China's endangered Ili Pika goes viral
At least 19 people are injured after an explosion causes two buildings to collapse in New York's East Village.
Sales of Pepsi overtake Coca-Cola's sugar-free brand as consumers continue to move away from fizzy drinks.
Brazil record their seventh win since their 2014 World Cup humiliation as they come from behind to beat France in Paris.
The Australian Senate approves legislation requiring internet and mobile phone providers to store customers' metadata for two years.
Parents with special-needs kids in Mississippi could soon use taxpayer dollars to send them to faith-based schools, under a new bill approved by the state Legislature on Thursday.
Ska Mirriam Moteane, renowned chef, cookbook author and entrepreneur in the African mountain kingdom of Lesotho came to fame after winning the 2012 award for Gourmand Best African Cookbook in the World.
Surgeons in Cambridgeshire perform the first heart transplant in Europe using a non-beating heart.
A long-running study shows dark matter coasts unscathed through galactic collisions, betraying a ghostly lack of interaction with the known Universe.
The United States military dropped 60,000 copies of a graphic leaflet near the northern Syrian city of Raqqah that depict potential Islamic State recruits being fed into a meat grinder.
One of Brazil's biggest engineering companies, Galvao Engenharia, files for bankruptcy protection after Petrobras stopped payments.
Marseille's public prosecutor Brice Robin says the co-pilot took control of the Germanwings Airbus 320 plane crash and started its descent.
A US soldier and his cousin are arrested and charged with conspiring to support the Islamic State, the Department of Justice says.
Most internally displaced people in Nigeria live with relatives across the country, this makes it very difficult for many of them to cast their vote. Abdulahi Kaura Abubakar reports.
Chelsea captain John Terry extends his contract at the Premier League leaders until the end of the 2015-16 season.
Lawmakers unhappy with new fracking rules
House Speaker John Boehner is inviting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to address a joint meeting of Congress next month.
Less than 24 hours after being dropped by the BBC Jeremy Clarkson has already been offered work, in Russia.
A university student in Oklahoma who led a videotaped racist chant that caused a national uproar has apologised.
In another major embarrassment for federal law enforcement, a Justice Department watchdog report alleges several Drug Enforcement Administration agents attended "sex parties" with prostitutes paid for by local drug cartels.