The lawsuit accuses Pacific Gas & Electric of failing to maintain its infrastructure and properly inspect and manage its power lines.
In an extraordinary move, US first lady Melania Trump has called publicly for the deputy national security adviser to be dismissed.
- by Darlene Superville
Republican Jeff Flake was forced out of Trump's administration because he was deemed too moderate. But Arizona responded with the unthinkable.
- by Steve Peoples
The US President fired off a series of tweets that underscored how much the once-friendly ties between the two leaders have soured.
- by Susan Heavey & Luke Baker
The White House banned CNN's Jim Acosta after a testy press conference in which he sparred with the President.
Author Jerome Corsi said he expects to be indicted by prosecutors working on the Russia collusion investigation on a charge of lying.
- by Rosalind S. Helderman
Devastating wildfires in California, which have now claimed 44 lives, are burning an area equivalent to almost half of Sydney's urban zone.
- by Michael Idato
Stan Lee, who dreamed up Spider-Man, Iron Man, the Hulk and a cavalcade of other Marvel Comics superheroes, has died at the age of 95.
- by Alex Dobuzinskis