Elephants are among the most intelligent, gentle creatures on the planet. Yet they have suffered for centuries at the hand of man.
Raised as a boy in Dolly Parton country, Tommy Seymour aims to be a big hit against Springboks
Crystal Greer Brooks arrested for driving over Santiago Hernandez in the town of Kingsport, Tennessee last Wednesday
What’s she up to?
Several thousand thrill-seekers tested their bravery on Sunday by dashing alongside six fighting bulls through the streets of the northern Spanish city of Pamplona on the first day of the running of the bulls.
A large ball of flame and thick column of smoke could be seen coming from the plant
The neon-lit guitars and honky tonks of Music City have already lured Nicole Kidman and Jack White. Now Ed Sheeran has swopped Suffolk for a Ford pick-up and ten-gallon hat after becoming the latest star to move to Nashville.
Bubba Watson cried when he won his Green Jacket last year. He cried again yesterday
British rock singer Morrissey is postponing six performances on his US tour due to a bleeding ulcer, his spokeswoman said on Sunday.
James M Buchanan, who died on 9 January at the age of 93, was an American economist who won the 1986 Nobel Prize for applying the principles of economic self-interest to understand why politicians do what they do. He was a pioneer in the field known as public-choice theory, which views government decisions through the personal interests of the bureaucrats and elected leaders who want to advance in their careers and win campaigns.
Lead singer Brittany Howard of rock band Alabama Shakes has been robbed at gunpoint.
Deaths behind the wheel of an automobile fell last year to the lowest level since the Truman administration, but there was an increase in fatalities among bicyclists, pedestrians, motorcycle riders and big-rig truck drivers, according to federal figures released Monday.
Florida Governor Rick Scott was embarrassed this week after accidentally giving out the number for a phone sex line telling concerned Floridians that it was a meningitis hotline.
Country music is about to go mainstream. Emily Yahr reports
Reese Witherspoon has given birth to her third child, naming him after a place close to her heart.
The American owner of a tow-truck manufacturer has been chosen to rescue Rangers after they went into administration three months ago.