Previously unpublished correspondence between Hillary Clinton and the late left-wing organizer Saul Alinsky reveal new details about her relationship with the controversial Chicago activist and shed light on her early ideological development.
Russia is making plans to ensure state control over the country's internet traffic in a national emergency, Russian media report.
Democratic candidates finally have found an Obama they're not afraid to be seen with. While President Obama dutifully avoids battleground races this midterm season, first lady Michelle Obama is tiptoeing into the fray in a bid to drum up votes for party allies in tight contests.
The first episode of the fifth series of costume drama Downton Abbey is watched by an average audience of 8.1m on ITV.
Turkey closes most of its border crossings with Syria after the arrival of at least 130,000 Kurd refugees, as IS militants approach a key Syrian town.
Roger Federer will play in the inaugural International Premier Tennis League after Rafael Nadal withdraws to focus on 2015.
Ukraine is preparing to withdraw heavy weaponry away from separatist rebel lines in the east, the military says.
Toronto mayor's enemies unite with him in new battle
Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro invests almost $50m in an initiative to disarm civilians, in an effort to cut down on the country's high murder rate.
Bollywood cleavage row shows India's 'crass' side
A new Republican ad aimed at women voters portrays President Obama as a bad boyfriend.
The Democrat nominee for the race to become Kansas’ next governor was caught red-handed in the late 1990s getting a lap dance at a rowdy strip club during a police drug raid of the establishment.
Pakistan names a close ally of the army chief to head the country's feared Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) spy agency.
Students at Calcutta's Jadavpur University say they will continue a boycott despite a government vow to investigate a sexual assault on a female student.
Nathan Sawaya, a New York-based artist has multiple unique exhibitions created solely from standard LEGO bricks with several new sculptures created specifically for each exhibition.
The paper of record has discovered the posterior and deemed it fit to print.
The BBC apologises for airing an excerpt from a 1971 edition of Top of the Pops in which disgraced DJ Jimmy Savile was briefly shown.
Street protests demanding urgent action on climate change have attracted hundreds of thousands of marchers in more than 2,000 locations worldwide.
Young adult sci-fi adaptation The Maze Runner debuts at the top of the US box office chart.
Scientists who claimed to have found evidence for a cosmic super-expansion just after the Big Bang underestimated a key confounding factor in their research, according to a new analysis.