Immigration flop boosts Boehner critics

Hopes fade for legislation to address the child immigrant crisis along the southern US border. Is this another example of Ted Cruz-led conservatives in the bucking their leadership?

Risking it all to save the boss

The grocery store workers risking it all for their CEO

Eric Cantor resigns from Congress

Eric Cantor, the number-two leader in the US says he will resign from Congress, weeks after his defeat in a party primary.

US economy adds 209,000 jobs in July

The US added 209,000 jobs in July, latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics reveal, adding to optimism that the US economy is roaring once more.

AUDIO: Meet the Tough Mudder founder

Tough Mudder Will Dean explains the appeal of the endurance event.

Germany's Kohl keeps historic tapes

German ex-Chancellor Helmut Kohl wins a bitter to keep 200 tapes recording his political life.

Republican revolt kills border bill

Bills aimed at dealing with the crush of undocumented children streaming over the US border fail in , as it prepares for its summer recess.

Ukraine leaks Stalin's 'KGB secrets'

The chief archivist in says the files now have only “historical value”.

EU-US trade talks 'not open enough'

A top European watchdog urges more EU over key talks on a free trade deal with the US.

AUDIO: Bank customers' fears amid loss

Bill Blain, chief strategist at Mint Partners, discusses the effect of the record experienced by Portugal’s Banco Espirito Santo.

Prisoners sorry to see jail farm close

Ex-inmates say the Norwegian jail helped them get over addiction and start a new life.

Russia bans Polish fruit and veg

Russia imposes a sweeping ban on of fruit and vegetables from Poland, as EU sanctions on Russia over Ukraine start to bite.

Ebola victim heads to US hospital

A hospital in Atlanta is preparing to receive a aid worker infected with the deadly Ebola virus while working in West Africa.

Rebels ambush convoy in east Ukraine

Separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine ambush a government troop column, killing at least 10 , close to the site where flight MH17 crashed.

Sudan 'apostasy' woman arrives in US

A Sudanese woman who fled to Italy after being spared a death for renouncing Islam has arrived in the US.