Police cruiser video shows moments before fatal US shooting

2015-04-10 11:20:15

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 expected to announce presidential run soon

2015-04-10 10:57:22

Hillary Clinton is expected to make her intention for a 2016 presidential run known through a social media announcement as early as this weekend.

Shooting outside Washington DC leaves 1 injured

2015-04-10 09:14:50

A shooting at the US Census Bureau in Suitland, Maryland has left one man in critical condition.

Missing sailor: I survived by staying inside, rationing

2015-04-07 15:11:05

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.

Pew poll shows Japanese think poorly of Americans

2015-04-09 14:46:51

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.

Selfie stick taken to new depths

2015-04-09 13:49:13

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.

Boston bomber convicted, may face death penalty

2015-04-09 09:19:15

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.

Tibetan lawmaker meets with US counterpart

2015-04-09 09:15:30

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.

Police: NBA player, wife stabbed outside Manhattan nightclub

2015-04-08 20:36:03

The NYPD says an NBA player, his wife and another woman were stabbed and injured outside a Manhattan nightclub.

Ferguson, Missouri elects two black city councillors

2015-04-08 16:39:54

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.

Power line break puts out the lights in Washington, DC

2015-04-08 09:41:25

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 China to Japan on economic ties: Poll

2015-04-08 11:43:31

Americans prefer economic ties with China rather than Japan, according to a poll from the Pew Research Center.