A state legislature passes a landmark assisted dying bill after 26 hours, but one hurdle remains.
How badly are women represented in China's Communist Party and how does it compare?
How comedy workshops are helping inmates in Mexico's notoriously dangerous jails.
Minori reinvented a Japanese street fashion style eight years ago that now has a worldwide following.
The Irishman was acquitted of all charges in Egypt over a month ago but his release was delayed.
A selection of the best photos from across Africa and of Africans this week.
The US movie mogul already faces many sex assault allegations which he "unequivocally" denies.
Tippi Hedren on being sexually harassed in the 1960's by Alfred Hitchcock.
Sukanyeah and Aarav met at a gender reassignment clinic. Now they're planning a wedding.
The Australian government should distance itself from the Trump administration, a letter says.
A weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
Pollution has been linked to nine million deaths each year worldwide, according to a report in The Lancet.
Spanish tourist dies after being struck by falling stone fragment at Florence's Santa Croce basilica.
The BBC has created a composite image, combining all members of the US Senate and Congress. The result? Largely white and male. But how do those on Capitol Hill think?
The Chicago Institute of Art is "satisfied that our version is real" of the Impressionist work.
White House aide John Kelly, who lost his son at war, says he advised the president before he called bereaved families.
Donald Tusk says there is no room for "any kind" of mediation or action on Catalonia.
Richard Spencer defiantly speaks over a crowd over protesters chanting "Nazis are not welcome here".
The US president's chief of staff rails against a politician who claimed Mr Trump was insensitive to a grieving war widow.
Omar Khalid Khorasani led Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, a faction behind bomb attacks inside Pakistan.