Obesity, drug abuse and ageing population all possible reasons for the drop
Joint statement from six Western powers asks Russia and Iran to use their influence on Syrian government to secure cessation in hostilities, as rebels also make rare plea for truce
Pin-up boy of the West will face off against a favourite of Valdimir Putin in a tie-breaker to decide 2016 crown
There have been a number of protests against Mr Trump's election win in cities across the US
An apologetic Gill Parker Payne said he was drunk on the flight and has since visited a mosque
'Police and fire couldn't do it, but Papa John's got there in 30 minutes,' says grandson
US State Department official asked repeatedly about why the US supports Saudi-led air strikes which have killed civilians in Sanaa, but has cut off talks with Russia over continued shelling of Syrian rebels in Aleppo
30-year veteran volunteer Jamie Brock praised for halting shooter who killed his own father before wounding two pupils and a teacher in South Carolina
'If your main claim to be president of the United States is your business, then I think we should talk about that'
Winners include Gene Luen Yang, the graphic novelist, and Claudia Rankine, the novelist
Three of the 10 voting members of the Fed's monetary policy committee wanted to raise the target range for short-term interest rates by a quarter of a point
10-year-old Yara from Sana recorded a heartfelt personal message for the outside world about the war in Yemen, which has killed more than 10,000 people
Kimberly Siracuse pleads not guilty to charges relating to alleged incidents from two decades ago
Wells Fargo (WFC) was fined on Thursday related to a regulatory enforcement action over 'widespread illegal practice' of account openings, sales targets and compensation incentives.
Two pupils suspended, according to officials, amid reports they took their grandfather's revolver to school
Police say girl opened fire on second pupil before killing herself at Alpine High School