18 December 2014
The story of how a Christmas Day movie was forced off movie screens is a comedy and a tragedy - with a larger question not yet answered.
The man who shot dead two New York police officers told members of the public to "watch what I'm going to do" shortly before the attack, police say.
Former three-time heavyweight champion boxer Muhammad Ali has been taken to hospital with a mild case of pneumonia, his spokesman says.
The parents of James Holmes, the man charged with killing 12 and injuring 70 in a 2012 Colorado theatre massacre, have pleaded he be spared the death penalty.
Tim Burton on the art fraud that shocked America
Why American sports refuse to relegate the worst teams
How Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett wrote a book
Black activists boycott social media over inequalities
Safe surgery with a DIY essential
The family with 34 children - and they're adding two more
Reflections on Stephen Colbert’s legacy
Will critics torpedo US-Cuba deal?
Sarah Keith-Lucas looks at the chance of it happening this year
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