Walter Mondale, who was US vice president under Jimmy Carter and lost in a landslide to Ronald Reagan in the 1984 presidential election, has died at age 93, his family says.
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been transferred to a prison hospital, 20 days into a hunger strike that has led the US to warn Moscow of serious repercussions if he should die in jail.
Prosecutors told jurors to "believe your eyes" as they replayed video of George Floyd's death beneath the knee of police officer Derek Chauvin in closing arguments, as the defence maintained the officer was "behaving reasonably".
Two men died after a Tesla vehicle, which was believed to be operating without anyone in the driver's seat, crashed into a tree on Saturday night north of Houston, authorities said.
As viewers around the globe tuned in for the funeral of the Duke of Edinburgh, a South Island couple was more nervous than most.
Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny is at increasing risk of kidney failure and his vision is deteriorating after more than two weeks on hunger strike, a medical trade union says.
The Queen sat and mourned alone, a tearful Prince Charles walked behind the coffin and Princes William and Harry were reunited during a farewell to Prince Philip at his funeral in the grounds of Windsor Castle.
The spiritual leader of the Anglican Church has called on Britons to pray for the Queen or offer condolences in their hearts to her on the eve of the funeral of her husband, Prince Philip.
Four members of the Sikh religious community were killed in the shooting at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis that claimed the lives of eight workers, a community group and local leader say.
President Joe Biden says he will begin withdrawing US troops from Afghanistan on May 1, to end America's longest war.
A ship that blocked the Suez Canal for almost a week is being held in the waterway as authorities pursue a huge compensation claim against the ship's Japanese owner.
US federal health agencies have recommended pausing use of Johnson & Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine for at least a few days after six women under age 50 developed rare blood clots after receiving the shot.
A Minnesota police chief and the officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright, a black man who struggled with police after a traffic stop, have tendered their resignations.
West Australian communities battered by Tropical Cyclone Seroja could be without power for weeks as Premier Mark McGowan likened the damage to a "war zone".
One person was killed and a police officer was wounded when police confronted an armed suspect at a high school in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Prince Harry has praised Prince Philip for his devotion to "granny", the Queen, describing late duke as a mischievous host who could captivate his guests with unpredictable remarks.
Prince Harry has reportedly arrived back in Britain ahead of his grandfather Prince Philip's funeral.
Myanmar security forces have fired rifle grenades at protesters in a town near Yangon, killing more than 80 people.
Prince Charles has paid a personal tribute to his "dear papa" Prince Philip, as Buckingham Palace announced a date for the funeral of the Queen's husband.