Infant hit five times as Chicago gunman fires into father's minivan in suspected gang attack
Leader of the Roman Catholic Church in England said there was no mandate to enforce same-sex marriage laws
The rare occasion came as New York approached the end of a year when the city's murder rate is on target to hit its lowest point since 1960
Form grudges and alliances across the mean streets of Sao Paulo.
Home Secretary Theresa May hit back at senior police chiefs over political criticism of their initial riot response, insisting it was her job to tell forces "what the public want them to do".
Ian Burrell explores the backgrounds of the London rioters
Police are seeking three teenage boys in connection with the murder of a 16-year-old, who died from a single stab wound to his neck.
Bikram Yoga makes me feel 19 again I used to go on tour, get shit-faced after gigs then pass out. Now I just perform, and the next morning I'm like, "Where's the nearest yoga studio?" Physically you see a lot of changes, but it's the energy I have that's so amazing. I did an early-morning session recently and Ozzy [Osborne] was there and I thought, "Who would have thought 10 years later we'd be in a yoga studio at 7am?"
"I know football saved my life and I know it could do that for the next generation"
Legitimacy of election in question after former leader was ousted in coup in June
Just off Coldharbour Lane in south London's Lambeth neighborhood, a group of men stand around at the mouth of an alley, close to a 10-foot-high steel gate being manned by three people.
Fears over Olympic security came under the spotlight today after gang violence in Rio de Janeiro - hosts of the 2016 Games - left at least 12 people dead.
Because if confirmation were needed that crackdowns on drug use in the UK were having little effect, it came in a report by the UK Drug Policy Commission (UKDPC), an independent group set up to examine the state of the nation's drug trade.
Rock 'n' roll pioneer Bo Diddley, who made hit songs powered by the relentless "Bo Diddley beat" that influenced rockers from Buddy Holly to U2, died today at the age of 79.
Not so much a sequel to Step Up as a rehash: once again, a cross-the-tracks romance between breakdancing white trash and upper-crust ballet snob is enlivened by a smattering of gang violence and rather too many shots of young people spinning around on their heads.
Jack Straw has ordered a crackdown on drug abuse in jails and improved training for inmates in an attempt to ease the impact of overcrowding. Ministers disclosed that more than 16,000 offenders have already been released early to free space.