More than 30 people were injured when a Chicago Transit Authority train jumped the platform and climbed up an escalator at the end of the Blue Line at O'Hare International Airport, officials say.
The public memorial service for the late British broadcaster David Frost brought a mob of thousands of the great and good to Westminster Abbey, including a passel of royals and Pippa Middleton.
What's your favorite Miley moment? When she twerked on MTV's Video Music Awards? When she appeared nude in the strategically staged "Wrecking Ball" video? When she smoked a bong on YouTube?
The death toll has risen to seven as rescue workers continue to search through the rubble left when a massive gas explosion in East Harlem decimated two five-storey apartment buildings.
There is nothing luxurious about a round of golf at Afghanistan's lone course.
Three people have been confirmed dead after an explosion in East Harlem levelled two buildings, and the search continues for nine occupants who are unaccounted for, city officials say.
The wing of a small plane flying a few feet off the ground clipped the strings of a parachute in Florida at the weekend, flinging the skydiver into the air and slamming the plane nose-first into grass.
Water, water, everywhere and a catalogue of blunders pointing to the British government. That's the view of many flood-hit residents of the Somerset Levels, where for weeks tempers have been rising along with the historically high waters.
At least eight people died and dozens were trapped after a building in the South Korean city of Gyeongju collapsed, local media reported.
Drake has apologized for railing on Rolling Stone after the magazine bumped him off the cover in favor of Philip Seymour Hoffman.
Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto poured themselves into their Dallas Buyers Club characters, writes Steven Zeitchik, of the Los Angeles Times.
A team of British scientists have found what they believe to be the oldest human footprints in Europe, dating back at least 800,000 years.
Apple has reached a $US32.5 million settlement with the Federal Trade Commission over unauthorized purchases made within smartphone and tablet apps.
Outcries on social media and an online petition that drew more than 27,000 signatures failed to save a healthy young giraffe killed on Sunday in accordance with the Copenhagen Zoo's in-breeding policy.
To the pop cognoscenti, the French dance-music duo Daft Punk exists as an ideal, modern musicdom's most consistent, influential, enigmatic trailblazer, in addition to being crowned the major winner of the 2014 Grammy Awards by scoring record of the year and album of the year trophies.
This year's Academy Awards look to be a three-horse race with a bunch of spoilers. But don't write off the rest just yet, writes Sharon Hoffmann.
Parents may be in denial when it comes to their kids' weight.
The death of renowned character actor Phillip Seymour Hoffman of a possible heroin overdose is shining a spotlight on an epidemic of opiate addiction that has soared over the past decade.
The death toll from a volcanic eruption on Indonesia's Sumatra island has risen to at least 15, as a search continues for dozens believed missing, officials say.
As business and political leaders gather in Davos, Switzerland, to discuss the improving world economy, new evidence emerged about how much the rich have become richer - and how much further the poor are falling behind.