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BBC News - US & Canada

Trump cancels Kim summit amid North Korea 'hostility'
The US president blamed "tremendous anger and open hostility" from North Korea for the move.
05/24/2018 05:41 PM
Woman fights off grizzly bear, then walks to safety
Despite severe injuries, Amber Kornak walked two miles to her car and drove to find medical help.
05/24/2018 03:44 PM
Trump posthumously pardons heavyweight champ Jack Johnson
Jack Johnson was convicted in 1913 of taking a white woman across state lines for "immoral purposes".
05/24/2018 05:34 PM
Milwaukee police use stun gun on NBA star
Officers acted "inappropriately" when they used a stun-gun on a Milwaukee Bucks player.
05/24/2018 01:40 AM
Canada boy traces sender of old message in a bottle
The bottle floated north from Massachusetts until it landed on a beach in Nova Scotia, Canada.
05/24/2018 04:58 PM
Ariana Grande speaks out over 'toxic relationship'
The singer says women shouldn't be shamed for their partner's problems after her Mac Miller breakup.
05/24/2018 11:54 AM
Trump: NFL kneelers 'maybe shouldn't be in country'
"You have to stand proudly for the national anthem or you shouldn't be playing," Mr Trump says.
05/24/2018 02:04 PM
Martin Luther King's daughter rubbishes Bannon claim about Trump
Martin Luther King's daughter condemns Steve Bannon's claim that the icon would have backed Mr Trump.
05/24/2018 06:49 AM
Trump administration launches vehicle import probe
The investigation will see if vehicle imports threaten national security, which could lead to tariffs.
05/24/2018 03:36 AM
Trump lawyer 'paid by Ukraine' to arrange White House talks
Michael Cohen took at least $400,000 to arrange a meeting between Ukraine leader and Trump, sources tell BBC.
05/23/2018 07:25 PM
Stormy Daniels given key to the city of West Hollywood
The California city names 23 May Stormy Daniels Day, calling the adult film star "a profile in courage".
05/24/2018 04:13 AM
FBI seeks to thwart cyber-attack on Ukraine
Malware that could 'kill' home routers has been thwarted by the FBI's action against the malicious site.
05/24/2018 12:23 PM
Son shares mother's moving letter 'forgiving trumpet debt'
A letter writing off money owed on a child's trumpet has moved many on social media.
05/24/2018 12:42 AM
Wayne Rooney: Everton forward to meet MLS side DC United
Everton forward Wayne Rooney will hold talks in Washington with Major League Soccer side DC United on Thursday.
05/24/2018 06:01 AM
Scientists develop 'mind-reading' algorithm
Researchers are using data from recorded brain activity and software algorithms to generate images reconstructed from a person's memory.
05/23/2018 07:10 PM
Arrested Development stars slammed for downplaying harassment
Fans are criticising male cast members for attributing the harassment of actress Jessica Walter to on-set dynamics.
05/24/2018 12:02 PM
White House lawn sinkhole spawns swamp jokes
After a sinkhole opened on the White House lawn, Trump critics jumped right in.
05/23/2018 12:31 PM
Hollywood films 'had fewer LGBT characters in 2017'
The numbers of LGBT characters in major studio films dropped last year, a study says.
05/23/2018 04:59 PM
I wish mum's phone was never invented
A teacher's Facebook post about inventions her pupils wish had not been created is making parents stop and think.
05/23/2018 11:40 AM
Teaching boys not to 'stalk for love'
The behaviour of a suspected shooter in the US has caused online debate about how to accept romantic rejection.
05/22/2018 12:11 PM
From the CIA to the NBA: The women making history this week
It's been a good week for shattered glass ceilings in the Land of the Free...
05/23/2018 01:07 PM
Soccer legend or Back to the Future's Biff?
Former president or US women's soccer legend? Plaque of Brandi Chastain comes under fire on social media.
05/22/2018 11:08 PM
#MeToo: Women take action against subway gropers
After a stranger exposed himself to her on a train, one US woman started documenting women's tales.
05/22/2018 11:09 PM
This is why those lynx are shrieking
A pair of Canada lynx have been caught on camera "screaming" at each other.
05/22/2018 09:36 PM
Is the Trump administration losing the China trade war?
The president prides himself on his deal-making, but the Chinese are claiming the upper hand.
05/22/2018 03:36 PM
Why Spanish speakers in US are getting into trouble
From border patrol interrogations to ranting customers, language and immigration take centre stage.
05/22/2018 04:23 AM
Should white people ever sing the N-word?
A white fan was booed off stage for singing the N-word at a Kendrick Lamar gig
05/22/2018 04:46 PM
Comcast in 'advanced stages' of 21st Century Fox bid
The US cable TV giant considers a takeover offer, setting up a potential bidding war with Disney.
05/24/2018 12:33 AM
Cambridge Analytica starts bankruptcy proceedings in US
The firm at the centre of the Facebook data row has filed legal papers that will see it wound up.
05/18/2018 09:31 AM
China drops sanctions probe into US sorghum imports
Beijing and Washington are currently in talks to avoid the escalation of a trade war.
05/18/2018 04:26 AM
Royal wedding 2018: Preacher on becoming 'breakout star'
Bishop Curry speaks to the BBC's Religion Editor, Martin Bashir, about his royal wedding sermon.
05/23/2018 09:48 PM
NBA star Sterling Brown stun-gunned in police video
Sterling Brown told police "you didn't have to touch me" after they used a stun-gun on him.
05/24/2018 09:20 AM
Evicted by his own parents, aged 30
A New York couple have won their legal battle to evict their son, Michael Rotondo.
05/23/2018 06:33 PM
Texas school shooting: Pakistani girl's body returned home
Pakistani exchange student Sabika Sheikh was killed in the Texas school shooting.
05/23/2018 08:49 PM
Philip Roth: A life in literature
A look back at the life of author Philip Roth, who has died aged 85.
05/23/2018 12:34 PM
Steve Bannon on Newsnight talks Trump, racism and the Mueller investigation
Steve Bannon on Newsnight talks Trump, racism and the Mueller investigation.
05/23/2018 12:09 PM
Bodycam shows moment police arrived at Trump resort shooting
Video shows officers arriving on the scene at Donald Trump's Miami golf resort on Friday.
05/22/2018 11:02 AM
Hawaiian volcano: What are vog and laze?
Making sense of the Hawaiian volcano with the help of volcanologist Evgenia Ilyinskaya.
05/22/2018 11:34 PM
Mission to transform guns into garden tools
A father and son pair of amateur blacksmiths in Colorado are making a stand against gun violence.
05/21/2018 09:03 PM