Police have issued a statement to reassure parents that other students are not in danger
Something to get off your chest? Make a fashion statement with your feelings. Slogan T-shirts are enjoying a revival says Kate Townshend, and they're as contentious as ever
Snail hunt? Sure. Unidentifiable street food? Don't mind if we do. Zipwire across a canyon? Bring it on! For Cathy Rogers and her family, six months on a world tour meant a chance to say 'yes' to new experiences
El Jefe – Spanish for 'the boss' – has been living in the Santa Rita Mountains for three years
Police say the girl had duct tape around her mouth, hands, arms and legs, and was 'covered in faeces'
Remains have been found at the scene
The possibility of winning a prize is 'as exciting' as a mouthwatering pizza
America is transfixed: a ragtag bunch of gun-toting farmers is protesting against land laws by 'occupying' a wildlife refuge. With opinion divided into 'patriot' and 'idiot' camps, Tim Walker travels to the frozen wastes of Oregon to meet them
Paul Armand Rater admitted to police that he had left the little girl under a tree in the desert 'while he went for a few drinks and a cheeseburger'
Experts said the town has been struck by the Africanised honeybee, a crossbreed between the European and African honeybee
Every year, the rains arrive in southern Arizona and turn the arid desert into a home for millions of rare moths, spiders and snakes – not to mention the tens of thousands of collectors who hope to capture them. Douglas Main joins them.
It was thought that the global landmark was perhaps 70million years old
Tourist attractions in the US including the Grand Canyon, the Statue of Liberty, and Mount Rushmore will soon re-open, despite the continued shutdown of the country's government.
State workers deserve sympathy, but so do tourists who will be affected
The closure of so many key attractions is likely to put pressure on the museums and galleries which are open
Retrofitted fighter will be used for 'weapons testing and other aerial training'