Mitt Romney will not seek the Republican nomination for US President in 2016.
US flight forced to make emergency landing after door fault saw captain locked out.
The men suspected of murdering Kiwi backpacker Nick Heyward in Argentina will go to trial.
Google says it fought orders stopping it from revealing to its users that their data was being sought by the US government.
American restrictions on travel to Cuba could be lifted soon if Congress backs a bill introduced yesterday.
The Chad army is taking a harder line on Islamist militants, and has regained control of a town taken by the feared Boko Haram fighters late last year.
The FBI is investigating Twitter threats that saw 5 flights in the US cancelled.
The FBI has added a former Washington, DC taxi driver, Liban Haji Mohamed, to its list of 'Most Wanted Terrorists,' offering a big reward for tips that lead to his capture and conviction.
An Australian defence industry association helps a US politician rack up the biggest travel bill for a US congressman in 2014.
An apparent gas explosion has destroyed part of a maternity and children's hospital in Mexico City, killing at least seven people and injuring dozens more.
Virginia's gun control bill, declared dead two days ago, is back on the Senate's agenda.
Cuba will not accept any interference from the United States in its internal affairs, says President Raul Castro.
A fourth suspect has been arrested two years after a house explosion, part of an insurance scam, that killed two people
Popularity of e-cigarettes is rising so quickly that California's health officials are putting 'vaping' on their hit list.
Oklahoma residents are understandably concerned as earthquakes get more intense and more frequent - and blaming the oil industry that accounts for a large chunk of the state's economy.
A 25-year-old Saudi Air Force sergeant who raped a boy in a Las Vegas casino was sentenced to at least 35 years jail.
Diplomatic sources say Iran's freshly-appointed UN ambassador will receive an American visa - marking a huge change in relations between the two countries.
Mitt Romney may have shown his hand for a potential third run at the US presidency, attacking possible rival Hillary Clinton in a cutting speech.
Marijuana merchandise is barred from Colorado's Denver Airport - despite recreational use of the drug being legal in the state.
Charles Townes, the American physicist awarded the Nobel Prize after invented the laser, has died in California.
Execution drugs used in Oklahoma have been slammed as 'inhumane' by critics, with legal action blocking three upcoming lethal injections.
A cat that was buried in Florida after being hit by a car is recovering from its ordeal.
A magnitude 5.7 earthquake struck off the coast of northern California, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.
A former scientist at the US' largest nuclear lab has been jailed for selling secrets to Venezuela.
Facts around the killing of an Argentinian prosecutor who was killed before he testified in front of Congress are becoming difficult to separate from fiction.
New York's leaders on the defensive after shutting down city for a snowstorm that didn't meet expectations.
Disgruntled passengers trapped at airport during New York snowstorm were even less impressed when all they got was a $15 McDonald's voucher.
His owner thought Bart was a goner, but five days after being buried this fearless feline clawed his way home.
A head teacher in Rhode Island wows pupils with his parody of Frozen's Let it Go to tell them school's closed due to snow storm.