Judge grants name change request for soldier convicted of leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks from Bradley Edward Manning to Chelsea Elizabeth Manning.
The US government has many secrets. The White House Easter Egg Roll has created another one.
ANTHONY BOADLE - Reuters
Brazil Senate unanimously approves groundbreaking legislation guaranteeing equal access to the internet.
Teacher, 64, said he "preyed on boys his entire life" after his own molestation as a child.
A US woman has sued her mother's neighbour over a pet duck.
A year after witnessing the horror of the Boston Marathon bombings, a Kiwi athlete returns to the city.
Battle lines hardening in Cliven Bundy's "war" over self-proclaimed right to graze cattle on public land.
A man who accused the X-Men director of sexually abusing him when he was a teen sues three more industry figures.
Prosecutors are deciding how to charge a US woman accused of killing six of her babies and storing their bodies.
Nearly 36,000 runners set out to wipe away memories of last year's bombing. | Keflezighi wins
New York antiquarian booksellers believe they have found William Shakespeare's annotated dictionary.
Tens of thousands gathered for a weekend of cannabis-themed festivals and entertainment in Colorado.
Thousands of Cubans live in crowded buildings that may crumble at any time.
A 16-year-old boy stowed away in a flight from California to Hawaii survived the trip unharmed.
Fox TV executive sacked for using work email account to raise money for families of missing Malaysia Airlines passengers.
GREG BEACHAM - AP
Boxer whose wrongful murder conviction became symbol of racial injustice dead at 76.
A woman waiting to die is now a symbol of faith after a church-certified miracle cleared her aneurysm.
A man has been arrested after threatening to open fire in the Los Angeles Times building in California.
Video games were so important to Cody Wygant that the screams of his 16-month-old son were too much.
A "cold-blooded" killer's lack of remorse prompted an angry speech from a judge.