Hugh Grant explains why he felt intimidated working alongside Meryl Streep in true life tale 'Florence Foster Jenkins' (2 May)
A historic church in New York City was destroyed in a raging fire just hours after its Orthodox Christian worshippers celebrated Easter. (May 2)
Baby wombat Jack was fooling around in his cot when he overbalanced and did a perfect back flip by accident. He was completely unconcerned and went on playing, according to Lindy Butcher, the owner of the video. Jack is being cared for by a volunteer after he was injured but survived an accident in which
A Carnival cruise ship left the port of Miami, heading to Havana, Cuba on Sunday. It's the first cruise ship to go from the US to Cuba in decades. (May 2)
Colombian authorities deported Gerson Galvez, who is nicknamed Caracol and described as Peru’s most wanted man , to Peru on May 1 after he was captured in a shopping center in Medellin, Colombia. Galvez is wanted in connection with running a feared crime gang, Barrio King, which is believed to be involved
Spacious luxury homes on golf-course homesites in a resort-style community along the Potomac River in Prince William County, from the mid $600s.
In February 2015, Washington DC joined the list of US states to allow recreational marijuana use, limiting residents to a maximum of 2 ounces and 6 cannabis plants per person. But despite the city's approval, Congress has failed to authorize a bill to set up a market for legal marijuana, a sector
An AP investigation has revealed many migrant students across the country are being denied access to public school, despite a Supreme Court ruling that all children have the right to free education, regardless of their immigration status. (May 2)
Highlights of this day in history: Nazi Germany's capital Berlin falls in World War II; Artist Leonardo da Vinci dies; Civil War Gen. 'Stonewall' Jackson killed; Nelson Mandela claims victory in South Africa vote; Singer Bing Crosby born. (May 2)
Five years after his fake vaccination programme helped the CIA track and kill Osama Bin Laden, Pakistani doctor Shakil Afridi languishes in prison, abandoned by the US, say supporters, in its bid to smooth troubled relations with Islamabad.
About 330 million people are suffering from drought in India, as the country reels from severe water shortages. Desperate farmers from a neighbouring state regularly attempt to steal water from the Barighat dam, forcing authorities in central Madhya Pradesh to protect it with armed guards to ensure supplies
The remote district of Anlong Veng, final resting place of Pol Pot, was the last stronghold of the brutal Khmer Rouge, whose reign of terror left up to two million Cambodians dead in the 1970s. A pioneering new project aims to introduce tour groups of students to former Khmer Rouge cadres so that both
Controversial classified military technology has just been released to the public. Get this flashlight before it's banned or runs out -limited supply!
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus bid farewell to its performing elephants Sunday, as the show discontinued a practice that has entertained audiences in America for two centuries but has come under fire by animal rights activists. (May 1)
Firefighters tackled a 4-alarm blaze at the Serbian Orthodox Cathedral of St. Sava on W. 25th Street in the Chelsea area of Manhattan on Sunday. The fire started on May 1, the date Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter Sunday. Credit: Instagram/mattwaheibi
Officials warned Washington D.C. area residents to brace for a potentially slow commute Monday after a CSX freight train derailed near a Metro stop, sending 14 cars off the tracks and spilling hazardous material. (May 1)
Republican front-runner Donald Trump is urging his party to unite behind his candidacy — not that it will make a difference to his nomination, he says. (May 1)
One day after an unprecedented breach of Baghdad's Green Zone, Iraqi protesters peacefully exit the area while issuing demands for political reform and pledging to return by the end of the week. Vanessa Johnston reports.
Thousands march through Paris calling on politicians to defend workers' rights, as scuffles break out between bottle-throwing demonstrators and police clad in riot gear. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)
Here are the top stories for Sunday, May 1st: Lions rescued from South American circuses; May Day marked across globe; Yemen explosion kills at least 3; Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter.
Istanbul’s riot police cracked down on protesters headed for Taksim square on Labor (or May) Day, with reports of one man killed when he was run over by a water cannon vehicle. Security around the symbolic square was heightened and it remained off-limits to protesters on May 1. Thousands came out in
Hillary Clinton took aim Sunday at Gov. Mike Pence and the GOP-dominated Legislature, alluding to the state's recent abortion restrictions law while also attempting to appeal to Indiana's blue-collar workers. (May 1)
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Actor and comedian Tom Walker, whose alter ego, Jonathan Pie, is a journalist frequently frustrated by the nature of news presenting, takes umbrage in this video to having to use the term “Election Fever” in a scripted news report. The idea of the UK being swept up in such a thing strikes him as “bullshit
Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump doubled down on his opponent Sen. Ted Cruz, saying he has 'no path to victory' in securing the Republican presidential nomination. (May 1)
Campaigning in Indianapolis two days before the Indiana primary, Hillary Clinton meets and greets a group of lunchtime customers at a local pancake house. (May 1)
At least 32 people were killed on Sunday, May 1, in two suicide bomb attacks claimed by Islamic State in the southern Iraqi city of Samawa, reports said . At least 75 were left injured by the bombings, which took place outside a government building and at a bus station nearby. Islamic State took responsibility
Lions rescued from circuses in Colombia and Peru and airlifted to South Africa scratched their manes on trees and explored their new territory in the African bush after being released into a sanctuary north of Johannesburg on Sunday. (May 1)