order to seize control of a liberal enclave Runners taking part in a 5km race in a small city in North Carolina on Saturday afternoon could have been forgiven for feeling dizzy, as they followed a zigzag course […]

It is unlikely that the presidential election will be overturned, but that is not an argument against the case that it should be The 2016 US presidential election was so corrupted in so many ways, small and large, that there is no reason to respect its outcome or regard Donald J Trump as the legitimate […]

President delivers lengthy speech and claims success in North Korea dispute but ignores questions about Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore Donald Trump has declared his 12-day Asia tour a tremendous success, claiming that America is back as a global leader. The US president did not take questions from reporters, instead delivering an extended account of […]

Critics say Trump does not understand the consequences of military strike and any conversion to diplomacy could be fleeting and illusory Democrats in Congress say they are concerned that Donald Trump does not understand the consequences of a pre-emptive strike on North Korea and believes there is a military solution to the nuclear standoff. On […]

Alphabets self-driving car firm beats Uber to be first to offer robot taxis without humans behind the wheel to take over in an emergency Waymo, formerly known as Googles self-driving car, is launching a fully autonomous Uber-like ride-hailing service with no human driver behind the wheel, after testing the vehicles on public roads in Arizona. […]

Exclusive: Billionaire media mogul says it is hard to understand why a country doing so well wanted to ruin it Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire media mogul and former mayor of New York, has said Brexit is the single stupidest thing any country has ever done apart from the election of Donald Trump as US president. […]

Exclusive: Tests show billions of people globally are drinking water contaminated by plastic particles, with 83% of samples found to be polluted Microplastic contamination has been found in tap water in countries around the world, leading to calls from scientists for urgent research on the implications for health. Scores of tap water samples from more […]

New York is joining 10 other states banning indoor vaping, reflecting a US focus on the harm of e-cigs, rather than their ability to help people quit cigarettes New York will become the 11th US state to ban e-cigarettes indoors next month, after Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill to prohibit vaping in workplaces, bars […]