Little Kaleb Ahles accidentally shot himself in the chest after discovering the firearm in the glove box of the family car.Read the full story ›
A large fire has consumed a luxury apartment complex in the US state of New Jersey causing an estimated 400 people to be evacuated, NBC News reports.
The Avalon on the Hudson apartment complex is situated next to the Hudson River opposite Manhattan, New York.
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As Cuba and the US embark on talks aimed at restoring diplomatic relations, ordinary Cubans tell ITV News what they think about the changes.Read the full story ›
Nine-month-old Corbin was accidentally killed when his brother started playing with a loaded gun his mother did not know was in the house.Read the full story ›
An 81-year-old man has discovered that he has a son after discovering a letter hidden by his dead wife.Read the full story ›
US President Barack Obama spoke to French President Francois Hollande on Tuesday about the status of the investigation into the recent deadly shootings in Paris, the White House said.
A statement said: "President Obama reaffirmed his commitment to provide whatever assistance the French government needs."
US President Barack Obama will use his State of the Union address in a few hours to lay out his agenda for his final two years in office.
In excerpts of his speech released to the press, President Obama says that the US must "turn the page" after years of recession and war.
He is also expected to call for Congress to authorise military force against Islamic State and to pass legislation protecting the US from cyber attacks.
The address begins just after 2am UK time.
A 5-year-old boy has shot and killed his 9-month-old brother while playing with a loaded handgun in Missouri, the Associated Press is reporting.
Local paper the Kansas City Star reports that emergency crews were called after the 5-year-old found a loaded .22 caliber handgun and was apparently handling it when it fired.