US President Barack Obama says he has not yet decided whether to send "lethal defensive weapons" to Ukraine, but this option is being "examined".
Within moments of arriving in Saudi Arabia, US first lady Michelle Obama causes a Twitter furore by ignoring Saudi Arabia's strict dress code for women.
A new video is released showing a black man being shot dead by US police officers as he steps out of a car with his hands raised. Warning: the video contains distressing images.
Revealing nominees for its major awards last week, the Academy suffered a massive diversity failure. elcome to post-racial America.