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1. 04-12 Hillary Clinton declares 2016 Democratic presidential bid White House, USA
2. 04-21 Department of Justice probe into police custody death Baltimore
D. 05-17 Texas bikers in deadly shootout at Waco restaurant
4. 06-16 Donald Trump to run for president in 2016 Trump Towers, Manhattan
5. 06-17 South Carolina church shooting: Nine killed
6. 07-15 New Horizons: Images reveal ice mountains on Pluto USA
7. 08-26 Shooter Flanagan 'a human powder keg'
8. 09-22 Pope Francis begins tour of the US Andrews Air Force Base, Washington
12-02 14 people dead in San Bernardino shooting Inland Regional Center, San Bernardino, CA, Southern California

Summary.     Click for More > Donald Trump urges ban on Muslims coming to US US Fed raises interest rates by 0.25%  The US Federal Reserve has raised interest rates by 0.25 percentage points - its first increase since 2006
Hillary Clinton declares 2016 Democratic presidential bid Department of Justice probe into police custody death  DOJ has opened an investigation into the death of Freddie Gray, a black man, who died from spinal injuries suffered while in police custody Texas bikers in deadly shootout at Waco restaurant Donald Trump to run for president in 2016 South Carolina church shooting: Nine killed New Horizons: Images reveal ice mountains on Pluto Shooter Flanagan 'a human powder keg' Pope Francis begins tour of the US 14 people dead in San Bernardino shooting Map of Inland Regional Center San Bernardino CA USA
Jan.2  Washington  US sanctions North Korea over Sony
Jan.20  U.S. Congress  State of the Union: Obama demands spread of wealth
Jan.27  New York  US admits snow forecast errors
Feb.1  Arizona  Patriots beat the Seahawks in dramatic Super Bowl finale
Feb.6  Washington  US has 'no proof' of hostage death
Feb.19  Chicago  Record-breaking cold in US East
Mar.3  U.S. Congress  Netanyahu warns US over Iran deal
Mar.11  Florida  Eleven missing after US army crash
Mar.12  Missouri  2 Ferguson police officers shot
Mar.26  Manhattan  New York buildings collapse after explosion
Mar.28  Maritime Provinces  23 injured after plane leaves runway on 'abrupt' landing
Apr.7  South Carolina  White officer charged over unarmed black man's death
Apr.8  Boston  Dzhokhar Tsarnaev: Marathon bomber found guilty
Apr.12   USA
Apr.13  Washington  US concern as Russia lifts ban on Iran arms delivery
Apr.21   Baltimore
Apr.28  Baltimore  Baltimore police enforce curfew
May.1  Baltimore  Freddie Gray: Baltimore police to face criminal charges
May.2  Nevada  Floyd Mayweather beats Manny Pacquiao in Las Vegas
May.3  Dallas  Gunmen shot dead outside conference on Prophet cartoons
May.12  Philadelphia  US Amtrak train derails in Philadelphia, 8 killed
May.15  Nevada  BB King, the King of Blues, dies at 89
 Boston  Death sentence for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev
May.17   Texas
May.25  North Mexico  Tornado kills 13 in Mexican border city of Ciudad Acuna
May.28  FBI  Former Speaker Dennis Hastert indicted
May.29  Dallas  Death toll from floods in Texas and Oklahoma reached 24
May.31  U.S. Senate  US surveillance powers expire as Senate deal fails
Jun.4  Washington  Millions of US government workers hit by data breach
Jun.6  Upstate New York  2 inmates escaped
Jun.10  Washington  Obama 'to send 500 more troops to Iraq'
Jun.16  San Francisco Bay Area  Balcony collapse in California kills 6 people
  Manhattan
Jun.17   South Carolina
Jun.18  North Carolina  Charleston church shooting: Gunman arrested
Jun.24  Boston  Boston bomber Tsarnaev formally sentenced to death
Jun.26  U.S. Supreme Court  US Supreme Court rules gay marriage is legal nationwide
Jul.15   USA
Jul.16  Tennessee  Four Marines killed at Tennessee US Navy centres
Jul.23  Louisiana  3 killed in US cinema shooting in Lafayette
Aug.6  Ohio  Donald Trump attacked in Republican debates
Aug.24  Manhattan  After historic 1,000-point plunge, Dow dives 588 points at close
Aug.26   Virginia
Aug.29  New Orleans  New Orleans marks 10 years since Hurricane Katrina
Sep.22  USA  Volkswagen facing multiple US probes
  Washington
Sep.24  U.S. Congress  Pope urges 'humane' US migrant response
Oct.19  Canada  Canada election: Liberals sweep to power
Oct.25  Western Canada  4 dead after whale watching boat carrying 27 sinks
Nov.1  New York  Royals win World Series, rally late, rout Mets in 12th
Nov.6  Washington  US rejects Keystone XL pipeline from Canada
Nov.20  North Carolina  Israel spy Pollard freed by US after 30 years in prison
Dec.2   Southern California
  The gunmen opened fire during a holiday party at a community centre. Two heavily armed suspects have been killed by police.    The suspects were armed with assault rifles and handguns and wearing assault-style clothing. A third person who was...
Dec.4  Southern California  San Bernardino shooters pledged allegiance to ISIS
Dec.7   South Carolina
Dec.16   Washington
Dec.18  UN  US welcomes 'milestone' as UN endorses Syria peace plan
Dec.25  Mississippi  US storms: At least 14 dead in trail of destruction





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US sanctions North Korea over Sony   State of the Union: Obama demands spread of wealth   US President has declared an end to the financial crisis and pledged economic policies to benefit all Americans, in his annual address to Co... US admits snow forecast errors   The US National Weather Service has admitted its forecasts were wrong, after predicting a 'potentially historic blizzard' would strike Patriots beat the Seahawks in dramatic Super Bowl finale   The New England Patriots overcame the 'deflate-gate' row to beat the Seattle Seahawks 28-24 US has 'no proof' of hostage death Record-breaking cold in US East   Netanyahu warns US over Iran deal   In a speech to US Congress the prime minister has warned that a deal under discussion on Iran's nuclear program could 'pave its way to the b... Eleven missing after US army crash 2 Ferguson police officers shot   The shooting was a 'heinous assault' that could undermine police reforms, said the US attorney general New York buildings collapse after explosion 23 injured after plane leaves runway on 'abrupt' landing   Air Canada AC624 made an 'abrupt' landing and left the runway at the Halifax airport in bad weather, but there were no immediate reports of... White officer charged over unarmed black man's death   A police officer Michael Slager has been charged with murder after a black man who appeared to be fleeing from him was shot dead Dzhokhar Tsarnaev: Marathon bomber found guilty   Hillary Clinton declares 2016 Democratic presidential bid Map of White House USA


January 2015 ... more > Top ^
Jan.2   Washington
 Kentucky  'Girl survivor' reports US plane crash
Jan.4  New York  Police snub New York mayor again
Jan.20   U.S. Congress  
Jan.26  Boston  Snow emergency declared in US
 New York  New York shuts down for blizzard
Jan.27   New York  


February 2015 ... more > Top ^
Feb.1   Arizona  
Feb.2  Washington  U.S. shifts stance on military aid to Ukraine
Feb.6   Washington
Feb.7  USA  NBC anchor Brian Williams 'temporarily' steps down
Feb.18  Washington  US 'war on those perverting Islam'
Feb.19   Chicago
Feb.22  Los Angeles  Dark comedy Birdman won best film
Feb.25  New York  Three New York men sought to join Islamic State
Feb.27  Missouri  Eight dead in series of shootings in Missouri


March 2015 ... more > Top ^
Mar.3   U.S. Congress  
Mar.4  Boston  Boston bombing lawyer: 'It was him'
Mar.11   Florida
Mar.12   Missouri  
Mar.26   Manhattan
Mar.28   Maritime Provinces  


April 2015 ... more > Top ^
Apr.6  Indiana  Duke claims fifth NCAA men's basketball crown
Apr.7   South Carolina  
Apr.8   Boston
Apr.12   USA  
  Former US Secretary of State has formally entered the 2016 race for the White House in a bid to become the first woman US president
Apr.13   Washington US concern as Russia lifts ban on Iran arms delivery Apr.21   Baltimore   Department of Justice probe into police custody death
  DOJ has opened an investigation into the death of Freddie Gray, a black man, who died from spinal injuries suffered while in police custody
 Gray, 25, died in hospital on Sunday, a week after being arrested in Baltimore. Hundreds of protesters gathered in the city to express their anger over the tragedy
Apr.23  Washington  US admits two hostages killed in al-Qaeda raid Apr.28   Baltimore Baltimore police enforce curfew
Apr.29  UN  Nepal earthquake: UN launches $415m appeal Apr.30  Baltimore  Freddie Gray: New lead over police van journey

May 2015 ... more > Top ^
May.1   Baltimore   Freddie Gray: Baltimore police to face criminal charges   State prosecutor Marilyn Mosby has announced criminal charges against six officers in the case of Freddie Gray who died in police custody May.2   Nevada Floyd Mayweather beats Manny Pacquiao in Las Vegas
May.3   Dallas   Gunmen shot dead outside conference on Prophet cartoons   Two gunmen have been shot dead after they opened fire outside a conference on cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad in a suburb of Dallas May.11  Boston  Tom Brady suspended 4 games in wake of Deflategate May.12   Philadelphia   US Amtrak train derails in Philadelphia, 8 killed   Up to 10 carriages of the Washington-New York train reportedly went of the track and a number of people have been reported injured May.13  Philadelphia  Derailed Philadelphia Amtrak train 'was speeding' May.15   Nevada   BB King, the King of Blues, dies at 89   The guitarist and singer BB King, known for his hits My Lucille, Sweet Little Angel and Rock Me Baby, died in his sleep in Las Vegas aged 89   Boston Death sentence for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev May.17   Texas   Texas bikers in deadly shootout at Waco restaurant Map of Central Texas Market Place Waco TX Texas
  Police in the US state of Texas say nine people have been killed in a shootout between rival biker gangs in the city of Waco
May.20  Southern California  California oil spill sparks state of emergency May.24  Washington  Iraqi forces lack will to fight - Ashton Carter May.25   North Mexico Tornado kills 13 in Mexican border city of Ciudad Acuna  Texas  Texas and Oklahoma flooding: Three dead May.28   FBI   Former Speaker Dennis Hastert indicted  Former Speaker of the House of Representatives was allegedly trying to evade banking reporting requirements and lying to FBI May.29   Dallas   Death toll from floods in Texas and Oklahoma reached 24  Dozens of people are rescued in the state of Texas. 3 missing with another 15 people dead from tornadoes in northern Mexico and Texas May.31  Washington  Joe Biden's son Beau dies of brain cancer, aged 46   U.S. Senate US surveillance powers expire as Senate deal fails

June 2015 ... more > Top ^
Jun.2  FBI  Fifa's Sepp Blatter 'under investigation in US' Jun.4   Washington Millions of US government workers hit by data breach
Jun.6   Upstate New York   2 inmates escaped   Richard Matt, 48 and David Sweat, 34, were discovered missing during a bed check at 5:30 am. At Clinton Correctional Facility  New York  American Pharoah secures first US Triple Crown in 37 years Jun.10   Washington Obama 'to send 500 more troops to Iraq' Jun.13  Dallas  Gun attack on Dallas police headquarters Jun.16   San Francisco Bay Area Balcony collapse in California kills 6 people   Manhattan     Donald Trump to run for president in 2016 Map of Trump Towers USA
  Property billionaire Donald Trump has announced he will run for the White House in the 2016 election
 Ohio  Stephen Curry, Warriors beat LeBron, Cavs for NBA title Jun.17   South Carolina   South Carolina church shooting: Nine killed Map of 110 Calhoun Street Charleston South Carolina South Carolina
  Nine people have died in a shooting at a historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston. Police are searching for a white male suspect
 UN  Number displaced worldwide hits record high Jun.18   North Carolina Charleston church shooting: Gunman arrested Jun.19  South Carolina  Dylann Roof on murder charges over Charleston shooting Jun.21  South Carolina  Charleston shootings: Victims remembered as church reopens Jun.24   Boston Boston bomber Tsarnaev formally sentenced to death Jun.26   U.S. Supreme Court   US Supreme Court rules gay marriage is legal nationwide   The US Supreme Court has ruled that same-sex marriage is a legal right across the United States

July 2015 ... more > Top ^
Jul.14  U.S. Congress  US conservatives condemn Iran nuclear deal Jul.15   USA   New Horizons: Images reveal ice mountains on Pluto
  Pluto has mountains made of ice that are as high as those in the Rockies, images from the New Horizons probe reveal
Jul.16   Tennessee   Four Marines killed at Tennessee US Navy centres   24-year-old Mohammad Youssuf Abdulazeez has killed four US Marines and injured several others at two US Navy buildings in Chattanooga Jul.23   Louisiana 3 killed in US cinema shooting in Lafayette
Jul.28  USA  Israel spy Jonathan Pollard 'to be freed' by US

August 2015 ... more > Top ^
Aug.3  Washington  Obama unveils Clean Power Plan Aug.6   Ohio     Donald Trump attacked in Republican debates   The Republican candidates running for US president have attacked frontrunner Donald Trump in their first debate Aug.9  Missouri  Gunfire at Ferguson protest Aug.21  Manhattan  Dow plunges 530 points on Friday Aug.24  Canada  6 dead in plane crash during sightseeing trip in Quebec   Manhattan After historic 1,000-point plunge, Dow dives 588 points at close
Aug.26   Virginia   Shooter Flanagan 'a human powder keg' Map of Bridgewater Plaza Moneta Virginia Virginia
  Vester Flanagan shot dead two WDBJ7 journalists on live TV in of Virginia sent a rambling fax to ABC News shortly after the attack.    The two people killed were WDBJ7 report...
Aug.29   New Orleans New Orleans marks 10 years since Hurricane Katrina

September 2015 ... more > Top ^
Sep.8  Nevada  British Airways plane catches fire in Las Vegas Sep.13  New York  Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer for 10th major Sep.22   USA   Volkswagen facing multiple US probes  Volkswagen is facing multiple investigations in the United States including, reportedly, a criminal probe from the Department of Justice (Do...   Washington     Pope Francis begins tour of the US
Map of Andrews Air Force Base USA
  Pope Francis is expected to greet millions of American Catholics and address thorny issues like climate change and income inequality
Sep.24   U.S. Congress     Pope urges 'humane' US migrant response  Pope Francis has told the US Congress that the US must see migrants as 'persons' and not as 'numbers' Sep.25  Washington  US and China agree cybercrime truce  House of Representatives  US Speaker John Boehner to quit Congress Sep.29  US Georgia  Georgia executes woman despite last-ditch appeals

October 2015 ... more > Top ^
Oct.13  Nevada  Hillary Clinton attacks rival Bernie Sanders on gun laws Oct.19   Canada   Canada election: Liberals sweep to power   Canada's Liberal Party, led by Justin Trudeau, has decisively won parliamentary elections, ending 9 years of Conservative rule, partial results... Oct.20  Canada  Canada to withdraw fighter jets from Syria and Iraq Oct.22  U.S. Congress  Hillary Clinton testifies on Benghazi consulate attack Oct.25   Western Canada   4 dead after whale watching boat carrying 27 sinks   Canadian authorities said at least three people were killed Sunday when a whale watching boat with 27 people on board capsized off Vancouver... Oct.27  Washington  Syria conflict: Iran to be invited to key talks, US says Oct.28  Colorado  Republicans spar in fiery 2016 presidential debate Oct.30  Washington  Obama to send special forces to fight IS

November 2015 ... more > Top ^
Nov.1   New York Royals win World Series, rally late, rout Mets in 12th
Nov.6   Washington   US rejects Keystone XL pipeline from Canada  US President Barack Obama has announced he is rejecting an application to build the Keystone XL pipeline from Canada Nov.13  Washington  US 'reasonably certain' strike killed Jihadi John Nov.20   North Carolina   Israel spy Pollard freed by US after 30 years in prison   Former US navy analyst 61-year-old Jonathan Pollard, jailed for life in 1987 for passing classified information to Israel, has been released  UN Security Council  UN backs 'all necessary measures' against IS Nov.27  Colorado  3 killed in shooting at Planned Parenthood clinic

December 2015 ... more > Top ^
Dec.2   Southern California   14 people dead in San Bernardino shooting
Map of Inland Regional Center San Bernardino CA USA
  The gunmen opened fire during a holiday party at a community centre. Two heavily armed suspects have been killed by police
 The suspects were armed with assault rifles and handguns and wearing assault-style clothing. A third person who was running near the gun battle was detained. Syed Rizwan Farook, 28, and Tashfeen Malik, 27, were killed in a shootout
Dec.4   Southern California San Bernardino shooters pledged allegiance to ISIS Dec.7   South Carolina     Donald Trump urges ban on Muslims coming to US
  Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has called for a halt to Muslims entering the US, in the wake of the deadly California shootings
Dec.16   Washington   US Fed raises interest rates by 0.25%
  The US Federal Reserve has raised interest rates by 0.25 percentage points - its first increase since 2006
 The move takes the range of rates banks offer to lend to each other overnight to between 0.25% and 0.5%. Rates in the US have been at near-zero since 2008
Dec.18   UN US welcomes 'milestone' as UN endorses Syria peace plan
Dec.25   Mississippi   US storms: At least 14 dead in trail of destruction   A clear-up has begun after a violent storm left at least 14 people dead and destroyed homes in several US South and Midwest states on Christmas... Dec.26  Dallas  Texas tornadoes: 'Eight killed' in Dallas suburbs


Eleven missing after US army crash US concern as Russia lifts ban on Iran arms delivery Obama 'to send 500 more troops to Iraq' Four Marines killed at Tennessee US Navy centres   24-year-old Mohammad Youssuf Abdulazeez has killed four US Marines and injured several others at two US Navy buildings in Chattanooga US welcomes 'milestone' as UN endorses Syria peace plan US admits snow forecast errors   The US National Weather Service has admitted its forecasts were wrong, after predicting a 'potentially historic blizzard' would strike Record-breaking cold in US East Eleven missing after US army crash New York buildings collapse after explosion 23 injured after plane leaves runway on 'abrupt' landing   Air Canada AC624 made an 'abrupt' landing and left the runway at the Halifax airport in bad weather, but there were no immediate reports of... US Amtrak train derails in Philadelphia, 8 killed   Up to 10 carriages of the Washington-New York train reportedly went of the track and a number of people have been reported injured Tornado kills 13 in Mexican border city of Ciudad Acuna Death toll from floods in Texas and Oklahoma reached 24  Dozens of people are rescued in the state of Texas. 3 missing with another 15 people dead from tornadoes in northern Mexico and Texas Balcony collapse in California kills 6 people New Orleans marks 10 years since Hurricane Katrina 4 dead after whale watching boat carrying 27 sinks   Canadian authorities said at least three people were killed Sunday when a whale watching boat with 27 people on board capsized off Vancouver... US storms: At least 14 dead in trail of destruction   A clear-up has begun after a violent storm left at least 14 people dead and destroyed homes in several US South and Midwest states on Christmas... Patriots beat the Seahawks in dramatic Super Bowl finale   The New England Patriots overcame the 'deflate-gate' row to beat the Seattle Seahawks 28-24 Floyd Mayweather beats Manny Pacquiao in Las Vegas Royals win World Series, rally late, rout Mets in 12th   State of the Union: Obama demands spread of wealth   US President has declared an end to the financial crisis and pledged economic policies to benefit all Americans, in his annual address to Co... BB King, the King of Blues, dies at 89   The guitarist and singer BB King, known for his hits My Lucille, Sweet Little Angel and Rock Me Baby, died in his sleep in Las Vegas aged 89 After historic 1,000-point plunge, Dow dives 588 points at close Volkswagen facing multiple US probes  Volkswagen is facing multiple investigations in the United States including, reportedly, a criminal probe from the Department of Justice (Do... US rejects Keystone XL pipeline from Canada  US President Barack Obama has announced he is rejecting an application to build the Keystone XL pipeline from Canada US Fed raises interest rates by 0.25%




North America, 2015 War & Army Timeline ... See World War & Army timeline Top ^
2015
Feb.2  Washington  U.S. shifts stance on military aid to Ukraine
Mar.11   Florida
Apr.13   Washington
Apr.23  Washington  US admits two hostages killed in al-Qaeda raid
May.24  Washington  Iraqi forces lack will to fight - Ashton Carter
Jun.10   Washington
Jun.17  UN  Number displaced worldwide hits record high
Jul.16   Tennessee
Oct.20  Canada  Canada to withdraw fighter jets from Syria and Iraq
Oct.30  Washington  Obama to send special forces to fight IS
Nov.13  Washington  US 'reasonably certain' strike killed Jihadi John
Dec.18   UN




North America, 2015 Disasters Timeline ... See World Disasters timeline Top ^
2015
Jan.2  Kentucky  'Girl survivor' reports US plane crash
Jan.26  Boston  Snow emergency declared in US
Jan.26  New York  New York shuts down for blizzard
Jan.27   New York
Feb.19   Chicago
Mar.11   Florida
Mar.26   Manhattan
Mar.28   Maritime Provinces
Apr.29  UN  Nepal earthquake: UN launches $415m appeal
May.12   Philadelphia
May.13  Philadelphia  Derailed Philadelphia Amtrak train 'was speeding'
May.20  Southern California  California oil spill sparks state of emergency
May.25   North Mexico
May.25  Texas  Texas and Oklahoma flooding: Three dead
May.29   Dallas
Jun.16   San Francisco Bay Area
Aug.24  Canada  6 dead in plane crash during sightseeing trip in Quebec
Aug.29   New Orleans
Sep.8  Nevada  British Airways plane catches fire in Las Vegas
Oct.25   Western Canada
Dec.25   Mississippi
Dec.26  Dallas  Texas tornadoes: 'Eight killed' in Dallas suburbs




North America, 2015 Sports Timeline ... See World Sports timeline Top ^
2015
Feb.1   Arizona
Apr.6  Indiana  Duke claims fifth NCAA men's basketball crown
May.2   Nevada
May.11  Boston  Tom Brady suspended 4 games in wake of Deflategate
Jun.2  FBI  Fifa's Sepp Blatter 'under investigation in US'
Jun.6  New York  American Pharoah secures first US Triple Crown in 37 years
Jun.16  Ohio  Stephen Curry, Warriors beat LeBron, Cavs for NBA title
Sep.13  New York  Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer for 10th major
Nov.1   New York




North America, 2015 Business Timeline ... See World Business timeline Top ^
2015
Jan.20   U.S. Congress
Feb.22  Los Angeles  Dark comedy Birdman won best film
May.15   Nevada
Aug.3  Washington  Obama unveils Clean Power Plan
Aug.21  Manhattan  Dow plunges 530 points on Friday
Aug.24   Manhattan
Sep.22   USA
Nov.6   Washington
Dec.16   Washington
  The US Federal Reserve has raised interest rates by 0.25 percentage points - its first increase since 2006
 The move takes the range of rates banks offer to lend to each other overnight to between 0.25% and 0.5%. Rates in the US have been at near-zero since 2008




North America, 2015 Crime Timeline ... See World Crime timeline Top ^
2015 Feb.6   Washington US has 'no proof' of hostage death
Feb.18  Washington  US 'war on those perverting Islam' Feb.25  New York  Three New York men sought to join Islamic State Feb.27  Missouri  Eight dead in series of shootings in Missouri Mar.4  Boston  Boston bombing lawyer: 'It was him' Mar.12   Missouri 2 Ferguson police officers shot   The shooting was a 'heinous assault' that could undermine police reforms, said the US attorney general Apr.7   South Carolina White officer charged over unarmed black man's death   A police officer Michael Slager has been charged with murder after a black man who appeared to be fleeing from him was shot dead Apr.8   Boston Dzhokhar Tsarnaev: Marathon bomber found guilty Apr.21   Baltimore Department of Justice probe into police custody death
  DOJ has opened an investigation into the death of Freddie Gray, a black man, who died from spinal injuries suffered while in police custody
 Gray, 25, died in hospital on Sunday, a week after being arrested in Baltimore. Hundreds of protesters gathered in the city to express their anger over the tragedy
Apr.23  Washington  US admits two hostages killed in al-Qaeda raid Apr.28   Baltimore Baltimore police enforce curfew Apr.30  Baltimore  Freddie Gray: New lead over police van journey May.1   Baltimore Freddie Gray: Baltimore police to face criminal charges   State prosecutor Marilyn Mosby has announced criminal charges against six officers in the case of Freddie Gray who died in police custody May.3   Dallas Gunmen shot dead outside conference on Prophet cartoons   Two gunmen have been shot dead after they opened fire outside a conference on cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad in a suburb of Dallas May.15   Boston Death sentence for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev May.17   Texas Texas bikers in deadly shootout at Waco restaurant Map of Central Texas Market Place Waco TX Texas
  Police in the US state of Texas say nine people have been killed in a shootout between rival biker gangs in the city of Waco
May.28   FBI Former Speaker Dennis Hastert indicted  Former Speaker of the House of Representatives was allegedly trying to evade banking reporting requirements and lying to FBI Jun.2  FBI  Fifa's Sepp Blatter 'under investigation in US' Jun.4   Washington Millions of US government workers hit by data breach Jun.6   Upstate New York 2 inmates escaped   Richard Matt, 48 and David Sweat, 34, were discovered missing during a bed check at 5:30 am. At Clinton Correctional Facility Jun.13  Dallas  Gun attack on Dallas police headquarters Jun.17   South Carolina South Carolina church shooting: Nine killed Map of 110 Calhoun Street Charleston South Carolina South Carolina
  Nine people have died in a shooting at a historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston. Police are searching for a white male suspect
Jun.18   North Carolina Charleston church shooting: Gunman arrested Jun.19  South Carolina  Dylann Roof on murder charges over Charleston shooting Jun.21  South Carolina  Charleston shootings: Victims remembered as church reopens Jun.24   Boston Boston bomber Tsarnaev formally sentenced to death Jul.16   Tennessee Four Marines killed at Tennessee US Navy centres   24-year-old Mohammad Youssuf Abdulazeez has killed four US Marines and injured several others at two US Navy buildings in Chattanooga Jul.23   Louisiana 3 killed in US cinema shooting in Lafayette Jul.28  USA  Israel spy Jonathan Pollard 'to be freed' by US Aug.9  Missouri  Gunfire at Ferguson protest Aug.26   Virginia Shooter Flanagan 'a human powder keg' Map of Bridgewater Plaza Moneta Virginia Virginia
  Vester Flanagan shot dead two WDBJ7 journalists on live TV in of Virginia sent a rambling fax to ABC News shortly after the attack.    The two people killed were WDBJ7 report...
Sep.25  Washington  US and China agree cybercrime truce Sep.29  US Georgia  Georgia executes woman despite last-ditch appeals Nov.13  Washington  US 'reasonably certain' strike killed Jihadi John Nov.20   North Carolina Israel spy Pollard freed by US after 30 years in prison   Former US navy analyst 61-year-old Jonathan Pollard, jailed for life in 1987 for passing classified information to Israel, has been released Nov.27  Colorado  3 killed in shooting at Planned Parenthood clinic Dec.2   Southern California 14 people dead in San Bernardino shooting Map of Inland Regional Center San Bernardino CA USA
  The gunmen opened fire during a holiday party at a community centre. Two heavily armed suspects have been killed by police
 The suspects were armed with assault rifles and handguns and wearing assault-style clothing. A third person who was running near the gun battle was detained. Syed Rizwan Farook, 28, and Tashfeen Malik, 27, were killed in a shootout
Dec.4   Southern California San Bernardino shooters pledged allegiance to ISIS



North America, 2015 Politics Timeline ... See World Politics timeline Top ^
2015 Jan.2   Washington US sanctions North Korea over Sony
Jan.4  New York  Police snub New York mayor again Jan.20   U.S. Congress   State of the Union: Obama demands spread of wealth   US President has declared an end to the financial crisis and pledged economic policies to benefit all Americans, in his annual address to Co... Feb.2  Washington  U.S. shifts stance on military aid to Ukraine Feb.7  USA  NBC anchor Brian Williams 'temporarily' steps down Feb.18  Washington  US 'war on those perverting Islam' Mar.3   U.S. Congress   Netanyahu warns US over Iran deal   In a speech to US Congress the prime minister has warned that a deal under discussion on Iran's nuclear program could 'pave its way to the b... Apr.7   South Carolina White officer charged over unarmed black man's death   A police officer Michael Slager has been charged with murder after a black man who appeared to be fleeing from him was shot dead Apr.12   USA   Hillary Clinton declares 2016 Democratic presidential bid Map of White House USA
  Former US Secretary of State has formally entered the 2016 race for the White House in a bid to become the first woman US president
Apr.13   Washington US concern as Russia lifts ban on Iran arms delivery Apr.21   Baltimore Department of Justice probe into police custody death
  DOJ has opened an investigation into the death of Freddie Gray, a black man, who died from spinal injuries suffered while in police custody
 Gray, 25, died in hospital on Sunday, a week after being arrested in Baltimore. Hundreds of protesters gathered in the city to express their anger over the tragedy
Apr.28   Baltimore Baltimore police enforce curfew
Apr.29  UN  Nepal earthquake: UN launches $415m appeal May.28   FBI Former Speaker Dennis Hastert indicted  Former Speaker of the House of Representatives was allegedly trying to evade banking reporting requirements and lying to FBI May.31  Washington  Joe Biden's son Beau dies of brain cancer, aged 46 May.31   U.S. Senate US surveillance powers expire as Senate deal fails Jun.4   Washington Millions of US government workers hit by data breach Jun.16   Manhattan   Donald Trump to run for president in 2016 Map of Trump Towers USA
  Property billionaire Donald Trump has announced he will run for the White House in the 2016 election
Jun.17   South Carolina South Carolina church shooting: Nine killed Map of 110 Calhoun Street Charleston South Carolina South Carolina
  Nine people have died in a shooting at a historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston. Police are searching for a white male suspect
Jun.17  UN  Number displaced worldwide hits record high Jun.21  South Carolina  Charleston shootings: Victims remembered as church reopens Jun.26   U.S. Supreme Court US Supreme Court rules gay marriage is legal nationwide   The US Supreme Court has ruled that same-sex marriage is a legal right across the United States Jul.14  U.S. Congress  US conservatives condemn Iran nuclear deal Jul.15   USA New Horizons: Images reveal ice mountains on Pluto
  Pluto has mountains made of ice that are as high as those in the Rockies, images from the New Horizons probe reveal
Aug.3  Washington  Obama unveils Clean Power Plan Aug.6   Ohio   Donald Trump attacked in Republican debates   The Republican candidates running for US president have attacked frontrunner Donald Trump in their first debate Aug.26   Virginia Shooter Flanagan 'a human powder keg'
Map of Bridgewater Plaza Moneta Virginia Virginia
  Vester Flanagan shot dead two WDBJ7 journalists on live TV in of Virginia sent a rambling fax to ABC News shortly after the attack.    The two people killed were WDBJ7 report...
Aug.29   New Orleans New Orleans marks 10 years since Hurricane Katrina Sep.22   Washington   Pope Francis begins tour of the US Map of Andrews Air Force Base USA
  Pope Francis is expected to greet millions of American Catholics and address thorny issues like climate change and income inequality
Sep.24   U.S. Congress   Pope urges 'humane' US migrant response  Pope Francis has told the US Congress that the US must see migrants as 'persons' and not as 'numbers' Sep.25  Washington  US and China agree cybercrime truce Sep.25  House of Representatives  US Speaker John Boehner to quit Congress Sep.29  US Georgia  Georgia executes woman despite last-ditch appeals Oct.13  Nevada  Hillary Clinton attacks rival Bernie Sanders on gun laws Oct.19   Canada Canada election: Liberals sweep to power   Canada's Liberal Party, led by Justin Trudeau, has decisively won parliamentary elections, ending 9 years of Conservative rule, partial results... Oct.22  U.S. Congress  Hillary Clinton testifies on Benghazi consulate attack Oct.27  Washington  Syria conflict: Iran to be invited to key talks, US says Oct.28  Colorado  Republicans spar in fiery 2016 presidential debate Nov.6   Washington US rejects Keystone XL pipeline from Canada  US President Barack Obama has announced he is rejecting an application to build the Keystone XL pipeline from Canada Nov.20  UN Security Council  UN backs 'all necessary measures' against IS Dec.7   South Carolina   Donald Trump urges ban on Muslims coming to US
  Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has called for a halt to Muslims entering the US, in the wake of the deadly California shootings
Dec.18   UN US welcomes 'milestone' as UN endorses Syria peace plan