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Strong winds are causing Totten glacier to melt

With the potential to cause sea levels to rise by more than 11 feet and unleash the ice of the East Antarctic Ice Sheet, the massive Totten Glacier has come to ... read more

Kanye West flashes rare smile as he steps out

He may have a reputation for rarely cracking a smile.  But there was no hiding Kanye West’s grin as he stepped out in Calabasas on Friday to play some ba... read more

Man accused of female genital mutilation appears in court

49-year-old faces two charges under the Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003 He also stands accused of child cruelty relating to three of his other children At Wo... read more

Houston honoring World Series champion Astros with parade

Hundreds of Astros fans clad in orange jerseys and T-shirts crowded downtown Houston early Friday, waving banners and pennants hours ahead of a parade to honor ... read more

Blue Planet II: Eel nearly poisoned by brine pool of death

Ethereal footage of an almost mythical brine lake was filmed for Blue Planet II But spending too long on the toxic brine can send an eel into toxic shock Sudden... read more

Children with SMA may walk again thanks to treatments

Both of Danyelle Sun’s children suffer from a genetic disorder that has robbed them of the physical strength to even stand on their own. Ruby, age six, and La... read more

Congress may call back Sessions to probe his faulty memory

Attorney General Jeff Sessions may have to go back to Congress to explain why he didn’t recall a Trump campaign meeting where George Papadopoulos pitched ... read more

Amazon’s Audible algorithm highlights sex scenes in novels

Artificial intelligence is now letting romance fans ‘skip to the good parts’ of their audiobooks. Audible, the Amazon-owned audiobook firm, is rolli... read more

Graphic shows the spread of global terror over 30 years

This is the fascinating map that exposes every terror attack across the globe in the last 30 years. Using data compiled by the University of Maryland and analys... read more

US unemployment rate to 4.1 percent, lowest in 17 years

The US unemployment rate fell to its lowest level in nearly 17 years in October while job creation resumed climbing after the two late-summer hurricanes, the La... read more

La Bamba star Lou Diamond Phillips arrested for DWI

 Lou Diamond Phillips has been arrested for DWI (driving while intoxicated). The La Bamba star, 55, was busted in Portland, Texas, after stopping to ask police... read more

Veronica Mars Brad Bufanda ‘commits suicide’ aged 34

Brad Bufanda has died aged 34. The Veronica Mars star committed suicide, his rep told Deadline. Further details are unknown at this time. Brad was known to fans... read more

California girl told she needs license for lemonade stand

It seems even the most innocent of gestures is not safe from the red tape of local law.  In Porterville, California, a five-year-old girl who set up a lemonade... read more

Mother’s blocked ear turned out to be CANCER

A mother-of-two is fighting for her life after learning the blocked ear that had troubled her for months was actually cancer.   Sheena Schyma, 32, from Tooting... read more

Farmer tries to wake up lazy piglet in China

This little piggy must be very, very tired.  Despite being nudged, pulled and shaken upside down by its owner, it carried on sleeping like nothing was going on... read more

Expert reveals how he brought Archaeopteryx back to life 

Who can forget Steven Spielberg’s first Jurassic Park movie in 1993? How eagerly did we anticipate that bellowing T-Rex? Or gasp at the sheer scale of th... read more

Four-foot lizard found in Southern California backyard

Craig Williams found a four-foot crocodile monitor lizard in his backyard The reptiles can grow to be eight feet and are legal to keep as pets in California It&... read more

The Latest: Walmart shooting suspect appears in court

THORNTON, Colo. (AP) – The Latest on the shooting at a suburban Denver Walmart (all times local): 11:15 a.m. A man suspected of shooting and killing three... read more

Scarlett Moffatt commands attention in floral blouse

She recently opened up about her difficult second separation from boyfriend Luke Crodden, but Scarlett Moffatt was in high spirits during a photoshoot in Londo... read more

Labour suspends a second politician in 24 hours

Labour suspended a second senior politician in less than 24 hours today after Carl Sargeant (file image) resigned from the Welsh Assembly Government Labour susp... read more

New Caledonia to vote on becoming independent from France

The French overseas territory of New Caledonia is set to hold a referendum on independence next year. The Pacific island nation nearly 10,300 miles from Paris i... read more

Islamic Jihad militant group vows revenge on Israel

A Palestinian Islamist terror group has vowed to avenge five of its fighters who were killed when Israel collapsed a tunnel entering its territory from Gaza.  ... read more

You could be forced to pay for your GP to squeeze you in

If you can’t get to see your GP you could be forced to pay up to £70 for them to squeeze you in.  A firm is targeting NHS family doctors to sign up to a... read more

Driver left cyclist for dead at Kennington roundabout

A Victorian mother has been left outraged by a reckless driver who sped away after hitting her 11-year-old son as he cycled across a busy roundabout. Blair Hint... read more