Eleven-year-old Billie Rea didn't think twice in rescuing a shark trapped by the low tide in a rock pool and carrying it to deeper water.
President-elect Joe Biden says the US will be "ready to lead" again on the global stage after he succeeds President Donald Trump, pledging to work with Washington's allies abroad.
France will begin easing its Covid-19 lockdown this weekend so that by Christmas, shops and cinemas will re-open and people can spend the holiday with family, President Emmanuel Macron says.
Eleven-year-old Billie Rea didn't think twice about rescuing a shark trapped by the low tide in a rock pool and carrying it out to deeper water.
After weeks of defiance, President Donald Trump has allowed officials to proceed with a transition to President-elect Joe Biden, giving him access to briefings and funding even as he vowed to keep fighting the election results.
AstraZeneca says its Covid-19 vaccine could be as much as 90% effective, giving the world's fight against the global pandemic a third new weapon that's cheaper to make, easier to distribute and faster to scale-up.
Millions of Americans appear to be defying health warnings and traveling ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, likely exacerbating a surge in Covid-19 infections. The White House is to hold holiday receptions in coming weeks.
Qatar's public prosecutor has filed criminal charges against an unspecified number of police officers working at Doha's airport after women said they were invasively searched there last month.
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has briefly appeared in court to face trial on corruption accusations.
A mum has been accused of sexually abusing her children after breastfeeding them for more than five years.
Two Kiwis have been arrested in eastern Europe accused of being involved in a global Hells Angels cocaine and methamphetamine drug trafficking ring.
US healthcare workers and others recommended for the nation's first Covid-19 inoculations could start getting shots next month.
US health authorities are bracing for further increases in Covid-19 infections, hospitalisations and deaths, capping a week in which the spread of the virus sped up ahead of Thanksgiving.
South Australia's drastic six-day lockdown was triggered by a "lie" to contact tracers from a single individual and restrictions across the state would now be lifted much sooner than first planned.
As sweat and hair dye rolled down his face former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani once again claimed the US election was rigged as Trump's team focuses on a new strategy to overturn the result.
Republican senators have attacked Facebook and Twitter's bosses for what they called censorship of President Donald Trump and allies during the election, while Democrats bemoaned the spread of misinformation on social media.
A lawyer for Pennsylvania officials has urged a judge to dismiss President Donald Trump's lawsuit seeking to block President-elect Joe Biden from being certified as the winner in the state.
Ethiopia says its troops are marching on the capital of the Tigray region after a deadline for rebel forces to surrender passed in a two-week conflict shaking the Horn of Africa and alarming the world.
Moderna's vaccine is 94.5% effective in preventing Covid-19 based on data from a late-stage trial, the company says - the second US drugmaker to report results that far exceed expectations.