A South Korean court has ruled the government and operator of the Sewol ferry, which sank killing more than 300 people mostly school children, must compensate the families.
A "collapse explosion" at the summit of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano has sent a surge of lava that destroyed structures in an evacuated housing development, geologists and civil defense authorities said.
Elon Musk has apologised to British caver Vern Unsworth for insulting comments he made about him following the rescue of a dozen Thai schoolboys and their football coach from a cave in northern Thailand.
Lesbian superhero Batwoman is powering towards a ground-breaking role as the first LGBT lead in her own television series.
Thousands of pages of US intelligence documents on Nelson Mandela were made public today, revealing that Washington continued to him as a potential Communist menace even after he was released from prison.
A British man was found guilty of a plot to kill Prime Minister Theresa May by first detonating an explosive device to get into her Downing Street office and then using a knife or a gun to attack her.
Tesla founder Elon Musk has apologised for comments he made a British caver following the rescue of a dozen schoolboys and their football coach from a cave in northern Thailand.
Accused teenage murderer Teancum Vernon Petersen-Crofts has a long history of mental health issues, his father has confirmed.
The Gold Coast City Council is investigating plans to build an underwater graveyard as the city battles a shortage of burial plots.
The commission investigating the crash of a Cubana passenger jet that killed 112 people said that reports on what caused it were premature, after the plane-leasing company blamed the crash on human error.
Astronomers announced the discovery of 10 more moons of Jupiter, including one "wrong-way driver" that appears destined to crash into other moons sharing its orbital highway.
US President Donald Trump tried to calm a storm over his failure to hold Russian President Vladimir Putin accountable for meddling in the 2016 US election, saying he misspoke in a joint news conference in Helsinki.
Eighteen men appeared in court in the Indian city of Chennai on Tuesday on charges of repeatedly raping a 12-year girl over a seven-month period.
A twelve-year-old boy was killed in the Venezuelan city of San Felix overnight in an incident in which demonstrators protesting chronic power outages partially burned a small police station.
A group of people in Washington DC launched a census that aims to count all the cats in the capital, hoping to help develop ways to manage feline populations throughout the United States.
A US grand jury returned an indictment against a Russian woman, and added a charge accusing her of acting as a Russian government agent while developing ties with American citizens and infiltrating political groups.
Indonesian villagers have slaughtered nearly 300 crocodiles in a revenge attack after a man was killed by one at a breeding farm.
An intense heatwave has killed at least 14 people in Japan, and high temperatures hampered the recovery in flood-hit areas where more than 200 people died last week.
A blob of hot lava from the erupting Kilauea Volcano has struck an ocean tour boat just off the Big Island of Hawaii, injuring 23 people.