HK police arrested over assault
Seven officers have been arrested over the alleged beating of a pro-democracy protester, which was caught on camera near the main protest site last month.

Phillip Hughes' death
A rising star and a hero. Tributes are flowing for Australian cricketer Phil Hughes who died two days after being hit in the head by a ball.

Behind the scenes of the White House turkey pardon
Every year before Thanksgiving, the president pardons one lucky bird, but the journey from farm to fame isn't as easy as it sounds

Ferguson: End of age of Obama?
Hala Gorani speaks to Professor Cornel West about how the killing of Michael Brown shines a light on race in America.

Is this the world's first 'stalker drone'?
They can already deliver pizzas, monitor endangered species and reign down Hellfire missiles from an altitude of 50,000 feet. Now, a drone that can follow people with nobody at the controls.

US 'horrified' by Syrian regime raids, slams Assad

Rescue workers remove a body following air strikes reportedly by Syrian government forces in the Islamic State (IS) group controlled Syrian city of Raqa, on November 25, 2014The bombing Tuesday was the deadliest by President Bashar al-Assad's air force since Islamic State jihadists seized the city last year and declared it their capital. It was not clear how many Islamic States members were killed, but the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said more than half of the dead were civilians. The US State Department condemned the strikes, and said the regime had no value for human life. "We are horrified by the reports that the Assad regime's airstrikes yesterday in Raqa, Syria killed dozens of civilians and demolished residential areas," State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said in a statement, released Wednesday.

Immigrants Social Security eligible in Obama plan
WASHINGTON (AP) — Many immigrants in the United States illegally who apply for work permits under President Barack Obama's new executive actions would be eligible for Social Security and Medicare benefits upon reaching retirement age, according to the White House.