Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the Mexican drug lord who twice escaped maximum-security prisons in that country, will spend the rest of his life in a US penitentiary.
A new Trump administration policy aimed at making almost all migrants ineligible for asylum at the US southern border has spread fear.
Lock Eben Etzebeth has been named captain of South Africa for their Rugby Championship opener against Australia at Ellis Park at the weekend.
Germany's Ursula von der Leyen will become the first female European Commission president on a platform of a greener, fairer and rule-based Europe.
Fifty years after their history-making voyage to the moon, Buzz Aldrin has recalled the first moments of the Apollo 11 launch - and of the white-knuckle lunar landing.
The US House of Representatives has voted to condemn President Donald Trump for "racist comments" against four minority Democratic congresswomen - a symbolic measure aimed at shaming Trump.
IMF chief Christine Lagarde submitted her resignation from the global crisis lender on Tuesday, citing more clarity about her nomination to lead the European Central Bank.
South African singer/songwriter Johnny Clegg, one of the few white artists to openly confront the apartheid government in the late 1970s and 1980s, has died aged 66.
Sonny Bill Williams is unlikely to recover from a hamstring injury in time to play for tNew Zealand against Argentina at the weekend.
Medieval fantasy "Game of Thrones" scored a record 32 Emmy nominations, but the contenders for the highest honours in TV were dominated by newcomers, many of them women.
The prospect of searing heatwaves driving holidaymakers to cool mountains and children asking grandparents about their memories of snow is focusing minds in Alpine ski resorts in Europe.
President Donald Trump has doubled down on his attacks against four minority US congresswomen, dismissing concerns that his comments were racist and prompting outrage from Democrats.
Mathematician Alan Turing, whose cracking of a Nazi code helped the Allies to win World War 2, will appear on the Bank of England's new £50 banknote.
British Prime Minister Theresa May has hosted the England cricket team at Downing St, describing their World Cup win as "one of the great sporting spectacles of our time".
The frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister, Boris Johnson, says the leader of the main opposition Labour party, Jeremy Corbyn, is guilty of anti-Semitism.
The remnants of Hurricane Barry dumped dangerous amounts of rain as it crawled north through the United States after coming ashore at the weekend.
Australian point guard Ben Simmons and the Philadelphia 76ers has signed a huge new contract.
Romania's presidency and the Orthodox Church awarded Simona Halep their highest distinctions.
Australian police say they believe bones recently found in waters off an east coast beach are the remains of a Frenchman missing since February.
Indonesia's Moluccas islands have experienced scores of aftershocks after an earthquake killed at least two people, prompting hundreds of people to flee their homes.