Why so many US mass shooting arrests suddenly?

Image copyright The Washington Post/Getty Images Image caption A makeshift memorial after the shooting in Dayton, Ohio In the last three weeks US authorities have arrested at least 28 people accused of threatening acts of…

Clashes at Kashmir protest after Friday prayers

Image copyright Abid Bhat Image caption The protest was initially peaceful, the BBC's Aamir Peerzada reports Security forces in Indian-administered Kashmir have clashed with protesters in the city of Srinagar. Hundreds of people took part…

US Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg treated for cancer

Image copyright AFP US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has received treatment for a cancerous tumour on her pancreas, a court spokeswoman says. She "tolerated treatment well" and the tumour was "treated definitely", the…

First vape death in the US reported in…

Image copyright Getty Images A patient has died after developing a severe respiratory disease due to vaping, say health officials, in what may be the first such death in the US. The US state of…

Two women make Forbes top 10 best-paid actors

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Only two women make Forbes' top 10 best-paid actors list Scarlett Johansson has topped Forbes' list of best-paid actresses for a second year - but is only the eighth…

Trump reacts with fury at Fed chiefs speech

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Some argue Donald Trump has set up Jerome Powell to be the fall guy if the economy slows Donald Trump reacted furiously on Friday after the head of the…

Amazon fires: Ten of your questions answered

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Inpe said it had detected more than 72,000 fires so far this year Swathes of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil are burning at a record rate. On Monday, the sky…

France launches rape inquiry in Epstein case

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Epstein was awaiting trial on sex-trafficking charges when he was found dead in his cell French prosecutors have opened an inquiry into rape allegations against the late US financier Jeffrey…