Americas

A mum's heartbreaking choice video

Carrie and Nick DeKlyen made the heartbreaking decision to continue with her sixth pregnancy but stop chemotherapy.

US woman Carrie DeKlyen gave up her life for her baby, but now her baby has died too.

Do jellyfish sleep? video

Not dead, just sleeping.

Jellyfish are so primitive they don't have a brain, but they still need their 40 winks.

No girl trapped in collapsed school video

The search for survivors has continued for two days after the massive earthquake.

Teams have been trying to find her for three days but now a top Mexican official says there is no child in the rubble.

US cops shoot dead deaf man video

Magdiel Sanchez mainly communicated through hand movements, a neighbour says.

The neighbours were yelling "he can't hear you", but the police kept warning they would shoot.

Trump orders new N Korea sanctions video

US President Donald Trump has opened the door wider to blacklisting anyone doing business with North Korea.

US president opens door further to blacklisting anyone doing business with North Korea.

Puerto Rico 'totally obliterated' video

A resident looks at the broken windows of an apartment in Ciudadela complex of Santurce in Puerto Rico.

Entire US island is without power as dangerous floods continue to plague it, with at least one person killed.

Complications in quake girl search video

Rescue workers search through the rubble for students at Enrique Rebsamen School after an earthquake in Mexico City.

Rescuers were about to reach 12-year-old who's buried beneath school in Mexico when debris collapse thwarted them.

Did Trump just create a new nation?

Did US President Donald Trump just create a whole new nation?

Did he mean Gambia, Zambia, or Namibia? US president's gaffe gets #Nambia trending on Twitter.

Will 'rocket man' speech lead to war? video

US President Donald Trump's taunt, far from serving an underlying strategy, was probably counterproductive, writes Doyle ...

ANALYSIS: It was supposed to be "deeply philosophical", but Trump's UN speech may be a step towards war.

Russia v Hollywood heats up video

Morgan Freeman's video for The Comittee To Investigate Russia.

Actor Morgan Freeman has accused Russia of declaring war on US in an incendiary video. Russia is not amused.

US calls NZ out over dolphins

The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency has added the Māui's dolphin to its endangered species list.

United States takes "extraordinary" step of labelling our dolphins as endangered, suggesting it has no faith in Government protection efforts.

Melania speaks out, and it's weird

US first lady Melania Trump condemns bullying in her UN speech, but does not address her husband's bad behaviour.

When the wife of a world-leading bully speaks to the UN about bullying, it's complicated.

'Bucket list' trip ends in death video

British teacher Emma Kelty has expressed fears of being murdered as she canoed down the Amazon River.

A British teacher murdered by Amazon pirates predicted her own death days before she vanished.

Cuba's 'sonic attacks' mystery video

The US embassy in Havana. The health concerns date back to late 2016.

It's the stuff of a diplomatic thriller, but it's real - the US is threatening a Cuban withdrawal because diplomats are keeling over.

'We can hear noises' video

The rescue operation at  Enrique Rebsamen  continued through the night.

Rescuers trying to reach a young girl trapped under a collapsed school in quake-hit Mexico. Her classmates are dead.

Maria develops 'dreaded pinhole eye' video

The Suomi NPP satellite captured a thermal image of Hurricane Maria east of the US Virgin Islands. The image shows very ...

Latest monster storm to hit Caribbean has dangerous and scary phenomenon that scientists still don't understand.

Trump 'ignorant, absurd' - Iran

At the UN, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Donald Trump's comments were "ridiculously baseless".

Iran's president blasts Donald Trump's UN speech as "hateful rhetoric'' from "rogue newcomers" to politics.

Madman, Kim or Trump?

US President Donald Trump threatened to wipe out North Korea if military action was needed.

OPINION: US President's North Korea threats only make situation more dire and options worse.

Desperate search at Mexico school

Workers look on a destroyed hotel after an earthquake hit Atlixco, in Puebla state, Mexico, September 19, 2017. ...

Rescuers crawl through rubble to get to classrooms destroyed by powerful Mexico quake.

Trump won't quit Iran deal yet

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley (left) and US President Donald Trump participate in a session on reforming the ...

US President unhappy with Iran nuclear deal but has not signalled he will abandon it.

Trump's warning 'firm, specific'

US President Donald Trump addresses the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters in New York.

US allies South Korea and Japan back Donald Trump's latest threats to North Korea.

Maria barrels into Puerto Rico video

Residents prepare for a direct hit from Hurricane Maria  in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria punishes Puerto Rico as it makes landfall as one of strongest in island's history.

US to take Aust asylum-seekers

The detention centre on Nauru.

The 50 men and woman have been held in two controversial off-shore detention centres for asylum-seekers.

Corden on kissing Spicer video

James Corden poses with his two Emmys for Outstanding Special Class Programme for the 70th Annual Tony Awards and ...

The late-night host has been quick to tackle controversy over the photo of him kissing Sean Spicer.

US doesn't use metric, blame pirates

What's not to like about a universal measuring system.

French aristocrat James Dombey set sail to America to persuade them to go metric. So what happened?

Fired for mishandling infants

An investigation is under way after two medical officers at a US Navy hospital posted images to social media of ...

Medical officers at US military hospital seen in disturbing images making obscene gestures and calling babies "mini Satans".

Trump's North Korea comments 'dangerous' video

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appealed for 'statesmanship' to avoid war with North Korea and said ...

After saying that the US would 'totally destroy' North Korea at the UN, Russia condemns comments and fears they mark a dangerous step toward instability

Tourists rocked by Mexico earthquake video

The river cruise affected during Mexico's quake.

Nerves are jolted as river turns from calm to choppy after deadly quake.

Shakespearean sledge of Trump

US President Donald Trump has been the subject of vandalism attacks on golf courses he owns in the New York and New ...

Trump golf course vandal burns slogans and soliloquies critical of the US president into the greens.

Trump threatens 'total destruction'

"Rocket man [Kim Jong Un] is on a suicide mission for himself and his regime ... If (the US) is forced to defend itself ...

US President escalates on North Korea, threatening to annihilate a country of 26m people.

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