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Freddie Gray suffered ‘high-energy injury’ – autopsy

A black man who died while in police custody in Baltimore suffered an injury like those in shallow-water diving accidents, the autopsy reveals.

Mother of Washington navy yard gunman apologises to victims

Aaron Alexis's mother has said sorry to the victims caught up in the shooting spree by the former navy reservist.

FBI identifies US navy yard gunman

The FBI has identified the dead gunman who killed 12 people at a Washington navy yard and eliminated the possibility of a second suspect.

One gunman, several victims dead in US navy yard shooting

A shooter and several people have been killed when at least one gunman opened fire at the Washington Navy Yard in Washington DC, say authorities.

Bradley Manning gets 35 years

US soldier Bradley Manning has been sentenced to 35 years in a military prison for leaking classified information to WikiLeaks in 2010.

Celebrations commemorate Martin Luther King Jr’s historic speech

Marches, speeches and global bell-ringing are set to mark the 50th anniversary this month of Reverend Martin Luther King Jr's "I Have a Dream" speech.

US soldier’s WikiLeaks trial chills whistleblowers

The US soldier accused of the biggest leak of classified information in US history, goes on trial in a case that raises questions about secrecy.

Oklahoma tornado: Dead, missing have been accounted for

A day after a tornado has torn through Oklahoma City's Moore, its mayor Glenn Lewis says he believes all the dead and missing have been accounted for.

Death toll for Oklahoma tornado lowered to 24

Emergency workers have found over 100 survivors in an Oklahoma town hit by a tornado, while the death toll for the storm was lowered to 24.

Night of terror in Boston suburb as police chase bomb suspect

The search for the remaining 19-year-old man suspected of bombing the Boston Marathon on Monday continues, as cities remain under lockdown.

Taliban down but not out in Afghanistan’s Kandahar

Foreign and Afghan forces have pushed back the Taliban insurgency in the key Kandahar province battleground.

Speedo grumbles about suit ban

A potential ban on high-performance polyurethane suits threatens to throw swimming back two decades by hampering innovation, says a Speedo executive.

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