Capitol riot: Officers describe racial slurs at 6 January hearing

Police officers who fought back against Trump supporters at the US Capitol on 6 January have given evidence about the violence and hatred they experienced. They were testifying at the…

Pfizer to meet US officials over COVID vaccine booster

Pfizer says it plans to meet with top United States health officials on Monday to discuss the drugmaker’s request for federal authorisation of a third dose of its COVID-19 vaccine,…

Jeff Bezos steps down as Amazon CEO

As he prepares to blast off into a new career stage, Jeff Bezos leaves an enduring legacy after transforming Amazon from a modest online bookseller into one of the world’s…

Children found beneath collapsed Florida building as death toll rises

Six more bodies have been found in the shattered ruins of a collapsed Miami-area condominium tower in the past 24 hours, the mayor of Miami-Dade County said on Wednesday, bringing…

Man jumps from plane after trying to access cockpit

A man has jumped from a moving plane at Los Angeles International Airport after attempting to access the jet’s cockpit. The man, who was not identified, opened the plane’s door…

Florida building collapse: Fifth body found in survivor hunt

The death toll has risen to five after the collapse of an apartment block in Florida, authorities say. Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava said the number unaccounted for has now…

Miami building collapse: Demands for answers grow

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has said people “have a right to know” how a 12-storey building collapsed in the US city of Miami, as the search for survivors continues. The…

George Floyd murder: Derek Chauvin sentenced to over 22 years

The US white ex-police officer convicted of murdering African-American man George Floyd in Minneapolis in May 2020 has been sentenced to 22 years and six months in jail. The judge…

US borders with Canada, Mexico to stay closed due to Covid-19

U.S land borders with Canada and Mexico will remain closed to non-essential travel until at least July 21, the U.S. Homeland Security Department said on Sunday. The 30-day extension came…

California heatwave: State declares state of emergency

California has declared a state of emergency to address power system concerns, as parts of the US south-west reported dangerously high temperatures. An excessive heat warning is in place for…