A mountain lion killed one mountain biker and mauled another in Washington state when they rode into its territory, and authorities later shot the animal dead, police said.
Lava oozed toward a key Hawaii highway that serves as an escape route for coastal residents, after fresh explosive eruptions from the Kilauea volcano and magma flows that destroyed four more homes.
Prince Harry told the Archbishop of Canterbury he would take Meghan Markle to be his wife at a glittering display of royal pageantry.
Stars including Oprah Winfrey and George Clooney have arrived at Windsor Castle for the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, who supporters hope will help recast the 1,000-year-old monarchy for the 21st century.
It's been a tumultuous in the lead up to the royal event of the year. But amid the drama spurred by the Markle family, preparation for the marriage of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle is in full swing.
More than 100 people were killed in a fiery crash of a Boeing 737 passenger plane in Cuba, with just three seriously injured survivors in hospital after being pulled from the wreckage, officials and state media said.
Texas officials charged a 17-year-old student with murder in the shooting of 10 people, including fellow pupils, at his high school in an attack similar to the massacre at a Florida high school earlier this year.
On the eve of Prince Harry's marriage to Meghan Markle, AAP looks at how he has gone from wild child to respectable royal.
A pupil and teacher have died and dozens more are injured after a school bus collided with a rubbish truck on a New Jersey highway.
Amnesty International has released a new report detailing fears dwindling healthcare services provided to detainees on Manus Island are putting lives at risk.
US President Donald Trump says he was referring to criminal gangs when he called some illegal immigrants "animals," a term the Mexican government labeled as unacceptable and which drew rebukes on...
Meghan Markle has confirmed she'll walk down the aisle without her father when she weds Prince Harry, ending days of speculation.
Hawaii's Kilauea volcano has spewed ash nearly 9km in the air and scientists warn this could be the first in a string of more violent explosions in the crater.
A Perth restaurant has armed customers with water pistols to stop seagulls from ruining their waterfront dining experience.
A homeless man trapped underneath a Melbourne pier has told his rescuers he was there for at least five days.
British motorists will be able to use an app on their phone or a key fob to park their cars remotely next month as a new law is introduced, in the latest push towards self-driving and connected cars.
Prime Minister Theresa May's government has suffered its 15th defeat on legislation that will end Britain's membership of the EU when parliament's upper chamber voted in favour of adding environmental safeguards to the bill.
US President Donald Trump acknowledges it's unclear if his summit with North Korea will go ahead after Pyongyang threatened to pull out of the unprecedented meeting.
All royal fans coming to watch the wedding of Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle will have to pass through tight security but there is no known threat to the event, police say.
"Ballistic blocks" the size of microwave ovens shot from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano on Wednesday in what may be the start of explosive eruptions, USGS says.