Christopher Watts is sentenced to life for murdering pregnant wife and two daughters

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.

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.

Death toll from California wildfires rises to 71 after eight more bodies found, while more than 1,000 on missing list

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.

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.

Story ends for Marvel creator

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.

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.

At least 23 killed in Californian wildfires while Trump criticised over ‘inane and uninformed tweets’

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.

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.

‘It’s devastating. It’s like welcome to hell’ – death toll from California wildfires rises

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.

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.