A flag at the US Supreme Court is lowered to half mast following the announcement of the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images

(...) people who drafted and ratified it, steered legal debate on America’s highest court over three decades(...)

Edgar Latulip went missing in 1986 and has been located after remembing his identity. Photograph: North American Missing Persons Network

A Canadian man who went missing nearly 30 years ago has solved his own missing persons case after suddenly remembering who he is. Edgar Latulip was (...)

(...) central banks – has met with some success, depressing interest rates to historic lows. But America’s(...)

(...) bank index was down 3.8 percent, led by Bank of America’s 6.3 per cent fall. Boeing tumbled 10.5 per(...)

A scientist hold a jar with Aedes Aegypti mosquitos inside, which transmit dengue fever and Zika virus: Brazil has confirmed its third Zika virus-linked death after a 20-year-old woman died 12 days after she was admitted to hospital in northeast Brazil. Photograph: Christian Bruna/EPA

A third person has died as a result of contracting the mosquito-borne Zika virus, Brazil’s health ministry has confirmed. A 20-year-old woman died 12(...)

A video grab shows riot police and relatives of inmates of the Topo Chico prison in the northern city of Monterrey in Mexico on Thursday: incident left 52 dead and 12 injured. Photograph: Francisco Cobos/AFP/Getty Images

A battle between rival drug gangs at a prison killed 52 people in the northeastern Mexican city of Monterrey, authorities said on Thursday, days ahead(...)

(...) consumed as a drink. Historians believe the Mesoamerican cultures in the Americas first cultivated the(...)

A member of the Malawi Mouse Boys being recorded by Ian Brennan in Malawi

(...) throughout America’s South in the 1940s (or the forefather of all sonic “exotica” documentation, Jesse Fewkes(...)

Ireland’s Claire Lambe  and Sinead Jennings, who have qualified for the Olympic Games in Rio  in the lightweight women’s double sculls. Photograph: Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images

(...) international alarm after spreading beyond the Americas. Water pollution That has prompted further concern(...)

Nikola Tesla (blurred at centre) performs an electrical experiment for writer Samuel Clemens (left), aka Mark Twain, and actor Joseph Jefferson in 1894

(...) destruction and preserve his preferred DC system. Clemens was one of America’s most celebrated writers and(...)