Short of moving somewhere cold, how do you beat the heat? Tom Peck tried some of the many suggestions for staying cool
He is already considering his next death-defying feat in New York
As a patch of their native land is offered for £2.5m, the Lakota people have been left split by what to do
American fashion labels dominate the high street, but now it's time to welcome the country's homewares into our homes, says Trish Lorenz
Leader on hunger strike as First Nations target transport links in protest at poor living conditions
Universities struggling to find remains to study as colonial corpses are sent home
A gang of art thieves armed with circular saws, ladders, and a generator have stolen a series of ancient rock engravings from a remote set of volcanic cliffs in California's Sierra Nevada mountains.
Pictures of unidentified dead bodies found around the UK are to be posted online for the first time.
Russell Means, it was said, was the best known American Indian since Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse. The Washington Post called him "the biggest, baddest, meanest, angriest, most famous Indian activist of the late 20th century" He used militant protest and violence, politics, and even showbusiness to further the cause. He was as divisive as he was charismatic. Above all however, Means' life was a reminder of the terrible injustices visited upon his people by the white men who built the United States.
Ohuruogu meets Richards-Ross while Gemili and Bleasedale also in action tonight
Stuart Broad looked cross when he learned that he was to be rested, along with James Anderson. When Andrew Strauss won the toss and said England would bowl, the game was turned into an entertaining trial between three pace bowlers determined to make a case for a role against South Africa next month.
The fate of Sir Walter Raleigh's famed "lost colony" in the New World – and the disappearance without trace of more than 100 English settlers – has been an unsolved mystery for 400 years.
The gay and bisexual community of America pre-dates Columbus – and continues to shape the nation. Why isn't it acknowledged? Johann Hari argues that it's time for the activists to come in from the margins
To some, Huckleberry Finn is getting a welcome makeover for the 21st century. To others, the greatest American novel is being sacrificed at the altar of political correctness. Either way, a new edition of Mark Twain's most famous book has deleted all 219 of its mentions of perhaps the most incendiary word in American English: nigger.
For centuries, the young have played a bloody role on the battlefield
For 40 years, Kenzo has embodied freedom and creativity. Harriet Walker on the clothes, the man and the brand