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Who are SpaceX's civilian astronauts, what are their...

Four amateur astronauts are due to spend about three days in orbit in a world first, after they blasted off from the Kennedy Space...

China says AUKUS submarine deal 'highly irresponsible'...

A new security deal between the United States, Britain, and Australia in the Indo-Pacific "severely damages regional peace" and "intensifies...

Four citizen astronauts blast off on three-day journey,...

The first all-civilian crew ever to orbit the Earth have blasted off on their historic mission. The Dragon capsule containing the...

First all-civilian space mission to orbit the earth blasts...

The first all-civilian crew ever to orbit the earth have blasted off on their historic mission. The Dragon capsule containing the...

Wildfire threatens famous California sequoia forest

One of California's most famous forests is under threat from a wildfire. The 7,000-acre KNP Complex fire, which comprises two big...

Black mother to get $2m payout after she was beaten by...

A black woman is to receive a $2m (£1.45m) payout after she was dragged from her car, allegedly beaten by officers, and separated...

Biles breaks down as she blames 'entire system that...

Simone Biles broke down in tears as she told Congress the FBI and gymnastics officials turned a "blind eye" to former team doctor...

Lawyer 'arranged own shooting for $10m insurance payout'...

A prominent American lawyer - whose wife and son were murdered in June - arranged for a man to kill him so his other son could collect...

'An all-time great': Comedians pay tribute after...

Tributes have poured in for comedian Norm Macdonald after he died at the age of 61, having chosen never to publicly reveal the cancer...

New York City crime boss among arrests over alleged construction...

Ten members of a New York City crime family have been charged in connection with an alleged plot to seize control of a construction...

Secret action taken to prevent 'screaming' Trump...

The US's top military officer took secret action to limit former president Donald Trump's ability to launch a military strike or deploy...

Secret action taken to prevent 'rogue' Trump...

The US's top military officer took secret action to limit former president Donald Trump's ability to launch a military strike or deploy...

US Justice Department asks judge to block enforcement of...

The US Department of Justice has asked a federal judge to block Texas from enforcing its new restrictive abortion law. The department...

Woman dragged to her death after her dog's lead gets...

A woman has been dragged to her death after her dog's lead became entangled in the doors of a train. The woman boarded a Bay Area...

Biden: Extreme weather will cost the US well over $100bn...

Extreme weather will cost the US well over $100bn (£72bn) this year, according to President Biden. Mr Biden said nearly one in three...

Crew member's bad maths sank cargo ship carrying thousands...

A crew member's error in calculating the weight of cargo on a ship loaded with thousands of cars most likely caused the vessel to...

R Kelly was recorded threatening and assaulting victim,...

R Kelly threatened to "f*** up" one of his victims before assaulting her, according to newly submitted court documents. The prosecution...

Apple launches new iPhone 13s with diagonally-aligned cameras...

Apple is launching a new-look iPhone 13 with diagonally aligned cameras and what it says is a 20% smaller notch in the front. This...

Our heartbeats synchronise while we're listening to...

Scientists have discovered that people's bodily functions - including their heartbeat and breathing - unconsciously synchronise when...

Meet the crew aboard SpaceX's first all-civilian orbital...

SpaceX is set to launch a motley crew of amateur astronauts into space on Wednesday in the first ever all-civilian orbital mission....

Nicki Minaj tweets about COVID vaccines and her cousin's...

Nicki Minaj has got a lot of people talking following a series of tweets about the coronavirus vaccine, the Met Gala, and her cousin's...

'You don't have to fumble around with your phone':...

Amazon is introducing its latest palm-recognition technology to a concert venue in the US - meaning attendees will be able to use...

Almost ready for lift-off! Meet the crew aboard SpaceX's...

SpaceX is set to launch a motley crew of amateur astronauts into space on Wednesday in the first ever all-civilian orbital mission....

Human remains found inside alligator suspected of attacking...

Human remains have been found inside a 12ft-long alligator which is believed to have attacked a man in Hurricane Ida floodwaters in...

Flash floods warning as Hurricane Nicholas makes landfall...

Hurricane Nicholas has made landfall along the Texas coast, bringing the threat of up to 20 inches (50cm) of rainfall to parts of...

Emma Raducanu shines at Met Gala: Britain's US Open...

Fresh from her US Open victory, British tennis sensation Emma Raducanu has been rubbing shoulders with celebrities at the Met Gala....

Missing British actress Tanya Fear has been found, her...

The family of missing British actress Tanya Fear has confirmed she has been found safe by police. Los Angeles Police Department had...

SpaceX gets nod to launch world's first ever all-civilian...

SpaceX is set to launch the world's first ever all-civilian mission to orbit on Wednesday evening in Florida, weather permitting....

Cat-astrophe averted as fans catch falling feline using...

A cat has been saved by fans at an American football game in Miami after it plunged about 30ft from an upper deck of the Hard Rock...

Rock samples found by rover reveal alien life may have...

Rock samples on Mars collected by the Perseverance rover "reveal a potentially habitable sustained environment" existed on the planet,...

Cat-astrophe averted as fans catch falling feline using...

A cat has been saved by fans at an American football match in Miami after it plunged about 30ft from an upper deck of the Hard Rock...

Rudy Giuliani imitates the Queen and denies going out with...

Rudy Giuliani has been accused of being drunk after he mocked the Queen and discussed the sexual assault allegations against her son...

Concerns for former Doctor Who star reported missing in...

Concerns are growing for British actress Tanya Fear after she was reported missing in southern California. Fear, who starred in Doctor...

Olivia Rodrigo and Lil Nas X dominate at MTV VMAs

Justin Bieber, Olivia Rodrigo and Lil Nas X walked off with the top awards at this year's in-person MTV Music Video Awards in New...

Djokovic misses chance to make Grand Slam history with...

Novak Djokovic lost his chance of becoming the first male tennis star to win a 21st Grand Slam title and the first player in over...

Djokovic's grand slam dreams ended by mighty Medvedev...

Novak Djokovic lost his chance of becoming the first male tennis star to win a 21st grand slam title and the first player in over...

Britney Spears 'can't believe it' as she...

Britney Spears has revealed her engagement to partner Sam Asghari. The 39-year-old pop star has been with the 27-year-old Iranian...

First openly transgender bishop takes up post in US

The Evangelical Lutheran Church of America has installed its first openly transgender bishop - the first mainstream US Christian denomination...

FBI releases first declassified 9/11 document after Biden...

The FBI has released a newly declassified document detailing support given to the Saudi hijackers in the lead up to the 9/11 terror...

Some are forced to remember, others want to, but New York...

For 20 years now, New Yorkers have woken up to this day - to relive, to remember. Some find themselves forced to, others want to....