“I never drink or smoke. I surround myself with love and positive energy. That’s the key to long life and happiness.”
Activists say the judge has broken the constitutional rights of those who came before him
The shooting reportedly stems from a domestic issue
Matthew Wood, on a year abroad at the University of Alabama, discusses what life is like today in one of the major battlegrounds of the 60s
Whistleblowers say hospices treat non-terminal patients to earn more from Medicare programme
Certain sororities at the prestigious US university have only just admitted students from ethnic minorities
Dr King helped me have a better understanding of the term - people who use lazy assumptions linking extremism with Muslims should also take heed
King warned it would not be easy to “transform the jangling discords of our nation into a beautiful symphony of brotherhood” and he was right
Harrison to fight American Deontay Wilder
The sniper’s bullet only served to increase his power, writes Rupert Cornwell
Out of America: Nearly 50 years after the Voting Rights Act, the Supreme Court may be about to eviscerate it
In the history of the US civil rights movement it is remembered as "the stand in the schoolhouse door" – when James Hood was admitted to the University of Alabama in June 1963 after a charged confrontation pitting the Kennedy administration against the South's most redoubtable champion of segregation, George Wallace.
Zig Ziglar was a motivational speaker whose "Success Rallies" and "Born to Win" seminars, more than 25 self-help books and countless audiotapes attracted millions of followers with advice on career advancement and moral uplift. He won over crowds with his faith-filled proverbs and earnest metaphors about setting goals and facing adversity. "If you're going to have to swallow a frog," he would say, "you don't want to have to look at that sucker too long!" Or: "You can get everything in life you want if you will just help other people get what they want!"
The number of people living with diabetes is soaring in the United States, as 18 states had at least a doubling in those with the illness since 1995, a government survey found.
The trainer quit counselling, after witnessing too much inhumanity, to find redemption with horses. Chris McGrath hears her story
The most unlikely feature of rock'n'roll music was the prominence of falsetto singing whereby male singers mimicked female voices. It is prominent throughout the hit recordings of Jackie Wilson, Sam Cooke, Del Shannon, Roy Orbison and Frankie Valli, and one of the first artists to exploit this sound was Jimmy Jones, who had international success with "Handy Man" and "Good Timin'" (both 1960). With "Good Timin'", a UK No 1, Jones became the first black artist to sell a million copies of a single in the UK.