The entire Democratic Party is moving, almost lurching, to the left.
Iran has released a cargo ship chartered by the Danish company Maersk that it seized in the Strait of Hormuz last week, state media report.
Canadian writer Margaret Atwood has been named a foreign honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters
The Afghan government launches a major counter-offensive against Taliban forces threatening the north-eastern provincial capital of Kunduz.
Millions of people have begun casting their votes in the UK general election with council seats across England also up for grabs.
Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza says he will not run for a fourth term, as one person is killed in the latest protests against his third-term bid.
A man accused of breaking into Sandra Bullock's home in 2014 pleads not guilty to a string of charges, including stalking, burglary and possession of a machine gun.
Spanish football writer Andy West says the suspension of all domestic football is "very real" and "not just posturing".
German electronics giant Siemens plans to cut 4,500 jobs - 1% of its global workforce - as it misses profit forecasts.
Hong Kong actor Jackie Chan, whose son was jailed on drug related charges, says he supports the death penalty for drug offenders.
Three people are charged in California with impersonating law enforcement officers after claiming to operate a police unit in 33 states.
The IMF says China should continue to provide "greater flexibility" in its exchange rate policy as the country continues to see slower economic growth.
Manny Pacquiao is expected to make a full recovery after successful surgery on his injured right shoulder.
An airline pilot talks about the stresses pilots face, as the apparently deliberate crash of a Germanwings plane in March leads to calls for greater scrutiny of pilots' mental health.
An architect in Thailand has come up with a new type of house to combat floods - one that rises with the water levels.
Kingsley a Nigerian man with an Environmental Science degree took a harrowing boat journey to reach Greece from Turkey, but lost his passport, clothes and money at sea.
Hundreds of babies have been born in Nepal since the earthquake there that killed 7000. BBC News met two of them.
A New Zealand-Australian man goes on trial in China charged with attempting to smuggle 30kg (66lb) of crystal meth out of the country.
Hillary Clinton met with potential donors to a super PAC backing her White House campaign Wednesday, the first such face-to-face meetings held by a Democratic candidate.
Thousands of people are expected to gather today in Ireland and Liverpool to mark the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Lusitania.