The Australian publisher of Fifty Shades of Grey has been ordered by a US judge to set aside almost $14 million for a former business partner.
The father of a Virginia journalist killed in an on-air shooting said on Thursday he would become a crusader for gun control, but analysts said there was little...
The gunman in the shooting deaths of two television journalists in Virginia was a veteran anchorman with a history of workplace grievances who had previously sued...
Police stormed a grocery market in a southwestern Louisiana town on Wednesday to arrest a man accused of stabbing two people and shooting an officer before...
Vester Lee Flanagan filmed the murder of his two ex-colleagues on live TV and ensured it was available to a wider audience by posting it on social media.
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More than three years after shooting dead 12 people in an attack at a Batman movie premiere in Colorado, James Holmes has been formally jailed for life.

Newborn US twin panda dies

One of two panda cubs born at Washington's National Zoo at the weekend has died.
Two television journalists were killed during a live broadcast in Virginia on Wednesday, shot by a suspect who was a former employee of the TV station and who...
A major study has found exposure to peanuts in infancy seemed to help build tolerance - contrary to conventional thinking.
The former archbishop of San Francisco has been arrested in Hawaii on suspicion of drink driving.
Affair website Ashley Madison is being sued by eight people across the US, after their details were made public by hackers.
A Nevada man sent 27 million spam messages to Facebook users, accessing about 500,000 accounts and sending unsolicited ads disguised as friend requests.
A video showing a US father reacting to his son's choice of toy has been viewed almost 14 million times online.
Seventy firefighters from Australia and NZ have arrived in the US to help battle severe wildfires and say they are ready for the conditions.

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Words such as "manspreading" and "hangry" have made it into Oxford Dictionary's online version, reflecting current trends in the usage of language.
A Sydney bar has come under fire after hiring naked women to lie on tables as fruit platters and hand feed guests.
The Victorian Premier has taken aim at the NSW Government after its Education Minister banned the showing of a documentary on gay parenting.

Newborn US twin panda dies

One of two panda cubs born at Washington's National Zoo at the weekend has died.
The rate of vaccination for the human papillomavirus among 15-year-old girls is increasing nationally, but is still stubbornly low in South Australia, Tasmania...
In less than a decade, Copenhagen expects to become the first carbon-neutral city on the planet.
The dignity of people - regardless of their sexuality - is paramount. Just don't try and confuse it with same-sex marriage, okay?