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Electric car goes into production in US with a 520-mile...

A high performance electric car has gone into production in the US with a certified range of 520 miles - the longest currently on...

Electric car goes into production in US with a 520-mile...

A high performance electric car has gone into production in the US with a certified range of 520 miles - the longest currently on...

'Beam me up, Scotty!': Star Trek's William...

After decades playing Captain Kirk in Star Trek, it's William Shatner's turn to boldly go where no man has gone before. In a classic...

Two US scientists win Nobel Prize for discovering temperature...

Two US-based scientists have been awarded the Nobel Prize for discovering receptors for temperature and touch. David Julius and Ardem...

Two US scientists win Nobel Prize for discovery of temperature...

Two US scientists have been awarded the Nobel Prize for discovering receptors for temperature and touch. David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian...

'Environmental catastrophe' after massive oil...

An emergency clean-up effort is under way in Huntington Beach, California, after a massive oil spill described by the city's mayor...

US college student's body found a week after her disappearance

The body of a missing student has been found just days after the prime suspect in her death killed himself. Miya Marcano, 19, was...

Reproducing other artists' work is 'honouring'...

He is an amateur street artist-turned-professional who counts the Obamas, late comic book legend Stan Lee, and the Pope among his...

Trump asks judge to force Twitter to restore his account

Donald Trump has asked a federal judge in the US to force Twitter to restore his account, which was shut down after his supporters...

'I'm throwing in the shoes': Van Halen's...

Van Halen rocker David Lee Roth has announced that he plans to retire from performing. The 66-year-old singer said his final performances...

New video shows Gabby Petito telling police about fight...

Gabby Petito, a 22-year-old blogger whose body was found in a US national park, told police about a domestic dispute with her boyfriend...

Hollywood's behind-the-scenes workers could cripple...

In the skies over Hollywood a small plane pulls a banner reading "vote yes". On a monitor on a movie set, the same words are scrawled...

Infowars founder Alex Jones loses Sandy Hook 'hoax'...

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones has been found liable for damages in three defamation lawsuits filed after he falsely claimed the 2012...

'Sword-wielding man dressed as ninja' attacked...

A man dressed as a ninja and wielding a sword attacked a group of US soldiers training at a California airport, according to what...

Strained US-China relations make climate talks more difficult,...

America's special envoy on climate change John Kerry has told Sky News that strained relations between the US and China have made...

Dr Dre, Eminem and Snoop Dogg among line-up announced for...

Dr Dre, Snoop Dogg and Eminem are among the artists that have been announced to perform at next year's Super Bowl half-time show....

Joe Biden signs bill to narrowly avert US government shutdown

US President Joe Biden has narrowly avoided a government shutdown, signing new legislation on spending just hours before the deadline. ...

Scarlett Johansson and Walt Disney Co reach deal over streaming...

Scarlett Johansson and Walt Disney Co have reached a settlement in her lawsuit over the streaming of Black Widow. The actress had...

More than half of US police violence cases misclassified...

More than half of all killings by police officers in the United States go unreported - and black Americans are far more likely to...

Gloria Estefan reveals she was sexually abused aged 9

Gloria Estefan has revealed that she was sexually abused at the age of nine at music school. The Cuban-American singer spoke publicly...

Jamie Spears' lawyer says his conservatorship suspension...

Britney Spears' father has criticised his suspension as controller of the star's $60m estate - with his lawyer saying the result is...

Boy, 13, critically injured after being shot at US school...

A 13-year-old boy is in a critical condition in hospital after being shot at a school in Memphis, Tennessee. The suspected shooter,...

US government shutdown: What does it mean? Who will it...

An American government shutdown? By tonight? With global financial ramifications? It sounds dramatic to say the least. Haven't we...

Florida man uses wheelie bin to capture alligator in his...

A US army veteran who discovered a hissing alligator outside his house used a wheelie bin to corner and capture the reptile. Eugene...

Blink-182 bassist feeling 'blessed' after revealing...

Blink-182 bassist Mark Hoppus has said he is now cancer free after being diagnosed with stage 4 lymphoma. Hoppus posted on Instagram...

'A monumental day': A moment of joy and release...

They heard the roar from the street outside at the moment Britney Spears won her legal fight in a Los Angeles courtroom It was a moment...

Britney Spears' father Jamie suspended as conservator...

Britney Spears' father Jamie Spears has been suspended as conservator of her estate during the latest court hearing in the long-running...

Treat all missing cases equally, urges father of woman...

The family of a missing woman found dead in a US national park have urged the media and public to give the same attention to other...

Court set to rule on ending Britney Spears' father's...

A judge is expected to decide today whether Jamie Spears should be removed from his controversial role running his superstar daughter...

Court set to rule on removing Britney Spears' father's...

A judge is expected to decide today whether Jamie Spears should be removed from his controversial role running his superstar daughter...

Amazon announces Astro home robot that will guard the house...

Amazon has created a home robot designed to guard the house as well as help with caregiving. Named Astro, the device works with Amazon's...

Top general admits US credibility damaged after Afghanistan...

America's top military commander has said the credibility of the US has been damaged as a result of the chaotic withdrawal from Afghanistan....

Man sentenced to five life terms without parole for Maryland...

A man who killed five people at a newspaper in Maryland has been sentenced to five life terms, without the possibility of parole....

'A new call to action': Prince William and ex-New...

Prince William and former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg have teamed up to highlight the importance of tackling climate change....

Everybody knew the allegations against R Kelly - so why...

R Kelly's trial was the culmination of decades of accusations, pointing to a predator hiding in plain sight. Rumours and allegations...

R Kelly: Some of the key allegations from the trial

"This case is not about a celebrity who likes to party a lot," assistant US attorney Maria Cruz Melendez told the jury on the first...

R Kelly found guilty of racketeering and trafficking in...

The singer R Kelly has been found guilty of racketeering in his sex abuse trial in Brooklyn, New York. The R&B singer was accused...

R Kelly found guilty of racketeering in sex abuse trial

The singer R Kelly has been found guilty of racketeering in his sex abuse trial in Brooklyn, New York. The R&B singer was accused...

Man who tried to assassinate Ronald Reagan set for unconditional...

The man who tried to assassinate Ronald Reagan 40 years ago will secure his "unconditional release" in 2022 if he remains mentally...

Facebook denies internal research shows Instagram is 'toxic'...

Facebook is continuing to respond to a series of stories published by the Wall Street Journal which suggested the company knew its...