The US economy grew by 4% in the second quarter, according to a preliminary reading by the US Department of Commerce, beating expectations.
A burst water main causes flooding along Los Angeles’ Sunset Boulevard at the University of California, Los Angeles, officials say.
The US House of Representatives is set to pass a resolution authorising it to sue President Barack Obama for what Republican leaders describe as his overreach of authority.
Singer R Kelly is removed from the line-up of a US music festival amid concerns about a past court appearance for possessing child pornography.
Militant Islamists in Somalia have shot dead dead a Muslim woman for refusing to wear a veil, her relatives say.
Usain Bolt denies newspaper claims that he made disparaging comments about the Commonwealth Games.
At least 10 people are killed after a landslide buries more than 40 houses and leaves 160 people trapped under debris in a village in western India.
Nitin Srivastava reports from the barricaded town of Saharanpur where the situation remains tense.