US midterms: campaigning intensifies with a week to go – live

This time next week Americans head to the polls, with control of House and Senate at stake. Follow the latest election news with our daily live blog

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UK joins chorus of disapproval after Trump praises assault on Guardian reporter

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Pennsylvania special election: Democrats declare victory in setback for Trump

Rick Saccone styled himself president’s wingman but faced tight race with Democrat Conor Lamb in district Trump won by 20 points in 2016

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Donald Trump advocates death penalty for drug dealers in rambling speech

President covers wide range of topics at Pittsburgh rally before mentioning Republican candidate Rick Saccone whose campaign he was there to endorse

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What is the Devin Nunes memo about and how does it affect Trump?

The four-page document released on Friday is at the heart of a firestorm over Donald Trump, Russia and special counsel Robert Mueller. What’s in it?

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The Republicans are now the party of identity politics

Donald Trump’s presidency has been dominated by a huge effort to protect the narrow interests of one particular demographic group: wealthy white men

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Anti-sharia laws proliferate as Trump strikes hostile tone on Muslims

Twenty-three bills have been introduced in 18 state legislatures this year to ban the practice of Islamic law – critics say the aim is to spread fear about Muslims

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Russia collusion inquiry faces a big 2018 – but will Trump let Mueller finish the job?

The investigation is likely to produce further indictments and perhaps an interview with the president himself, but things are not certain to run smoothly

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Trump will personally save up to $15m under tax bill, analysis finds

Jared Kushner will save up to $12m, while five other members of Trump’s inner circle will also see benefits worth millions of dollars

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Trump not getting ready to fire Robert Mueller, president’s allies insist

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The US is penny wise and pound foolish on the climate

As America is battered by climate-intensified weather disasters, Republican politicians are trying to slash climate research funding

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US senator: military families should leave South Korea as threat of war grows

North Korean media has warned that nuclear war could break out ‘at any moment’ as the US and South Korea begin their biggest-ever joint air drills

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‘He is failing’: Trump strikes out solo as friends worry and enemies circle

As a report says he hates ‘everybody at the White House’, the president has taken his own radical steps on Iran and healthcare

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