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Migrant caravan: Guatemala blocks thousands bound for US

EPA A caravan of US-bound Central American migrants has been met with truncheons and tear gas in Guatemala, where security forces blocked their path. Thousands of people ...

Biden inauguration: Fortified US statehouses see scattered protests

Getty Images Small groups of protesters – some of them armed – have gathered at statehouses in the US, where tensions are high after the deadly riots at the Capitol ...

Talented but flawed producer Phil Spector dies aged 81

Music producer Phil Spector – who transformed pop with his “wall of sound” – dies aged 81, while serving a murder sentence This breaking news story ...

Biden inauguration: All 50 US states on alert for armed protests

All 50 US states and the District of Columbia (DC) are on alert for possible violent protests this weekend, ahead of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration on Wednesday. ...

Covid: UK variant could drive ‘rapid growth’ in US cases, CDC warns

Reuters A highly contagious coronavirus variant first detected in the UK could become the dominant strain in the US by March, health officials have said. The Centers for ...

Capitol riots: Police describe a ‘medieval battle’

WAMU/DCist’s Martin Austermuhle Police officers who were targeted by a pro-Trump mob have been speaking out about the “medieval battle” that unfolded on the ...

US Capitol on high alert ahead of Biden’s inauguration

In the aftermath of last week’s Capitol riots, Washington DC is preparing for Joe Biden’s inauguration with extreme security measures – closing roads, erecting barbed ...

Grand Canyon fatal helicopter crash ‘probably caused by wind’

Family handout/PA A helicopter crash in the Grand Canyon which killed five Britons was probably caused by the pilot losing control due to wind, a report has concluded. The ...

NYC bendy bus left drooping from overpass in Bronx

Twitter/FDNY At least eight people have been injured in New York City after a bus plunged from an overpass on to a road below. New York City Fire Department tweeted an ...

Biden unveils $1.9tn US economic relief package

President-elect Joe Biden has unveiled a $1.9tn (£1.4tn) stimulus plan for the coronavirus-sapped US economy before he takes office next week. If passed by Congress, ...