Pupil's mum says: 'We need, not just more teachers like her, but also more people like her in this world'
The men were found in an abandoned house in attack police said would have been 'hard for one person to commit' alone
An Indiana Jones-style blockbuster with emotional depth and incredible explosive sequences
Allie Carter of Avilla, Indiana, was wounded during a waterfowl hunt
A look ahead to this weekend’s Divisional Playoff match at Gillette Stadium in New England
Indianapolis pulled off the second biggest comeback in NFL play-off history to stun Kansas City, while New Orleans beat Philadelphia on the last play of the game as the first wild-card games provided a thrilling start to the post-season.
There are many inventive ways of earning a quick buck – but selling brains on eBay is perhaps a little too innovative.
More than half of young adults have engaged in 'unwanted but consensual sexting with a committed partner'
A US federal court has struck down a ban on sex offenders using social networking sites like Facebook, calling the law unconstitutional.
Ever been so hungry you can’t unwrap your food quickly enough? You’ll be pleased to know the days of frantically ripping through cellophane may soon be a thing of past. Edible packaging is back on the agenda.
The last state in the 2012 presidential race has been called, with Florida going narrowly to President Obama.
Dick McBride was a poet of the Beat Generation who acted as a literary bridge between the United States and Britain, bringing the writings and spirit of the Beats to this country. In books and in performances of his own works and those of fellow writers, he sought to broaden awareness of the poets who had made such an impact on American writing.
An alligator at least 10 feet (3 meters) long lunged at a teenager swimming in a river and bit off the boy's right arm below the elbow, state wildlife officials said yesterday.
Elinor Ostrom, who died on 12 June aged 78, was an Indiana University professor of political science who became the first woman to win a Nobel Prize in economics. Ostrom shared the 2009 Nobel Prize for economics with Oliver Williamson from the University of California, Berkeley. They were honoured for analysing the rules by which people exercise authority in companies and economic systems.
A team of geeks has devoted 5,000 man hours over six months to building a van-sized contraption designed to do nothing more complicated than pop a single balloon. Because, well, why not?
Huge twister kills family but scoops up toddler and dumps her – alive – in a field near her home