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Populism, desire for change mark Colombia’s presidential vote

Colombians will head to the polls on May 29 to elect their next president after an often heated and divisive campaign.

Blinken lays out US strategy to counter China as rivalry grows

Despite the current focus on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, China poses the “most serious long-term challenge to the international order”, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has said.

Texas shooting: Where does US gun control go from here?

The school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, has led to renewed calls for action on gun control. But familiar obstacles - and some new ones - will make any reform difficult.

Office for Students chair didn’t know he was sharing platform with far-right journalist

James Wharton says he didn’t know Hungarian talkshow host Zsolt Bayer was speaking at rightwing event

Trump-backed candidates lose but Trumpism wins in US primaries

Georgia losses add to a losing record for Trump’s candidates, but his hard-right politics is winning among Republicans.

‘Complete evil’: New details of deadly Texas shooting released

The gunman barricaded himself in the classroom at Uvalde primary school and shot ‘anyone in his way’, a Texas official says.

US official defends Iran deal but says return ‘tenuous at best’

US envoy for Iran tells lawmakers if Iran wants IRGC ‘terror’ label removed, it must offer non-nuclear concessions.

Trump, Cruz scheduled to address NRA forum after Texas shooting

The powerful National Rifle Association’s annual convention is scheduled to be held across three days in Houston, Texas.

What is the United States ‘gun lobby’ and how powerful is it?

President Joe Biden has called on legislators to ‘stand up’ to the gun lobby following a massacre at a Texas primary school.

Former Trump Lawyer Reveals Ex-President Was Paranoid of Getting "Pied": Report

Former US President Donald Trump was paranoid during his tenure as President, of being hit in the face with a pie.

Quad offers maritime security plan, $50bn in aid to counter China

Leaders of US, Japan, India and Australia unveil Indo-Pacific maritime surveillance plan, pledge $50bn in infrastructure investment in bid to counter China.

MSNBC hires former White House press secretary Jen Psaki

Psaki is the latest in a line of former White House and administration spokespeople to join the media.

Supreme court guts lifeline for prisoners who claim wrongful convictions

Decision bars federal courts from hearing new evidence not presented in a state court as a result of ineffective legal counsel

Capitol rioter who sprayed police with fire extinguisher sentenced to three years

Matthew Ryan Miller from Maryland draped himself in a far right-affiliated flag and used a barricade as a ladder to scale walls

Rudy Giuliani stonewalls Capitol attack investigators during lengthy deposition

Trump lawyer testified to panel Friday but declined to discuss involvement of Republicans in bid to overturn election

Australia has shown how quickly the right can crumble. Boris Johnson, be warned

The ousting of shameless culture warrior Scott Morrison should send a shiver down Tory spines, says Guardian columnist Gaby Hinsliff

US midterm primaries: five key races to look out for

Elections will test Trump’s enduring hold over Republican party while a progressive tries to unseat a Democratic centrist in Texas

Office for Students chair speaks at same event as denounced racist

Tory leaders urged to investigate after James Wharton appears at Cpac Hungary on same day as Zsolt Bayer

Zuckerberg sued by DC attorney general over Cambridge Analytica data scandal

Karl Racine accuses Facebook co-founder of direct knowledge of policies that allowed firm to gather data of millions of Americans

Cubans are arriving to the US in record numbers. Smugglers are profiting from their exodus

As Cuba confronts the worst shortages of food and medicine in decades and runaway inflation, a new exodus of the island's citizens is underway.

Abortion rights activists in the US can learn from recent progress on abortion access in Latin America

The prospect of the United States overturning decades of abortion rights, which materialized this week in a leaked draft opinion by Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito, triggered shock waves in many countries in Latin America, where many feminist organizations have often looked at the US as a model of greater reproductive rights and freedoms.

Biden says, no response from N. Korea to US vaccine offer of COVID vaccines

President Joe Biden said North Korea has not responded to a US offer of COVID vaccines, as the country battles its first acknowledged outbreak.

Trump pays $110,000 in fines after being held in contempt of court

A Manhattan judge had fined the ex-president for not complying with a subpoena related to the investigation of his businesses

Ginni Thomas urged Arizona Republicans to overturn 2020 result – report

Wife of supreme court justice Clarence Thomas emailed six days after election already called for Joe Biden