Men arrested in Australian counter-terrorism raids were planning an IS-inspired attack during a Melbourne event, police say.
Despite being told not to talk, members of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's family have gone public with their outrage.
A 1-year-old girl has been shot in the head and critically wounded as she sat in a car with her parents in suburban Seattle.
A family has been awarded the rights to 10 rare gold coins possibly worth NZ$104 million or more after a US appeals court overturned a jury verdict.
A 6.5-magnitude quake has struck off the north east coast of Fiji.
An Oklahoma jury has found 17-year-old Chancey Luna guilty of the first-degree murder of Australian baseball player Chris Lane.
At least 19 people were killed after a minibus they were travelling in plunged into a river in southern Tanzania.
There's been no break from the globe's record heat - the first three months of 2015 have set new high temperature marks.
Parents of youngest Boston Marathon bombing victim ask federal prosecutors to abandon their effort to sentence the bomber to death.
A Victorian man who allegedly imported more than 3kg of the date-rape drug known as "Fantasy" has been denied bail in Perth.
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Boss of Australian charity responsible for banned Anzac-branded merchandise says commemorations are being "bogged down in negativity".
The mother of an autistic boy found locked in a makeshift cage has testified about not being able to get her son a better bed.
WikiLeaks has published more than 30,000 documents and 173,000 emails from Sony Pictures Entertainment.
He dramatically pulled a driver from an SUV dangling on the edge of a cliff. Then he vanished.
Everybody loves a bargain - including the Duchess of Cambridge.
Glamour model Gabi Grecko has been charged with willful and obscene exposure.
A flight made an emergency landing after passengers heard bangs and screams.
Toddler William Tyrrell's mother can't stop imagining what happened when her boy went missing.
No regrets for hunter who posed with dead giraffe, despite backlash.
12 passengers thrown overboard following a row about religion on a boat headed to Europe.
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A young woman has been hailed as a legend for standing up to defend a Muslim woman who was being harassed on a Sydney train.
Ricky Chiles III shot himself Thursday as U.S. marshals closed in on him.
An 6.1-magnitude quake has struck around 50km off the eastern tip of the Greek Mediterranean island of Crete.
NFL player who abused his son is reinstated, Grexit looms larger, and there's a new Star Wars trailer
Forty-one people drown in the Mediterranean trying to reach Italy by boat from Libya, four survivors say.
With nearly all of the victims of Flight MH17 identified, efforts shift to finding those responsible for shooting down the plane.
President Vladimir Putin reassures Russians over the ailing economy and says the US wanted "vassals" rather than allies.
A ceremony to mark one year on from the South Korean ferry disaster was called off amid acrimony and protests.