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Injection may keep HIV at bay

A monthly injection could revolutionise HIV care.

New treatment appears to be a safe and effective way of suppressing virus.

Trump's Boy Scouts rant video

US President Donald Trump promised not to talk politics, but he did.

US President came out swinging against Obamacare, the media and crowd sizes. His audience? Children.

Woman 'slapped' car before shooting

Justine Damond, 40, was shot and killed on the weekend in the US.

Police officer maintains silence amid a suggestion Australian woman may have "slapped" the car before being fatally shot.

Trump blasts newspaper over Syria

Donald Trump is not happy with the Washington Post (file photo).

President accuses The Washington Post of fabricating facts about US-Syria policy.

Female senators blamed for failing bill

Farenthold is angry with some fellow Republicans in the Senate, who are balking at parts of legislation to overturn ...

Republican politician would challenge male senators to a duel if they were resisted repealing Obamacare.

John McCain returns for vote video

US Senator John McCain has a brain tumor and is reviewing treatment options that may include a combination of ...

Days after being diagnosed with brain cancer, US Republican Senator John McCain will head to DC to vote on healthcare reform.

Trump's top man twisting in the wind

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions delivers remarks at a summit on crime reduction and public safety in ...

The US president is privately contemplating replacing his attorney general, by making him resign or firing him.

Guilty of having 25 wives

Winston Blackmore, who was married to 25 women at the same time, smiles as he arrives at the BC Supreme Court.

Two former leaders of an isolated Canadian polygamous community had 30 wives between them.

Girl's family fight to reverse death

A photograph of 13-year-old Jahi McMath is seen on a necklace in 2013.

Three years after a US coroner declared a teenage girl dead, her family want a judge to overturn her death certificate.

Donald Trumped by Bart

Donald Trump has appeared on The Simpsons many times, but was apparently turned down when he asked to provide a voice.

The 45th US President has made plenty of TV appearances - just not the one he really wanted.

Teen livestreams fatal crash

A screenshot from Sanchez's livestream, moments before the crash.

A US teenager lost control of her car while livestreaming on Instagram, capturing part of the crash that killed her younger sister.

Trump's dig at attorney general

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he has no intention of resigning.

US President takes a fresh swipe at Attorney General Jeff Sessions, calling him "beleaguered".

10 dead in truck, driver 'didn't know'

Truck driver James Matthew Bradley Jr was charged after the deaths of 10 illegal immigrants he'd allegedly smuggled ...

Crammed in unbearable conditions in a trailer in the US, immigrants banged on the side and took turns gasping for air through a hole in its side.

Bank robbers don Trump masks video

The masks depicting US President Donald Trump allegedly worn by the Italian brothers in bank cash machine robberies.

In a nod to Hollywood, two Italian brothers pull off robberies wearing masks of US President.

Kushner denies Russia collusion video

"I did not collude," White House Senior Advisor Jared Kushner has said.

US President Donald Trump's son-in-law says he met Russians but insists he has nothing to hide.

Kushner throws Trump Jr under bus

White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner arrives for his appearance before a closed session of the Senate Intelligence ...

OPINION: US President's son-in-law separates himself from Donald Trump Jr's meeting with Russian lawyer.

Display of American might video

USS Gerald Ford's deployments are yet to be determined.

State-of-the-art aircraft carrier will send a "100,000-tonne message to the world''.

Alaska town mourns cat mayor

Stubbs was elected mayor of Talkeetna in 1998.

The town, with a population of about 900, elected Stubbs the cat as mayor in 1998

Trump vents about Republicans

US President Donald Trump is upset with Republicans.

US President Donald Trump expresses frustration with Republicans, saying they "do very little to protect their President''

Frozen pork falls from the sky

Not what you expect to see falling from the sky, frozen pork (file photo).

A Florida homeowner said the package hit his roof with a "big bang".

Nine immigrants dead in hot truck video

Police officers work at the crime scene after eight people were found dead inside a sweltering 18-wheeler truck trailer.

In the back of a truck in a US car park, 39 people were inside. Eight were dead, another soon to die, and many brain damaged from heat.

Republicans skidding out of control video

US President Donald Trump poses at a Made in America roundtable in the East Room of the White House. "Made in America ...

The US President's own party may control all branches of government, but it's waging a messy internal war.

Nearly killed by flesh-eating bacteria

Wayne Atkins blisters nearly killed him, after he contracted necrotising fasciitis - a bacteria that feasts on a ...

Wayne Atkins thought little of the blisters he had gotten while hiking. It nearly killed him.

How IS nearly had a 'dirty bomb' video

Mosul was this month liberated after three years under Islamic State rule.

When IS took Mosul, it had a huge weapons supply. But the most fearsome was never used.

Shot, left on couch for weeks

Tyler Swantek is accused of shooting his father in the head and keeping his corpse in the family home.

Man allegedly shot his father in the head and kept his corpse in the family home in the US.

Search for missing woman ends

Australian woman Sophie Dowsley, 34 remains missing, after her boyfriend Greg Tiffin, 44, was found dead. The search for ...

Family accepts Australian, who went missing in the Canadian wilderness after her partner fell into waterfall, may never be found.

Part of Damond shooting filmed video

Justine Damond was shot by an officer after police responded to a 911 call she made about a possible sexual assault.

A person biking nearby when the Australian woman was shot by an officer in the US filmed part of the incident.

Trump's man deletes critical tweets

US President Donald Trump was labelled a "hack politician" by his new communications director in one of the deleted tweets.

But the tweets: Anti-Trump posts come back to haunt the White House's new frontman, Anthony Scaramucci.

US soldier arrested over terrorism video

Ikaika Kang is accused of trying to provide military documents, a small drone and training to people he thought were ...

A US Army sergeant who served in Iraq and Afghanistan is accused of providing material support to Isis extremists.

An all-American hero

Veteran US Senator John McCain was this week diagnosed with glioblastoma, a form of brain cancer.

OPINION: The bravery of US Senator John McCain serves as a reminder to many Americans of how much their country has lost.

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