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The majority of ride-hailing company Lyft's rides will be in self-driving cars within five years, the company's president predicts.
Alan Yang, the co-writer of Netflix series Master of None, uses his Emmy acceptance speech to call for better Asian representation on screen.
Australia's PM expresses "regret" over the US-led airstrike on Syria, involving Australian planes, which killed dozens of government soldiers.
The bomb that exploded in New York on Saturday and another device found nearby were both shrapnel-filled pressure cookers, reports say.
The Rio 2016 Paralympic Games are brought to a close inside a packed Maracana Stadium, with the IPC leading a tribute to Bahman Golbarnezhad.
What life is like for 150 families living on the margins of Georgian society, in a building left for years to decay.
Nigerian novelist and writer Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani questions whether a South African school's hair rules really were racist or if something else was at play.
US Secretary of State John Kerry says Syrian President Bashar al-Assad needs to be more responsible for a truce to work.
London-based photographer Karan Kapoor records some of India's dying Christian communities who are trying to preserve their identities in rapidly changing times.
Researchers in Switzerland confirm what most people already know - drinking one glass of beer can make people more sociable.
Donovan Tavera is Mexico's first forensic cleaner whose fascination with cleaning up blood began as a young boy.
Some US cattle farmers are finding that smaller herds of naturally raised cows are more profitable.
American actress Charmian Carr, who played the eldest von Trapp daughter Liesl in the 1965 film The Sound of Music, dies aged 73.
The FBI says it is treating a stabbing attack at a shopping centre in Minnesota that injured eight people as a potential act of terrorism.
United Russia, backed by President Vladimir Putin, is well ahead in the nation's parliamentary election, taking more than 40%, exit polls suggest.
Risks of a Chinese banking crisis are mounting according to a warning indicator from the Bank for International Settlements.
BBC News asked New Yorkers about their first reaction to the explosion which injured 29 people in New York.
Air strikes hit rebel-held areas of Aleppo for the first time since a week-old truce, activists say, a day after US-led forces hit government positions.
Voting is ending in Russia's parliamentary elections, amid protests by Ukraine over Crimea's inclusion in the poll.
One of the biggest ever sales of World War Two hardware is being held in France, as the Normandy Tank Museum closes its doors.