Category: US

Transgender woman makes history as governor nominee

A transgender woman has moved a step closer to becoming the first transgender governor in US history after she won…

3 hours ago

Teen ‘feels like Superman’ after surviving lightning strike

A teenager from Arizona has made a miraculous recovery after being struck by a bolt of lightning which stopped his…

6 hours ago

White nationalists outnumbered at White House rally

A white nationalist rally in Washington marking the one-year anniversary of racially charged violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, drew a few…

3 days ago

Family of Seattle plane suspect ‘in complete shock’

The family of the airport worker suspected of stealing a plane from Seattle's main airport before crashing into an island…

4 days ago

Stolen US plane ‘chased by military jets’

A plane has crashed after a US airline employee conducted an "unauthorised take-off" in Washington state, officials have said. Witnesses…

4 days ago

Man linked to reality TV star found dead at Trump Tower

Medical examiner's office identify the body as that of 51-year-old Dennis Shields who had an on-off relationship with the star.…

5 days ago

Groundsman with cancer wins £266m from weed killer maker

The maker of a commonly used weed killer has been ordered to pay $289m (£266m) to a dying groundsman who…

5 days ago

Turkish lira at record low as Trump doubles tariffs

Turkey's currency slumped to a new record low as Donald Trump compounded the country's economic crisis by doubling steel and…

5 days ago

Toddler found buried in New Mexico identified

The identity of a severely disabled boy whose remains were discovered buried at a squalid New Mexico compound where 11…

5 days ago

Tesla share gains ‘wiped out’ days after Musk tweet

Tesla's shares have fallen back to just above the level they were before they soared on Tuesday following Elon Musk's…

6 days ago

Man held over one of the California wildfires

A man has been arrested on suspicion of arson in connection with one of the fires burning in the US…

7 days ago

Brad Pitt: I’ve given Angelina $9m since split

Brad Pitt claims he has given his ex-wife $1.3m (£1m) since they split up two years ago, and lent her…

7 days ago

Two dead in apparent murder-suicide in hospital

Two people in their 70s are dead in an apparent murder-suicide after shots were fired in a patient's hospital room.…

7 days ago

Ohio’s ‘squeaker’ election shows all to play for

Ohio's 12th congressional district has been in Republican hands for more than three decades. The GOP has spent millions there.…

7 days ago

Rooney on US football and not being famous

Wayne Rooney may be one of the most famous footballers on the planet but even stars have to go house…

1 week ago

Disney shares fall as it misses estimates

Walt Disney share fells 2% on Tuesday after it missed quarterly profit estimates. Higher programming costs and a fall in…

1 week ago

Remains of boy found at New Mexico compound

The remains of a boy have been found on a property where authorities raided a makeshift compound in search of…

1 week ago

Tesla share trading halted after Musk tweet boost

Trading in Tesla shares was halted on Tuesday, after a tweet by chief executive Elon Musk sent shares soaring by…

1 week ago

First look: Robbie as murdered actress Sharon Tate

Margot Robbie has shared the first picture of herself as murdered actress Sharon Tate. The Australian actress plays Tate in…

1 week ago

Fast, furious and deadly craze of street racing

Police in the United States say dozens of people have died as the result of a high-speed craze which is…

1 week ago

Man charged over vandalism of Trump’s star

A man has been charged in relation to the smashing of US president Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk…

1 week ago

California wildfires are largest in state history

Two fires in northern California have become the largest in the state's history, fire officials have said. The fires, known…

1 week ago

Manafort deputy: We committed crimes together

Rick Gates has testified that he helped his former boss Paul Manafort commit financial crimes. Manafort, who managed Donald Trump's…

1 week ago

Chicago gun violence: 11 dead and 70 wounded

At least 11 people have been killed and a reported 70 have been wounded after a weekend of gun violence…

1 week ago

Gaga sorry for ‘suicide’ post after Zombie Boy death

Lady Gaga has apologised for referring to the death of the model known as Zombie Boy as "suicide". She tweeted…

1 week ago

HSBC to pay $765m to settle toxic mortgage case

HSBC has agreed to pay $765m (£588m) to the US Department of Justice (DoJ) to settle a probe into the…

1 week ago

Trump: My son’s meeting with Russian lawyer was legal

Donald Trump has admitted that his son met with a Russian lawyer in 2016 to "get information on an opponent"…

1 week ago

‘Starving’ children are found on US compound

A message pleading for food and water has led police to discover 11 children living in a compound so filthy…

1 week ago

Potter fans transform US school into Hogwarts

Hogwarts finally opened its doors to Muggles thanks to two dedicated teachers who transformed their school into a recreation of…

2 weeks ago

Trump: The Queen kept me waiting at Windsor

Donald Trump has said the Queen kept him waiting after he arrived early for his meeting with her at Windsor…

2 weeks ago

Tesla’s biggest net loss helps meet production target

Electric car maker Tesla achieved its goal of producing 5,000 Model 3 vehicles per week by the end of its…

2 weeks ago

Man ‘shot dead George H W Bush’s doctor for revenge’

A doctor who treated a former US president may have been shot dead out of revenge, police have said. Police…

2 weeks ago

The Trump-Russia investigation explained

Donald Trump's former presidential campaign chairman Paul Manafort has become the first Trump associate to stand trial as part of…

2 weeks ago

Judge stops 3D printed gun plans publication

A judge has blocked the publication of blueprints for parts of a gun that can be made by a 3D…

2 weeks ago

California wildfire smoke reaches as far as Utah

Smoke from the wildfires in Northern California has spread as far as Utah, satellite images from NASA show. The flames…

2 weeks ago

Whole police department resigns over poor equipment

An entire police department has resigned in Massachusetts, complaining of poor equipment and unsafe working conditions. The four-member police force…

2 weeks ago

Donald Trump: ‘Collusion is not a crime’

Donald Trump has said "collusion is not a crime" ahead of the first trial in the Russia investigation. His former…

2 weeks ago

Lindsay Lohan gets her own MTV reality show

Lindsay Lohan has landed her own MTV reality show, set in a luxury spa resort in Greece. The docuseries will…

2 weeks ago

Thanks of a community devastated by wildfires

The signs are all over Redding, California. Some colourful, most handwritten, the odd one a bit cheeky. But all expressing…

2 weeks ago

Great-grandmother and children die in US wildfire

The remains of an elderly woman and her two great-grandchildren have been found at home destroyed by a wildfire in…

3 weeks ago

‘United Sates’: The latest Trump White House typo

The White House has posted a tweet praising economic growth in the "United Sates" - misspelling the name of the…

3 weeks ago

Kristen Stewart to star in Charlie’s Angels reboot

Charlie's Angels is to be rebooted with a whole new cast in the lead roles, led by Twilight star Kristen…

3 weeks ago

Roseanne Barr: I’m not racist, I’m a creative genius

Disgraced TV star Roseanne Barr has denied she is a racist in her first television interview since being fired over…

3 weeks ago

Online star April the giraffe is pregnant again

A giraffe whose fourth pregnancy drew a live audience more than three times the population of the UK is expecting…

3 weeks ago

Uber driver ‘live streamed passengers kissing’

A driver for Uber and Lyft has been suspended after he reportedly recorded hundreds of passengers without their permission and…

3 weeks ago

Trump business plans to invest £150m in Aberdeen

Donald Trump's family business has outlined plans to invest another £150m in its Aberdeen golf and leisure resort. In the…

3 weeks ago

110,000 sign petition to axe ‘fatphobic’ Netflix show

More than 110,000 people have signed a petition calling for a Netflix show about a teenager who loses weight after…

3 weeks ago

R Kelly releases song addressing sex abuse claims

R&B singer R Kelly has released a 19-minute song called I Admit in which he addresses claims he sexually abused…

3 weeks ago

Duck boat tragedy: Vessel raised to lake surface

A duck boat that sank in a lake in southern Missouri, killing 17 people, has been raised to the surface.…

3 weeks ago

3rd Rock From The Sun actress Elmarie Wendel dies

Actress Elmarie Wendel, who was best known for her role as Mrs Dubcek in American sitcom 3rd Rock From The…

3 weeks ago

Spy chief reacts after THAT awkward response to Trump

The top US spy chief who gave an "awkward response" when he heard Donald Trump had invited Vladimir Putin to…

3 weeks ago

Woman shot dead amid supermarket stand-off

A woman has been killed after a man who shot his grandmother and girlfriend crashed his car during a police…

3 weeks ago