Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt arrive for the premiere of Maleficent at Kensington Palace

Brangelina wedding jokes: Twitter mocks 'breaking' news

First Reaction Thu 28 Aug, AT 15:19

An orange-level breaking news alert heralded Brad and Angelina's wedding. Twitter, as usual, made jokes

Girl of nine with Uzi shoots gun instructor dead

One-Minute Read Wed 27 Aug, AT 13:22

Accident happened as Charles Vacca was showing child how to fire Uzi submachine gun

Hypersonic research aircraft

Hypersonic weapons blown up four seconds into test launch

One-Minute Read Tue 26 Aug, AT 12:11

Set-back for US weapon which would be able to hit a target anywhere in the world within one hour

Charles Laurence

LA and Iraq united by gangsta craving for honour and respect

Tue 26 Aug, AT 11:42 Charles Laurence

What does shooting of Suge Knight have to do with execution of James Foley? Possibly a great deal

 A demonstrator gestures in front of police in Ferguson, Missouri

St Louis police shooting video stokes outrage

First Reaction Thu 21 Aug, AT 15:52

Footage appears to contradict police statement about the shooting of a second black man in Missouri

Charles Laurence

Ferguson riots: a story of black poverty and white supremacy

Tue 19 Aug, AT 08:33 Charles Laurence

America's first black president is either reluctant or unable to take on the issue of inequality

Charles Laurence

Hillary Clinton risks being left behind by young Americans

Thu 14 Aug, AT 09:41 Charles Laurence

As Clinton pledges support for Israel, Generation Millennial more likely to sympathise with Hamas

Edward Snowden: 'I would volunteer for prison'

One-Minute Read Wed 13 Aug, AT 14:49

Wrapped in the American flag, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden says he still holds out hope of returning to the US

Nascar driver  Tony Stewart

Nascar star Stewart accused after hitting and killing rival

One-Minute Read Mon 11 Aug, AT 13:27

Tony Stewart ran down Kevin Ward Jr after he stepped onto track to confront the driver

A convenience store shooting in the Bronx

Callous Bronx gunman turns up the heat on Mayor de Blasio

Fri 8 Aug, AT 12:52 Charles Laurence

Gunman who didn't even spill his drink while shooting his victim raises questions about more relaxed policing

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