The office of Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County, Arizona, improperly targeted Hispanics in patrols for undocumented immigrants, a judge finds.
A 1938 comic featuring the debut of Superman that was discovered in the wall of an abandoned home could set a new auction record, a dealer says.
President Barack Obama tells US Navy graduates they must help end a culture of sexual assault that is tarnishing the image of the military.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford sacks his chief of staff Mark Towhey as he fights claims he has been caught smoking crack cocaine on camera.
News Corp announces it will officially split its publishing and entertainment businesses on 28 June, two years after the UK phone-hacking scandal involving the News of the World.
Part of a road bridge has collapsed into the Skagit River in the US state of Washington sending vehicles into the water, officials say.
US forecasters predict an unusually “active or extremely active” Atlantic hurricane season of seven to 11 hurricanes, up from the average of six.
Nasa is looking for commercial operators to lease a historic launch pad in Florida used for the first Moon missions and by the Atlantis shuttle.
The Boy Scouts of America votes to accept openly gay scouts, after a divisive campaign pitting liberals against some religious groups.
Four countries in Latin America – Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru – have agreed to scrap most of the tariffs on trade between their four countries.
Recovery efforts in an Oklahoma city hit by a huge tornado are hampered by thunderstorms, as the first victim’s funeral is held.
Czech police are looking for a US man suspected of killing a family of four, including two ukulele musicians, in the southern city of Brno.