No one before had achieved such a feat, but the succesful flight itself was marred with intense difficulty.
Rolling Stones frontman on the mend after undergoing heart surgery
With Washington proving something of an unreliable ally of late, the EU is looking at its own diplomacy and how it can occupy the world stage, without its big brother across the Atlantic.
The suspect who threw the explosive weapon then blew themselves up, the government there has said.
More than 20 people have been injured after a huge fire spread to multiple buildings in Pennsylvania.
An estimated 5 percent of the Bern Amish community carries a genetic mutation, which causes them to produce low levels of a protein that could slow ageing and prevent Type 2 diabetes
Hundreds of mourners have gathered in New York for a candlelight vigil honoring the victims of a deadly truck attack that killed eight people and injured 12 others.
Deadly 7.1 earthquake rocks Mexico southeast of the country's capital
Residents in the Gulf of Mexico are filling hundreds of sandbags, in preparation for possibly the worst hurricane in 12 years to hit the mainland United States since Hurricane Wilma struck Florida in 2005.
Mexican football superstar Rafa Marquez denies any connections to a drug trafficking organisation after being sanctioned, along with 22 others, by the U.S. Treasury Office.
Inmates at an Alabama prison escaped after fooling a new guard by obscuring door numbers with peanut butter
Manhattan artist Calvin Seibert commutes daily to a Long Island beach to create sand castles, as art for art's sake.
One of the nearest stars to our solar system is sending unusual radio signals through the galaxy that are puzzling scientists.
Researchers at an
North Korea tests fist intercontinental ballistic missile
A timeline of US President Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban
Donald Trump did not tell James Comey to drop the FBI’s investigation into former national security advisor Michael Flynn.
That is the claim of
Roger Ailes, the founder of Fox News Channel who resigned last year after sexual harassment allegations has died.
By Michael Mandelbaum, professor emeritus of American Foreign Policy at The Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies
Media mogul Rupert Murdoch 'sat in' on Trump interview with one of his newspapers