A US immigration judge has granted asylum to a Singaporean blogger, saying he was persecuted for his political opinions in the Southeast Asian city-state.
Two years to the day after the Germanwings crash in France, the father of the plane's pilot is seeking to exonerate his son.
British minister Tobias Ellwood, who tried to resuscitate a policeman stabbed to death in the attack on parliament, has been honoured by the Queen.
Donald Trump has suffered a stunning political setback after Republican leaders pulled legislation to overhaul the US healthcare system - a major election campaign promise of the president and his allies.
The United Arab Emirates has said it is surprised by the ban on laptops in plane cabins bound for the US, but will co-operate.
California is set to approve methane regulations touted as the strictest yet in the US for controlling emissions of the gas.
The Pennsylvania town of Reduction is on the market for $1.5 million.
Before he killed at least four people in the attack in London, Khalid Masood was considered by intelligence officers to be a criminal who posed little serious threat.
Twitter Inc is considering whether to build a premium version of its network aimed at professionals, suggesting it could collect subscription fees from some users.
More than 80 people have been killed and 110,000 displaced in rain-related incidents since December.
Dozens of residents were buried in collapsed buildings in Mosul after an air strike against Islamic State triggered a massive explosion.
The man who ploughed a car through a throng of pedestrians then stabbed a policeman in London has been named, as the death toll from the attack rose to five.
British police have arrested seven people in the investigation into an attacker who killed three people and injured about 40, police say
Philippine soldiers have rescued two Malaysians held captive for about eight months by Islamic State-linked Abu Sayyaf group, officials say.
South Australian police have checked on security arrangements at parliament house in Adelaide following the terror attack in London.
A Native American tribe in Oklahoma has voted to allow same-sex marriage, joining a small group of prominent tribes changing their law.
Five people have been killed about 40 injured after what Prime Minister Theresa May called a "sick and depraved attack" in central London.
Amputees with prosthetic limbs may soon have much a better sense of touch, temperature and texture, thanks to the sun, researchers say.
Rising rates of superbug tuberculosis (TB) are threatening to derail decades of progress against the contagious disease, specialists say.
Militants are increasingly turning to vehicle-ramming attacks, like the one staged near Britain's parliament, because they are cheap, easy to organise and hard to prevent.