After 40 years with one of the biggest rock bands in the United States, Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler and guitarist Joe Perry are finally being honoured for their songwriting.
Black Sabbath singer Ozzy Osbourne apologised today for bingeing on drink and drugs over the last year and a half but said he was not getting a divorce from his wife Sharon.
North Korea issued new threats against South Korea on Tuesday, vowing "sledge-hammer blows" of retaliation if South Korea did not apologise for anti-North Korean protests the previous day when the North was celebrating the birth of its founding leader.
At Boston Children's Hospital, the list of the wounded included a 2-year-old boy with a head injury, a 9-year-old girl with leg trauma and six other children under the age of 15.
Security for Sunday's London Marathon is being reviewed after the explosions near the finish line of the Boston Marathon killed three people and injured dozens.
President Barack Obama has vowed that the United States will find out who carried out explosions in Boston and will hold them accountable, and a White House official said the twin blasts are being treated as an "act of terror."
Investors have dumped commodities and stocks in a broad selloff that gave gold its worst two-day loss in 30 years after weak demand figures from China fanned concerns the world economy is stumbling.
At least 17 people were killed while mining illegally at a disused gold mine in Ghana's central region when the ground caved in on them, local authorities and eyewitnesses say.
George Smith's stunning form has left Wallaby international Liam Gill 'nervous' ahead of their Super Rugby clash this weekend, but the British and Irish Lions have little to fear as the veteran flanker is likely to remain ineligible for internationals.
British musician Colin Davis, who led orchestras all over the world but was most closely associated with the London Symphony Orchestra (LSO) where he was the longest-serving principal conductor, has died aged 85.
Opposition leader Henrique Capriles has called on Venezuelans to take to the streets and peacefully demand a vote recount if election authorities formally proclaim Hugo Chavez's chosen successor as the next president.
North Korea has made new threats of military action as the reclusive nation celebrated the anniversary of its founder's birth, stoking tension on the peninsula with a new "ultimatum" to South Korea in the stand-off over its nuclear programme.
Adam Scott ended decades of Australian disappointment when he became the first player from his country to win the Masters with a gripping playoff victory over Angel Cabrera at a rain-soaked Augusta National.
Venezuelans are voting on whether to honour Hugo Chavez's dying wish for a longtime loyalist to continue his self-styled socialist revolution or hand power to a young challenger promising business-friendly changes.
Police have arrested a woman for stalking after she wielded an electric razor while approaching Australian actor Hugh Jackman at a New York City gym, a spokesperson says.
Teenage pop star Justin Bieber is taking heat on social media after the Anne Frank House reported he visited the Amsterdam museum and wrote in the guest book he hoped the young Holocaust victim would have been a "belieber," the popular term for his fans.
Pope Francis says clergy and Christians must not betray the word of God with their actions or they undermine the credibility of the Catholic Church.
At least 19 people have been killed in the Somali capital in suicide bombings and assaults by al Shabaab militants linked to al Qaeda, breaking a fragile return to peace in Mogadishu.
Manchester United closed in on their 20th title when they won 2-0 at struggling Stoke City and need only seven points from their remaining six matches to reclaim the Premier League crown.
Fernando Alonso roared to a dominant victory in a highly strategic Chinese Grand Prix to give Ferrari their first win of the Formula One season and put the pressure on champions Red Bull.