Barack Obama and Beyonce: a very on-off 'affair'

Mon 10 Feb, AT 20:19 Nigel Horne

Parisian photographer's bizarre claim threatens to overshadow Hollande's trip to DC. But not for long

Obama's State of Union address reveals 'scaled-down ambition'

First Reaction Wed 29 Jan, AT 10:09

President promises action on 'bread-and-butter' issues, but 'audacity of hope' has evaporated

US hints that whistleblower Snowden could plea bargain

One-Minute Read Fri 24 Jan, AT 12:37

The USA attorney general, Eric Holder, has hinted the NSA leaker could return home

Charles Laurence

Obama accused of 'playing race card to explain his failures'

Wed 22 Jan, AT 08:45 Charles Laurence

Rush Limbaugh leads attack, calling US President's comments to New Yorker magazine 'deranged'


NSA spied on Britons as it reaped 200m text messages a day

One-Minute Read Fri 17 Jan, AT 09:59

GCHQ made use of massive text database collected by 'Dishfire' program, according to latest Snowden leaks

Charles Laurence

Will Obama rein in his spies and let Snowden off? Don't bet on it

Fri 3 Jan, AT 11:19 Charles Laurence

The US president is considering 46 proposals to reform surveillance: expect window-dressing

The top 10 social media fails of 2013

Summary Tue 24 Dec, AT 10:30

The worst mistakes committed by companies, celebs and politicians and what we learnt from them

Barack Obama

Obama must reform NSA in wake of Snowden leaks, says report

First Reaction Thu 19 Dec, AT 12:44

Call to end NSA efforts to 'undermine' web security are 'vindication' of whistleblower

Barack Obama sends two gay sports icons to Sochi Olympics

First Reaction Wed 18 Dec, AT 11:41

Billie Jean King will head to Russia in hope of a 'watershed moment' amid anti-gay law row


Thmsanqa Jantjie: SNL spoofs 'bogus' interpreter - video

Video Tue 17 Dec, AT 10:52

South African who waved his hands 'aimlessly' behind US president at Mandela memorial inspires a skit