BBC News - US & Canada

The latest stories from the US & Canada section of the BBC News web site.

US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, one of most conservative members of the high court, dies aged 79.
Posted: February 13, 2016, 11:32 pm
At least three people die and scores are injured in a motorway pile-up involving more than 50 vehicles in Pennsylvania.
Posted: February 13, 2016, 10:28 pm
Donald Trump and Ted Cruz attack each other ahead of a debate between the remaining Republican contenders for US president in South Carolina.
Posted: February 13, 2016, 8:26 pm
Hollywood actor Bill Murray offers to reimburse drinkers after allegedly throwing their mobile phones from a rooftop bar after they tried to take photos.
Posted: February 13, 2016, 7:47 am
Dylan Klebold's mother breaks years of silence
Posted: February 13, 2016, 12:02 am
Police in the US state of Ohio shoot and kill a man who attacked four people with a machete in a Mediterranean diner.
Posted: February 12, 2016, 8:28 pm
Surfers in northern California compete in what has been dubbed one of the world's most dangerous sporting competitions.
Posted: February 12, 2016, 7:16 pm
Singer Barry Manilow is out of surgery and "doing well" after being rushed to hospital in Los Angeles.
Posted: February 12, 2016, 6:23 pm
A Canadian man who suffered a head injury and went missing for 30 years is set to be reunited with his family after remembering his identity.
Posted: February 12, 2016, 4:02 pm
Pakistan's military says it has foiled a plot to free the British-born killer of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl from jail.
Posted: February 12, 2016, 12:05 pm
A stand-off at a US wildlife sanctuary in the state of Oregon has ended peacefully, the FBI's agent in charge, Greg Bretzing, has confirmed.
Posted: February 12, 2016, 11:34 am
Provides an overview of Canada, including key events and facts about the world's second-largest country
Posted: February 12, 2016, 10:55 am
Democratic candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders clash over their support for the president in their first debate since the New Hampshire primary.
Posted: February 12, 2016, 4:52 am
A New York City police officer has been convicted of manslaughter for fatally shooting an unarmed black man in a darkened stairwell.
Posted: February 12, 2016, 1:46 am
Harris County, Texas, has most convictions overturned
Posted: February 12, 2016, 12:20 am
Uncovering the markings on Apollo 11
Posted: February 12, 2016, 12:20 am
The Democratic voting bloc may not be a lock for Clinton
Posted: February 11, 2016, 9:36 pm
The Democratic nomination has become a real race
Posted: February 11, 2016, 9:07 pm
Google's UK chief defends the search giant's tax arrangements in a hearing before MPs on the Commons Public Accounts Committee.
Posted: February 11, 2016, 1:59 pm
Passengers on board a cruise ship battered by a major Atlantic storm off the US east coast, have been speaking about their voyage on the high seas.
Posted: February 11, 2016, 11:51 am
A couple who were separated following the Second World War have been reunited after more than 70 years apart.
Posted: February 11, 2016, 10:24 am
Sesame Street's Elmo explains why his neighbourhood seems to have gone upmarket.
Posted: February 11, 2016, 1:01 am
Shares of Twitter fall in after-hours trading as the companies earnings announcement shows growth faltering.
Posted: February 10, 2016, 11:26 pm
Why expats are handing back their passports
Posted: February 9, 2016, 8:35 am
Are Trump and his rivals a big joke, asks PJ O'Rourke
Posted: February 9, 2016, 12:02 am
She has a problem with women and especially younger women.
Posted: February 8, 2016, 8:14 pm
A look at why the UK and US have a strong intelligence relationship.
Posted: February 8, 2016, 12:09 am
A frozen lake being used as a car park at the annual Winter Fest event in Wisconsin, US, melts leaving vehicles submerged in the water.
Posted: February 7, 2016, 2:19 pm
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie attacks Senator Marco Rubio in the latest TV debate among Republican candidates running for US president.
Posted: February 7, 2016, 2:13 am
Provides an overview of the United States, including key events and facts about this superpower
Posted: December 9, 2015, 10:08 am
Provides and overview as well as facts and figures for this small dependency of the United States situated in the Caribbean
Posted: June 30, 2015, 10:58 am
Barack Obama says the nation will have to address gun control "at some point", but Republicans counter that more government regulation can't stop attacks like the one in Charleston.
Posted: June 18, 2015, 9:41 pm
Provides an overview of what remains of France's once-extensive possessions in North America
Posted: February 23, 2012, 5:03 pm

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