More than 3.3 million American women ages 18 to 44 were raped the first time they had sexual intercourse, according to a new study, and "all demographic groups reported substantial roles of forced sexual initiation."
The BBC's weekly The Boss series profiles different business leaders from around the world. This week we speak to Shachar Bialick, founder of fintech company Curve.
Food shortages. Inadequate medical supplies. Civil unrest and road blockades. Lack of fuel. Delays at the border. That's the potential aftermath of a no-deal Brexit, as detailed by the UK government in an official document released September 11.
Forensic scientists in Mexico have managed to identify 44 bodies buried in a well in the state of Jalisco.
A US mother says her newborn daughter is a "little miracle" after she was born on the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks at 9:11pm weighing 9lb 11oz.
Drone strikes on key Saudi Arabian oil facilities, among the world's largest and most important energy production centers, have disrupted about half of the kingdom's oil capacity, or 5% of the daily global oil supply.
A new storm is threatening the Bahamas just two weeks after Hurricane Dorian tore through part of the islands.
A fire in a Brazilian hospital has killed at least 11 people.
EFF leader Julius Malema gave a defiant tribute to former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe, who he called a “patriot”, at a memorial service held by the party on Thursday.
Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden and close rivals Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders have clashed over healthcare at the party's third debate.
Police in 10 countries have arrested 281 people they suspect of carrying out large-scale money-transfer scams.
"He was shot 11 times and died on the street," says Ismael Ramos of the day back in 2006 when Telésforo Ramírez was killed.
A US megachurch pastor known for his mental health advocacy has killed himself, church officials say.
A French company has been found liable for the death of an employee who had a cardiac arrest while having sex with a stranger on a business trip.
Pope Francis has accused his critics of stabbing him in the back, and said he is "not afraid" of the Catholic Church splitting.
A New York delivery driver who had access to a warehouse full of high-end cakes worth $90 (£73) each is accused of stealing them to resell for profit.
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to annex part of the occupied West Bank on the border with Jordan if he is voted back into office next week.
A Pennsylvania couple has been charged with theft after spending thousands of dollars their bank mistakenly deposited in their account.
A court has denied parents custody of their 4-year-old son with cancer after the Florida couple stopped chemotherapy treatments earlier this year.
Israel's recent attacks against Iranian targets in Iraq are sending a clear message at home and abroad.
Clicking through a series of photo slides that depict recent North Korean missile tests, South Korean military defense expert Choi Kang reacts in a tone suggesting he's both fearful and impressed.
The Taliban says Americans have the most to lose from cancelling peace negotiations that sought to end the 18-year war in Afghanistan.
US President Donald Trump says he has cancelled a peace deal with the Taliban.
Amber Rudd has quit the cabinet and surrendered the Conservative whip saying she cannot "stand by" while "moderate Conservatives are expelled".
Hundreds of Hurricane Dorian victims have fled the Bahamas as thousands more anxiously await evacuation from the devastated islands.
Monday is the first day that French schoolchildren under 15 cannot use their cellphones at any point during the school day, thanks to a new nationwide law.
Hundreds of people may be trapped on a North Carolina island amid rising floodwater after Hurricane Dorian made landfall, the state governor has warned.
The death toll from Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas would be "staggering", the government has warned as aid efforts are being stepped up.
A US woman has been charged with human trafficking in the Philippines after she allegedly attempted to smuggle a newborn baby out of the country.
Tory rebels and opposition MPs have defeated the government in the first stage of their attempt to pass a law designed to prevent a no-deal Brexit.
Iran's president has ruled out ever holding bilateral talks with the US.
A young woman has somehow survived a 80-foot fall from a balcony railing while performing yoga.
Four bodies have been recovered and four more spotted on the ocean floor after a boat was destroyed by fire off the coast of California, US authorities said.
A “minor conflict” between the wives of a pastor and youth pastor at a West Virginia church resulted in gunfire, leading to the arrest of the pastor’s wife for wanton endangerment.
A man who raped and killed Australian comedian Eurydice Dixon as she walked home at night has been jailed for life.
Pope Francis has apologised for arriving late for his weekly prayer in St Peter's Square, saying he was stuck in a lift in the Vatican.
At least five people were killed and 21 others were injured Saturday in a mass shooting in western Texas, officials said.
A trial date has been set for Khalid Sheikh Mohammad, the alleged architect of the 9/11 attacks on the US.
An Alabama judge has ordered that a man who robbed a bakery of $50.75 (£41.72) be released from his life sentence.
Australian activists have managed to halt the midnight deportation of a Tamil asylum-seeker family as they were being flown out of the country.
Brazil has banned setting fires to clear land for 60 days in response to a massive increase in the number of fires in the Amazon rainforest.
The prime minister's decision to suspend Parliament has prompted an angry backlash from MPs and opponents of a no-deal Brexit.
A near-total ban on taking baby African elephants from the wild and selling them to zoos has been approved at a meeting in Geneva.
The U.S. government plans to launch a program in roughly one month that narrowly focuses on protecting voter registration databases and systems ahead of the 2020 presidential election.
President Donald Trump has said the US and China will "very shortly" resume trade talks after a weekend of escalating tension with Beijing.
Israel has struck Iranian military sites in Syria to prevent what it said was a pending drone strike by Iran.
Federal prosecutors say 80 people, most of them Nigerians, have been charged in the United States with being part of a widespread conspiracy that stole millions of dollars from businesses and elderly individuals
French President Emmanuel Macron has said the record number of fires in the Amazon rainforest is an "international crisis" that needs to be on the top of the agenda at the G7 summit.
The New Zealand Parliament invited a special guest onto the chamber floor Wednesday -- a newborn baby.
A man has been arrested in Madrid on suspicion of taking upskirt videos of more than 550 women and posting much of the content online.