Congressional negotiators have reached an agreement to prevent a US government shutdown and finance construction of new barriers along the US-Mexico border.
Hundreds of people turned out for a snowball fight in a US park after someone who lives nearby suggested it on Facebook.
An image of Nancy Pelosi applauding Donald Trump with apparent sarcasm during the State Of The Union address has become a meme.
A diocese has apologised after videos emerged showing students from an all-male Catholic high school mocking Native Americans after a rally in Washington.
President Donald Trump has cancelled the US delegation’s trip later this month to an economic forum in Davos, Switzerland.
Hundreds of wild elk running across a road in the north-west United States have been caught on camera and are going viral on Twitter.
White House officials and congressional aides are continuing talks aimed at ending a partial government shutdown that has dragged into a 15th day.
President Donald Trump and the Democrats are trading blame for the partial shutdown of the US government – but doing little substantive talking with each other as the disruption in federal services and public employees’ pay enters a second week.
The US federal government is expected to remain partially closed past Christmas Day in a protracted standoff over President Donald Trump’s demand for money to build a border wall with Mexico.
America’s elected leaders have partially closed down the US government over their inability to compromise on money for a wall along the Mexican border.
George HW Bush, who shaped history as 41st president and patriarch of a family that occupied the White House for a dozen years, is going to his final rest, in Texas.
The US government has publicly acknowledged the existence of rogue surveillance devices in the country’s capital.
US rapper Nelly has said he is “beyond shocked” after being accused of raping a woman on his tour bus.
US rapper Nelly is being investigated by police after a woman claimed that he raped her on his tour bus.
US rapper Nelly has been arrested following allegations of sexual assault.
These are the breath-shortening few seconds when a police officer pulls a woman from her burning car and saves her life.