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

Victoria Nuland

US official apologises for 'f*** the EU' comment - audio

First Reaction Fri 7 Feb, AT 10:39

Assistant secretary of state, Victoria Nuland, apologises to EU counterparts for 'undiplomatic language'

Woody Allen: Dylan's sex abuse claim casts shadow over Oscars

Mon 3 Feb, AT 09:09 Charles Laurence

Allen denies 'disgraceful' charge – but should we be showering the man and his movies with accolades?

Super Bowl XLVIII: what time do the adverts start?

Briefing Fri 31 Jan, AT 15:21

America’s biggest TV event is about more than the Broncos and the Seahawks

George Zimmerman wants to box and The Game's happy to help

One-Minute Read Fri 31 Jan, AT 12:51

Man acquitted over killing of Trayvon Martin signs up for boxing match. Rapper offers to 'knock him out'


Dzhokhar Tsarnaev: US seeks death penalty for bomb suspect

One-Minute Read Fri 31 Jan, AT 10:18

Call for 20yr-old to face the ultimate penalty was expected, but it sets scene for 'wrenching' trial

Republican threatens to throw reporter 'off balcony' - video

Video Wed 29 Jan, AT 11:57

US congressman Michael Grimm offers to break journalist 'in half' after question about fund-raising probe

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

Charles Laurence

Rupert Murdoch: hall of fame or den of infamy?

Tue 28 Jan, AT 10:34 Charles Laurence

Jude Law's claim that his phone was hacked on US soil haunts Murdoch as he prepares for TV honour

Pete Seeger: death of Dylan's mentor and America's 'conscience'

Briefing Tue 28 Jan, AT 10:00

Much loved folk music icon and activist who wrote If I had a Hammer and Turn! Turn! Turn! dies aged 94