An 83-year-old man on death row is set to be the oldest person in modern US history to be executed later.
Kanye West has started publishing his own philosophy and Elon Musk has encouraged workers to walk out of boring meetings.
A non-commissioned officer with the US National Guard has been removed from her post after reciting her enlistment oath with a dinosaur puppet.
A flight bound for London has been forced to make an emergency landing after smoke was seen pouring from one of its engines.
Magician David Copperfield has been forced to reveal the secret of one of his signature tricks after being sued by an injured British audience member.
Hip hop star Kanye West has broken his 11-month Twitter silence to write a philosophy book "in real time" in a bid to satisfy his "innate need to be expressive".
NASA's Tess spacecraft has blasted off from Earth in a search for new planets that could support life.
A nanny has been convicted of murder after stabbing two children to death at their family's luxury apartment in Manhattan.
More details have been released about the death of a woman who was partially sucked out of a plane window in the US.
It had the air of a fait accompli.
Donald Trump has said he wants a successful meeting with Kim Jong Un, but warned he will call the talks off if he does not think they will produce results.
Southwest Airlines is speeding up its investigations of related engines after a woman was killed when one exploded and broke apart in mid air.
A masked man has been arrested on suspicion of stalking outside Taylor Swift's home in Beverly Hills, police have said.
Internet giants failed to predict the data privacy issues that have rocked companies such as Facebook, Bill Gates has said.
A pilot praised for her "nerves of steel" in safely landing a stricken commercial flight in Philadelphia was a trailblazer in the US navy, it has emerged.
Donald Trump has confirmed his nominee for secretary of state - CIA boss Mike Pompeo - got on well with North Korea's leader when he travelled for secret talks last week.
Former US first lady Barbara Bush has died aged 92, a family spokesperson has said.
A fitness instructor has been jailed for life for the death of a student who was found desmembered, burned and with her heart cut out.
Starbucks is facing fresh controversy after a black man was allegedly refused entry to a toilet - as the firm revealed it will close thousands of its shops to conduct "racial-bias education".