The plane took off without incident after an unscheduled 13 hour stop at the wrong airport
A military jury as unanimously condemned Nidal Malik Hasan to death by legal injection for killing 13 people in a shooting spree at the Fort Hood military base in 2009. This sentence will make Hasan the first member of the US armed forces to be executed by the US military for over 50 years. But who was the last?
“Allen, despite Allen, contained multitudes,” said the New York punk priestess Patti Smith of her late friend, the beat poet Allen Ginsberg. Cut to five words, it was possibly the most profound tribute Ginsberg received during this 90-minute joint homage from Smith and his friend and collaborator Philip Glass. Even when the music and poetry weren’t necessarily about him, Ginsberg’s presence hung in the room.
Billy Ray Harris had a hunch Sarah Darling would return for her valuable ring, so decided to take care of it rather than pawn it
In one of the closest fought Republican primaries to date, the polls can't split the main candidates
Out of America: Swearing eternal fealty to Reagan, presidential candidates try to outdo each other in an insane stampede to the right – leaving Obama delighted
Like any great military and political leader, Dwight Eisenhower had every right to expect that his likeness would one day be immortalised in bronze or marble and installed prominently in his nation's capital. But that was before Frank Gehry came along.
Speech compared favourably to one that Teddy Roosevelt delivered in same town
Any album which opens with a line as simple, and fundamental to what rock'n'roll is about, as "I wish he was my boyfriend" is on the right tracks, and Best Coast never falter thereafter.
An artist to make Gaga curse her own abject banality, 24-year-old Kansas girl Monae has found her way to Oz.
The Bloc Party is over but Kele comes out fighting
Dennis Hopper will be best remembered as the director and star of one of Hollywood's most influential films, Easy Rider (1969), which defined a generation of 'hippie' culture and attitude, the film's hallucinogenic imagery backed by a driving rock soundtrack.
Anger at revelation that anti-abortionist who killed medic may make so-called 'necessity defence'
The boys from the dark side are not only decking demons but, God forbid, kicking angel ass through season 4 of Supernatural.
The irrepressible mezzo soprano Joyce DiDonato didn't let a broken leg upstage her at the Royal Opera House this summer. She talks to Jessica Duchen
Last heard wielding guitar for American alt.rockers Modest Mouse a year or two ago, Johnny Marr continues his outreach programme dedicated to bringing a touch of intrigue and style to otherwise unremarkable indie rockers by now turning up as the second guitarist in The Cribs.