Two New York City police officers have been killed by a lone gunman as they sat in their parked patrol car in mid-afternoon.
A police officer has been shot to death in Florida, authorities say, hours after two cops were killed in Brooklyn.
A man heard shouting "Allahu Akbar" ("God is greatest") has been arrested in France after ploughing his car into crowds of people.
When Amanda Rabbow describes the hours she fought for her life in the Boxing Day tsunami in 2004, it is as if she is back in the wave again.
President Barack Obama says he does not consider the Sony hack an act of war but an act of "cyber-vandalism".
A gospel choir set a new world record for the highest altitude carol concert when they sang on a flight from London's Gatwick aiport to Geneva.
Sir Elton John and David Furnish have officially married - nine years to the day they tied the knot in a civil partnership ceremony.
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