The 37-year-old has yet to announce whether he will resign from Congress
The site offers parishioners the opportunity to undergo a secretive programme devised by L Ron Hubbard that is said to heighten senses and provide special abilities
We've seen decades of dehumanising narratives about black people. Was Renisha McBride killed because she was implicitly considered suspicious?
Michigan police chief says man who allegedly shot the 19-year-old in the face claims his gun discharged accidentally
Controversial Terry Jones and an accomplice were arrested on charges related to the illegal conveyance of fuel through Florida
Relatives to meet senior legal officers as fury mounts over 'slow' inquiry into police cover-up
Endurance swimmer Diana Nyad succeeds on fifth attempt at crossing after she first tried in 1978
The police force accused of covering up Britain’s worst-ever sporting disaster profited from the tragedy by keeping money found among the dead and dying at Hillsborough, The Independent can reveal.
Former US tennis star Jennifer Capriati will face trial in December accused of stalking and battering her ex-boyfriend.
English star is hoping to be part of first team to win transatlantic tournament on US soil
It seems like stuff of Hollywood films – the ground opens up and swallows whole buildings, cars, roads and even people. But that is exactly what happened on Monday when a sinkhole 100ft wide opened up in Florida, causing the Summer Bay Resort ay Clermont, near Disney World, to collapse into the pit.
A sinkhole caused a section of a Florida resort villa near Disney World to partially collapse Monday, while another section of the villa was sinking, authorities said.
The mother of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed black teenager who was shot dead in Florida last year by volunteer neighbourhood-watch member George Zimmerman, has said she was “stunned” and felt “disgust” when a jury found her son’s killer not guilty.
America’s top law enforcement official has condemned the “Stand Your Ground” laws spotlighted by the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin and the subsequent trial of his killer, George Zimmerman.
‘Stand Your Ground’ legislation provides a defence that is difficult to overcome
Zimmerman, then 28, shot and killed the 17-year-old Martin on the evening of 26 February