George Clooney, Brad Pitt and Robert de Niro have joined a growing protest in Hollywood over plans by Oscars organisers to present some awards during ad breaks.
Opportunity, a remarkably durable NASA rover designed to roll along the surface of Mars for three months, has stopped communicating with Earth after 15 years of service.
The border wall with Mexico, as Donald Trump envisions it, could harm thousands of property owners, legal experts warn.
Sergio Garcia says he is "ashamed" of the actions that got him disqualified from the Saudi International two weeks ago.
The award-winning head of a Philippine news website known for its tough scrutiny of President Rodrigo Duterte has been arrested on libel charges.
The world's most infamous cartel boss, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, has been found guilty in a court of smuggling tonnes of drugs and is likely to get life without parole.
Gordon Banks, the goalkeeper in England's 1966 World Cup-winning team and widely regarded as one of football's greatest, has died. He was 81.
Iron ore mining giant Vale knew last year that the dam in Brazil that collapsed, killing at least 165 people, had a heightened risk of rupturing, an internal shows.
Scientists have discovered in 2.1-billion-year-old black shale from a quarry in Gabon the earliest evidence of a revolutionary development in the history of life on Earth.
A refugee Bahraini footballer with residency status in Australia is heading for Melbourne after Bahrain dropped its bid to have him extradited from Thailand.
"This is America," Childish Gambino's searing indictment of police brutality and racism, scored a breakthrough for rap on at the Grammy awards.
Talks on border security funding have collapsed after US lawmakers clashed over immigrant detention policy as they worked to avert another government shutdown.
Australia's conservative government is facing a huge electoral defeat as it heads into the final sitting of parliament ahead of a national election expected in May, a widely watched poll shows.
The US is likely to be just weeks away from starting the withdrawal of ground troops from Syria, the top commander overseeing American forces in the Middle East says.
Thailand's Election Commission will consider the surprise nomination of a Thai princess as a prime ministerial candidate for March elections after her brother, King Maha Vajiralongkorn, called it "inappropriate".
Costume romp The Favourite was the biggest winner at the BAFTAs with seven awards, but it was Roma that got the nod for best film and director.
Winger Jonny May scored a hat-trick in the first half hour as a scintillating England ripped through a sorry France for a 44-8 victory at Twickenham.
US Senator Elizabeth Warren, struggling to move past criticism over her claims of Native American heritage, aimed for a fresh start on Saturday with the formal launch of her 2020 presidential...
Ireland got their Six Nations campaign back on track with a pulsating 22-13 victory over Scotland at the weekend.
Queen Elizabeth's 97-year-old husband Prince Philip has voluntarily given up his driving licence after a crash last month, Buckingham Palace said on Saturday.