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BBC News - US & Canada

Trump NFL row: US president denies comments were race-related
The US president says his words about protests at sport events had "nothing to do with race".
09/25/2017 02:50 PM
US government satellite image shows Puerto Rico blackout
Millions of US citizens are without electricity, clean water, medicine, or communications.
09/25/2017 07:07 PM
Prince Harry and Trudeau's photographer are lookalikes
Canada's PM took a photo showing the uncanny resemblance between his photographer and the royal.
09/25/2017 04:20 PM
Anthony Weiner jailed for 21 months for sexting underage girl
The ex-congressman is sentenced to 21 months in prison for sending explicit messages to a teen.
09/25/2017 03:46 PM
Democrats open investigation into Jared Kushner's private emails
The senior presidential adviser is ordered to preserve all his private emails for the inquiry.
09/25/2017 09:26 PM
US violent crimes and murders rose in 2016, the FBI says
Cities such as Chicago and Baltimore help fuel the biggest violent crime wave in a quarter century.
09/25/2017 05:06 PM
Canada groom saves child from drowning in river
The bride and groom were getting their photo taken when they saw a young boy struggling to swim in a river.
09/25/2017 04:00 PM
Chelsea Manning says she was denied entry into Canada
Manning posted a letter from Canada that suggests she was turned away due to prior convictions.
09/25/2017 06:08 PM
Nashville church shooting suspect's cryptic message
Emanuel Kidega Samson, 25, shared a bodybuilding picture of himself with the caption "unrestricted paroxysm".
09/25/2017 02:37 PM
US expands travel ban to include N Korea
People from Venezuela and Chad will also now face restrictions on travel to the United States.
09/25/2017 09:11 PM
North Korea accuses US of declaring war
But the White House dismisses the comments by North Korea's foreign minister as "absurd".
09/25/2017 07:08 PM
David Meade death threats in end-of-world trolling
Mind-reader David Meade receives death threats after being mistaken for a US conspiracy theorist.
09/25/2017 12:42 PM
O say can you see
American footballers sit, kneel and lock arms in protest over the weekend, but what does it all mean?
09/25/2017 09:02 PM
True grits
His opponent has Trump's backing and lots of cash. So how is Roy Moore winning over so many Alabama voters?
09/25/2017 08:12 PM
Re-cycling
How the abandoned bikes of Burning Man are making their way to hurricane victims.
09/24/2017 11:15 PM
Neglected genius
The artist became hugely famous very young, but a lack of support led to drugs and death at 27, says a friend.
09/24/2017 11:32 PM
Two hurricanes
Cuba and Puerto Rico responded differently to devastating hurricanes, the BBC's Will Grant reports.
09/23/2017 03:56 PM
Denim double down
The US clothing firm is now enjoying five years of profit growth as it recovers from past woes.
09/24/2017 11:02 PM
Empathy cards
This cancer survivor is changing the "sugarcoated" greeting card business
09/23/2017 11:18 PM
Class act
Photographers highlight the legacy and potential future of derelict schools in St Louis.
09/21/2017 09:42 PM
Grey matters
How widespread is CTE, the disease found in dead former NFL player Aaron Hernandez?
09/22/2017 03:12 PM
Bright sparks
The fast-growing US solar industry is at odds with itself - and the decision may be left to Trump.
09/21/2017 08:52 PM
Toshiba to sell chip unit for $18bn to plug losses
The embattled electronics firm hopes the deal will cover heavy losses from its nuclear division.
09/21/2017 01:59 AM
US deficit rises to 2008 levels
The drop was driven by a decline in income receipts from foreigners.
09/19/2017 03:37 PM
Ten Network creditors accept CBS takeover bid
The US network beats a rival offer from Lachlan Murdoch to buy the struggling broadcaster.
09/19/2017 06:39 AM
First appearance together for Harry and Meghan Markle
Prince Harry and his girlfriend Meghan Markle are seen holding hands at the Invictus Games.
09/25/2017 06:55 PM
Trump NFL row: What does #TakeAKnee mean?
More and more public figures in the US are taking a knee at big events. But why now?
09/25/2017 04:43 PM
Prince Harry opens Invictus Games in Toronto
The event is being held in Canada. Athletes from 15 countries compete over eight days.
09/24/2017 05:45 AM
Hurricane Maria knocks out power in Puerto Rico
The powerful storm has cut off electricity to 3.5 million people.
09/20/2017 06:29 PM
How the world reacted to Trump's UN speech
What did the global gathering at the UN make of the speech by US President Donald Trump?
09/19/2017 11:09 PM
Trump at UN: Which 'rogue states' are in new axis of evil?
George W Bush invented the original list of US enemies - who did Donald Trump label 'rogue states'?
09/19/2017 10:52 PM
Trump at UN: North Korea's 'Rocket Man on suicide mission'
The US president warns North Korea will be "totally destroyed" if America is forced to defend itself.
09/19/2017 02:45 PM
Why are there so many hurricanes?
After Hurricanes Irma, Jose and Maria, David Shukman explains why there have been so many.
09/19/2017 07:05 PM
Hurricane Maria threatens British Virgin Islands
The British Virgin Islands, still trying to get back on its feet after Irma, are now threatened by Maria.
09/18/2017 07:36 PM
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09/18/2017 07:16 AM