On a limo-driven VIP pot tour in Colorado
A bill to strengthen the US border with Mexico amid a surge in arrivals from Central America clears its first hurdle in the House of Representatives.
Shock at a video of a boy on a beach firing an RPG
Usain Bolt, the world's fastest man, starts his Glasgow 2014 campaign by helping Jamaica reach the men's 4x100m relay final.
Could silicon be about to deliver yet another industrial revolution?
Residents fear more blasts from aging network of gas pipelines
Zubair Ahmed reports on the search for survivors after a landslide buried Malin village in western India.
The Ebola outbreak is spreading faster than efforts to control it, the head of the World Health Organization tells West African leaders.
A team of 70 Dutch and Australian forensic experts finds human remains at the site of the flight MH17 crash in east Ukraine as fighting continues.
Israeli forces search for a soldier believed captured and 53 Gazans are killed in fighting that ended a short-lived humanitarian truce in Gaza.
Tech firms hit by threats to take them offline
In the first hearing since Argentina defaulted on its debts, US judge Thomas Griesa calls for negotiations to be resumed urgently.
President Barack Obama has defended CIA Director John Brennan and acknowledged the US tortured prisoners after 9/11.
The UK Foreign Office is "looking into" reports an Israeli soldier believed captured in Gaza has dual UK-Israeli nationality.
An ex-defence minister condemns Israel's Gaza offensive after a ceasefire fails, as the foreign secretary says both sides must "act proportionately".
A medical examiner has ruled that a police officer's "chokehold" caused the death of a man in New York.
Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard is set to join Manchester City on a loan deal from New York City FC.
Two American aid workers infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Liberia will stand a better chance of recovery once back in the US, a doctor has said.
Uganda's Constitutional Court annuls a tough anti-gay law that had drawn widespread criticism by Western governments and human rights activists.
Nine militants are shot dead by police and one captured in the restive Chinese region of Xinjiang, the Xinhua news agency reports.
French police seize 50kg of cocaine which was then securely stored at the headquarters of their judicial police, but it has disappeared.
Jon Donnison reports from Gaza, where a woman gave birth to quadruplets on the eve of an ill-fated truce, which broke down with reports of attacks on both sides.
A Somali MP is assassinated outside a mosque in Somalia's capital by Islamist militants - the fifth parliamentarian to be killed this year.
Uganda's Constitutional Court has annulled tough anti-gay legislation signed into law in February. Andrew Harding reports.
Efforts are under way to evacuate two American aid workers infected with the deadly Ebola virus from Liberia, their organisation says.
The International Cricket Council finds James Anderson and Ravindra Jadeja not guilty of breaching its code of conduct.
Life expectancy in South Africa has increased dramatically over the last decade mainly thanks to life-saving Aids drugs, a government report says.
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The US economy added 209,000 jobs in July, latest Bureau of Labor Statistics data reveal, adding to optimism that the recovery continues apace.
The well-known London graffiti artist King Robbo, who notoriously feuded with Banksy, dies aged 45.
The son of a private investigator linked to a GlaxoSmithKline corruption investigation in China has been allowed to visit his father.
Taiwan gas blasts in Kaohsiung kill at least 24
The workers risking it all for their popular chief executive
Five very different working lives in Panama
German ex-Chancellor Helmut Kohl wins a bitter legal battle to keep 200 tapes recording his political life.
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta orders the repossession of 70% of the land in Lamu, where there has been deadly violence since June.
Around Europe, companies of all shapes and sizes are assessing the impact of the sanctions imposed by the EU this week following America's lead.
Forty men have been hired in India to impersonate monkeys, and scare away thousands of real monkeys causing havoc around Delhi's parliament.
Japan is giving Vietnam six naval ships for patrols in the South China Sea, amid regional tension over competing maritime claims with China.
Dziga Vertov's 1929 film Man with a Movie Camera is voted the greatest ever documentary in a poll of more than 300 film-makers and critics.
Disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris applies for permission to appeal against his conviction for indecent assaults.
British Airways owner IAG moves into profit for the first half of 2014 after an improved performance by its Iberia airline business.
The World Trade Organization says its 160 members have failed to agree a global customs pact drawn up in meetings in Bali last December.
Russia imposes a sweeping ban on imports of fruit and vegetables from Poland, as EU sanctions on Russia over Ukraine start to bite.
Civilians from towns around the area of Eastern Ukraine where flight MH17 was shot down are continuing to flee heavy fighting.
Officials say hopes of finding any more survivors from a landslide that buried a village are fading, as the number of bodies found reaches 66.
A series of gas explosions in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung kills at least 25 people and injures about 267 others.
The gloves worn by boxer Muhammad Ali during the "Fight of the Century" against Joe Frazier have been sold for nearly $400,000.
A top diplomat from the Philippines is to oversee the evacuation of 13,000 citizens from Libya after a Filipino worker was beheaded and a nurse raped.
A group of previously isolated indigenous people from the Amazon has come face to face with a settled community of villagers for the first time in the Brazilian state of Acre, according to authorities.
The BBC has seen evidence that appears to confirm hackers stole secret military documents from two Israeli government-owned companies.
The US, Mexico and Guatemala will establish more checkpoints along the route of a freight train to prevent migrants from boarding it, Guatemala says.
The remains of 31 indigenous Ixil Mayans, killed in 1982 at the height of the Guatemala civil war, are buried in a ceremony in the country's north-west.