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BBC News - US & Canada

US moves to block AT&T's $85.4bn takeover of Time Warner
The Department of Justice files a lawsuit to stop the media and telecoms tie-up.
11/20/2017 10:31 PM
Senate candidate Roy Moore's accuser: I was a 14-year-old child
Leigh Corfman alleges that Alabama's Roy Moore molested her when she was 14.
11/20/2017 02:22 PM
Georgia Dome stadium crumbles in controlled demolition
Around 5,000lb of explosives were used to bring down one of the biggest dome structures in the US.
11/20/2017 07:25 PM
Senator Al Franken accused of misconduct by second woman
The accuser says the Democratic senator "grabbed my butt" at the Minnesota State Fair in 2010.
11/20/2017 08:48 PM
Trump blasts 'ungrateful' dad of UCLA player released by police
President Trump accuses the father of a UCLA basketball player released from detention in China of being ungrateful for his intervention
11/20/2017 01:13 PM
Charles Manson dies aged 83 after four decades in prison
The cult leader sent his followers to commit a series of brutal murders in the late 1960s.
11/20/2017 11:10 AM
South Carolina suspect steals police car then crashes
South Carolina police were surprised when a suspect they just booked escapes in one of their cars.
11/20/2017 07:05 PM
US border agent killed and partner 'brutally beaten'
They were attacked with rocks not far from the Mexico border, a US border patrol official says.
11/20/2017 08:16 PM
Marshawn Lynch targeted by Trump for Mexico anthem protest
"Great disrespect!" tweets the US president of the Oakland Raiders star who sat for the US anthem.
11/20/2017 05:12 PM
Vincente Fox warns Trudeau not to be 'Judas' on Nafta
Mexico's former president warns Canada not to betray them by striking a trade deal with the US.
11/20/2017 04:51 PM
Nebraska approves Keystone XL pipeline
A remaining obstacle to the 1,179-mile pipeline is removed with approval from a Nebraska commission.
11/20/2017 05:08 PM
Okinawa car crash sparks US troops alcohol ban in Japan
A Marine is under arrest for drink-driving after a deadly crash stokes resentment on Okinawa.
11/20/2017 08:10 AM
Canada deer trapped in hammock still on the loose
Nicknamed "Hammy" because his antlers got tangled in a hammock, the deer is now a local celebrity.
11/20/2017 04:48 PM
US writer Zinzi Clemmons accuses Girls star Lena Dunham of 'hipster racism'
Zinzi Clemmons accuses Lena Dunham of continuing to support friends who made racist jokes during university years.
11/20/2017 11:20 AM
Devil's disciples
Charles Manson and his followers were convicted of killing nine people in 1969. What happened next?
11/20/2017 04:42 PM
Cleaning up
Jeff Kurosaki and Tara Pelletier set up their vegan skincare firm to fund their art, now it makes nearly $1m a year.
11/19/2017 12:41 AM
Murdoch's next move
Several firms are reported to be interested in parts of 21st Century Fox, but would Murdoch really sell?
11/17/2017 11:43 PM
Loneliness epidemic
A former US surgeon general warns there is a growing "epidemic" of loneliness threatening our health.
11/17/2017 11:30 PM
Corker's crusade
Senator Bob Corker is at odds with a president who wants to cut foreign aid drastically.
11/17/2017 11:32 PM
Flying high
Mechanical engineering intern Camille Eddy tells 100 Women how her mum changed her future.
11/18/2017 01:11 AM
Dying to fit in
So far in 2017 four fraternity members have died on US college campuses.
11/17/2017 12:36 AM
Gimme shelter
Inspired by her mother's childhood, an Ontario teenager tells the stories of those who sleep rough.
11/15/2017 11:43 PM
Trump touts big energy deals in Asia
Analysts have doubts over whether big energy deals between the US and China will be finalised.
11/14/2017 07:43 AM
Credit Suisse to pay $135m to settle NY investigation
NY investigators find the bank's foreign exchange unit engaged in "unlawful, unsafe and unsound conduct".
11/13/2017 10:23 PM
Qualcomm rejects Broadcom takeover bid
The chipmaker says the $103bn offer from its rival "dramatically" undervalues the company.
11/13/2017 05:33 PM
Meteor streaks across Arizona sky
The city of Phoenix captures a meteor on camera as the bright light flashed across the sky.
11/17/2017 04:03 PM
SWAT team searches Florida neighbourhood for serial killer
A Tampa resident was in for quite a surprise when she opened her door to a SWAT team this week.
11/16/2017 09:46 PM
Bodycam footage shows deadly Las Vegas police confrontation
Footage shows the moment police fatally shot a man who was wrestling a woman over a gun.
11/16/2017 08:52 PM
First Lady Melania Trump receives Christmas tree
The first family of the United States prepares for its first festive season at the White House.
11/20/2017 11:32 PM
Florida plane highway crash caught on dashcams
The crash was caught on the dashcams of two police officers.
11/20/2017 01:01 PM
Trump: 'N Korea supported acts of international terrorism'
The US president has designated Kim Jong-un's regime as a state sponsor of terrorism, triggering a new round of sanctions.
11/20/2017 05:26 PM
Watch highlights from the 2017 American Music Awards
Diana Ross was given a lifetime achievement in music accolade.
11/20/2017 04:24 PM
Why do so many US women die giving birth?
While progress has been made to curb death rates in other countries, the US has seen an increase.
11/20/2017 12:25 AM
Charles Manson dies after four decades in prison
He was the head of a cult, known as the Manson family, which he directed to commit murders.
11/20/2017 06:27 AM
'Crying every day': Haitians could be sent home under Trump
Haitians granted protected status in the US face an uncertain future under the Trump administration.
11/19/2017 12:15 AM
'Love has no border': Getting married at the US-Mexico border's 'door of hope'.
Every few months, US authorities open the gate to the fence separating the two countries and allow families to meet without a visa.
11/19/2017 03:48 PM
The world's biggest lithium battery farm
The plant in the US state of California stores enough energy to power 20,000 homes for four hours.
11/18/2017 07:59 AM
Fire engulfs Pennsylvania nursing home, injuring 20 people
The fire injured more than 20 residents and took authorities over two hours to bring under control.
11/17/2017 05:08 PM