A Chinese court gives a two-year reprieve to a woman sentenced to death for murdering her abusive husband.
Critics of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the secretive, Obama administration-created agency that oversees the U.S. Justice Department's Operation Choke Point, won a small but key victory this week.
Jeb Bush said he would not make the same mistakes as Mitt Romney during a private event in New York on Thursday, saying the 2012 Republican nominee was unable to connect with voters in a genuine way.
Three people working to remove mines for the UN peacekeepers in DR Congo are kidnapped in an area close to the Rwandan border.
A Tunisian man appears in a court in Italy accused of captaining a boat that capsized off Libya with the loss of more than 700 lives.
At least 115 children have been killed in a month of fighting and air strikes in Yemen, UN children's agency Unicef says.
The woman who challenged sexism in Silicon Valley now faces a $1m legal bill unless she agrees not to appeal.
The 18-year-old accused of causing the death of student teacher Tugce Albayrak cries in court as he admits hitting her.
Patrick Dempsey's character Dr Derek Shepherd, known as McDreamy, makes a surprise exit from US medical drama Grey's Anatomy.
Twenty-two of the 37 corporations nominated for a prestigious State Department award — and six of the eight ultimate winners — while Hillary Clinton was Secretary of State were also donors to the Clinton family foundation.
Barcelona are drawn against Pep Guardiola's Bayern Munich in the Champions League semi-finals, with Real Madrid facing Juventus.
Several Native American actors walk off the set of an Adam Sandler comedy, claiming the film is "totally disrespectful" of Apache culture.
Migrants have been coming to Catania, Sicily, for thousands of years, but the recent wave of migration has put extra pressure on already struggling city. Tom Donkin reports.
Sawyer Sweeten, the child star of hit US show Everybody Loves Raymond, takes his own life at his family home in Texas.
Chinese authorities vow to clamp down on strippers performing at funerals.
Indonesia summons foreign embassy officials to the prison holding 10 foreign drug smugglers, an indication their execution could be nearing.
Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao's fight sells out in minutes and tickets immediately appear on websites for £94,000.
House Speaker John Boehner said in an interview published Thursday that the House of Representatives may subpoena Hillary Clinton's personal e-mail server if she does not turn it over to be examined by an independent third party.
Proposals for "English votes for English laws" would be in place for the first Budget of a Conservative government, David Cameron is to say.
Eritrea is one of the most closed countries in the world, with no independent media or political opposition and a widely criticised human rights record.