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Last month
November 2023
Sinead Farrelly's Gotham FC win first ever championship as Rapinoe retires without NWSL title
Republic of Ireland midfielder Farrelly was a second-half substitute as Gotham achieved a fairytale league win over OL Reign.
This year
Larry Donnelly: A new House Speaker has been elected in the US - Mike Johnson, now what?
Our columnist looks at the right-wing constitutional lawyer and close associate of Trump is now the House Speaker and hence an extremely powerful man.
Trump fined for making fresh personal attack on court staff during fraud trial
The judge had ordered all participants in the trial not to comment publicly about his staff.
Carusa helps San Diego Wave to NWSL Shield glory as Irish stars to face off in play-offs
Denise O’Sullivan and Sinead Farrelly are set to go head-to-head.
Maguire and Nordqvist caught by late rally as USA hold 7-5 lead at Solheim Cup
The pair were two up after eight holes but eventually lost out to Lexi Thompson and Megan Khang.
More than 12,000 workers taking part in 'historic' strike at 'Big Three' car companies in the US
The powerful auto workers’ union strike began overnight in a dispute over pay.
Americans look back on 9/11 and remember the victims on 22nd anniversary
“If their name is spoken out loud, they don’t disappear,” the brother of one victim said.
'Extremely dangerous' Hurricane Idalia sweeps through Florida and heads north
Officials have warned of catastrophic impacts, including expected storm surges up to about five metres.
Evacuation orders issued as Florida braces for 'extremely dangerous' Hurricane Idalia
Thousands of Cubans evacuated or fled ahead of the storm, which has already hit central America.
Thousands of Cubans evacuated or fled ahead of the storm, which has already hit Central America.
US forecasters predicted the hurricane would intensify and become "extremely dangerous" before making landfall in Florida.
Residents along the Gulf of Mexico are preparing for evacuations.
'Ninety-nine percent' chance that 2023 will be hottest year of modern records
Railway bridge collapses in Norway after torrential rain
Thomas and Koepka selected as USA captain's picks announced for Ryder Cup
Jordan Spieth, Collin Morikawa, Rickie Fowler and Sam Burns have also been selected.
'He texted from America at 5 in the morning. I couldn't get back to sleep'
24-year-old Kildare man Paddy Ryan is now a three-times-capped USA international.
Shooter kills three people at bar in southern California
The shooter was killed by police in the incident.
Rudy Giuliani expected to turn himself in on Georgia 2020 election indictment charges
Trump is expected to turn himself in at the same Atlanta jail tomorrow.
Why is former NFL star Michael Oher suing the family portrayed in The Blind Side?
Oher claims that the Tuohy family did not adopt him, but rather placed him in a legal conservatorship.
Maui emergency services chief resigns after criticism for not activating sirens
At least 111 people were killed by the fires.
Biden pledges to visit Hawaii soon as 99 confirmed dead in Maui wildfires
Last week’s inferno on the island of Maui is already the deadliest US wildfire in a century.
Trump says charges against him are 'bulls**t' and will stifle his presidential campaign
Trump was last week indicted for a third time in four months.
World Cup holders USA rally to earn draw against Netherlands
Portugal defeated Vietnam 2-0 in the day’s other Group E fixture.
Larry Donnelly: Why is it that political will is lagging behind climate chaos?
Our columnist examines recent record temperatures across the globe and attitudes toward climate change in the US.
US food agency called on to investigate caffeine levels of Prime energy drink
Prime is among a growing number of beverages with elevated levels of caffeine.
US drone strike in Syria kills ISIS leader
The strike on Friday resulted in the death of Osama al-Muhajer an ISIS leader in eastern Syria.
QUIZ: How much do you know about the 4th of July?
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US stops science funding for Israeli universities in occupied West Bank
The West Bank is internationally recognised as having been illegally seized by Israel in the 1967 Six-Day War.
Freight train carrying hazardous chemicals falls into river after Montana bridge collapse
Officials said they instituted emergency measures at water treatment plants as the train was carrying asphalt and sulphur.
Biden vows to fight Republicans' 'extreme' anti-abortion agenda
20 states, mostly in the South and Midwest, have prohibited abortion outright or severely restricted access.
Blinken in Beijing on high-stakes mission to cool soaring US-China tensions
The US Secretary of State began by meeting Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang for an extended discussion, to be followed by a working dinner.
Berhalter re-appointed USA national team coach
Jesse Marsch and Patrick Vieira had been linked with the position.
Former US governor Chris Christie launches presidential bid in 'direct challenge' to Trump
Christie has cast himself as the only candidate in the field willing to directly take on former president Donald Trump.
Former US vice president Mike Pence to launch presidential campaign
He will challenge his former colleague, Donald Trump, for the Republican nomination.
'Unsafe' action by China near American ship in Taiwan Strait, says US military
China says others are “intentionally creating trouble” in the Taiwan Strait.
Joe Biden trips and tumbles on stage after delivering address at military academy
The White House said the US president is ‘fine’.
Biden 'hopeful' that US national debt deal 'very close'
The deadline for a deal was moved from 1 June to 5 June.
Leinster scrum-half McCarthy set for move to the US after Eagles call-up
The 28-year-old was born in Michigan and played underage rugby for Ireland.
US congressman George Santos pleads not guilty to fraud and theft charges
The 34-year-old was released from custody on a $500,000 (€455,000) bond.
Seven bodies found in Oklahoma during search for missing teens
Authorities had called off their search for the teens after the bodies were found in the city of Henryetta and are treating the case as a homicide.
The Tongan-Hawaiian hooker who played AIL after two years as a missionary
Steveni Lombard grew up with Munster prop Roman Salanoa and is chasing his own rugby dream.
John Gibbons: Biden may not be perfect on climate but he's our best hope
The environmental journalist and campaigner takes stock after Joe Biden’s visit and looks at the US president’s record on climate.
US Justice Dept takes abortion pill fight to Supreme Court
Late last night, the US Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals said mifepristone should remain available for now.
Impressive Ireland lose narrowly to USA in St Louis
Alana Cook’s 43rd-minute goal decisive in friendly.
Impressive Ireland lose narrowly to USA in St Louis
Alana Cook’s 43rd-minute goal decisive in friendly.