Around 20 alleged 'maternity hotels' where foreigners can give birth in the US, have been raided by federal agents.
Despite objections the US Homeland Security gets a massive funding bill passed
Prosecutors allege 74-year-old white supremacist drove interstate to kill Jewish people
Former CIA Director David Petraeus has agreed to plead guilty to mishandling classified information.
The Smithsonian has banned use of selfie sticks in all of its museums.
Thousands flee as lava surges down the slopes of South America's most active volcano.
A mysterious San Antonio 'priest' is offering to absolve sins digitally - by taking confessions using Snapchat.
Obama tells Reuters that the odds are against reaching a final agreement, strongly criticises Israeli PM's stance.
Israeli PM Netanyahu uses controversial address to US Congress to warn against Iran nuke deal.
The video of Tamir Rice's final moments, though silent and impersonal, remains chilling.
White House task force calls to abolish racial profiling and independently review all police shootings.
Obama wants initial groundwork to normalise diplomatic relations with Cuba done by April 10.
Cold weather in the United States is creating slushy waves.
It turns out Bill Clinton's presidential portrait has a secret. And it involves Monica and "that" dress.
Chile has issued an alert over increased activity at Villarica volcano.
A woman who blogged for years about her son's health woes killed him by force-feeding him salt.
Woman dubbed the "half-tonne killer" for falsely claiming she killed her nephew makes headlines again, after losing 362kg.
A US woman has admitted digging up her father's grave in search of his "real will". She found only vodka and cigarettes.
In a dramatic confrontation caught on video, Los Angeles police shot and killed a homeless man in the heart of downtown's bustling skid row.
Michelle and Conrad exchanged more than 1000 text messages in the week before his death. One could cost her dearly.
In a Gone Girl-style plot, a woman reportedly staged her own kidnapping to avoid planning her boyfriend's birthday party.
An American Airlines flight that usually takes 30 minutes got a "little chaotic" when it was grounded for nine hours.
A feud between teenage girls on Facebook ends with one of the girls dead and two injured.
Brazilian police sent in backup troops to control striking truckers after demonstrations turned violent.
A blind dog who was missing for two weeks during a cold snap in Alaska has been found.
US Secretary of State warns Israel's prime minister not to turn an address to Congress this week into "some great political football".
New US ambassador Mark Gilbert and wife Nancy are spilling over with new experiences - Flat whites, hongi and cricket.
Nation to limit the activities of US diplomats and require American citizens to apply for visas for the beach.
A Picasso painting missing from Paris for more than a decade resurfaced in the United States mail.
Discovery of mother's body may have sparked Missouri killing spree.