A woman has been taken into custody after crashing her vehicle into a security barrier near the White House, the Secret Service says. The White House was put on lockdown but there are no reports of injuries.
A grand jury has indicted Missouri Governor Eric Greitens with a felony invasion of privacy charge for allegedly taking a nude photo of a woman with whom he had an affair in 2015. He was briefly taken into custody.
A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.2 has struck southern Mexico, with strong shaking felt as far away as the capital, seismologists say. Only few details were immediately available.
Nikolas Cruz, the 19-year-old man who killed 17 people when he opened fire at his former high school in South Florida, was a member of the white nationalist group "Republic of Florida," its leader said on Thursday.
South African President Jacob Zuma, who has been accused of corruption amid falling popularity, has resigned after nearly nine years in power after members of his own party threatened to remove him from office.
A gunman has opened fire at a high school near Miami in South Florida, killing at least 17 people and injuring more than a dozen others, local and federal officials say. A suspect was taken into custody after fleeing the scene.
Zimbabwe's opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai, who led the opposition against Robert Mugabe's regime for many years, has died in South Africa after a battle with cancer, his party says. He was 65 years old.
Shots were fired outside the headquarters of the National Security Agency (NSA) after a vehicle tried to enter the spy agency's secure campus in Maryland, officials say. Three people, including an officer, were injured.
Israeli police have recommended that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is charged with bribery, fraud and breach of trust in two corruption investigations against him. A final decision will be made by the attorney general.
A Saratov Airlines plane carrying more than 70 people has crashed on the outskirts of the Russian capital of Moscow, killing everyone on board, local officials say. The cause of the crash was not immediately known.
A tour helicopter carrying seven people has crashed at the Grand Canyon in Arizona, killing at least three people, local and federal officials say. The fate of the other people on board was not immediately known.
A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.4 has struck just off the eastern coast of Taiwan, causing several buildings to collapse and killing at least two people, local officials and witnesses say. More than 100 people have been injured.
Maldives President Abdulla Yameen on Monday night declared a state of emergency as the government continues to defy an order from the Supreme Court, where security forces have broken into the building, plunging the island nation further into crisis.
A passenger train carrying a number of Republican lawmakers has collided with a dump truck near Charlottesville in Virginia, killing one person in the truck, officials and passengers say. A number of other people have been injured.