The US military has carried out an air strike in Somalia against al Shabaab, an al Qaeda-linked Islamist insurgency that wants to overthrow Somalia's weak UN-backed government, US officials said
An Amtrak train with more than 250 people aboard derailed near Puget Sound in Washington state, injuring several passengers, although no one was believed to have been seriously hurt, local fire officials and the rail service said.
Venus Williams, the world's former top-ranked tennis player, was the driver at fault in a two-car crash in Florida on June 9 that killed a passenger in the other vehicle.
Three current or former Chicago police officers were indicted on state felony charges for their roles in attempting to cover up the shooting death of a black teenager by a white officer, prosecutors said.
A ransomware virus attack hit computers across the world, taking out servers at an oil company, banks, and shutting down servers at multinational companies.
New York City real estate companies' attempts to rename a Harlem neighbourhood "SoHa" have enraged long-time residents of the historically black enclave.
The US Supreme Court handed a victory to President Donald Trump by reviving parts of a travel ban on people from six Muslim-majority countries.
China and the United States agreed that efforts to denuclearise the Korean Peninsula should be "complete, verifiable and irreversible", Chinese state media said, reporting the results of high level talks in Washington this week.
A billionaire real estate developer from Macau will go to trial in Manhattan on charges he bribed senior United Nations officials to support a multibillion-dollar conference centre he hoped to build.
Four Arab states that imposed a boycott on Qatar have issued an ultimatum to Doha to close Al Jazeera television, curb ties with Iran, shut a Turkish base and pay reparations demands so far reaching it would appear hard to comply.
Australia said it would resume air strikes into Syria, ending a two-day suspension implemented after the downing of a Syrian military aircraft triggered a Russian threat against Washington-led coalition planes.
Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Travis Kalanick, co-founder of one of the most influential technology companies of its generation, resigned under mounting pressure from investors over his leadership.
How did you spend the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere? Miles Daisher spent the extra hours of daylight on the summer solstice throwing himself off a bridge – 63 times, to be exact.
New York state moved to end child marriages, raising the legal age to 18 from 14 to tackle the issue of underage marriage that is permissible across the United States.
Although Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial ended in a mistrial, his legal problems persist as he faces assault and defamation claims in civil lawsuits, where the bar for evidence is lower than in criminal cases.
An American university student who was returned to the United States this week after being held in North Korea for 17 months has a severe brain injury and is in a state of "unresponsive wakefulness".
The jurors in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial said onthey were deadlocked after more than 30 hours of deliberations, but the trial judge ordered them to resume their discussions.
US airline passenger complaints leapt 70% in April from a year earlier after a series of high-profile incidents including a passenger being dragged off a United Airlines flight, the government said.