Three horses have been rescued from a squalid stable surrounded by piles of manure with hooves so long they could barely walk.Read the full story ›
A strange hooded figure is reportedly lurking around a small town and dropping raw meat in playgrounds.Read the full story ›
A ten-year-old girl who had been bitten by a shark waded back into the sea to save her younger friend despite her injuries.Read the full story ›
Three firefighters have been killed and three or four more have been injured while tackling raging wildfires in the US state of Washington.Read the full story ›
A police officer faces a lawsuit after video emerged showing him handcuffing a young child with learning difficulties for 'misbehaving'.Read the full story ›
A hitchhiking robot that won the hearts of fans worldwide has met an untimely end after being vandalised on its trip across the US.Read the full story ›
The United States is "deeply concerned" about Israel's plans to build 300 new homes in a Jewish settlement on the occupied West Bank and hundreds of homes in east Jerusalem.
State Department deputy spokesman Mark Toner said in a statement:
The United States continues to view settlements as illegitimate and we strongly oppose steps to advance construction in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.
Settlement expansion threatens the two-state solution and calls into question Israel's commitment to a negotiated resolution to the conflict.
Eight children have been injured, three seriously, after a huge tree fell on them during a summer camp in southern California.Read the full story ›
At a meeting in Texas, the Boy Scouts of America has voted to end its ban on gay scout leaders.Read the full story ›
An alligator that was caught crossing a New York City street during rush hour has died unexpectedly.Read the full story ›