A US campus police officer who shot dead an unarmed black man during a traffic stop has pleaded not guilty to murder. Two officers who responded to the killing of Samuel DuBose were placed on administrative leave.
A pick up truck lost control of his vehicle on Wednesday evening and smashed into a group of participants in a religious pilgrimage. At least 30 more people were injured.
Ashton Carter has said US armed forces are ready to confront Iran should it commit aggression. The US Defense Secretary was on capitol hill to defend a recently-agreed Iran nuclear deal.
An 8-year old from Baltimore has become the world's youngest recipient of double-hand transplant. The boy is expected to make a full recovery.
Peruvian authorities have rescued 26 children and 13 women from captivity under 'Shining Path' Maoist rebels. Peru's deputy defense minister said the women were raped to create future rebels.
As many well-educated people can't find jobs in crisis-stricken Europe, they turn south. More migrants are moving from Europe to Latin America and the Caribbean than the other way round. Jane Chambers reports from Chile.
In a decision effective immediately, the Boy Scouts of America has lifted the group's ban on gay leaders and employees. The move comes three years after the group removed its ban on gay youth.
The US State Department has given Malaysia a better grade on fighting human trafficking. That decision has more to do with the president's trade agenda than human rights, says DW's Spencer Kimball.
Not a man to give in, presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee has stood by his comment that an Iran nuclear accord would march "Israelis to the door of the oven." In recent years, Republicans have invoked Hitler an awful lot.
Parents of Mexico's 43 missing students have demanded the government to resume the search for the young men who have been missing for ten months. The march comes as more bodies and clandestine graves are uncovered.
Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of the late singer Whitney Houston, has died at the age of 22. The aspiring singer's death came three years after death of her mother, and followed a domestic incident in January.
Republican White House candidate Mike Huckabee has sparked outrage with comments about the Iran nuclear deal. The former Arkansas government was called "grossly irresponsible" for drawing parallels with the Holocaust.
A Somali parliamentarian has been assassinated and a hotel bombed, hours after US President Barack Obama had said militants in Somalia had been "weakened." The militia al-Shabab has claimed responsibility.
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