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BBC News - US & Canada

Cara Brookins constructed a house for her family after leaving an abusive relationship.
Posted: January 18, 2017, 5:26 pm
US bank JP Morgan Chase pays $55m to settle racial discrimination charges.
Posted: January 18, 2017, 5:10 pm
The president leaves with 60% approval but most Republicans still rate him poorly.
Posted: January 18, 2017, 4:12 pm
More than 50 Democrats will miss Mr Trump's inauguration because of his attack on civil rights hero John Lewis.
Posted: January 18, 2017, 3:27 pm
Intelligence briefings, flying saucer sightings and psychic tests are all part of the archive.
Posted: January 18, 2017, 2:35 pm
The stock market rally that followed Donald Trump's surprise win helps Goldman Sachs and Citigroup profits to soar.
Posted: January 18, 2017, 2:26 pm
Donald Trump will become the 45th president of the United States on Friday.
Posted: January 18, 2017, 2:09 pm
Mexicans are worried about what a cut to tax remittances sent to them by relatives in the United States could do to their lives and businesses.
Posted: January 18, 2017, 2:02 pm
The outgoing US vice-president uses his final major speech in Davos as a rallying call for liberals.
Posted: January 18, 2017, 12:49 pm
US owners of the Galaxy Note 7 who ignored a recall face a fresh effort to make them return the fire-risk phones.
Posted: January 18, 2017, 12:10 pm
Jon Kay talks to people working on the busiest US inland waterway about maintaining the locks, and what Donald Trump could do for them.
Posted: January 18, 2017, 11:45 am
The moth, which has a wingspan of just over a centimetre, was discovered in California.
Posted: January 18, 2017, 11:42 am
The Wikileaks source will walk free in May, but critics call the decision "a grave mistake".
Posted: January 18, 2017, 10:53 am
The barnacle-covered wreck of a catamaran abandoned during a rescue off the US is found on a Hebridean beach.
Posted: January 18, 2017, 10:48 am
The payment to the UN Green Climate Fund was announced three days before Donald Trump takes office.
Posted: January 18, 2017, 10:26 am
Former Apprentice contestant says Donald Trump is a "misogynist" who "debased and denigrated" her.
Posted: January 18, 2017, 8:13 am
President Obama is commuting the 29-year-old's sentence.
Posted: January 18, 2017, 7:09 am
Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny says Mr Trump's attitude towards Mr Putin is "strange".
Posted: January 18, 2017, 5:44 am
Western lowland gorilla dies in her sleep at a zoo in the US less than a month after her birthday.
Posted: January 18, 2017, 1:56 am
Journalist Glenn Greenwald, who broke the Edward Snowden leaks on secret US surveillance, says Chelsea Manning "did a great deal of public good".
Posted: January 18, 2017, 1:46 am
Some of the British schoolgirls who met Michelle Obama in 2015 pay tribute to the outgoing US first lady.
Posted: January 18, 2017, 12:02 am
A woman who says Donald Trump groped her has sued him for defamation, claiming he made "inflammatory statements".
Posted: January 17, 2017, 8:33 pm
Noor Salman appears in court accused of aiding and abetting the attack in a Florida nightclub that killed 49 people.
Posted: January 17, 2017, 8:27 pm
The US president makes a surprise appearance at White House press secretary Josh Earnest's last briefing.
Posted: January 17, 2017, 8:11 pm
In one of the areas of deep Trump support, a Chinese firm is creating jobs in the US.
Posted: January 17, 2017, 8:08 pm
As President Obama's presidency comes to an end, BBC Africa looks back at his most significant visits to the continent.
Posted: January 17, 2017, 6:40 pm
A painting depicting protests in Missouri and police as pigs is removed after political tit-for-tat.
Posted: January 17, 2017, 5:45 pm
A woman in Pennsylvania, Sarah, tells World Have Your Say how she offended friends across the political spectrum by voting for Donald Trump.
Posted: January 17, 2017, 5:33 pm
Morgan Stanley reports stronger-than-expected fourth-quarter profits, boosted by a post-election rally.
Posted: January 17, 2017, 4:12 pm
Melissa Dohme was viciously stabbed more than 30 times by her ex-boyfriend. She survived against all the odds and found love in an unexpected place.
Posted: January 17, 2017, 10:40 am
Advisers to Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin are promoting a stronger relationship between the two.
Posted: January 16, 2017, 5:27 pm
How one woman's rare disorder means a kiss from her husband could end up killing her.
Posted: January 16, 2017, 10:29 am
Canadian businessman Serge Godin saw his father's business burn down when he was a teenager. That inspired him to build a company that now turns over C$10bn a year.
Posted: January 16, 2017, 12:46 am
Donald Trump and Justin Trudeau share more than just a border.
Posted: January 16, 2017, 12:40 am
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