A picture of Cecil the lion - the animal killed by an American dentist in Zimbabwe - has been projected on to the Empire State Building.Read the full story ›
A firefighter has died battling huge infernos raging across forests in California.
David Ruhl, 38, was in a vehicle in the Modoc National Forest when crews lost contact with him.
An investigation is underway into how he died.
Hundreds of people have been forced to evacuate their homes during the wildfires, with around 9,000 firefighters working to bring the flames under control.
The fires prompted Governor Jerry Brown to declare a state of emergency for California and activate the California National Guard to help with disaster recovery.
The White House was briefly put on lockdown after a woman jumped over a barricade that is in front of the presidential mansion's fence.
The woman, who was not identified, was arrested by Secret Service officers and the lockdown was lifted, according to CBS News.
Hundreds of people have been forced to evacuate their homes in northern California as wildfires ripped through dry brush and scrub oak.Read the full story ›
A year-long US-led bombing campaign against Islamic State has left the group no weaker, American intelligence agencies have said.Read the full story ›
Donald Trump says the "special relationship" between the UK and the US would improve if he becomes US President.Read the full story ›
An emergency call handler who hung up on a frantic caller as she tried to save her dying friend's life has resigned.Read the full story ›
A white police officer has been charged with murder after the shooting of an unarmed black man in the United States.Read the full story ›
Texas officials have released video taken in jail of Sandra Bland, the woman found dead in her cell three days after a controversial arrest.Read the full story ›