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Police officer: I was 'more afraid' during January...

A US police officer says he was more afraid while defending the country's Capitol building against rioters than he was during his...

Biles says mental health issues behind withdrawal as she...

Simone Biles has said mental health concerns were behind her shock withdrawal from the team gymnastics final at the Tokyo Olympics...

Rapper DaBaby responds after fans criticise 'homophobic'...

Rapper DaBaby has responded after he was criticised for making seemingly homophobic comments at a Miami gig. Videos on social media...

Olympic champion gymnast Simone Biles pulls out of final...

Olympic champion Simone Biles has pulled out of the gymnastics team finals due to an apparent injury. The record-breaking American...

Harvard researchers to look for signs of alien technology

An international team at Harvard University is launching a new programme to discover evidence of alien civilisations through the signs...

Student 'stabbed around 120 times' by man she...

A South Carolina university student was stabbed more than 100 times by a man who attacked her after she mistakenly thought his car...

Final victim identified more than one month after Miami...

The remains of the final unaccounted for victim of the apartment block collapse in Miami have been identified, her family have said....

Student stabbed around '120 times' by man she...

A South Carolina university student was stabbed more than 100 times by a man who attacked her after she mistakenly thought his car...

Another step in ending America's 'forever wars'...

In announcing the withdrawal of US combat troops from Iraq, President Joe Biden is taking another step towards ending America's so-called...

Biden ends US military's combat mission in Iraq to...

President Joe Biden is to end the US military's combat mission in Iraq by the end of the year after coming to an agreement with Iraqi...

Baby girl rescued alive from under car after suspected...

Body camera video has captured the moment a baby girl was pulled alive from under a car which had been driven into a shop by a suspected...

Great Salt Lake water levels hit historic low as 'mega...

The water levels at the Great Salt Lake, in the northern part of the US state of Utah, have hit historic lows as a drought grips the...

Thousands of homes in danger as massive Californian wildfire...

Thousands of homes remain under threat as California's biggest wildfire continues to gain strength across western parts of the US....

Jeff Bezos offers to cover 'billions' in NASA...

In an open letter to NASA, Jeff Bezos has offered to waive billions of dollars in payments from the space agency in order to ensure...

Boeing Starliner to attempt second uncrewed flight to space...

Boeing is to attempt the second uncrewed test flight of its new Starliner capsule to the International Space Station as it bids for...

US 'going in the wrong direction' on COVID as...

The US is "going in the wrong direction" on coronavirus as cases soar due to the Delta variant and a large proportion of unvaccinated...

More than 500 protesters missing after Cuba demonstrations,...

Two weeks after the largest anti-government demonstrations in decades in Cuba, activist groups say more than 500 protestors are still...

Stand-up comedian and Simpsons star Jackie Mason dies aged...

Stand-up comedian Jackie Mason - who went from rabbi to Broadway star - has died at the age of 93. He died at Mount Sinai Hospital...

The rumours were true - Bennifer is back on! J Lo confirms...

It turns out the rumours were true - Jennifer Lopez has finally confirmed that she's back with her old boyfriend Ben Affleck by posting...

R Kelly facing new allegation that he had sexual contact...

R Kelly is facing additional accusations in his sex trafficking case, including one that he had sexual contact with an underage boy...

Search for victims at collapsed Miami apartment block is...

The search for victims in a collapsed Miami apartment block has officially finished, the city's fire and rescue department says. Champlain...

How Simone Biles overcame childhood hunger and sexual abuse...

Simone Biles has a ritual when she competes in gymnastics that she won't be able to do at Tokyo 2020. The world's greatest gymnast...

Kanye West premieres new album in Atlanta - including Jay-Z...

Kanye West premiered his 10th studio album at a sold-out listening party in Atlanta, Georgia, on Thursday, with a surprise feature...

Man was harassed by bear for a week before being rescued...

A bear attack victim has been rescued after a helicopter crew spotted his pleas for help from the air. During a flight from Kotzebue...

'This is just the beginning' - Biden imposes...

The US has imposed new sanctions against a Cuban security minister and an interior ministry special forces unit over alleged human...

The forgotten story of one of history's greatest Olympians...

Two Olympics. Three gold medals and one silver. A protest for equality and human rights at the 1968 Olympics before the iconic gesture...

Man on trial accused of murdering woman who mistook him...

A South Carolina man has gone on trial accused of killing a woman who got into his car thinking it was her Uber ride. Nathaniel Rowland...

Harvey Weinstein pleads not guilty to sexual assault charges...

Harvey Weinstein has pleaded not guilty to charges of sexual assault in Los Angeles. The disgraced Hollywood mogul, 69, was brought...

British man arrested over Twitter hack that saw celeb accounts...

A British man has been arrested in Spain in connection with the July 2020 hack of Twitter that resulted in more than 130 accounts...

Netflix reveals it's moving into gaming as subscriber...

Netflix has confirmed it is moving into video games as it reported a sharp slowdown in subscriber growth. The streaming giant - known...

Harvey Weinstein extradited to California to face more...

Harvey Weinstein has been extradited to California to face more sex assault charges, New York prison officials said. The former Hollywood...

US war in Afghanistan drawing to a close but last vestige...

A row of colourful family houses with picket fence gardens and a junk yard overlook the site of one of the most controversial chapters...

Billionaire Jeff Bezos thanks Amazon customers for paying...

The world's richest man Jeff Bezos has thanked Amazon customers for paying for his private spaceflight, which he said was the "best...

Cyclist seriously injured in alligator attack after falling...

A man has been seriously injured after being attacked by an alligator while riding his bicycle in Florida. The victim was cycling...

Hype builds as Kanye West reportedly set to unveil new...

Kanye West could be about to reveal new music after reports the rapper will drop the much-hyped Donda imminently. The global superstar,...

'The chemo is working': Blink-182's Mark...

Blink-182 bassist Mark Hoppus has told fans he has had the "best possible news", revealing his cancer treatment appears to be working....

Safe landing for Jeff Bezos and crew as billionaire achieves...

Jeff Bezos, the world's wealthiest man and founder of Amazon, has landed safely back on Earth with his crew following a successful...

Oregon Bootleg wildfire threatens 3,400 homes as more than...

More than 360,000 acres (531 square miles) have been destroyed by a wildfire in the US state of Oregon, where more than 2,000 people...

A dream 52 years in the making: Amazon founder ready to...

Jeff Bezos says his dream of travelling into space was born when, as a five year old, he watched Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walk...

US Capitol rioter becomes first to be jailed following...

A man who breached the US Senate chamber carrying a Trump campaign flag has been sentenced to eight months in prison. Paul Allard...