A man who strangled his pregnant wife and suffocated their two young daughters wanted to escape his marriage and growing family, prosecutors said as a judge imposed a sentence of life without parole.
The death toll from the Northern California wildfire has climbed to 76, while nearly 1,300 people remain unaccounted for.
More than 1,000 people are now on a list of those unaccounted for following a deadly Northern California wildfire – but authorities have stressed it does not mean all of them are missing.
A David Hockney painting has been sold for $90m (€79m), smashing the auction record for a living artist.
Drug baron Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman ordered hits on his own family and his weapons of choice were a diamond-encrusted pistol and a gold-plated AK-47, a US court has heard.
It was a heartwarming tale of generosity – a fundraising drive to thank a homeless man who had sacrificed his own meagre funds to help out a stranded motorist.
Stan Lee, who dreamed up Spider-Man, Iron Man, the Hulk, Thor and a cavalcade of other Marvel Comics superheroes that became mythic figures in pop culture with soaring success at the movie box office, has died at the age of 95.
The first election workers have begun the enormous task of recounting ballots in Florida’s bitterly close races for the US Senate and governor.
The remains of 14 more people have been found in and around a Northern California town overrun by flames from a massive wildfire, officials said on Saturday, raising the death toll to at least 23.
A wildfire that tore through Malibu mansions and working-class suburban homes in southern California has killed two people and more than doubled in size.