Poker champ Scott Wellenbach has been called "the people's hero" for donating all his winnings.
A large explosion kills at least nine people outside a police academy in Bogotá.
Former security aide Alexandre Benalla is in custody over his alleged use of diplomatic passports.
Companies and investors are waking up to the dangers posed by climate change and extreme weather.
The Missile Defence Review recommends studying new systems to track and destroy incoming missiles.
Kirk Woodman was kidnapped on Tuesday by gunmen from a mine in the northern part of the country.
Prime Minister Edouard Philippe says a no-deal Brexit is now looking increasingly likely.
The shark, believed to be one known as Deep Blue, weighs 2.5 tonnes and is nearly 20ft long.
Russia's president arrives in Belgrade after accusing Western countries of "destabilising" the Balkans.
Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, in prison for raping followers, is found guilty of murdering a journalist.
North Korean negotiator Kim Yong-chol is on his way to the US ahead of another possible Trump-Kim summit.
At least 21 people were killed when al-Shabab militants stormed the luxury Nairobi hotel complex.
The 21-year-old also hoped to attack a synagogue and Washington monuments, says the FBI.
Last year was the hottest for the planet's oceans since global records began in 1958, according to an international team of scientists who track the data. Their findings were published Wednesday in the scientific journal Advances in Atmospheric Sciences.
Novak Djokovic reaches the Australian Open third round with a straight-set win over Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.
Undercover journalist Ahmed Hussein-Suale worked on several reports that were broadcast by the BBC.
Helicopters dropped explosives to prevent larger snowslides after heavy snowfall in the region.
The public is warned of an email-based campaign that uses a fake BBC News article to seek funds.
The ex-Communist Party chief protected drug makers in a notorious crystal meth village, reports say.