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Barbie maker Mattel launches 15 new diverse Ken dolls

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Georgia election: Trump faces knife-edge congressional vote

Georgia election: Trump faces knife-edge congressional vote

Media captionThe Georgia vote is the most expensive congressional election in history The US state of Georgia holds a congressional election on Tuesday, with the Democrats seeking to deliver their first major blow to Donald Trump’s presidency. Polls suggest the race for the seat in suburban Atlanta between Jon Ossoff and Republican Karen Handel is […]

Phoenix flights cancelled because it’s too hot for planes

Phoenix flights cancelled because it’s too hot for planes

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Even for Arizona, the temperatures are high – hot enough to stop flights As temperatures climb in Phoenix, Arizona, more than 40 flights have been cancelled – because it is too hot for the planes to fly. The weather forecast for the US city suggests temperatures could reach 120F […]

Tiger Woods: Ex-world number one getting help to manage medication

Tiger Woods: Ex-world number one getting help to manage medication

Tiger Woods was arrested in May on suspicion of driving under the influence Former world number one Tiger Woods says he is getting “professional help” to manage medication for pain and sleep loss as he tries to return to fitness. Woods, 41, is recovering from a fourth back operation since April 2014. The American 14-time […]

Otto Warmbier: Trump condemns ‘brutal’ N Korea as student dies

Otto Warmbier: Trump condemns ‘brutal’ N Korea as student dies

Media captionDonald Trump says the US will ‘handle’ North Korea US President Donald Trump has called North Korea a “brutal regime” after the death of a US student who had been jailed there for more than 15 months. North Korea returned Otto Warmbier, 22, to the US last week, saying he had been in a […]

Otto Warmbier: US student sent home from North Korea dies

Otto Warmbier: US student sent home from North Korea dies

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Otto Warmbier’s parents say they went 15 months without hearing from or about their son The US student held in captivity for more than 15 months in North Korea has died a week after returning home. Otto Warmbier, 22, was serving 15 years of hard labour for attempting to steal […]

‘Trump death’ in Julius Caesar prompts threats to wrong theatres

‘Trump death’ in Julius Caesar prompts threats to wrong theatres

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Shakespeare play Julius Caesar is based on historical events; this bust is at the Pinacotheque in Paris Several theatres in the US have received threats and complaints after a show in New York depicted the assassination of a Julius Caesar made to look like President Donald Trump. Messages […]

South Carolina shooting live-streamed on Facebook

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Virginia Muslim girl found dead near mosque

Virginia Muslim girl found dead near mosque

Image copyright Facebook – Isra Chaker Image caption Friends have released this picture of Nabra Hussein Police in the US state of Virginia have found the remains believed to be of a 17-year-old Muslim girl who was assaulted near a mosque before disappearing. The teenager, identified as Nabra Hussein, was walking with friends when they […]

USS Fitzgerald: Sailors killed in collision off Japan’s coast named

USS Fitzgerald: Sailors killed in collision off Japan’s coast named

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The warship has since been towed to the US naval base in Yokosuka The US Navy has identified seven sailors who were killed when their destroyer collided with a container ship in Japanese waters on Saturday. The sailors were found in flooded berths onboard the USS Fitzgerald, said a statement […]