In Death Valley in eastern California, temperatures are expected to reach 53° Celsius this week.
A baby has been given free airline tickets for life after his mother gave birth prematurely at 35 000ft.
Otto Warmbier, who had been held prisoner in North Korea for 17 months, died just days after he was released from captivity in a coma.
Israel has allegedly been secretly providing aid to Syrian rebels with the goal of maintaining a buffer zone of friendly forces to keep IS at bay.
More than 1 000 firefighters were still battling a giant forest fire that swept through Portugal at the weekend, as the nation mourned the 62 dead.
Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez has denounced US President Donald Trump's speech rolling back the Obama-brokered detente.
The death toll from a fire at a London apartment building has risen to 79, as government tries to calm public anger over its handling of the tragedy.
French police believe a driver deliberately rammed his car into a police van as it drove down Paris' Champs Elysees avenue was killed in the crash.
A man has been arrested for assaulting and abducting a Muslim girl in Virginia after her body was found dumped in a pond.
16-year-old girl was allegedly abducted near her home, gang-raped at an isolated spot, and thrown from a moving train by six youths in eastern India.
A black woman who was shot dead by two Seattle police officers after reporting a burglary had apparently been suffering deteriorating mental health.
The German government is offering its condolences over an attack outside a London mosque, which it says appears to have been an act of "blind hatred."
Witnesses were evacuated from movie theaters and stores after the Saturday evening blast at the upscale Centro Andino in Bogota.
Police have launched a search for four foreign inmates, who escaped from an overcrowded prison on Bali by crawling through ...
A van ploughed into worshippers leaving a mosque, killing at least one person and injuring 10 others in what witnesses said ...
Experts believe prosecutors will reshape their case for Round Two of the Cosby sexual assault trial, although it's not yet ...