The so-called Islamic State group says it has captured a Syrian air force pilot alive, after a warplane came down in countryside east of the capital, Damascus.
At least eight people have been killed in "execution-style killings" in four places near each other in rural Ohio, as Laura Bicker reports.
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There is "no reason to believe" that Prince's death was suicide, a sheriff in Minnesota says after a post-mortem examination which suggests he died alone.
The suicide rate in the US has surged to its highest level almost three decades, according to a new report.
Twenty civilians were killed in US air strikes aimed at Islamic State militants between September and February in Iraq and Syria, the US military admits.
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Fiat Chrysler is to recall 1.1m vehicles worldwide over fears they may roll away after drivers get out.
Croatia holds a memorial service for people murdered by Nazi Germany's allies at the Jasenovac death camp.
A post-mortem examination is carried out on the body of US superstar Prince but officials warn it may take weeks for the full results to be ready.
Volkswagen sets aside billions more to cover emissions scandal costs as German carmakers agree to recall 630,000 diesels.
Basketball player Sebastian Bellin, who was injured in an airport bombing in Brussels, describes how his sporting background helped him overcome the horror of the situation.
Amid hope and hype, delegates have finished signing the Paris climate agreement at UN headquarters in New York.
The US is buying 32 tonnes of heavy water, which is used in some nuclear reactors, from Iran.
Donald Trump has promised to change his image, in a closed door meeting with Republican party leaders, according to the Associated Press.