Man carrying black flag with white Islamic script takes hostages in an Australian cafe.
Australian hostages have been forced to call news agencies by the armed assailant.
Reporter is live-tweeting Australian hostage standoff from newsroom right across the street.
Former VP Cheney on the use of torture against terror suspects: “I would do it again in a minute."
Sony threatens news agencies with legal action if they report on details of hacked emails.
Prosecutor releases hundreds of pages of documents from Michael Brown grand jury.
Texas police apologize after officer uses a taser on a 76-year-old man over car's expired inspection sticker. (Video)
Video shows Ohio police grilling girlfriend of man shot dead in Walmart while holding toy gun -- and even threatening her with jail.