Why a city will call manholes maintenance holes

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Berkeley voted to removed words such as "man power" and "manhole" from its city codes A city council in California has voted in favour of replacing gendered language with…

US says it shot down an Iranian drone

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption The USS Boxer 'took defensive action' against the Iranian drone, President Trump said President Donald Trump has said the US Navy shot down an Iranian drone in the Strait…

Do Trump rally taunts mark new strategy?

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPresident Trump says he tried to stop the chants – but did he?It began, like it almost always does these days, with a tweet. Donald Trump, watching…

Epstein denied bail in sex trafficking case

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Epstein's multimillion dollar bail offer was rejected by a US judge US financier Jeffrey Epstein must remain in jail while awaiting his child sex trafficking trial, a federal judge in…

US city plays Baby Shark song to keep…

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBaby Shark: It's got a catchy tune and plans for world domination - but the toddler hit is older than you thinkOfficials in West Palm Beach, Florida…

Hawaiians try to bar telescope from sacred land

Image copyright Ryan Finnerty/Hawaii Public Radio via REUTERS Image caption Protesters say the telescope would disturb sacred land and cause environmental damage Protesters and authorities in Hawaii are facing off over plans to build a…

MPs back bid to block Parliament suspension

Image copyright PA Media MPs have backed a bid to stop a new prime minister suspending Parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit. A majority of 41 approved an amendment that blocks suspension between 9…

Trump supporters chant send her back at rally

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption"Send her back" chants at Trump rallyThe row between President Donald Trump and four Democratic congresswomen has escalated after his supporters chanted "send her back" at a…