Hurricane Irma: Residents prepare for 'potentially catastrophic' storm Those in the "potentially catastrophic" storm's path are securing homes and stockpiling supplies.
US Open 2017: Sloane Stephens beats Anastasija Sevastova to make semi-finals American Sloane Stephens beats Latvia's Anastasija Sevastova 6-3 3-6 7-6 (7-4) to reach the US Open semi-finals.
Brexit: Leaked document suggests UK plan to curb EU migration Leaked document suggests post-Brexit migration will be based on "economic and social needs".
Archbishop of Canterbury calls for radical economic reform The Archbishop of Canterbury says the rich-poor divide in parts of the UK is destabilising.
Watch Flames Erupt From a Japan Airlines Flight After a Bird Strike A Japan Airlines flight made an emergency landing in Tokyo on Tuesday after a suspected bird strike to one of the plane's engines.
WHAT'S HAPPENING: Harvey deaths up; evacuees leave shelters HOUSTON (AP) — Texas cities are getting some help to stay functioning as they focus on reconstruction after Harvey, with federal loans from the Federal Emergency Management Agency helping keep operations intact.
Syrian troops breach 3-year IS siege on eastern city BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government troops and allied forces reached the eastern city of Deir el-Zour on Tuesday, breaching a nearly 3-year Islamic State group siege on government-held areas of the contested city near the Iraqi border, Syrian state TV and a war monitoring group said.
Refugee on trial for rape, murder of German student A young refugee who claims to be from Afghanistan went on trial Tuesday for the rape and murder of a German student, in a case that shocked the country and reignited tensions over its liberal asylum policy. The accused, identified by the court as Huseen K., was arrested in the...
Cambodia opposition leader charged with treason, espionage A Cambodian court on Tuesday charged opposition leader Kem Sokha with treason and espionage over an alleged conspiracy with unnamed foreigners, as strongman premier Hun Sen intensifies his assault on his political enemies. Opponents of Hun Sen, as well as NGOs and the critical press, have increasingly been smothered by court cases...