A groundhog that leapt from the arms of NY Mayor Bill de Blasio at a Groundhog Day festival in February died soon after the fall, zoo officials say.
A British jihadist who knew Ibrahim Kamara, the 19-year-old from Brighton believed to have been killed in a US airstrike on Aleppo earlier this week, speaks about their time in Syria.
The telecoms sector is booming but challenges remain
US Attorney General Eric Holder announces he is stepping down, as President Barack Obama praises him as "the people's lawyer".
Sierra Leone's government has quarantined more than a million people in an attempt to control the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.
There has been renewed fighting around the Syrian town of Kobane - intensifying the surge of refugees trying to cross into Turkey.
Algeria in shock over beheading of French tourist
A Los Angeles woman repeatedly punched in the head by a police officer at the side of the road will receive $1.5m (£0.9m) in compensation.
The Pentagon releases footage and still photos of its air strikes on oil refineries controlled by Islamic State militants in eastern Syria.
Leading US shares close sharply lower, dragged lower by Apple, which slipped 3.8% after the technology giant was forced to pull an update to its iOS 8 operating system.
A club, named the Furiousness Centre, that allows guests to vent their anger and aggression, has opened in Hungary.
Iraq's request for help means air strikes against Islamic State would be legal, the government says as it urges support for Friday's Commons vote.
A reconstruction of the last known movements of missing schoolgirl Alice Gross is staged in west London.
Apple responds to claims that its new handsets are prone to bending by saying such damage would be "rare" during normal use.
A Kenyan nurse is sentenced to death after being found guilty of carrying out an abortion five years ago on a woman who later bled to death.
At least one person was killed and two wounded during a search for militants at refugee camps near Lebanon's border with Syria, the Lebanese army says.
The FBI has identified the militant in the videos depicting the killings of two US journalists and a British aid worker, the agency's director says.
El Salvador's total ban on abortions is killing women and girls, and condemning others to decades in jail, rights group Amnesty International says.
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal says he has only one fit centre-back and could turn to youth against West Ham.
Palestinian negotiators in Cairo say they have agreed a "comprehensive" deal for a national unity government to take responsibility for running Gaza.