Cruise ship worker who tried to kill woman after hiding in her room faces tough penalty because his crime was so extreme.
Thousands of police and mourners fill NYC church and streets for funeral of slain police officer.
Uniformed officers and other mourners joined a huge line to pay their respects for one of two slain NYPD officers, as the rift between City Hall and the police department widened.
Jesus may have been born in a barn but this Christmas baby has a way better story to tell.
President says Afghanistan will not "be a source of terrorist attacks again" ahead of mission ending next week.
Panda cub at American zoo finally comes down from tree she scaled after touching live wire.
Former US president George Bush snr is to remain hospitalised in Texas as a precaution.
White policeman shoots dead an armed black man within walking distance of the street Michael Brown was killed.
Woman crashes car through estranged husband's front door after an argument.
A conglomerate of artists including Pharrell Williams threatens YouTube with $1b copyright lawsuit.
Tornados unleashed by thunderstorms rip through southern states claiming at least four lives.
A US police officer inspired by the generosity of others with a badge is issuing gifts instead of tickets.
Rallies against excessive police force defy plea for hiatus after the killing of two officers.
Man convicted for taking jewellery from woman who crashed into Taco Bell drive-thru.
Court finds Canadian man guilty of murdering and dismembering Chinese student.
Atlanta airline baggage handler suspected of helping smuggle firearms onto passenger jets arrested.
Mystery as to how spy's wife got pregnant will go down in history books as one of the most bizarre subplots in annals of US diplomacy.
World's richest man gave $1.3 billion to tackle the toughest problems in public health - but hasn't had much luck.
Shopper shoots, kills teenager who tried to steal a new pair of shoes.
"Jesus is like my Michael Jordan. I'm just wearing his jersey," says man who has dressed as Jesus Christ nearly every day for eight months.
Critics blame NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio and his aggressive efforts to reform police for the murders.
Man who lost both his arms 40 years ago has been fitted with a pair of prosthetics he can control with his mind.
Black Lives Matter protesters distance the budding movement from killing of NYPD officers.
Suspect in custoday after veteran Florida police officer shot and killed while on duty.
Man ambushed and killed two police officers just minutes before a wanted poster for him arrived at New York Police Department.
US President Barack Obama moves to prevent US anger at North Korea from spiralling out of control.
A Toronto man stole the identities of 38,000 people in a massive credit card fraud scheme described by prosecutors as high-tech bank robbery.
North Korea said US accusations that it was involved in a cyberattack on Sony Pictures were "groundless slander".
Cops "assassinated" in their patrol car by man who only hours earlier shot his ex-girlfriend and vowed online to kill cops.
Police in riot gear demand Black Lives Matter protesters exit the Mall of America.