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The moment a fireball was seen exploding shortly after a train left a Metro station in Washington DC.
Some 8,000 people are being airlifted to safety after they fled the city of Fort McMurray, which has been devastated by a massive wildfire.
US authorities say a prominent family in Panama ran businesses as a front for a major drug money-laundering operation.
An Australian blogger and author who faked terminal brain cancer faces legal action over her deception.
In North Korea, a rare Workers' Party Congress is taking place.
Rupert Murdoch's media empire News Corp posts a quarterly loss in the three months to March, due to a legal settlement charge.
A massive wildfire in Alberta has spread south, with thousands of Canadians facing their second evacuation in four days.
A cartoonist's depiction of childhood in the Middle East
Why is this synagogue becoming a mosque?