Backing off defunding the abortion provider may help in a general election match-up, but risks damage in the primaries by inflaming the right.
A 9/11 survivor whose photograph became one of the enduring images of the attacks dies aged 42 after suffering with stomach cancer.
Presidential candidates voiced grief and shock after a reporter and cameraman were fatally shot during a live television interview Wednesday morning in Virginia.
A reporter and a cameraman are shot dead during a live TV interview for a local station in the US state of Virginia.
A Chinese state-owned engineering company signs a deal with Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote, to build factories for his cement company.
Surgeons in London use lasers to diagnose abnormal tissue during an operation to remove a brain tumour.
Indian PM Narendra Modi urges the people of his home state, Gujarat, to maintain peace after caste-related violence left seven people dead.
Russian political artist Pyotr Pavlensky is facing up to three years in prison for a performance last year.
New details have emerged about actions taken by hacked infidelity dating site Ashley Madison after users paid to delete their data.
Chancellor Angela Merkel urges Germans to take a stand against "shameful" anti-migrant protests, on a visit to an asylum seekers' shelter.
Federal investigators say in a new report that officials with the solar company Solyndra misrepresented facts and omitted key information in its effort to get a $535 million loan guarantee before filing for bankruptcy protection nearly four years ago.
The mayor of Venice is quoted as saying he will try to ban Gay Pride parades from the city, provoking fury from gay rights activists.
The narrowly averted tragedy on a Paris-bound train, where Americans helped take down an AK-47-wielding gunman, is being seen as a "wake-up call" for U.S. rail security.
More than 1,000 Colombians living in Venezuela illegally are deported and many others leave amid a crackdown in the border region.
Betfair and Paddy Power are set to merge in a deal that would create one of the world's biggest online betting and gaming companies.
BBC director of television Danny Cohen defends the corporation's right to make shows like The Voice and Strictly Come Dancing, after criticism over similarities to commercial rivals.
The general manager of the US TV station whose reporter and cameraman were shot dead on air says their killing was "a terrible crime against two fine journalists".
The main suspect in the 1996 bombing of the Khobar Towers in Saudi Arabia, which killed 19 US troops, is reported to have been captured.
The leader of the protests going on in Gujarat in India says his group are prepared to use violence "if need be".
The Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe, is heckled by opposition MPs as he delivers his state of the nation address in parliament.