As Boston prepares to mark one year on from the marathon bomb attacks, ITV News asks how are the survivors coping?
Indiana University student Julian Batts loses out on $1m with some astonishingly bad answers on US game show Wheel of Fortune.
See what was left of this classic Corvette after it plummeted 40 feet down a sinkhole that opened at a car museum.
An image allegedly showing the last words written by suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, before he was captured, have been obtained by ABC News.
The writing was apparently found on the wall of the boat he was arrested in.
ABC have transcribed what they believe to be the inscription on the boat walls:
“The U.S. government is killing our innocent civilians, but most of you already know that… I can’t stand to see such [bullet hole] go unpunished,” said the note ABC News obtained from a law enforcement official.
“We Muslims are one body. You kill one of us, you hurt [bullet hole] us all.”
A sharp-talking flight attendant's novel take on the pre-flight safety warning has won her millions of fans around the world.
The US-based Southwest Airlines employee has her passengers in stitches with her routine which more closely resembles a stand-up set than a safety speech.
This video of her gags had more than eight millions views within four days of it appearing on YouTube.
Washington does not anticipate a breakthrough with Russia over the Ukraine crisis at tomorrow's Geneva conference, Reuters reported, citing unnamed US officials.
The officials said it was reasonable to assume that more sanctions would be imposed against Russia if there was no progress at the meeting.
They believe Russian President Vladimir Putin envisions a federalist Ukraine that would allow Moscow to veto its decisions.
A missing child has been found safe and well inside an arcade claw machine filled with toys, according to reports in the United States.
Police in Lincoln, Nebaska were reportedly looking for the child after a 24-year-old woman rang 911 to say her son was missing.
The boy was then found at Madsen's Bowling Alley, where he was said to have been happily playing.
A vending machine company was called and the toddler was freed without injury, American TV station KOLN reported.
Police told the station there would be no action against the mother as she acted quickly and appropriately upon realising her son was missing.
A reporter from 7News in Boston has said a man has been charged in relation to leaving an unattended backpack at the finish line of the Boston Marathon.
Jennifer Eagan also said the man told police he had a rice cooker in his backpack.
Charges man with backpack at finish line will face: Possession of hoax device, Disorderly conduct, Disturbing the peace
BPD: With the marathon coming we are taking this seriously.
Man told police he had a rice cooker in the backpack.
A lone officer from the bomb squad was captured on video destroying an unattended backpack left near to the Boston Marathon finish line. A man remains in police custody in connection with the incident.
A member of the police bomb squad walks away from an unattended backpack left on the road near the finish line of the Boston Marathon in Boston. A man is in police custody following the security alert, which prompted evacuations of the surrounding area.
The Boston Police Department has confirmed two unattended bags left at the Boston Marathon finish line have been destroyed, as a precaution. A man remains in custody.
#BPDPublicSafetyAlert: BPD confirming that the unattended bags at the Finish Line have been disrupted for precautionary reasons.
The Boston Police Department has tweeted that a man is in custody after two unattended backpacks were found near the Boston Marathon finish line, a year on from the bomb attacks.
The Boston Police Department is asking people to avoid the area surrounding the Boston Marathon after two unattended backpacks were discovered. The bomb squad is on the scene.
Earlier today a memorial service was held to mark the first anniversary of the bomb attacks.
Public Safety Alert: #BPD investigating 2 unattended backpacks found in the area of Boston Marathon Finish Line.
Public Safety Alert: #BPD asking pedestrians & motorists to avoid the area in and around the Boston Marathon Finish Line.