Jerry Lewis made the world laugh with his slapstick antics and rubber face. From his early exploits as Dean Martin's sidekick to a solo film career that spanned seven decades, America's clown-in-chief defined comedy for a generation.
Spanish police say they are hunting for a fugitive from the 12-member terror cell behind last week's attacks in Cambrils and Barcelona that left 14 people dead and 132 injured.
The US and South Korea have begun their annual 11-day joint military drills, despite weeks of escalating threats from North Korea.
Ten sailors are missing and five are injured after a US guided-missile destroyer collided with a merchant vessel while en route to Singapore.
The attack in the resort town of Cambrils came hours after a similar attack in Barcelona.
Thousands, possibly millions, of people will travel to experience a total solar eclipse on Monday across the United States. Rooms in both hotels and private homes are scarce in the 100-kilometre-wide band dubbed the "zone of totality" where the moon will pass entirely in front of the sun and block it out almost completely.
The countdown is under way. Millions of Americans anxiously await the day the sun turns dark, with the total solar eclipse on August 21 expected to be visible in 14 US states - from Oregon in the north-west to South Carolina in the south-east.
White House advisor Steve Bannon took a swing at rivals in the Trump administration, telling a liberal magazine in a rare interview that officials who do not want to take a hard line on China are "wetting themselves."
President retells discredited story about a general shooting Muslims with pig blood-soaked bullets.
Uganda has now taken in more than 1 million people who have fled the conflict in South Sudan, but funds to aid the refugees are running low, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said Thursday.