But Standing Rock Sioux lawyers pledge to fight approval of the $3.8bn, four-state project.
For the first time ever, the US vice-president casts a tie-breaking vote for a cabinet appointment.
One week. One family. One goal: To immigrate to Donald Trump's America.
Mr Rosling was known for lively, data-driven presentations debunking myths about global development.
Disease has killed up to a quarter of Critically Endangered Saiga antelope in Mongolia, scientists say.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a law that decriminalizes some forms of domestic violence, according to state-run news agency Tass.
Demonstrators in the German city say the Syria bus installation should be turned into scrap metal.
The bomber targeted the court's car park as employees were leaving work, Afghan police say.
At least 23 people were killed in the dawn attacks on Idlib, activists and first responders say.
At least three tornadoes were reported across the Gulf region, leaving thousands without power.
The Vatican says the invitation to an organ trafficking event does not whitewash China's record.
The 48-year-old banana exporter takes office after a political crisis that began in October 2015.
When you are the spiritual leader of an entire people, you've lived your entire adult life in exile, your movements are restricted by ever-watchful bodyguards and you must watch every word for fear of setting off an international incident, you would think your face would reflect the weight of the world.
An elite unit of soldiers in Ivory Coast fire into their air paralysing the small town of Adiake.
Mrs Trump's filing says she lost a "once in a lifetime opportunity" to profit from her high profile.
The former US president Barack Obama has enjoyed a spot of kitesurfing with Richard Branson.
"Conservatively, we're looking at 50,000 Syria civilians tortured and murdered by their own government," says Stephen Rapp, former U.S. war crimes official.
First, there was the "Bowling Green massacre" that wasn't.
As Barack Obama enjoys a five-star Caribbean break, how did past presidents unwind from the big job?
The New York Times has referred to President Trump wearing a bathrobe but his press secretary Sean Spicer has come out to refute that.