The Facebook Files: sex, violence and hate speech | Guardian Explainers

A major leak of Facebook’s internal guidelines shows how the social network deals with hate speech, graphic violence and sexual imagery. Subscribe to The Guardian ► As regulators become increasingly concerned about the content available on Facebook, is it time the company took a more active approach to policing its users? Revealed: Facebook’s internal rulebook …

Chelsea Manning’s legacy explained: ‘A day we never thought would come’

Ahead of Chelsea Manning’s scheduled release from Fort Leavenworth military prison, Guardian US chief reporter Ed Pilkington and Manning’s attorney, Nancy Hollander, explain the significance of her release and the impact of her legacy for the transgender community. Subscribe to The Guardian ► Become a Guardian supporter ► The Guardian ► Suggested videos: Erica: Man …

How to impeach a president

With what seems like a constant flow of controversy coming out of the White House, impeachment does not seem completely out of the realms of possibility. But what does it take to impeach a president? Has it ever happened before? And if Donald Trump does get impeached, what happens next? The Guardian takes a look …

Could North Korea trigger a nuclear war?

After successfully test-firing a rocket at the weekend, North Korea now claims to have a missile with a warhead that could reach the United States. Subscribe to The Guardian ► Most experts are critical of the claim, and analysts say flight data suggests the rocket could fly 2,800 miles – not even half the way …

Cajun army: how a displaced community fought back after the Louisiana floods

Torrential downpours in Louisiana led to catastrophic flooding in August 2016, submerging entire communities and displacing thousands of residents. Volunteers did whatever they could to help – rescuing stranded people, organising food and shelter and providing security. In their own words, members of the self-styled ‘Cajun army’ tell the inspirational story of how a natural …

The Sprinter Factory

These are the girls running as fast as they can to be Jamaica’s new sprint champions in a country obsessed with its athletes. This is the story of the Champs national youth athletics competition that could change their lives. Okhalia, Alesha and Shellece have their sights set on being the next Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, the adored …

Cuts, anger, frustration – and Labour still can’t break through | Anywhere but Westminster

As their election tour continues, John Harris and John Domokos watch the Labour party lose in Lancashire. Subscribe to The Guardian ► Public services may have been ravaged by austerity, but the Conservatives appear to be on a roll. As children’s centres, libraries and buses are axed, even a passionate local anti-cuts campaigner cannot stop …