US President-elect Joe Biden has solidified his victory over President Donald Trump with the state of Georgia being called his way.
Peter Sutcliffe, the British serial killer known as the Yorkshire Ripper for a five-year murder spree during which he killed 13 women and girls, has died.
New York has imposed a new round of restrictions aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus as the infection rate climbs and hospitalisations soar.
Police have busted an online child exploitation ring that's unprecedented in its scale, charging 14 men in Australia, including a childcare worker and a soccer coach, with filming and sharing the...
President-elect Joe Biden says nothing will stop the transfer of power in the US government, while President Donald Trump pursued lawsuits in several states in a long-shot bid to hold on to power.
The Roman Catholic Church in Britain betrayed its moral purpose over decades by protecting those who sexually abused children rather than caring for their victims, an independent inquiry says.
The rescue of 39 slaves from an illegal gold mine in Brazil run by a known offender highlights the difficulty in ending crimes where large profits are involved, labour authorities said.
US President Donald Trump's campaign has filed a lawsuit in a Pennsylvania federal court, seeking to block state officials from certifying President-elect Joe Biden's victory in the state.
For Khatera, an attack caused not just the loss of her sight but the loss of a dream she had battled to achieve - to have an independent career.
Pfizer Inc's experimental Covid-19 vaccine is more than 90% effective based on initial trial results, the company says.
New Year's Eve fireworks over Sydney Harbour will go ahead, but for just a few minutes and the city precinct will be restricted to those with restaurant, cafe and hotel bookings to limit the spread of Covid.
Recognition is growing in President Donald Trump's inner circle that efforts to overturn Joe Biden's election victory are futile, though some advisers have urged him to pursue legal challenges.
An 80-year-old British woman who won legions of fans after shocking television hosts with intimate details of her sex life has married her 35-year-old beau.
President-elect Joe Biden declared it was "time to heal" a deeply divided America in his first speech after prevailing yesterday in a bitter election, even as President Donald Trump refused to concede.
The US is the first nation worldwide since Covid-19 began to surpass 10 million infections, according to a Reuters tally, as a third wave surges across the nation.
The remnants of Hurricane Eta have unleashed torrential rains and catastrophic flooding on Central America, with dozens dead mostly because of mudslides as streets turned into rivers and bridges...
British PM Boris Johnson says there's light at the end of the tunnel on Covid-19, as England entered its second countrywide lockdown for a month.
With re-election chances fading, US President Donald Trump has launched an extraordinary assault on the country's democratic process from the White House, falsely claiming the election was being "stolen" from him.