Jobs report tipped to show 230,000 gain

Headline figures disguise less positive side of labour market

Bush taps into family fundraising network

GOP presidential contender spoke to S Korean weapons producer

Clinton raises record $45m for campaign

Beats Obama donations in first three months

Church fires in US reignite race debate

Blazes follow Charleston shootings as KKK receive protest permit

US and Cuba to open embassies

Diplomatic ties re-established after decades of estrangement

US housing stages ‘lopsided’ recovery

Stronger property market is not good news for all Americans

US tries to mend fences over Iran talks

Gulf rivals fear Tehran would become dominant power in region

Puerto Rico faces Greek-style disaster

The US island commonwealth is in urgent need of debt relief

Christie enters crowded White House race

Late start in 14-strong field puts governor at a disadvantage

Q&A: Chris Christie’s White House run

Once-favoured Republican candidate now seen as long shot

Obama proposes broader overtime pay cover

Income equality measure could benefit up to 5m workers

US suspends new federal employee vetting

OPM bolsters security systems in wake of cyber attack

US trade: Trailing behind

The export-import bank is being shuttered, threatening the loss of jobs and overseas contracts to rivals like China

Supreme Court tells EPA to consider costs

Industry victory as judges rule power plant compliance costs should have been taken into account

Supreme Court backs use of execution drug

Decision paves way for some states to restart capital punishment

Elixr Coffee Roasters, Philadelphia

Independent coffee house is cool place to be

Salvage security from the botched Iran deal

Israelis fear they may be left alone to face the ayatollahs

Puerto Rico admits debts ‘not payable’

Long-awaited report on economy finds fiscal deficit deeper than previously thought

Pride celebrations take on an extra flavour

More reason than usual to party

Gay Pride marchers revel in equal marriage

Supreme Court decision makes for emotionally poignant parade