Still simmering tensions between the FBI and the CIA over the September 2001 terrorist attacks and their aftermath have been reignited by a row over a forthcoming book by a former FBI agent that is strongly critical of the main US foreign intelligence agency.
A superhero crime caper that has plenty of buzz but lacks any sting
Nigeria has has dropped charges against Dick Cheney, the former US vice-president, over bribery allegations involving the energy giant Halliburton after an out-of-court settlement was agreed.
Kris Kristofferson has had a roller-coaster career, from military service and an Oxford scholarship to cleaning floors in a Nashville recording studio and making it big as a country singer and movie actor. At 74, his beard now totally white, he stands centre-stage, guitar in hand and harmonica at his lips. You can still see the Hollywood-grade cheekbones that earned him legions of female admirers.
Kiefer Sutherland loses $900,000 in Mexican cattle scam
Carlos Bernard plays Tony Almeida in the hit show '24'. As series 7 is released on DVD, the actor tells James Rampton about the forces that have driven his character to the dark side
Report reveals agents' doubts about whether their actions were legal
Robert Novak, the Washington political journalist best known for the Evans and Novak column shared for 30 years with his friend Rowland Evans, has died from a brain tumour, aged 78.
Hollywood stars on the West End stage are not new. But none is haunted by a past of quite such drug-ravaged turmoil as this one
The wind cut to the bone as close to two million ordinary people poured into downtown Washington yesterday. All of them ticketless, they were upbeat and happy as they headed to the great frozen expanse of parkland known as the National Mall.
The first sign of friction in the Obama camp as Mrs Clinton demands - and gets - a purge of her critics before accepting Secretary of State role
Villagers celebrate victory for 'son of the soil'