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Lion Air flight JT 610, carrying 189 people, plunged into the Java Sea shortly after taking off.
Niels Hoegel administered fatal doses of medication at two northern hospitals, prosecutors say.
Brazil's right-wing president elect signals a government post for anti-corruption judge Sergio Moro.
A surgery professor expresses fears over the consequences of a generation more adept at using screens.
A study says 12-to-18 months is the ideal interval between giving birth and becoming pregnant again.
Farida Bedwei wanted a comic book character that represented people like her - so she created one.
Businesses and markets are embracing Jair Bolsonaro; but his policies are vague and untested.
Moses Musonga, a 67-year-old Kenyan, got a shock when he was diagnosed with the disease.
Linda Liukas wants to show children that writing code for computers can be magical.
Officials allegedly sold thousands of people fraudulent documents - and the right to work in the EU.
Georgia’s battle for the governor’s mansion reflects changing US demographics - and the women behind it.
Lyneth Mann-Lewis was been reunited with her son, 31 years after he was abducted.
The partially-built new airport for Mexico City was fiercely opposed by Andres Manuel López Obrador.
Female members of Japan's royal family have to surrender their title if they marry a commoner.
The president has called the migrant caravan approaching the US an "invasion".
The press secretary's voice cracks with emotion as she says the president "adores" Jewish Americans.
Real Madrid dismiss Julen Lopetegui as manager after four and a half months and following Sunday's 5-1 thrashing by Barcelona.
Jermaine Allan Mann was allegedly abducted by his father as a toddler and was found living in the US.
Hatice Cengiz was set to marry the Saudi writer before he was killed in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.
The dual US-Saudi citizen was seized by Kurdish forces in Syria in 2017 and then transferred to Iraq.