The Baltimore police charged in relation to the death of Freddie Gray are (clockwise from top left): Officer Caesar Goodson, Officer Garrett Miller, Officer Edward Nero, Sgt Alicia White, Lt Brian Rice and Officer William Porter. Photographs: Baltimore Police Department/New York Times

A US grand jury has indicted all six officers charged over the death of Freddie Gray, who died of injuries suffered in police custody in Baltimore.The(...)

A man walks past the Time Warner Cable headquarters in New York. Comcast said the deal had been structured in a way that if the US government didn’t agree, the companies could walk away

Comcast and Time Warner Cable confirmed on Friday they had abandoned their proposed $45 billion merger. Comcast said the deal had been structured in (...)

Nicholas Slatten (left), a former Army sniper from Tennessee, was sentenced to life in prison; Dustin Heard, also of Tennessee and  Evan Liberty of New Hampshire were both sentenced to  30 years. Photograph: Reuters

One former Blackwater security contractor received a life sentence on Monday and three others received 30-year sentences for killing unarmed Iraqi ci(...)

A video taken by a bystander shows the officer firing eight times as the man fled. Video still: New York Times 2:02

The South Carolina police officer charged with murder in the shooting death of a black man who was running away from him has been fired and the remai(...)

Gerry Adams: events in Washington and New York lined up. Photograph: Getty Images

A number of Sinn Féin figures are travelling to the United States over the next week for a round of St Patrick’s Day fundraising, as well as participa(...)

Protesters demonstrate  across the road from  the police department in Ferguson, Missouri, on March 12th, the same day that two police officers were shot in the town. Photograph: Jim Young/Reuters

Racial anger bubbled over again in Ferguson, the troubled Missouri town plagued by violence since August, when two police officers were injured in a s(...)

Police stand guard moments after gun shots were fired outside the City of Ferguson Police Department in Missouri, early March 12th, 2015.  Photograph: Reuters. 1:16

Two police officers in Ferguson, Missouri, were shot and wounded in what officials called an ambush, in the latest spasm of violence arising from mont(...)

 Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams listens from his table as he is introduced at a fundraiser in New York in 1999. Seated next to Adams is businessman Pat Donaghy, a major donor.

The drink flowed as diners chewed on filet mignon and enjoyed a rousing political speech in between traditional Irish songs performed by a band in on(...)

 Police arresting a demonstrator protesting the killing of teenager Michael Brown on August 19th, 2014,  in Ferguson, Missouri, US. File photograph: Scott Olson/Getty Images

Police officers in Ferguson, Missouri, have routinely violated the constitutional rights of the city’s black residents, the US Justice Department has (...)

The proposed whistleblower incentive  follows controversies over defective General Motors ignition switches and Takata air bag inflators.

A measure that would offer financial incentives for auto industry employees to expose safety defects won unanimous backing from a US Senate panel on T(...)