The first ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ novel has been made into a major film that took in more than $570 million worldwide

An Australian woman who helped publish Fifty Shades of Grey was ordered by a US judge on Wednesday to set aside $10 million (€8.8 million) for a Texas(...)

US border patrol agents detaining undocumented immigrants  after they crossed the border from Mexico into Texas. Photograph: John Moore/Getty Images

“Anyone truly interested in US-Mexican border issues needs to stay for more than an afternoon,” says Judith Zafferini, a Democratic state senator for (...)

Brewbot co-founder Jonny Campbell: “We’re in the final stages of engineering, and we’re hoping to have the first units out over the coming few weeks.”

Brewing up a storm by smartphone, Brewbot’s co-founder Jonny Campbell is part of the Belfast-based team bringing the art of making craft beer to your (...)

 Christian Taylor suffered gunshot wounds to his neck, chest and abdomen. Photograph: EPA/Angelo State University

A rookie police officer who shot and killed a Texas college football player inside a car dealership in suburban Dallas has been fired. Chief Wi(...)

Police detain a protester in Ferguson on Monday. Photograph: Rick Wilking/Reuters 1:31

Police in riot gear contained roughly 200 protesters who had gathered in the streets of Ferguson, Missouri on Monday to mark the anniversary of the po(...)

Eight people were found dead inside a home following the arrest of David Conley, who exchanged gunfire with police, Texas authorities said Sunday. Photograph: David J Phillip/AP Photo 1:46

A 48-year-old man has been arrested an charged in connection with the deaths of eight members of a Texas family who were shot dead in their home at th(...)

A 49-year-old suspect police identified as David Conley was arrested “after members of the Harris County sheriff’s office High Risk Operations Unit and Hostage Negotiation Team negotiated his surrender”, police said in a statement.

A man has been charged with capital murder after five children and three adults were found dead at a house in suburban Houston, Texas, on Saturday nig(...)

Officer Brad Miller, who is accused of shooting an unarmed black teenager, is seen in a handout photo provided by the Arlington Police Department on August 7th, 2015. Photograph: Arlington Police Department/Handout via Reuters

Police in Arlington, Texas, have asked the FBI to help investigate the shooting death of an unarmed black college student who was killed by a police t(...)

According to court papers,  Judge Randall Rogers of Smith County, Texas, told Josten Bundy, who was arrested in March on a charge of assault causing bodily injury, he had a choice of getting married or spending 15 days in jail.

A 20-year-old East Texas man jumped into a quickly arranged marriage after a judge told him last month he had a choice of getting hitched or spending (...)

 Hacker attack: everything from your car to your home appliances are vulnerable. Illustration: Getty Images/iStockphoto

In 2013, former US vice president Dick Cheney’s doctors disabled his pacemaker’s wireless capabilities. This was to thwart any possible assassination (...)