New York Governor Andrew Cuomo resigns in wake of harassment report

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has resigned after an inquiry found he sexually harassed multiple women, prompting efforts to remove him. “The best way I can help now is if…

Jeffrey Epstein victims’ fund awards $121m to survivors

The compensation fund set up for the sexual abuse victims of Jeffrey Epstein has completed its work, paying out around $121m (£90m) to 150 people. The announcement comes about two…

Andrew Cuomo: Accuser Brittany Commisso says governor broke law

An executive assistant to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has broken her anonymity and called for accountability over his alleged sexual harassment. Brittany Commisso’s claims were first detailed in a…

Dixie Fire: Firefighters tackle historic California wildfire

Firefighters are continuing to tackle a wildfire in northern California which has become the second largest in state history. The Dixie Fire has already destroyed nearly all of the historic…

FBI used pictures of staff for undercover sex crime stings

The US Department of Justice has found that FBI agents used photographs of female office staff as bait for sexual predators. A watchdog report said the support staff members were…

New York restaurant customers need Covid jabs

New York City is to require customers and staff of restaurants, gyms and other indoor businesses to have had Covid-19 vaccinations. The policy is to encourage more residents to get…

Andrew Cuomo: New York Governor sexually harassed women, report finds

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed multiple women, subjecting them to unwanted kissing and groping, an independent investigation has found. Announcing the results of the inquiry, New York Attorney…

US COVID spike: ‘More pain and suffering’ ahead, says Fauci

The top infectious disease expert in the United States has warned that the country will experience more “pain and suffering in the future” as coronavirus infections are surging, especially in…

Capitol riot: Officers describe racial slurs at 6 January hearing

Police officers who fought back against Trump supporters at the US Capitol on 6 January have given evidence about the violence and hatred they experienced. They were testifying at the…

Pfizer to meet US officials over COVID vaccine booster

Pfizer says it plans to meet with top United States health officials on Monday to discuss the drugmaker’s request for federal authorisation of a third dose of its COVID-19 vaccine,…