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Christmas at US Vice President Mike Pence's official residence literally jumps out of the pages of Twas the Night Before Christmas.
Elon Musk unveiled his underground transportation tunnel on Tuesday, allowing reporters and invited guests to take some of the first rides in the revolutionary albeit bumpy subterranean tube, the tech entrepreneur's answer to what he calls "soul-destroying traffic."
The state of Kansas will pay more than US$1 million to compensate US man Richard Anthony Jones for the 17 years he spent in prison for a crime that was committed by someone who looked like him.
The police were again circling the Franz Bakery Outlet in the Northern Hemisphere spring of 2017, hungry for information, and now she knew why.
A former Nasa engineer made an explosive glitter bomb meant to ward off parcel thieves after a parcel was stolen from his porch earlier this year.
After months of waiting, a Yemeni mother has been granted permission by the State Department to fly to California to say goodbye to her dying two-year-old son, according to her attorney.
A federal judge abruptly postponed the sentencing hearing for Michael Flynn, US President Donald Trump's first national security adviser, after a stunning hearing in which the judge accused Flynn of selling out his country.
US President Donald Trump's charitable foundation reached a deal Tuesday (Wednesday NZ time) to dissolve while Trump fights allegations he misused assets for business and political purposes.
A poacher who killed hundreds of deer in the United States has been sentenced to repeatedly watch Disney movie Bambi while in jail.
A sobering open letter to an "18-year-old kid" in the United States ticketed for driving 160kmh in a 104kmh area shows how high-speed crashes affect police officers worldwide.
The story of Tom and Maya and Zainab is about trust, about listening to your heart over your mind, and about that gut feeling you have when you meet a good person.
A lucky diner says he happened upon a pearl while eating an oyster dish at a famous New York City restaurant.
The government of Saudi Arabia condemned a recent US Senate resolution blaming Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, calling the Senate vote "blatant" interference in the kingdom's internal affairs, according to a Saudi government statement.
Pushing the US Government to the brink of a partial shutdown, the White House is insisting that Congress provide US$5 billion (NZ$7.3 billion) to build a wall along the US-Mexico border despite lawmaker resistance from both parties.
Racial justice. Obstruction of justice. Social justice. The Justice Department. Merriam-Webster has chosen "justice'' as its 2018 word of the year, driven by the churning news cycle over months and months.
A Texas mother whose two toddlers died after she left them inside a hot vehicle overnight is sentenced to 40 years in prison.
A report prepared for the US Senate provides the most sweeping analysis yet of Russia's disinformation campaign around the 2016 election found the operation used every major social media platform to deliver words, images and videos tailored to voters' interests to help elect US President Donald Trump - and worked even harder to support him while in office.