The move follows the closure of more than 1,000 public schools in Los Angeles
After a week of outrage, the would-be president struts his stuff in Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Spoiler alert: Seven ways Breaking Bad might end... but probably won't
Spoiler alert: Last week's episode of Breaking Bad was one of the most shocking in TV history. Can they top it this week?
Shaker Aamer was sent to Guantánamo Bay in 2002, and cleared to leave in 2007. Now, weakened by hunger strike, he asks what his fate has to do with justice
A woman has been left with severe burns to her arms after allegedly being Tasered by police for refusing to leave an Apple store and purchasing too many iPhones.
President Barack Obama was declared the winner of Florida's 29 electoral votes today, ending a four-day count with a razor-thin margin that narrowly avoided an automatic recount that would have brought back memories of the 2000 election.
No longer does Mitt Romney tout himself as "severely conservative," as he did last winter and into the spring. And no longer does Romney hail his running mate, House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, as first and foremost a conservative icon.
Fall guy Tony Wheeler shows you where to go to savour the US autumn in its golden prime
A confluence of economic and cultural wealth with political passion made the sainted decade a blessing for all those lucky enough to go through it
Each week we invite three companies to offer us their best deal for a specific break. Today: a 10-night autumn escape to New England with hotels and flights from Heathrow on 28 Sept. Prices are pp, based on two travelling together.
A jet-ski ride has brought claims he is out of touch. By David Usborne
Bitter Republican battle is finally over as Gingrich concedes defeat over who should run for President
'I have a crush – but it's cougarish'
President's speech strikes campaigning note as ad campaign targets Romney's record
Newt Gingrich stormed to a shock victory over Mitt Romney in the South Carolina primary today, scrambling the race to choose a Republican challenger to President Barack Obama.