Officials say the flooding in Kerala state is now the worst in a century, with more than 320 killed.
Hundreds of troops have been rescuing trapped residents in Kerala, including a pregnant woman.
A Yazidi teenager sold into slavery by IS tells of her horror at meeting her captor in a German street.
The musician says it was emotional for him to visit Aretha Franklin a few days before she died.
In an "emotional" newspaper interview, Elon Musk also said he takes a sedative to help him sleep.
A claim by a French woman that her late son left her some of his estate by text message is rejected.
The tennis star revealed, like millions of others, she caved to pressure to look perfect online.
A teen who pushed her friend off a 60ft-tall (18m) bridge is facing charges after her friend was hurt.
After more than 20 years on the political sidelines, the former cricket star is elected as PM.
The father appears in court two days after pleading for the return of his wife and daughters on TV.
The welcome given to Taiwan's president at a bakery in LA led to calls in China for a boycott.
Ex-intelligence leaders protest after former CIA chief's security clearance is revoked.
The Pentagon's annual report to Congress warns of Chinese military ambitions in the Pacific.
Serena Williams says she discovered her half-sister's killer had been released on parole just minutes before suffering the worst defeat of her career.
The Pentagon says the proposed Veterans Day weekend has been put off for at least a year.
Moderate carbohydrate consumption is best for health and longevity, researchers say.
The New York medical school will fund all students, due to fears of graduates' "overwhelming" debt.
Employees have written to the firm criticising its plans to launch a 'censored Chinese search service'.
The 'Queen of Soul' has died aged 76 and tributes from friends, musicians and politicians have been pouring in.
The preacher's daughter who became an American soul music legend has died at the age of 76.
This comes after US officials found that 301 priests abused over 1,000 children in Pennsylvania.
The singer, known for hits like Respect and Think, has died aged 76, after a battle with cancer.
A man was plucked from a van hanging in the wreckage of the bridge but his companion died.
Co-ordinated editorials appear in US media outlets to highlight the importance of a free press.
The US president accuses John Brennan, an outspoken critic, of "erratic conduct and behaviour".
Italy's prime minister says it will last 12 months, and promises €5m to the Liguria region.
Rescuers vow round the clock efforts to locate survivors of the disaster in which at least 37 died.
Black rights activist Kelechi Okafor has come under fire for having a white partner - here she defends her choice.
A grand jury report found top Pennsylvania Catholic officials covered up child sex abuse for 70 years.
A big section of motorway plunges to the ground in Genoa taking many vehicles with it.
The Trump campaign says she broke a 2016 confidentiality agreement - as her tell-all book tour goes on.
Searches take place in Birmingham and Nottingham as a man is held after a crash outside Parliament.
Omarosa Manigault Newman's recording suggests the US president did not know she had been fired.
Moves to ease Turkey's economic woes fail to stop market turmoil as Turkey's row with US deepens.
More than 50 civilians were killed by the explosion in Idlib, which caused two buildings to collapse.
With frequent floods, sinking markets and engulfed homes, by 2050 parts of Jakarta will be underwater.
Video believed to be of the flattened building in Idlib province shows children being rescued.
A 29-year-old who took and crashed a 76-seat passenger plane was a fully accredited airline employee.
Nasa's Parker Solar Probe spacecraft has taken off on its mission to "touch the Sun".
The US space agency launches a probe that aims to travel closer to the Sun than ever before.