An  undated handout file photo provided by the FBI of  Adnan Shukrijumah. The Pakistan military issued a statement saying he  was killed in a raid in Pakistan’s North Waziristan tribal area. Photograph: FBI

Pakistani soldiers have killed a top al-Qaeda operative who was charged in the United States for his alleged involvement in a plot to bomb New York’s (...)

Demonstrators march through Washington following a Staten Island grand jury’s decision not to indict a New York police officer in the choke-hold death of Eric Garner. Photograph: Reuters

The sign over the Department of Justice in Washington reads: “The place of justice is a hallowed place.” For protesters circling the building, the Ame(...)

St Louis Rams players hold their hands in the air  in a gesture of solidarity with protesters over the shooting of black teenager Michael Brown. Photograph: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images

The repercussions from last week’s grand jury decision not to charge a white police officer over the August 9th shooting of an unarmed black teena(...)

Policemen extinguish a fire burning a police vehicle near the Ferguson City Hall, in Ferguson, Missouri. Photograph: Alexey Furman/EPA. 1:06

The police officer involved in the shooting of teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri has said he has a clean conscience over the incident. Darr(...)

A building  damaged during a demonstration    in Missouri. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Images of blazing buildings and burning cars strewn on Ferguson’s streets and a “Seasons Greetings” banner hanging above heavily armed riot police enc(...)

Eric Holder: he will remain in office until a successor is nominated and confirmed, the justice department said. Photograph: Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP

Eric Holder, the first black US attorney general and one of President Barack Obama’s closest allies, is to step down after a contentious term marked (...)

Course of action: US president Barack Obama golfing at Farm Neck Golf Club, Martha’s Vineyard, at the weekend. Photograph: Steven Senne/AP

Fore! Score? And seven trillion rounds ago, our forecaddies brought forth on this continent a new playground, conceived by Robert Trent Jones, and ded(...)

Anthony Shahid of the Tauheed youth group (right) prays with demonstrators and along with members of the Justice for Michael Brown Leadership Coalition march today near the Buzz Westfall Justice Centre where a grand jury will hear the case on the August 9th shooting of Michael Brown, after a further night of demonstrations and protests, in Clayton, Missouri. Photograph: EPA/Larry W Smith

A prosecutor has warned it will probably be two months before a decision is taken on whether to charge the police officer involved in the shooting of (...)

Demonstrators protest yesterday outside of the Buzz Westfall Justice Centre where a grand jury will begin looking at the circumstances surrounding the fatal police shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown by a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer on August 9th. Photograph: Scott Olson/Getty Images

The investigation into the killing by a police officer of an unarmed Missouri teenager has been thrown into uncertainty with a tussle between the sta(...)

Demonstrators protest the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri last night. Photograph: Joshua Lott/Reuters.

US attorney general Eric Holder is to visit Ferguson, Missouri, today, hours after nearly 50 protesters were arrested during an 11th night of racially(...)