Researchers have found the wreckage of the US warship 'Indianapolis', which was sunk by a Japanese torpedo in the final days of World War Two, more than 15.5 kilometres below the surface of the Pacific Ocean.
Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Boston on Saturday to protest a "free speech" rally featuring far-right speakers a week after a woman was killed at a Virginia white-supremacist demonstration.
President Donald Trump has fired chief strategist Steve Bannon, the White House announced, ending the turbulent tenure of a rabble-rousing conservative media entrepreneur and political activist who was a darling of Trump's base.
President Donald Trump disbanded two high-profile business advisory councils after several chief executives quit in protest over his remarks blaming weekend violence in Virginia on anti-racism activists as well as white nationalists.
North Korea offered a glimpse into its plans to fire missiles near Guam in photos released by its state media.
Donald Trump denounced neo-Nazis and the Ku Klux Klan as criminals and thugs, bowing to mounting political pressure to condemn such groups explicitly after a white-nationalist rally turned deadly in Virginia.
Bill English has criticised the "aggressive" language of Donald Trump as North Korea threatens to attack Guam - where New Zealand Air Force personnel are currently on a training exercise.
Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has moved to reassure Australians the nation would not automatically be drawn into any war between North Korea and the United States.
Taylor Swift sat quietly in a Denver courtroom as her lawyers picked jurors for a trial pitting the pop star against a Colorado radio personality she accuses of fondling her four years ago during a photo shoot.
US President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in affirmed in a telephone call that North Korea poses a growing threat to most of the world after recent intercontinental ballistic missile tests.
The United Nations Security Council has unanimously imposed new sanctions on North Korea over Pyongyang's two July intercontinental ballistic missile tests.
The US Senate confirmed former Justice Department lawyer Christopher Wray as FBI chief, nearly three months after the agency's previous director, James Comey, was fired by President Donald Trump.
US President Donald Trump fired his communications director, Anthony Scaramucci, after little over a week in the job because of an obscene tirade, sources familiar with the decision said.
North Korea fired a missile that experts said was capable of hitting Los Angeles and other US cities and the United States and South Korea responded by staging a joint missile exercise.
President Donald Trump replaced his beleaguered White House chief of staff, Reince Priebus, after only six months on the job, installing retired General John Kelly in his place in a major shakeup of his top team.
Technology that allows alteration of genes in a human embryo has been used for the first time in the United States, according to Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) in Portland, which carried out the research.
US Energy Secretary Rick Perry optimistically discussed expanding American coal exports to Ukraine and other energy matters during a lengthy phone call this month with a Russian prankster who Perry...
A Los Angeles man was arrested after federal prosecutors said he arranged to smuggle into the United States three live, highly venomous king cobra snakes hidden in potato chip canisters.
President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner told Senate investigators he had no part in any Kremlin attempt to meddle in the US election despite having met Russians four times last year.