Alcatel Onetouch Car Wifi There was plenty of coverage recently when hackers showed they could take over a Jeep’s computer remotely across the(...)

The Quinn brothers (from left): Seán, Brian, Frank, and Michael. Photograph: courtesy of MS Ireland

They say in marathon running it’s not the distance that kills, it’s the pace, although the four Quinn brothers aren’t sure which part might kill them(...)

Police officers stand guard near an apartment building in the Bronx borough of New York where a six-month-old girl died on Thursday after being thrown from a window. Photograph: Mary Altaffer/AP Photo

The screaming from Apartment 6D began on Wednesday night. By midday on Thursday, one neighbour said, Tenisha N Fearon was yelling, “I’m going to thro(...)

Phoenix-based Capt Michael Johnston (57) died while piloting American Airlines flight 550, scheduled from Phoenix to Boston. Photograph: Michael Reynolds/EPA

An American Airlines jetliner with 147 passengers on board made an emergency landing in Syracuse, New York, on Monday after the pilot suffered a heart(...)

Pope Francis celebrates Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Photograph: Mark Makela/Reuters

Pope Francis landed in Philadelphia on the final stop of his tour of the United States, calling for a more active role for women and the laity in t(...)

President Michael D Higgins, sitting next to Brazilian footballer Kaká, said the elimination of hunger “in our lifetimes” is a “powerful idea”.

Extreme hunger is one of the “greatest failures of contemporary life” and an indictment of global polices, President Michael D Higgins has told a gath(...)

President Michael D Higgins was speaking on Saturday at a session at the UN General Assembly in New York. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A “concerted political commitment” is needed by world leaders to ensure promises made by the United Nations to tackle issues such as poverty, inequali(...)

Pope Francis was greeted by about 80,000 people as he drove through sprawling Central Park on Friday. Photograph: Richard Drew/Reuters

Pope Francis, a day after addressing the United Nations in New York, travels on Saturday to Philadelphia, the birthplace of US independence, to promot(...)

It’s difficult to dislike Darwin Deez. No, make that downright darned impossible. The New York band, led by Darwin Smith, operate within t(...)

Michael Slager, who was fired from his job after video emerged of Walter Scott being shot in the back, could face between 30 years and life if convicted of murder. Photograph: Reuters/Charleston County Sheriff’s Office

A grand jury on Monday indicted a former police officer on a murder charge for the shooting death of a black man in North Charleston, South Carolina, (...)