Makenzie Wethington broke her pelvis, spine, shoulder, several ribs and a tooth in the fall
Judge Kern said the state's law is "arbitrary and irrational"
Former marine Brad Lee Davis, from Oklahoma, allegedly got into a drunken fight with his stepfather in the days before Christmas
New figures effectively cancel out perceived benefits of switch from coal to natural gas
Just minutes after the result racist comments began to appear on social networking sites
Study part-funded by the CIA to investigate national security implications of geoengineering
Mr Samaras, founder of the tornado research company, Twistex, was the star of the Discovery Channel documentary Storm Chasers
Tornadoes have killed twelve people in central Oklahoma, including a mother and her baby, and menaced Oklahoma City where 11 days ago a twister ranked as EF5, the highest level, tore through the suburb of Moore, killing 24.
The death toll may rise above 24 as some bodies may have been taken directly to funeral homes
Tornadoes ravaged portions of Oklahoma on Sunday, reducing portions of a mobile home park to rubble and killing a 79-year-old man whose body was found out in the open.
Two people were killed when a private jet crashed on a residential area in northern Indiana, the US Federal Aviation Administration said today.
Dale Robertson, who has died the age of 89, was a star of television and film Westerns during the genre's heyday. With his quietly spoken, modest persona, he had bit parts in films such as The Boy with the Green Hair and the Joan Crawford vehicle Flamingo Road before landing more high-profile roles such as Jesse James in Fighting Man of the Plains.
The number of people living with diabetes is soaring in the United States, as 18 states had at least a doubling in those with the illness since 1995, a government survey found.
The first time I went to Edinburgh was in 1986 when I was at The University of Kent and we did a musical version of Aristotle’s 'Lysistrata'.
Severe summer heat caused by humans not natural events, says Nasa scientist
Championship-winning racehorse business was used to launder cash, say US authorities