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Britney Spears’ battle to take back control of her life and fortune

A legal arrangement set up in the wake of a mental health crisis has left Britney Spears with...

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Facebook v Twitter: how to handle Donald Trump

As protests erupted throughout the US, Donald Trump posted incendiary comments to social media....

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US election 2020: what if Trump refuses to concede?

Trump has repeatedly stated that he may refuse to accept defeat in the coming election. As...

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Can the US avoid another Trump?

Former Obama adviser Ben Rhodes has travelled the world looking for clues to how the US came to...

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Trump, Brexit and the rise of populism | Today in Focus podcast

It has become the political buzzword of the decade: populism is said to explain political...

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Has Saudi Arabia got away with the murder of Jamal Khashoggi?

A UN report on the murder of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi has said there is credible evidence...

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Inside the mind of scientist James Lovelock

James Lovelock, who turned 100 this year, discusses his life’s work, including his latest theory...

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Trump and the media: will 2020 be different?

Ed Pilkington hears from some of the most influential journalists in the US on how hard lessons...

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Hydroxychloroquine: How did an unproven drug become Trump's 'miracle cure'?

The drug has been used to treat a number of diseases in the past half-century but after a French...

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Under attack: WHO and the coronavirus pandemic

The World Health Organization has been at the forefront of the global response to new diseases...

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Reopening Mississippi: America's poorest state begins lifting lockdown

Despite rising coronavirus case numbers, the US state of Mississippi is moving out of lockdown...

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Is Donald Trump playing politics with the Portland protests?

The anti-racism protests in Portland appeared to be dwindling in size until Donald Trump sent in...

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How the world is coping with coronavirus, six months on

From Portugal to Pakistan, the Guardian’s international correspondent Michael Safi looks at...

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Can Kamala Harris help Joe Biden win the US presidency?

Kamala Harris is the first Indian American and the first black woman to run for US vice-president...

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Is democracy in America under threat?

As the US election draws closer, the Guardian’s Ed Pilkington hears from civil leaders on...

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How the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg could change America

Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a pioneer of women’s rights and a liberal icon of the US supreme...

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US election 2020: how Covid-19 reached the White House

Donald Trump spent the weekend in hospital after developing symptoms following a positive test...

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US election 2020: how Covid-19 reached the White House

Donald Trump spent the weekend in hospital after developing symptoms following a positive test...

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US election 2020: why are so many Americans being denied a vote?

Millions of American voters will be unable to cast their ballot in this year’s presidential...

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US election 2020: can we trust the polls?

The Guardian US data editor, Mona Chalabi, casts a sceptical eye over the US polling industry...

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