New revelations regarding Hillary Clinton's use of a personal email system while secretary of state are stoking mounting questions over why she went to such lengths to keep her messages off the official government system, as the White House on Wednesday refused to say whether she exercised poor judgment.
The US Supreme Court appears sharply divided over a healthcare law challenge that could threaten health insurance for eight million Americans.
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio reportedly is backing out of a big agriculture-themed summit on Saturday.
The Senate's top Republican is telling states to ignore a central part of President Barack Obama's plans to curb the pollution blamed for global warming.
Five opposition parties in Lesotho form a coalition government after snap elections, called after a failed coup, did not produce an outright winner.
A batsman could soon score 300 in a one-day international, according to Australia captain Michael Clarke.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is sued for wrongful dismissal by two former allies, accused of supporting an assassination attempt against him.
The Supreme Court appeared divided Wednesday along ideological lines after hearing a challenge of ObamaCare tax subsidies that, if struck down, could affect up to 8 million policy holders.
The chair of the BBC Trust suggests an external regulator could take over its role as overseer of the corporation.
Ukrainian military pilot Nadia Savchenko says she feels "OK" despite spending 82 days on hunger strike in prison in Russia.
Pakistan's defence minister has told the BBC that his country will do whatever it can to bring the Afghan-Taliban to talks with Afghanistan's government.
Unless Hillary's advisers can convince her to play by the rules, the Democratic frontrunner's 2016 bid for White House could be doomed.
India's home minister promises an inquiry into how a TV crew was allowed to interview a death-row prisoner convicted over the Delhi 2012 gang rape and murder.
Indian anti-corruption party AAP sidelines two of its founder members, amid feuding following its Delhi election win last month.
Nigel Farage sets out UKIP's plan to cut work-related immigration to the UK but rules out setting a target, as David Cameron and Ed Miliband clash over the issue.
A British Open Championship venue lifts its ban on female memberships for the first time in its 128-year history.
Wildfires rage around Cape Town
Authorities have taken one man into custody who is believed to be responsible for multiple shootings including gunfire that damaged a NSA building.
Seven ex-government officials in Kenya are charged in connection with the multimillion-dollar Anglo Leasing corruption scam that came to light in 2004.
The new leader of America's military admitted it was a "mistake" for an officer to have "blurted out" plans for an Iraqi-led ground offensive in Mosul during a recent media briefing.