Hurricane Maria Slams Into Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico early Wednesday morning as a potentially catastrophic Category 5 storm, packing vicious winds and dangerous storm surges. The hurricane made landfall around 4...
20/09/2017 7:11 PM AEST
Hurricane Maria is shown in the Atlantic Ocean about 85 miles east of Martinique in this September 17, 2017 NASA handout satellite photo. NASA/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY.

Islands Slammed By Irma Now Brace For Category 3 Maria

Hurricane Maria has "rapidly" intensified into a major hurricane and will likely begin pounding populated areas Monday afternoon or evening, the National Hurricane Center warned. Forecasters reported...
19/09/2017 6:12 AM AEST
TAUNTON, MA - JUNE 16: Michelle Carter arrives at Taunton District Court in Taunton, MA on Jun. 16, 2017 to hear the verdict in her trial. Carter is charged with involuntary manslaughter for encouraging 18-year-old Conrad Roy III to kill himself in July 2014. (Photo by John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

Woman Who Urged Boyfriend To Kill Himself Sentenced To 2.5 Years In Prison

Michelle Carter, the young woman found guilty of involuntary manslaughter after she coerced her boyfriend into killing himself, was sentenced to two and a half years in prison on Thursday. Carter, 20,...
04/08/2017 6:29 AM AEST

Sen. John McCain Diagnosed With Brain Cancer

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) has been diagnosed with brain cancer, his office announced Wednesday. McCains surgery uncovered a primary brain tumor pic.twitter.com/C1QtiYQQ88 — Sam Stein (@samst...
20/07/2017 10:14 AM AEST
The facade of the Chakhmagh mosque is seen in Yazd, 700 km (435 miles) south of Tehran, October 15, 2008. As some Western corporations pack up and mothball projects in Iran under pressure of sanctions, Sebastian Straten is preparing for the day when tourists flock to the Islamic state. Straten is developing a small-scale hotels venture in the central city of Yazd, renowned for its labyrinth of lanes between old mudbrick buildings and 'windcatcher' towers designed to cool houses in the desert heat. To match feature IRAN-INVESTOR/ REUTERS/Caren Firouz (IRAN)

UNESCO Designates New World Heritage Sites

The United Nations' education, science and culture branch has designated nearly two dozen new locations as official World Heritage Sites in recent days, thus ensuring international efforts will go tow...
10/07/2017 8:32 PM AEST