Mitt Romney's decision to put Paul Ryan on the White House ticket has seemingly done that rarest of things in American politics: delighted both sides of the party divide in equal measure.
Police hunting for the missing schoolgirl Tia Sharp searched her grandmother's house three times before finally finding a body and launching a manhunt for the last man to see her alive, Scotland Yard has admitted.
Mitt Romney has picked the Wisconsin congressman Paul Ryan as his vice-presidential running mate, the Republican US presidential candidate's campaign has confirmed.
Mitt Romney's campaign team mounted a counter-attack Friday over a controversial pro-Obama ad linking the Republican presidential challenger with a woman's death from cancer.
The shock of losing a precious job in a town afflicted by high unemployment is always hard. A foundation for a stable family life and secure home instantly disappears, replaced with a future filled with fears over health insurance, missed mortgage payments and the potential for a slip below the breadline.
Mitt Romney joined a growing chorus of criticism over a pro-Barack Obama ad linking the Republican candidate's time at Bain Capital to the death of a woman from cancer.
A homeless man whose face was chewed off in an attack on a Miami causeway has described how his assailant "just ripped me to ribbons" before police shot him dead.
Most of Mitt Romney's newest Twitter followers are fake, according to an investigation of bogus social media accounts.
"It's a common thing," says Balvinder Kaur Saund, a Labour councillor for the London Borough of Redbridge and chair of the Sikh Women's Alliance, "to walk through an estate in (some parts of east London) and young boys throw stones and shout 'Taliban' at you. I have seen that myself."
A gunman who killed six people at a Sikh place of worship in Wisconsin has been identified as a 40-year-old former soldier with alleged links to racist groups.