Naomi Osaka has made history beating Serena Williams to claim Japan's first ever Grand Slam title, but it was Williams' feud with the umpire that has stolen the spotlight.
George Papadopoulos, a former aide to then-Republican candidate Donald Trump's 2016 campaign, has been jailed for two weeks after pleading guilty last year to lying to federal agents.
Brazil's presidential race has been thrown into chaos, with the far-right front-runner Jair Bolsonaro in serious but stable condition in an intensive care unit after being stabbed at a rally.
US rapper Mac Miller, whose debut album "Blue Side Park" topped the charts in 2011 and who dated singer Ariana Grande, has died. He was 26.
Former US President Barack Obama assailed President Donald Trump and Republicans, urging Democrats to deliver a check on the administration's "abuses of power".
A weary and wounded Rafael Nadal has retired from his US Open semi-final while trailing Juan Martin del Potro.
British Airways has apologised after the credit card details of hundreds of thousands of its customers were stolen over a two-week period in the most serious attack on its website and app.
A coroner recorded a verdict of accidental death on Dolores O'Riordan, lead singer of The Cranberries, after hearing she had died by ''drowning due to intoxication''.
At least 16 people are dead after an earthquake rattled Hokkaido, while more than half the Japanese island's 5.3 million residents are still without power.
Serena Williams swept past Anastasija Sevastova 6-3 6-0 and into the final of the US Open to sit one win away from a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title.
New Zealand and Australia said today their governments were deploying three maritime patrol aircraft to Japan to assist with efforts to enforce United Nations sanctions against North Korea.
Brazil's front-running far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro was stabbed in the abdomen while campaigning, and is in serious condition and undergoing surgery.
The Academy of Motion Pictures said it would not go ahead with its proposed new "popular film" Oscar category at next year's awards ceremony.
Burt Reynolds, whose good looks and charm made him one of Hollywood's most popular actors and starred in 'Deliverance,' 'The Longest Yard' and 'Smokey and the Bandit', has died at the age of 82.
It was a historic day for Japan at the US Open as Kei Nishikori and Naomi Osaka became the first Japanese man and woman to reach the semi-finals of the same grand slam.
Eleven people on a flight from Dubai were taken to New York hospitals with a mystery ailment after scores of passengers and crew complained of feeling sick during the 14-hour overnight trip.
A powerful earthquake on Japan's northern island of Hokkaido caused a landslide that engulfed houses, injuring and trapping a number of people and cutting power in several areas.
Defending champion Rafael Nadal has fought back to beat Austrian Dominic Thiem in their US Open quarterfinal match, which ended after 2am in New York.
Donald Trump wanted to have Syrian President Bashar al-Assad assassinated last year but his defence secretary ignored the request, according to an explosive book by famed Watergate reporter Bob Woodward.
Rescue workers were working to see if anyone was trapped in the debris after a bridge collapsed in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata, government officials said.