A man in a wheelchair, who is said to have robbed a New York bank, was recognised from police images when he went to a hospital two days after the theft.
A truth commission will examine the 1989 US invasion of Panama, the country's foreign minister says.
Mexican authorities may soon release a founder of the vigilante movement who fought against a powerful drug cartel in the western state of Michoacan.
New Zealander Nela Zisser says she can out-eat her rivals in the US July Fourth hot dog eating contest.
Mormon leader Boyd K Packer has died at the age of 90, a church spokesman says.
The body of Richard Matt, who escaped from a US prison and was shot dead while on the run, has been released to a funeral home.
A woman who died from measles in the US had a compromised immune system and lacked some common symptoms of the disease, officials say.
A 68-year-old woman and a 19-year-old woman are the latest victims from Bison attacks in the popular Yellowstone National Park.
An online campaign by Dylann Roof's sister asking for donations to cover the cost of postponing her wedding has backfired.
The Pentagon says the death of an Islamic State leader in Syria will impact the group's ability to integrate foreign fighters into the Syria/Iraq conflict.
BP will pay up to $18.7 billion in penalties to the U.S. government and five states to resolve nearly all claims from its deadly Gulf of Mexico oil spill five...
The US Gulf Coast states have reached a settlement worth $A24.47 billion with BP over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
The Washington Navy Yard is in lockdown amid reports of a shooter in the facility, but the US Navy says it can't confirm an incident has taken place.
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