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The American World Cup party is over, after a dramatic and gallant defeat to Belgium. But a new US hero was born.
The World Health Organization is hosting an emergency meeting in Ghana after confirming the death toll in West Africa has risen to 467.
The Metropolitan Police told staff to delete findings supporting an officer's claim of discrimination from a report, an employment tribunal rules.
A UK regulator is investigating whether Facebook broke data protection laws when it conducted a psychological study on users without their consent.
Supporters of a researcher who has been detained accused of spying in Tajikistan press the UK government to help secure his release.
Medicine could soon be "cast back into the dark ages" unless action is taken to tackle the growing resistance to antibiotics, David Cameron says.
How cultural exhibitions are finding new audiences in Saudi Arabia
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy placed under formal investigation over alleged influence peddling, after a day of police questioning.
Police in Hong Kong arrest 196 demonstrators who staged a pro-democracy sit-in, hours after tens of thousands marched in the city.
Digital collective Is This Good? talk to BBC News about their fascination with digital animals.
The white supremacist who is living next-door
Robert Burns used a mystery figure to help him edit all his early work, a new Glasgow University study claims.
A Minnesota man saved another from a burning sport utility vehicle by bending the door in what officials called "superhuman strength".
Entrepreneurs tackle Europe's excess food problem
JP Morgan boss Jamie Dimon says he will continue to run the firm despite being diagnosed with throat cancer.
Health ministers from 11 African countries are meeting in Accra, Ghana, in an attempt to "get a grip" on the deadly and worsening Ebola outbreak.
An exhibition is going on display in London that brings together the works of famous artists who have been inspired by paintings by their predecessors.
UK police suspicion squeezes Syria aid convoys
Daphne Parish recalls Iraq arrest that led to friend being executed
Extra-time goals from Kevin De Bruyne and Romelu Lukaku send Belgium into the World Cup quarter-finals at the USA's expense.