Bruce Jenner Called Brave, Inspirational by Transgender Equality Leaders

Bruce Jenner Called Brave, Inspirational by Transgender Equality Leaders

Bruce Jenner’s decision to speak candidly and come out as transgender during his interview with Diane Sawyer on “20/20″ has been well-received by transgender equality advocates. “In one of the most profound displays of bravery and courage I’ve seen, Bruce Jenner has fin



Family of Md. hostage killed in drone strike paid ransom to al-Qaida, got nothing

Family of Md. hostage killed in drone strike paid ransom to al-Qaida, got nothing

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- In 2011, al-Qaida took Warren Weinstein hostage. Then, about a year later, his family paid money to his captors, said a Pakistani source who was in regular contact with the kidnappers. It did not lead to the American aid worker's release, and he was inadvertently killed in an an

'I Am a Woman' and 14 More Moving Statements From Bruce Jenner's 20/20 Interview

"I Am a Woman" and 14 More Moving Statements From Bruce Jenner's 20/20 Interview

On Friday night, Bruce Jenner made history by announcing on 20/20 that he believes he is and always has been a woman.Here are the biggest takeaway quotes from the two-hour special.(A quick note: Jenner requested that everyone continue to use the name "Bruce" and he/him/his pronouns to refe

7.5 magnitude quake hits Nepal, heavy damage expected, says US agency

7.5 magnitude quake hits Nepal, heavy damage expected, says US agency

A strong 7.5-magnitude earthquake has hit near Nepal's capital of Kathmandu and the U.S. Geological Survey says it expects heavy damage.

At least 71 killed as 7.9 magnitude earthquake hits Nepal

At least 71 killed as 7.9 magnitude earthquake hits Nepal

At least 71 people died after a powerful magnitude-7.9 earthquake shook Nepal's capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley around noon Saturday, Nepal's Home Ministry says.

VIDEO: McGill knocks out champion Selby

VIDEO: McGill knocks out champion Selby

Defending champion Mark Selby suffers defeat against qualifier Anthony McGill in the second round of the World Snooker Championship at the Crucible.

Starbucks 'gives away' drinks after US system outage

Starbucks 'gives away' drinks after US system outage

Washington (AFP) - There may be no such thing as a free lunch, but fear not because there was free coffee supposedly going at Starbucks in North America after a major computer glitch.Thousands of people flooded Twitter to boast that they paid nothing for their caffeine fix, while others complained t

Kerry urges Yemen rebels and their allies to enter talks

Kerry urges Yemen rebels and their allies to enter talks

US Secretary of State John Kerry called Friday on Shiite Huthi rebels in Yemen and those who have "influence over them" to come to the negotiating table and end the unrest in the Gulf nation.

7.9 magnitude earthquake rattles Nepal, more than 150 dead

7.9 magnitude earthquake rattles Nepal, more than 150 dead

A massive 7.9 magnitude earthquake has hit Nepal with devastating force less than 50 miles from the capital, Kathmandu

Sydneysiders throng city for centenary

Sydneysiders throng city for centenary

SYDNEY'S Anzac Day crowds "all the way back to the shopfront", as 200,000 turn out for centenary commemorations.

Anzac Day 2015: Your pictures

Anzac Day 2015: Your pictures

AROUND Australia people are gathering at memorials, in parks, in gardens and in pubs to commemorate Anzac Day. This is your Anzac Day in pictures.

Live: Keogh restores Glory's lead

Live: Keogh restores Glory's lead

LIVE: after an extraordinary hail storm lashed Pirtek Stadium, Western Sydney’s clash with Perth Glory got belatedly underway. Follow it live here.

Gina Rinehart opens up on 'new kids'

Gina Rinehart opens up on 'new kids'

AUSTRALIA’S richest person, Gina Rinehart, is famously estranged from at least two of her own children — but she has news for them: there are some new kids on the block.

NOAA researchers discover rare pocket shark specimen

NOAA researchers discover rare pocket shark specimen

Brooks HaysPASCAGOULA, Miss., April 23 (UPI) -- While filtering through a holding tank of deep ocean water collected in 2010, a NOAA scientist found a tiny shark he'd never seen before -- a rare pocket shark.

Diet Pepsi ditches aspartame for sucralose

Diet Pepsi ditches aspartame for sucralose

Danielle HaynesPLANO, Texas, April 24 (UPI) -- PepsiCo announced Friday it will no longer use aspartame as a sweetener in diet Pepsi due to customer concerns.

Baltimore Mayor Wants Answers in Detainee's Death

Baltimore Mayor Wants Answers in Detainee's Death

The mayor of Baltimore has lent her voice to the hundreds of protesters demanding justice for a 25-year-old man who died in police custody earlier this week. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Friday she wanted answers in the death of Freddie Gray who died a week after suffering a spinal cord

Massive Earthquake Hits Nepal, Tremors Felt in North India, Bangladesh

Massive Earthquake Hits Nepal, Tremors Felt in North India, Bangladesh

At least two people were killed Saturday as a powerful 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal, the mountain country tucked in the high Himalayas. Tremors were felt as far as India and Bangladesh. † People in Kathmandu and other towns rushed out of their homes as the tremors shook Nepalese citie

Hostage deaths renew US debate on drone strikes

Hostage deaths renew US debate on drone strikes

Hours after the White House revealed that an American and an Italian hostage had been killed in a January drone strike, US officials said the administration may consider revising the intelligence requirements for launching strikes overseas.

Buildings collapse in Nepal capital after 7.7 quake

Buildings collapse in Nepal capital after 7.7 quake

A massive earthquake measuring 7.7 magnitude struck 80 km (50 miles) east of Pokhara in Nepal on Saturday, causing some buildings in the capital Kathmandu to collapse, witnesses said.

Watch: ChloŽ Sevigny Impersonator Drew Droege Gives Advice at Tribeca N.O.W.

Watch: ChloŽ Sevigny Impersonator Drew Droege Gives Advice at Tribeca N.O.W.

READ MORE: Tribeca Video: Artists Discuss Generating Content in the Brave New Online World This Tribeca Talk featured the creative minds behind this year's Tribeca N.O.W. (New Online Work), which celebrates creators working in the online space, including web series, animation, documentary

Queer Women Out of the Picture in 2014 Films

Queer Women Out of the Picture in 2014 Films

Damn, Hollywood, what is it going to take to finally give us some hot girl-on-girl action? Oh, so now I have your attention? Well, then what I really want to ask is, what will it take to finally...

Foreign legion make all the difference in A-League

Foreign legion make all the difference in A-League

Melbourne Victory, Sydney, Wellington, Adelaide. Even disgraced Perth Glory. What do they all have in common this season, apart from filling the top five places on the A-League?

On the ground in Gallipoli it's dignified silence

On the ground in Gallipoli it's dignified silence

As I write this, as a rooster crows at dawn, just 24 hours before the centenary of the Gallipoli landing, which happened just over yonder.

Boy, 14, faces UK court over alleged Melbourne Anzac Day parade terror attack

Boy, 14, faces UK court over alleged Melbourne Anzac Day parade terror attack

A 14 year old boy has been refused bail in a British court after appearing on charges of inciting a terror attack on police at a Melbourne Anzac Day parade. 

Bali nine pair officially notified of their executions on Saturday

Bali nine pair officially notified of their executions on Saturday

A French man on death row in Indonesia has won a temporary reprieve from the firing squad but any hope for the Bali nine organisers and seven other prisoners is disappearing.

WMN_PGoodwin published Royal Family to join Gallipoli centenary commemorations

The centenary of the First World War's Gallipoli campaign will be commemorated by the Queen and senior members of the monarchy today. The Queen and her family will be present at a series of solemn services, both at home and abroad, marking the sacrifices of Australian, New Zealand and British force

ScottHarrison published Nigel Farage 'back on form' after plane crash spinal injury...

Nigel Farage has said "terrible" shoulder and back pain meant he was not "firing on all cylinders" during the early weeks of the election campaign but insisted he is "back on form". The Ukip leader revealed he was suffering after a flare-up of an old spinal injury and was prescribed strong sleeping

Malek denies being captain of vessel on which 800 migrants died

The man prosecutors say was in charge of the boat which capsized in the Mediterranean - killing at least 800 migrants - has appeared in court.

Dragons hold off Roosters to win 14-12

St George Illawarra have beaten the Sydney Roosters 14-12 in a dramatic Anzac Day NRL encounter, delayed for 30 minutes due to horrendous weather.

How fish fossils can help us build better submarines

The ocean, which covers the vast majority of the world's surface, holds many secrets. For more than a year a multinational team has tried to find the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 on the bottom of it Ė without success. But it turns out fish fossils could help us explore it.

VIDEO: 'Massive damage' at quake epicentre

A powerful earthquake has rocked central Nepal, causing extensive damage to buildings and some injuries.

Calton Hill death not suspicious

The death of a woman whose body was found on Calton Hill in Edinburgh is not being treated as suspicious, police confirm.

'Over 100' children killed in Yemen

At least 115 children have been killed in a month of fighting and air strikes in Yemen, UN children's agency Unicef says.

Vatican link in 'al-Qaeda' arrests

Suspected extremists being investigated in Italy over links to al-Qaeda may have been planning an attack on the Vatican in 2010, prosecutors say.

Pakistan: Deaths show US drone risk

Pakistan says the deaths of two Western hostages in a US drone strike demonstrates the dangers of using such tactics.

Powerful quake hits Nepal, with reports so far of two deaths

A powerful earthquake has hit Nepal.

The shallow 7.9 magnitude quake was centred about 100 kilometres west of the capital.

It is thought many people have been injured, with two deaths reported so far.

Some buildings have reportedly collapsed.

The quake

Dawn service at Gallipoli to mark ANZAC Day centenary

A dawn service has been held on the Gallipoli peninsula to remember the thousands of soldiers who died there.

Crowds of Australians and New Zealanders have attended the event, for the 100th anniversary of one of the bloodiest battles of World War One.

Thousands of ANZAC soldi

VIDEO: W1A: Back to poke fun at the Beeb

W1A, the "mockumentary" which satirises the BBC. returns for a second series on Thursday 23 April.

VIDEO: Bruce Jenner: 'I'm going to be OK'

The US Olympic gold medallist and reality TV personality, Bruce Jenner, has said he is transgender and identifies as a woman.

Six Victoria Cross medals displayed

Six Victoria Cross medals "won before breakfast" by Lancashire Fusiliers in the Gallipoli landings go on show for the first time.

Six compete for Museum of the Year

Six UK museums, including London's Imperial War Museum and Belfast's The MAC are competing for the title of Museum of the Year 2015.

Student's body released to family

The body of Irish student Karen Buckley, who was murdered in Glasgow earlier this month, is released to her family.

Man charged over 1974 Army shooting

A 73-year-old man, understood to be a former soldier, is charged with the attempted murder of a man who was shot dead by the Army in Northern Ireland more than 40 years ago.

Farage reveals hospital treatment

UKIP leader Nigel Farage admits to being "in a great deal of pain" at the start of the general election campaign.

First black or Asian PM 'to be Tory'

The first black or Asian prime minister will be Conservative, David Cameron says, in a speech on opportunities for ethnic minority Britons.

VIDEO: Thousands mark Anzac centenary

Thousands of people gather in Gallipoli in Turkey to mark the centenary of the military landings there during the First World War.

Clegg: No SNP 'life support' deal

Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg says he would not join a coalition government dependent on "life support" from the SNP after the general election.

Queen to mark Gallipoli centenary

The Queen is to attend UK ceremonies marking the centenary of the WW1 Gallipoli landings, after dawn services are held in Britain, Turkey, Australia and New Zealand.

Deadly capsize 'captain' in court

A Tunisian man appears in a court in Italy accused of captaining a boat that capsized off Libya with the loss of more than 700 lives.

Yemen ex-leader appeals for calm

Yemen's former president calls on his Houthi rebel allies to withdraw from territory they have seized in return for a halt to Saudi air strikes.

Armenia remembers 'genocide campaign'

Ceremonies are held in Armenia and around the world to mark the centenary of the start of mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks.

Anzac centenary marked in Gallipoli

Australia and New Zealand hold ceremonies to mark the centenary of the military landings at Gallipoli during the First World War.

Strong earthquake strikes Nepal

A powerful earthquake strikes west of the Nepali capital Kathmandu, with reports of several deaths and extensive damage to buildings.