Britain’s controversial deployment of US-built Reaper drones in Afghanistan will come under scrutiny in court this week in a closed hearing that will see a UK-based drone operator give evidence for the first time.
Humble Alvarez grew up the hard way with underage fights that have shaped him into a ruthless boxer
Michael Victor Lane is alleged to have killed Ginger Candela, from Las Vegas, in 2009
The mysterious piece of land in Nevada has been linked with reports of UFOs, alien bodies and secret government projects
Nobu Hotel, Las Vegas
Blinded by dust as the storm tore across Interstate 80, vehicles began ploughing into each other, dramatically stretching limited emergency resources in sparsely populated Humboldt County, Nevada
Floyd Mayweather has confirmed he will put his unbeaten record on the line in a light-middleweight unification world title fight against Saul "Canelo" Alvarez later this year.
Floyd Mayweather has been a professional boxer since 1996 but is not expected to finally walk away from the sport until 2016, when his latest contract expires.
The chief of the Los Angeles Police Department said he would order an investigation into the sacking in 2008 of Christopher Dorner, a fugitive former officer suspected of three killings in southern California.
Stewie the world's longest cat has died. Guinness World Records declared Stewie the Cat the record-holder in August 2010, measuring 48.5 inches (123.19 cm) from the tip of his nose to the tip of his tail.
Q We have two adult kids (23 and 19) and are thinking of visiting Las Vegas. Because of US licensing laws our 19-year-old cannot go to most of the venues we had hoped to visit and many of the alternatives suggested seem more appropriate for younger teenagers. Should we forget Vegas until he is older?
Keith Bradley-Adams, Swansea
Forget Las Vegas: The third in line to the throne used his Afghan tour to cultivate a very different image. Emily Dugan reports on a royal rebrand
Rematch – and fifth fight – on the cards but hopes for Mayweather contest ended by brutal KO
He leads by two wins, but many believe the true score is 3-0 to Marquez
Senchenko should be a tricky opponent but victory tonight may earn Malignaggi rematch
It's the city that never stands still, but Simon Calder finds that the bright lights remain as warm as ever