Law enforcement officials shot and killed Floyd Ray Cook, a 62-year-old fugitive on Friday morning, ending a weeklong manhunt after the convicted rapist was out on parole.
Flames of alcohol whipped into spirals towards the sky
At least 16 deaths were blamed on a snow storm that swept across the eastern half of the US as North Dakota experiences -35C
Susann Stacy posted a graphic selfie on Facebook calling for help
US team in Moscow 33 years on from boycott but faces hostile questions over latest scandal
Actor Jim Kelly, who played a glib American martial artist in Enter The Dragon with Bruce Lee, has died. He was 67.
When Julia Gillard became Australia’s first female PM in June 2010, it was seen as a milestone for gender equality in Australia.
Royal meeting opens with international fanfare after scandals and bereavement
The only remedy for despair is to remember darkest clouds blow through
Frankie Dettori may remain in bureaucratic limbo, instead of ending his ban at Leicester this evening, but it was a weekend of inspiring comebacks all the same.
Heavy support during the week suggests a new officer is ready for promotion to the elite corps at Ballydoyle.
Jason Collins became the most eminent figure to come out of the mainstream American locker room and admit he is gay
Cheltenham on the cards as Irish novice hurdler shows raw courage to match a fancy pedigree
After another horrific shooting in the America, here are some shocking statistics.
Mickey “Guitar” Baker was a guitarist who forged a link between rhythm and blues and early rock and whose 1956 recording of “Love Is Strange” with Sylvia Robinson became a pop classic brimming with Latin rhythms and flirtatious banter.
The crime - strapping what proved to be a fake collar bomb to a terrified Sydney schoolgirl – was bizarre in the extreme, and so was the “explanation”.