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Stephon Clark’s brother storms Sacramento council meeting

Media caption“Stop, please, my brother just got shot” The brother of US shooting victim Stephon Clark has stormed a public meeting of the Sacramento city council, amid continuing anger over his killing by police earlier this month. Leading protesters into the chamber on Tuesday, Stevonte Clarke sat on a table and said the mayor and […]

How Jackie Kennedy brought Mona Lisa to US

The Mona Lisa could be on the move, with the Louvre considering a French national tour for the world’s most famous painting. In 1963, it took a rare trip abroad when millions queued in New York and Washington to see it after the charms of First Lady Jackie Kennedy brought it to American shores. The […]

Adea Shabani: Body of missing actress ‘found’ in California

Image copyright Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff Image caption Adea Shabani was found buried in a shallow grave California police say they believe they have recovered the remains of an aspiring actress who vanished from her Hollywood home last month. Adea Shabani, 25, was found over 400 miles (645km) away from her apartment buried in a […]

Walmart shelves ‘hyper-sexualised’ Cosmopolitan

Image copyright Getty Images Cosmopolitan, one of the world’s largest magazines, is being removed from view at thousands of checkouts by the US supermarket giant Walmart. The move has been celebrated as a victory by a conservative non-profit group that has lobbied against the magazine’s “hyper-sexualised” content for years. The National Centre on Sexual Exploitation […]

William Strampel: Michigan supervisor of Larry Nassar charged

Image copyright Getty Images / Michigan Attorney General Image caption William Strampel supervised Larry Nassar for several years A former Michigan State University dean who oversaw USA Gymnastics abuser Larry Nassar has himself been arrested for alleged criminal sexual misconduct. William Strampel is accused of inappropriate sexual conduct and of storing nude photos of students, […]

Stormy Daniels: White House ‘strongly’ denies Trump’s alleged affair

Media captionWhite House: The president “has consistently denied these allegations” The White House has denied allegations that Donald Trump had an affair with an adult-film actress. Stormy Daniels gave details about the alleged 2006 affair during an interview on CBS News’ 60 Minutes programme. “The president doesn’t believe that any of the claims that Ms […]

Keith Raniere: Nxivm leader charged with sex trafficking

Image copyright Keith Raniere Conversations/ Youtube Image caption The 57-year-old was detained by immigration authorities in Mexico, where he has reportedly been living for several months Keith Raniere, the leader of an elusive US self-help group, has been arrested by the FBI in Mexico and charged with sex trafficking. Federal prosecutors allege Mr Raniere oversaw […]

Census 2020: US adds controversial citizenship question

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The US census is mandated by the constitution and takes place every 10 years A question about citizenship status will be added to the 2020 US census, for the first time since 1950. US officials say the move will help the federal government enforce the Voting Rights Act and […]

Stormy Daniels: White House ‘strongly’ denies Trump’s alleged affair

Media captionWhite House: The president “has consistently denied these allegations” The White House has denied allegations that Donald Trump had an affair with an adult-film actress. Stormy Daniels gave details about the alleged 2006 affair during an interview on CBS News’ 60 Minutes programme. “The president doesn’t believe that any of the claims that Ms […]

Keith Raniere: Leader of Nxivm group charged with sex trafficking

Image copyright Keith Raniere Conversations/ Youtube Image caption The 57-year-old was detained by immigration authorities in Mexico, where he has reportedly been living for several months Keith Raniere, the leader of an elusive US self-help group, has been arrested by the FBI in Mexico and charged with sex trafficking. Federal prosecutors allege Mr Raniere oversaw […]