More than 1000 weapons including knives, batons, an AK-47 rifle and body armour have been found in a US restaurant after a fatal bikie shootout.
A highly publicised study that purported to show how face-to-face interactions can change people’s views on same-sex marriage is now being disavowed by one of its...
A trove of stone tools found in Kenya are 3.3 million years old, pushing back the record of stone tools by about 700,000 years.
Comedian David Letterman will sign off for the last time on CBS's 'Late Show' on Wednesday, concluding a 33-year career on late-night television with a show that...
Four major banks pleaded guilty on Wednesday to trying to manipulate foreign exchange rates and, with two others, were fined nearly $6 billion in another...
The US state of Nebraska is poised to become the first conservative state to repeal the death penalty since 1973.
Japanese air bag manufacturer Takata Corp is doubling a recall of potentially deadly air bags to nearly 34 million vehicles, creating the largest automotive...
Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper is due to face voters on or before October 19, in what is likely to be his toughest fight yet. In part, that is because his...
Naturally conceived identical triplets, including conjoined twins who have been born in the US, were formed from a single egg that split three ways.
Rock climber Dean Potter and another man died while attempting parachute jumps from a 900-metre cliff in California's Yosemite National Park, officials said on...
US President Barack Obama has cast off security and bureaucratic chains to launch his own Twitter account.
The extreme athlete died attempting a wingsuit flight from a 2300 metre promontory at Yosemite National Park.

Nine bikers killed in US shootout

A shootout among rival biker gangs at a popular Texas restaurant has left nine people dead, injured 18 and sent panicked patrons and bystanders fleeing for safety.
Elisabeth Bing who popularised the natural childbirth techniques of French doctor Fernand Lamaze has died in New York at the age of 100.

3 US anti-nuclear activists released

85-year-old nun Sister Megan Rice has been released from a US jail after vandalising a uranium storage bunker.
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