Video released Thursday from the dashboard of white South Carolina police Officer Michael Thomas Slager's cruiser captures the very first moments he and black motorist Walter Scott meet.
Hillary Clinton is expected to make her intention for a 2016 presidential run known through a social media announcement as early as this weekend.
A shooting at the US Census Bureau in Suitland, Maryland has left one man in critical condition.
The man rescued from a disabled sailboat off the North Carolina coast responded to critics of his story on Monday, explaining that he avoided sunburn and blisters by staying in the vessel's cabin and that he survived by rationing food and water.
Ordinary Americans, a survey out Tuesday showed, think Japan is an inventive, hardworking and honest nation. But Japanese, shockingly, have a low opinion of Americans.
While selfie sticks may be a recent fad, divers Margo Sanchez and Stephanie Adamson have been photographing marine creatures for the best part of a decade.
Dzokhar Tsarnaev was found guilty of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing that killed three people and injured 264 others, and the jury will now decide whether to sentence him to death.
A Tibetan deputy of China's top legislature met on Wednesday with US Congressman David Valadao in San Francisco to promote relations between China and the US.
The NYPD says an NBA player, his wife and another woman were stabbed and injured outside a Manhattan nightclub.
Residents elected a black man and a black woman to Ferguson's city council on Tuesday in the Missouri city's first municipal election since a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black teen, triggering months of sometimes violent protests.
A power line broke loose at an electrical substation near Washington on Tuesday, briefly dimming the White House, emptying museums and cutting electricity to government buildings and the US Capitol for hours.
Americans prefer economic ties with China rather than Japan, according to a poll from the Pew Research Center.