Country icon and marijuana proponent Willie Nelson is saying no to pot ... because he wants to keep touring.
Ten people were injured when shots rang out in the famed French Quarter of New Orleans early on Sunday, according to the city's Police Department.
Airbnb has said it will ban "party houses" after a mass shooting at a California home rented through the company left five people dead.
A US woman has been charged with kidnapping and malicious castration after allegedly tying up her 61-year-old husband and dismembering him.
Daniel Johnston, who passed out cassette tapes of his songs to fellow Austin musicians in the 1980s and eventually became renowned worldwide as a songwriter, has died in Houston, his manager Tom...
Police have issued an apology after the emergence of a photo showing mounted officers in Texas guiding a black man down the street using what looks to be a rope.
Art "Poppa Funk" Neville, who spent a half-century shaping the sound of New Orleans music, has died at the age of 81.
A fire at a Jim Beam warehouse in Kentucky ruined thousands of barrels that leaked bourbon into a nearby creek and the Kentucky River.
A driver facing negligent homicide charges in a New Hampshire crash that left seven motorcycle riders dead has had his driver's licence in Massachusetts suspended, records show.
A class action lawsuit seeking at least $US100 million in damages has been filed against Universal Music Group on behalf of artists including bands Soundgarden and Hole and the estates of Tupac Shakur and rocker Tom Petty.
A high-profile LA law firm plans to file legal action in response to news that a massive number of original master recordings were destroyed in a fire at Universal Studios Hollywood.
A wrongly convicted man will receive a $30 million settlement after spending nearly four decades in prison for two murders he did not commit.
Peter Tork, one of the four members of the made-for-TV-turned-chart-topping-pop-sensations the Monkees, has died, aged 77.
A top executive at a US healthcare facility has resigned amid a pending investigation into a woman giving birth despite being in a vegetative state for more than a decade.
A 22-year-old intern who was killed by a lion at a US wildlife education centre was following her greatest passion when tragedy struck, her family says.
A 13-year-old US girl who won an award for an essay condemning gun violence was killed by a stray bullet that entered her bedroom this week.