The latest photos of the massive winter storm barrelling into the northeastern US, as a rapid plunge in barometric pressure causes bombogenesis or a "bomb cyclone".
At least three people have confirmed Mexican actor Axel Arenas was at the hotel the same night Argentinian model Karen Grodzinski was shot dead.
Drone cameraman shouted at the boy to get out of the water after realising the danger surrounding him.
Freed Taliban hostage Joshua Boyle was arrested and faces 15 charges, including sexual assault, in Ottawa, Canada.
Argentinian law student Nahir Galarza, 19, has admitted to killing her ex-lover Fernando Pastorizzo, 21, on the morning of 29 December in Gualeguaychu.
One gang of inmates launched an attack on a rival faction and set their mattresses on fire along with the inmates.
A record-breaking arctic freeze has frozen the iconic Niagara falls, with tourists posting jaw-dropping photos of the falls on social media.
The animals had been poached from Lake Novo in Tartarugalzinho, in northern Brazil.
Enio Cubillo, director of Costa Rica Civil Aviation, said the Nature Air charter flight was heading for the capital of San Jose when it crashed.
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The US Navy will reportedly continue to provide technical support from the US, even after search operations have been shuttered.
The baby boy's head remained inside his mother, Reina Natalia Valazquez, and was later delivered naturally along at a hospital in Tartagal, northwest Argentina.
Syrian Refugee Support Group of Calgary members will donate blood and recruit new donors on New Year's Day to help during the Canadian blood shortage.
DNA tests confirmed Domingo Bulacio was the father of the children born by his victim, named locally as Antonia. The eight children were fathered over a 22-year-period.
Former President Alberto Fujimori has finally apologised to Peruvians for the wrongs committed under his government in the 1990s.
Argentina's navy called off the search for the ARA San Juan 15 days after the submarine went missing with 44 crew members on board.
Guatemala was one of nine nations that voted with the United States and Israel when the UN General Assembly overwhelmingly adopted a non-binding resolution denouncing Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
After taking office in 2012, President Enrique Pena Nieto pledged to curb gang violence but the official data proves it has not had any effect.
Families reunite on the festive occasion and decorate the Christmas tree with colourful twinkling lights.