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The Latest: Vatican to wait before investigating…

The Vatican says it will let Cardinal George Pell exhaust all his appeals of his sexual abuse convictions in Australia before taking up his case in its own canon law investigation

Police arrest man accused of shooting man outside synagogue

Police say they've arrested a man who reported his gun stolen from a getaway car in the shooting of a 68-year-old man outside a Miami-area synagogue

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Amazon rainforest sees worst ever wildfires

Smoke from the fires caused a blackout in Sao Paulo, more than 2,700km (1,700 miles) away.

The Latest: Merkel says Irish border is key Brexit issue

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the main stumbling block with Britain's departure from the European Union can be removed if a "practical solution" is found for the Irish border issue

4 students shot at block party near Clark Atlanta…

A shooting at a block party near Clark Atlanta University has left four college students injured with non-life-threatening gunshot wounds as a crowd scrambled for cover

Portuguese truckers plan new strike, risking gas…

Portuguese tanker truck drivers have announced a new walkout, just days after returning to work and resuming talks with employers in a pay dispute

Tennessee abortion waiting period lawsuit headed for trial

Opponents to a Tennessee law requiring women to wait 48 hours before undergoing the procedure argue that such restrictions help perpetuate outdated gender stereotypes

Walmart Blames Tesla Solar Panels for 7 Store…

"To state the obvious, properly designed, installed, inspected, and maintained solar systems do not spontaneously combust," a Walmart lawsuit against Tesla states. The retail giant says solar panels installed on store rooftops caused at least seven fires between 2012 and 2018, reports Reuters . The lawsuit filed in New York State...

Rebels claim downing US drone over Yemen

Yemen's Houthi rebels claim they shot down a U.S. drone over the country's north

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Omaha zoo euthanizes white rhino that arrived in 1999

The Omaha zoo has euthanized one of its white rhinos

What to do with your old phone

Unwanted devices can contain elements that the world is running out of - so how can you help?

Authorities: 3 people put body in river to hide…

Authorities have arrested three people who they say weighted down the body of woman and put her in a southern Iowa river to conceal her drug overdose death

US home sales rose 2.5% in July, aided by low…

US home sales increased 2.5% in July as falling mortgage rates help affordability

Trial to start in case of fatal shooting over…

A prosecutor told jurors a Florida man who fatally shot an unarmed black man during a dispute over a parking space had initiated a similar confrontation just months before

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'America's Got Talent' continues summer dominance…

With the top two most-watched television shows last week, NBC's 'America's Got Talent' continues its dominance when the heat is on

Iraq probe: Drone strike caused explosion at Baghdad base

Iraqi probe of massive munitions explosion at depot run by Iran-backed militia near Baghdad says drone strike set it off