Puerto Rico's medical services are in critical condition in the wake of Hurricane Maria.
Prison guards fired rubber bullets and pepper spray to quell a riot involving more than 160 inmates at a central California penitentiary in which one prisoner was stabbed to death and eight others wounded, state corrections officials said.
The US will prohibit entry of citizens from North Korea as part of a sweeping new travel ban that also slaps restrictions on Iran, Chad, Libya, Syria, Venezuela, Yemen and Somalia.
Records are expected to tumble as a spring heatwave grips Queensland's southeast corner, with some places to be hotter than the state's extreme far north.
Mexicans packed churches to pray for the victims of the country's deadliest quake in 32 years as rescue teams searched against the odds for any survivors.
A woman was killed and at least six people suffered gunshot wounds when a man opened fire at a Tennessee church before shooting himself.
Chancellor Angela Merkel has won a fourth term in office but will have to build an uneasy coalition to form a German government.
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U.S. President Donald Trump said on Twitter on Saturday North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho and leader Kim Jong Un "won't be around much longer" if Ri echoed the thoughts of "Little Rocket...
Another deadly quake has struck Mexico, spreading fear among a population reeling from multiple natural disasters and interrupting the search for survivors.
Six people are believed to have be injured after a group of males reportedly sprayed a noxious substance in an area around a large shopping centre in east London, police say.
Iran says it has successfully tested a new ballistic missile with a range of 2000km and would keep developing its arsenal, despite US pressure to stop.
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May has set out a plan to retain full access to the EU's single market for two years after Brexit to try to reassure business and reset the tone of stalled negotiations with Brussels.
Hurricane Maria, the second major hurricane to wreak havoc in the Caribbean this month, has skirted by the Turks and Caicos Islands and was blamed for fresh flooding on Puerto Rico.
Tempers began to fray in Mexico City as the search for survivors amidst twisted rubble of collapsed buildings became increasingly desperate three days after the country's most deadly quake in a generation.
Russia urged "hot heads" to calm down as the US admitted it felt "challenged" by North Korea's warning that it could test a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific.
London has deemed Uber unfit to run a taxi service, stripping it of its licence to operate from the end of next week in a major blow to the US firm and 3.5 million users.
A 10th elderly patient at a Miami-area nursing home has died after she was exposed to sweltering heat in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, police said.
A woman armed with a handgun pointed it at employees at a boutique owned by reality TV stars the Kardashians in the Los Angeles area and later came back brandishing a machete, according to police and media.
Rescuers swarmed in a frantic search for survivors two days after the deadly Mexico earthquake, focusing on collapsed buildings where people may still be alive.