As a state of emergency is declared in Baltimore, protesters continue to call for justice for Freddie Gray
Aurora shooting trial to get underway today, with Holmes pleading not guilty by reason of insanity
Court in New York 'implicitly determines' that two chimpanzees being held in captivity are legal 'persons'
America split as family of victim Martin Richard, eight, argue against death penalty
Warning: video contains graphic footage. Another unarmed black man shot dead by a white police officer
As the US prepares to mark the 150th anniversary of the president's assassination, historians still don't agree
'It won't necessarily be easy and, almost certainly, it won't be pleasant to watch'
Dash cam footage shows moments before police officer Michael Slager shot Scott in the back several times
Campaigners warn the legislation will be used to target the gay community, as calls to boycott the state intensify
Utah becomes the only US state to approve death by firing squad because of a shortage of lethal injections
A microphone captured the multimillionaire’s apparent confession during a break in filming for a documentary
One officer shot in the face, another in his shoulder as demonstrators called for further resignations in Ferguson
Star Wars actor suffered 'multiple gashes to the head' but is expected to make a full recovery
The fugitive whistleblower is ready to go home if he is guaranteed a free and impartial trial, says his lawyer
Netanyahu's US speech strains relations between Obama and Netanyahu, Democrats and Republicans, and American Jews and Israelis
JFK was killed by the CIA, the KGB, aliens or by accident. Why three shots fired in Dallas still reverberate across America
The Black Nationalist leader Malcolm X was assassinated 50 years ago this weekend
Old favourites Friends and Seinfeld have been compressed to bump up the time allocated to ads
Two girls accused of stabbing their 12-year-old friend 19 times after fixation on fictional character
Former military police officer died in Michigan after having 'trouble' adjusting the gun in her holster
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