Kermit Gosnell, the doctor accused of turning a Philadelphia abortion clinic into a horror house of foetal remains, was convicted of killing three babies allegedly born alive during illegal third-trimester procedures. He was acquitted over the death of a fourth child.
More rhinos will be killed in the next two years than will be born, so those charged with saving the endangered animal are considering radical and previously unimaginable solutions.
The prosecution of former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi on charges of paying for sex with an under-age prostitute and then abusing his powers to cover it up concluded on Monday with a call for a six-year jail sentence and a lifetime ban from public office.
An announcement by Angelina Jolie that she has had a preventative double mastectomy is likely to encourage more Australian women to test for breast cancer gene mutations, cancer groups said.
Britain will vote in 2017 on whether to leave the European Union under a draft bill Prime Minister David Cameron has been forced to allow into Parliament after a Conservative Party revolt.
A fuller-faced O.J. Simpson walked slowly into a courtroom on Monday wearing wrist shackles and a blue jail jumpsuit. He was there to seek a new trial in his sports memorabilia robbery and kidnapping conviction that sent him to prison.
A boat carrying up to 150 Rohingya Muslims has capsized off Myanmar’s coast as a cyclone heads towards tens of thousands of others living in refugee camps in low-lying flood-prone paddies and coastal areas of the country.
Months before Shane Todd was found hanging in his Singapore apartment the American engineer told his parents his life was being threatened in a shadowy world of high tech secrets and espionage.
More than a week after being freed from suspected kidnapper Ariel Castro’s Cleveland house, victim Michelle Knight’s whereabouts remain unknown.
The asylum seeker vessel that was apprehended in Bali's Benoa harbour on Sunday was the first to try to sail from the holiday island, giving rise to speculation that people smugglers may be testing out a new route to Australia.