US treasury secretary’s wife Louise Linton is ‘super-duper’ sorry

US treasury secretary’s wife Louise Linton is ‘super-duper’ sorry

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Ms Linton and her husband Steven Mnuchin US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s wife is trying to win over the American people after being dragged through the social media mud last year. In a new Elle magazine interview, Louise Linton regrets how she boasted about wealth and belittled a commenter on […]

Shaun White apologises for calling harassment claim gossip

Shaun White apologises for calling harassment claim gossip

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Shaun White received criticism for brushing off sexual harassment allegations as “gossip” US Olympic snowboarder Shaun White has apologised for calling allegations of sexual harassment against him “gossip”. He said he used “a poor choice of words to describe such a sensitive subject”, after becoming the first snowboarder to […]

NSA shooting: Several injured as vehicle crashes at gate

NSA shooting: Several injured as vehicle crashes at gate

Media captionBullet holes were visible in the windows of vehicle, which appears to have crashed into a concrete barrier Three people were injured and three suspects were taken into custody after a car crashed outside the US National Security Agency’s headquarters. Gunfire rang out after the black SUV approached the facility in Fort Meade, Maryland, […]

‘One person shot’ outside NSA headquarters

‘One person shot’ outside NSA headquarters

Media captionBullet holes were visible in the windows of vehicle, which appears to have crashed into a concrete barrier At least one person has reportedly been shot and wounded and one suspect taken into custody at the US National Security Agency’s headquarters. Gunfire rang out after a black SUV pulled up at the entrance to […]

Stormy Daniels: Trump lawyer admits paying porn star

Stormy Daniels: Trump lawyer admits paying porn star

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The newspaper says Mr Cohen declined to answer why the “private transaction” was made The long-term personal lawyer of US President Donald Trump has admitted privately paying an adult film star $130,000 (£95,000) in 2016, in a statement to US media. It follows US media reports that the porn […]

Shaun White wins Winter Olympics halfpipe gold in Pyeongchang

Shaun White wins Winter Olympics halfpipe gold in Pyeongchang

Media playback is not supported on this device Highlights: White wins thrilling halfpipe gold American Shaun White became the first snowboarder to win three Olympic titles when he sensationally snatched halfpipe gold, denying Japanese teenager Ayumu Hirano with a superb final run. Hirano, 19, landed back-to-back 1440s in his second run to overtake White with […]

Daca: Second judge blocks Trump move to end Dreamers scheme

Daca: Second judge blocks Trump move to end Dreamers scheme

Image copyright Reuters Image caption A Daca recipient brought to the US when she was 4-years-old speaks at a Los Angeles rally A second US judge has blocked the White House from ending a programme barring the deportation of immigrants brought illegally to the US as children. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (Daca) programme […]

Spy chief warns on Trump aides’ clearance

Spy chief warns on Trump aides’ clearance

Media caption‘Access to secret information should be limited’ A US spy chief has warned that presidential aides with interim security clearances should have “limited” access to secret information. US Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said the clearance process was “broken” and needs to be reformed. He was responding to a question about former White […]

Ahmad Khan Rahimi sentenced to life in prison for NY bombing

Ahmad Khan Rahimi sentenced to life in prison for NY bombing

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Rahimi at a hearing in May 2017 The man who set off pressure cooker bombs in New York and New Jersey in 2016 has been sentenced to life. Ahmad Khan Rahimi injured 30 people when he set off a bomb in Manhattan. The Afghan-born US citizen, who was captured after […]

Baltimore’s 11-day homicide-free streak ends in gun death

Baltimore’s 11-day homicide-free streak ends in gun death

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Baltimore Ceasefire organiser Erricka Bridgeford pauses where her son was killed on a ‘Peace and Healing Walk’ The city of Baltimore has ended an 11-day streak without a homicide, its longest spell without a murder in nearly four years. A 22-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to the chest […]