US safety regulators have recorded 303 deaths when airbags failed to deploy in 1.6m cars recalled by General Motors.
Four-year-old boy in one of three vehicles carjacked by a man during a dramatic high speed chase in the US.
Rescue workers using dogs and thermal-detection gear are searching the rubble for victims of a New York gas explosion.
A 78-year-old Mississippi man has died two weeks after he woke up in a body bag.
Uruguyan dissidents tell how Pope Francis helped them to safety.
Large explosion flattens NY apartment buildings, killing at least seven people and injuring more than 60.
Two pedestrians died after suspected drunk driver crashes through barricades set up for South By Southwest festival, Austin.
US man allegedly kept sex slaves in his trailer for months while filing down their teeth and forcing them to alter their appearance.
A California board has approved parole for former Charles Manson follower Bruce Davis.
Three passengers of the ill-fated 2013 Carnival cruise ship want US$5,000 per year for life.
A 64-year-old US man is freed after 25 years in prison as his murder conviction gets overturned.
A rampaging, house cat with a "history of violence" traps US family and their dog in a bedroom.
A bitter dispute between the CIA and the US Senate committee that oversees it has burst into the open.
"Octomom" Nadya Suleman pleads not guilty to welfare fraud in an LA court.
British man wore shoe-bomb on flight but backed out of attack after his parents said they wouldn't want a terrorist son.
Searchers looking for missing flight MH370 have 30 days to find the black box.
Whistle blower Edward Snowden details how NZ and other countries were instructed by US on how to get around impediments to mass surveillance.
A Chilean woman has been shot dead during the anti-government protests in Venezuela.
LA police have charged a man with murdering his live-in boyfriend and dumping his severed head.
A US judge has stopped the destruction of millions of telephone records collected by the NSA.