Thousands of people are expected to pay their respects at the Supreme Court to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died last week at the age of 87.
Nearly all of those reported missing in wildfires that have killed at least 33 people in the US have been accounted for, according to authorities.
At least 31 people have died as wildfires continue to rage across the West Coast of the United States.
Numerous wildfires are burning in Oregon’s forested valleys and along the coast, destroying hundreds of homes and causing mass evacuations.
Thousands of people have been forced to flee their home and three people have died in wildfires in California. The blazes come amid prolonged dry and hot conditions in the western United States which have also led to fires in Washington state, Oregon and Idaho.
Winds gusting as high as 50 mph fanned dozens of catastrophic wildfires across a large swath of Washington state and Oregon that rarely experiences such intense fire activity because of the Pacific Northwest’s cool and wet climate.
Wildfires are raging unchecked across parts of western United States amid gusty and dry conditions.
More than a dozen California firefighters trying to protect a fire station in rugged mountains were overrun by flames on Tuesday, leaving several injured.
The son of the Rev Martin Luther King has issued a sobering reminder about the persistence of police brutality and racist violence targeting black Americans.
Capping a week of protests and outrage over the police shooting of a black man in Wisconsin, civil rights advocates have denounced police and vigilante violence at a commemoration of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.
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.