Police in San Francisco have caught two inmates who had been on the run from jail for more than a week. Jonathan Tieu, 20, and Hossein Nayeri, 37, had...

The US economy grew at an annualised rate of 0.7% in the fourth quarter of 2015 compared with the same quarter a year ago, official figures show. The...

The armed occupiers of a wildlife reserve in Oregon were given “ample opportunity” to leave peacefully before their leaders were arrested and...

The Government is being urged to force the tobacco industry to “cough up” cash for the damage caused by smoking. Cancer Research UK says if...

Twenty-nine people are dead after the hurricane-force blizzard dubbed ‘Snowzilla’ crippled the US East Coast. Millions of Americans are shovelling...

North Korea says it has arrested a US student accused of committing a “hostile act” against the state. State news agency KCNA identified him...

Video-streaming company Netflix said its customer numbers surged more than expected last quarter, sending its US-listed shares up as much as 8% in after...

Five French Foreign Legionnaires have been killed in an avalanche while on a training exercise in the Alps. The soldiers were undertaking an exercise...

Candidates for the Democratic race for the White House have clashed on gun control and healthcare in their liveliest TV debate so far. Hillary Clinton...

The US is looking to the United Nations for help in dealing with thousands of migrants fleeing to the US to escape violence in Central America. The hope...