Never ones to shy away from controversy, the National Rifle Association (NRA) has gone on the offensive over a diversity initiative involving kids' show Thomas the Tank Engine, by adding KKK hoods to the show's characters.
As the US marked the 17th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center which claimed the lives of more than 3,000 people, one commemoration ceremony had a surprisingly patriotic and unexpected guest.
The hearings for Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court have been mired by raucous protests and disruptions and now the emergence of photos from the scene has prompted some to ask if the protestors are paid actors.
A mother of two is under investigation in Florida after a Facebook Live video of her dunking one of her children’s heads in a toilet bowl was shared online, sparking a torrent of outrage and death threats.
In a comical reflection of the current US political climate, a sports journalist has been forced to admit that James Mattis did not, in fact, grab US President Donald Trump’s nose during a heated exchange over nuking North Korea.
The Gulf Coast states, still suffering the after-effects of the 2017 hurricane season, are being warned to prepare for heavy rainfall and powerful winds as tropical storm Gordon bears down on the Florida Keys.
Two ardent Republicans expressed their support for US President Donald Trump — and their disdain for the Democratic Party — in a fairly original way during a rally held by the president in Ohio at the weekend.
The cast of Guardians of the Galaxy have published a letter in support of director James Gunn, who was fired by Disney earlier this month after a series of old tweets about rape and pedophilia reemerged, prompting public outrage.