A Russian TV channel has claimed that Vladimir Putin's face can be seen in a flock of birds flying over New York.Read the full story ›
A man convicted of fatally running down a police officer during a high-speed chase has been executed in America.
Daniel Lopez received a lethal injection at the Texas death chamber in Huntsville and was pronounced dead at 6.31pm local time on Wednesday.
In 2009, Corpus Christi Police Lieutenant Stuart Alexander, 47, was laying spikes on the road to flatten tires when Lopez's SUV hit him and sent him flying 53 metres in the air.
Lopez, 27, who said he did not intend to kill the officer, fought for years to speed up the date of his execution and dropped appeals for a stay of execution.
Former US president Jimmy Carter says he has cancer and will begin treatment.
NBC reports that says recent liver surgery has revealed the cancer has spread to other parts of his body.
Recent liver surgery revealed that I have cancer that now is in other parts of my body.
I will be rearranging my schedule as necessary so I can undergo treatment by physicians at Emory Healthcare.
A more complete public statement will be made when facts are known, possibly next week.
Carter, now aged 90, was president from 1977-1981.
Beloved pet Pomeranian dog Fox was found dead on his owner's doorstep, having suffered multiple injuries caused by blunt force trauma.Read the full story ›
Police in America have released CCTV footage which they say shows a teenager pulling a gun from his waistband shortly before he was shot by officers.
Tyrone Harris has been charged with four counts of assault after allegedly firing at police during an event to mark a year since the killing of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown.
Harris, 18, was left in a critical condition on Sunday after being shot in Ferguson, Missouri, when officers returned fire, police said.
The footage shows a crowd running for cover before a man wearing a white t-shirt pulls what appears to be a gun from his waistband and runs off-camera. Police said the man is Harris.
Two vast American rivers in Colorado and New Mexico have been turned yellow because of potentially toxic wastewater from a gold mine.Read the full story ›
A US presenter walked off set during a live television interview after refusing to talk about the Kardashian family.Read the full story ›
At least nine people have been arrested during a fourth consecutive night of protests in Ferguson, Missouri, which has seen a state of emergency declared in the US city.
The confrontations with police continued despite state governor Jay Nixon's appeal for protests that mark a year since the police shooting of unarmed black teen Michael Brown to remain peaceful.
This is the moment a gas explosion caused by a hit-and-run driver destroys a family home.Read the full story ›
Two 13-year-old girls are accused of brutally stabbing a classmate 19 times to please fictional horror character Slender Man.Read the full story ›