An autopsy report released Monday on a 25-year-old black man killed in a confrontation with Los Angeles police appears to affirm initial statements by officers about the struggle that led to the close-range shooting, police said.
Nearly 1000 officers were sworn in as tensions between city hall and the NYPD continued following the shooting of officers Ramos and Liu on Dec 20.
The US State Department rejected a US Senator's claim that China knew about or was involved in the cyberattack against Sony Pictures.
Although Sony Pictures doesn't plan to seek permission to screen The Interview in China, many Chinese people have watched the movie through other channels.
Tens of thousands of police from cities across the United States filled a New York City church and nearby streets on Saturday for the funeral of one of two policemen shot by a man who said he was avenging the killing of unarmed black men by police.
One week before the US combat mission in Afghanistan draws to a close, President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, thanked American troops on Thursday during a Christmas Day visit to Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kanoehe Bay.
Former US President George H.W. Bush remained hospitalized on Thursday near his home in Houston after experiencing shortness of breath this week, and was in "great spirits", his spokesman said.
Former US president George H.W. Bush spent his Christmas day in a Houston hospital and is in good spirits.
"The Interview" went straight to US consumers on Wednesday in an unprecedented online debut after hacker threats prevented its wide release on Christmas day.
Despite progresses made in the fight against the ongoing Ebola outbreak that distresses large parts of West Africa as well as the rest of the world, the epidemic is yet to be put under control.
A laboratory technician for the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been placed under observation for possible exposure to the deadly Ebola virus due to an apparent mix-up in lab specimens, the Atlanta-based agency said on Wednesday.
President Barack Obama is adding a new player to his golf foursome: Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak.