New research shows that the majority of Islamic State’s recruits have criminal histories.
Hundreds of people were rescued by boat and helicopter as floodwaters inundated North Carolina towns.
Colombia's government and rebels from the National Liberation Army have agreed to revive a stalled peace effort.
A man is lying in hospital accused of driving the wrong way on a highway, crashing into a car and killing five high school students.
The Australian opposition has decided to block government plans for a public vote on recognising gay marriage.
Behind closed doors, Hillary Clinton adopted a rather more accommodating tone with Wall Street than she has on the campaign trail, writes Josh Boak.
TV presenter Nancy O'Dell - the married woman referred to in the crude Trump recording - has hit back. [VIDEOS]
Islamic State has confirmed the death of its propaganda chief, whom the Pentagon said was killed in a US-led air strike in Syria.
The BDS campaign has accused South Africa’s ambassador to Israel of behaving disrespectfully and violating government policy towards Israel.
Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte has asked his girlfriend, Playboy model Kayla Rae Reid, to marry him.
Veteran actor Robert de Niro has lashed out at Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.
Nearly 100 national health and medical groups in the US enjoy sponsorships by Coca-Cola or PepsiCo, according to a new study .
Residents of the southeastern United States ravaged by Hurricane Matthew have turned their focus to recovery and clean-up.
His advisers warned against it. But Donald Trump went there anyway, using Bill Clinton's sex life to attack his opponent, writes Jenna Johnson.
Billy Bush was host of Access Hollywood when his lewd conversation with Donald Trump was captured, but it’s affected his current job.