Aretha Franklin's body is lying repose while her soaring voice poured out from loudspeakers outside a Detroit museum, stirring fans as they lined up for a last glimpse of the Queen of Soul.
Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy says he no longer wants to be considered for England duty and wishes to focus his time on his club career.
Former world No1 Caroline Wozniacki has cruised past error-prone Samantha Stosur 6-3 6-2 to reach the second round of the US Open.
A second day of stifling heat and humidity caused havoc at the US Open, prompting tournament organisers to implement special rules to provide some relief for suffering players.
Myanmar's military carried out mass killings and gang rapes of Muslim Rohingya with "genocidal intent", and the commander-in-chief and five generals should be prosecuted, the UN says.
Lucas Moura scored twice as Tottenham Hotspur romped to a 3-0 Premier League win over Manchester United at Old Trafford.
President Donald Trump, under political pressure for offering only a half-hearted tribute for Senator John McCain, has ordered US flags to be flown at half-mast in his honour.
The US Open has started with a bang.
The US nd Mexico have agreed to overhaul the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), putting pressure on Canada to agree to new terms on auto trade.
US playwright Neil Simon, who became one of Broadway's most prolific and popular playwrights, has died at 91.
Pope Francis says he won't respond to a former top Vatican official who accused him of having known for years of allegations of sex abuse by a prominent US cardinal, and has called on the pontiff to resign.
Australians' support for the Coalition government has dropped to its lowest in a decade after it dumped Malcolm Turnbull as Prime Minister and installed Scott Morrison, a new opinion poll shows.
Chelsea and surprise package Watford joined Liverpool on nine points from three games at the top of the Premier League with narrow victories.
Three people are dead and 11 wounded after a mass shooting at a video game tournament being streamed online from a Florida restaurant.
Pope Francis has vowed to end the sexual exploitation of children by clergy during a highly-charged visit to Ireland.
Senator John McCain, a former prisoner of war in Vietnam who ran unsuccessfully for the US presidency in 2008, has died aged 81.
First five Nicolas Sanchez scored 17 points to inspire Argentina to only their fourth Rugby Championship triumph as they defeated South Africa 32-19.
Mohamed Salah's strike was enough to earn Liverpool a 1-0 win over a dogged Brighton and give them an early top spot in the Premier League.
An island volcano on the north coast of Papua New Guinea erupted early on Saturday, forcing 2,000 villagers to flee from lava flows, the National Disaster Centre said.
Air guitar enthusiasts gathered in the Finnish city of Oulu on Friday to shred and strum their imaginary instruments in pursuit of the world championship of the bizarre dance form.