Consumption of sugary soft drinks has dropped by 21 per cent in Berkeley, California after a sugar tax was introduced, researchers say.
A nine-year-old American boy, who received a double-hand transplant a year ago, has his hopes pinned on getting back to the football field.
Police allege a woman in South Carolina killed her newborn son by putting him in a refrigerator.
Asher Khan allegedly worked with Australian IS recruiter Mohamed Zuhbi to join the terror group in Syria.
The latest Reuters/Ipsos poll shows Hillary Clinton leading Donald Trump by 12 percentage points.
Turkey has officially requested the extradition from the US of cleric Fethullah Gulen, but not on issues related to the recent coup attempt.
On a visit to meet flood victims US President Barack Obama has promised a sustained national effort to rebuild flood-ravaged southern Louisiana.
Donald Trump has insisted he is not "flip flopping" on his immigration stance after a top aide said his mass deportation plan was under review.
Hillary Clinton has opened a jar of pickles on late-night US television to prove she's fit enough to be the next US president.
A judge has ordered the State Department to review thousands more emails to or from Hillary Clinton that turned up in an FBI investigation of her email use.
The US has expressed concern about reports of extrajudicial drug killings in the Philippines.
A US judge has granted an injunction blocking Obama administration guidance that transgender public school students be allowed to use bathrooms of their choice.
US President Barack Obama is back from holidays for a busy final months of his presidency.
Donald A. Henderson, who led the way in eradicating small pox in 1977 for the World Health Organization has died aged 87 from medical complications.
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