La Soufrière volcano on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent erupted on Friday after decades of inactivity, sending dark plumes of ash and smoke billowing into the sky and forcing thousands from surrounding villages to evacuate.
Restraint used by police on George Floyd was too much for his underlying heart condition and caused the death of the 46-year-old Black man, the local county's chief medical officer told a Minneapolis court at Derek Chauvin's murder trial on Friday.
Boeing has told 16 of its customers, including WestJet, to address a possible electrical issue in a group of its 737 Max aircraft before using them further.
The rapper DMX has died, his family announced on Friday.
With new variants pushing ICUs past their limits, experts are warning that Brazil's soaring COVID-19 infection rates have become a global public health threat.
La Soufrière volcano on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent explosively erupted on Friday morning, spreading ash across surrounding villages, the University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre said.
George Floyd's pre-existing medical conditions and drugs in his system had nothing to do with his death, two medical experts for the prosecution testified at Derek Chauvin's murder trial Thursday. Rather, a combination of actions during his arrest that deprived him of oxygen caused his death, they said.
Authorities are warning that a volcano on the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent could explode and have sent a cruise ship to get residents out of the area.
This year's French Open has been postponed by a week due to the COVID-19 pandemic and will begin on May 30, the French Tennis Federation (FFT) said on Thursday.
Young people set a hijacked bus on fire and hurled gasoline bombs at police in Belfast in at least the fourth night of serious violence in a week in Northern Ireland, where Britain's exit from the European Union has unsettled an uneasy political balance.
Georgia is now the epicentre of a heated U.S. battle over ballot access. But what exactly is in its controversial voting law? Here's a look at a bill that, depending on who you talk to, is either a new version of the racist laws of the past that enforced segregation or a harmless piece of legislation whose impact has been exaggerated by the media.
Celebrity zookeeper and animal TV show host Jack Hanna has been diagnosed with dementia and will retire from public life, his family said.
Since the initial eruption, lava has steadily seeped out of the volcano at a rate of between five to 10 cubic metres per second — a flow strong enough to ensure the lava does not solidify and close the fissure
Authorities say Tiger Woods was speeding when he crashed an SUV in Southern California less than two months ago, leaving him seriously injured.
Preliminary results from two experiments suggest something could be wrong with the basic way physicists think the universe works, a prospect that has the field of particle physics both baffled and thrilled.
Kyaw Zwar Minn, Myanmar's ambassador to the United Kingdom, told Reuters he was locked out of the London embassy on Wednesday, with sources saying his deputy had shut him out of the building and taken charge on behalf of the military.
A lawyer for imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who has complained of serious back and leg pain in custody, says prison doctors have determined his client is suffering from two spinal hernias.