Parts of Oklahoma and Kansas are likely to experience damaging earthquakes as a result of planned oil and gas industry activity, a geological forecast says.
Two men have been arrested over an aggravated robbery in which a robber wore a shark onesie.
Blood was left on a rug, curtains and blinds were trashed and the house ransacked in one of AA Insurance's biggest burglary claims.
Wastewater from households, industries and agriculture should not be seen as a problem but a valuable resource, a UN water specialist says.
England will be unable to keep vulnerable families and youth off the streets unless the government drastically changes its policies, a report says.
A missing 15-year-old girl who was seen on Facebook Live being sexually assaulted by multiple young men has been found, police say.
Worksafe is investigating after a worker at a Timaru meat processing plant had his hand cut off.
Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee has made a secret visit to Iraq to hold high-level defence meetings in Baghdad and to meet New Zealand trainers at Camp Taji.
Ashley Peacock will be released from a mental health unit and live in the community - a breakthrough revealed by his parents today.
Martin McGuinness, the IRA commander who laid down his arms to become a major architect of peace in Northern Ireland, has died, drawing tributes from allies and former enemies alike.
The rusty patched bumble bee has become the first wild bee in the continental US to gain federal protection.
Twitter says it has stepped up efforts to rid its social network of posts from users advocating political or religious violence.
Speculators flipping properties on Auckland's rampant housing market pocketed $70,000 per transaction last year - nearly $2000 a day.
Two people are believed dead after a car and a bus collided on a popular South Island tourist route yesterday.
Two paintings by Vincent Van Gogh have been unveiled, barely damaged, at an Amsterdam museum, 14 years after they were stolen in a mafia heist.
People have been knocked unconscious at a large fight involving weapons outside a South Auckland train station.
Centrist Emmanuel Macron's bid for power in France has gathered pace after winning support from a junior minister in the Socialist government, while the interior minister resigned amid scandal in a new twist to the presidential campaign.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's decision to miss his first meeting with NATO foreign ministers has unsettled European allies.
The US and Britain have imposed restrictions on carry-on electronic devices on planes coming from certain airports in Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East and North Africa in response to unspecified security threats.
Women who used a pregnancy testing drug believed to cause birth defects are starting to come forward.