Rupert Murdoch has ignited an online furore by suggesting that US President Barack Obama isn't a "real black".
The gunman who killed nine people at an Oregon community college was hit in the side by police bullets before taking his own life.
Blake alleges police officer James Frascatore used excessive force when he was tackled to the ground in a case of mistaken identity.
Automation and technology major contributor to job losses, says Barack Obama.
US officials have spoken with Toyota about the prominent use of its vehicles by militants.
OPINION: It is a fallacy that there is a definite link between criminality and below-average intelligence.
US presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton says she does not support the 12-nation deal.
A selfie cost a man his job, and a toddler his innocence. And it spurred a mother to action.
Ben Carson has intensified his defence of gun rights in response to last week's Oregon campus massacre.
Harvard University's debate team lost to a group of New York prison inmates, months after winning a national title.
A mass release of 6000 US prisoners one of the biggest ever, is due to take place between October 30 and November 2.
A huge cargo ship lost off the Bahamas with its 33 crew was being prepared for a major retro-fit of its engine room.
Thousands joined Yoko Ono in NYC to try to set a world record for largest group of human bodies forming a peace sign.
The mother of a gunman who killed nine people at an Oregon college let her troubled son have guns and acknowledged online that he struggled with autism.
Nine people drown and six are killed in weather-related car crashes as flooding grips the US state of South Carolina.
Toddler left alone for days after his mum collapsed while feeding baby, who then choked to death on food.
Gang violence and infighting sees homicide rates in El Salvador rise sharply.
A US man who was trying to avoid arrest has died after smashing headfirst out of a multi-storey building.
OPINION: The TPP still needs to make its way through a hostile US Congress. Luckily for Obama, Donald Trump is not a senator.
Just days after the world survived the Blood Moon, the apocalypse has arrived.
US authorities charge a former president of the UN General Assembly for engaging in a wide-ranging corruption scheme.
In the aftermath of the Guatemalan landslide, search crews have found entire families who died huddled together.
The 'King of Rock and Roll''s gold-leaf grand piano is expected to fetch more than half a million dollars at an auction.
A clutch of Mexico's most popular comedians has found away to get back at Donald Trump.
Physicians will be able to prescribe lethal doses of drugs to terminally ill patients who want to hasten their deaths.
32 crew are still missing from the El Faro, which was hit by Hurricane Joaquin off the Bahamas.
Feathers fly in Florida as famous webcam eagle Ozzie is killed by rival Frequent Visitor.
One US hunter survives by shoving his arm down the animal's throat.
A boy, 11, allegedly killed a girl, 8, because she wouldn't let him play with her puppy.
A US marijuana business is being sued by two users who claim unhealthy pesticides have been used to grow their weed.