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Some of the world’s earliest life forms may have been captured in squiggles found in ancient rocks from Greenland.
JetBlue flight 387 took off from Fort Lauderdale Florida on Wednesday morning and became the first regularly scheduled flight in more than five decades to land in Santa Clara, Cuba about one hour later.
Trial of Brazil's first woman president went far beyond just the crime she was accused of.
A Russian air strike killed the chief IS strategist in Syria, Moscow says, after the US said it had targeted Abu Muhammad al-Adnani.
Chris Brown's arrest for assault isn't his first run-in with the law, and with a number of previous, high-profile convictions for violence, why do so many fans adore him?
Gregory Giagnocavo explains what the severe turbulence, which forced a United Airlines flight to make an emergency landing in Ireland, felt like.
Turkey hits out at the United States over criticism of its ongoing role in the conflict in Syria.
Australia's first female Aboriginal MP has promised to bring the "fighting spirit" of her clan to federal politics.
Most of the world's highest-paid models are overwhelmingly white and slim, reflecting a lack of inclusion on catwalks, Forbes magazine says.
There has been a big reduction in Africa's elephant population, according to the first continent-wide aerial census.
A US commercial flight has landed in Cuba for the first time in more than half a century.
Elephants used to roam between borders of southern- African countries but threatened with poaching, the animals are now seeking refuge in Botswana which has strict conservation laws.
An accident results in oil on tap for villagers in Russia's far east.
The first Aboriginal woman elected to Australia's lower house of parliament promises to bring the "fighting spirit of her clan" to political life.
Dozens of diggers have been used in a marathon project to demolish an overpass in China's Jiangxi Province.
Frank Gardner considers what difference the death of Abu Muhammad al-Adnani will make to so-called Islamic State.
Joe Sutter, the man who led development of Boeing's 747 jumbo jet, the plane that ushered in the long-haul travel era, has died aged 95.
In northern Japan at least nine people have been found dead in an old people's home that was overcome by flood waters.
Icelandic postal service becomes viral hit after correctly delivering letter using map scrawled on envelope.
When American football player Colin Kaepernick refused to stand for the national anthem, he unleashed a storm of controversy that shows no sign of dying down.