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BBC News - US & Canada

The power cut hit the world's busiest airport in Atlanta, stranding passengers in darkness.
Posted: December 18, 2017, 6:18 am
Held on drugs charges, he escaped a Bali prison but was caught on the neighbouring island of Lombok.
Posted: December 18, 2017, 4:45 am
Canadian police confirm a homicide unit will investigate the deaths of a billionaire and his wife.
Posted: December 18, 2017, 2:07 am
The US president says he won't sack the man probing possible Russian interference in US elections.
Posted: December 18, 2017, 1:25 am
Photographer Joseph Rodriguez's images of the characters of East Harlem in the 1980s.
Posted: December 18, 2017, 12:35 am
Vladimir Putin phoned Donald Trump to thank him for the information provided.
Posted: December 17, 2017, 8:50 pm
It is the second biggest grossing opening weekend in North America.
Posted: December 17, 2017, 7:11 pm
US media reports say documents from the operation describe strange aircraft and hovering objects.
Posted: December 17, 2017, 3:31 pm
A Christmas service was held over the US-Mexico border, commemorating Posada Without Borders.
Posted: December 17, 2017, 2:37 pm
Meet Samantha Sorillo of Miami, the woman who is backing African-American gun clubs.
Posted: December 17, 2017, 1:27 am
As Janet Jackson wraps up her State of the World tour, one fan reflects on the star's impact on her life.
Posted: December 17, 2017, 12:38 am
During Obama's eight-year presidency, photographer Pete Souza took close to two million photos.
Posted: December 17, 2017, 12:26 am
The lawyer will head the group after a series of Hollywood sexual abuse and harassment allegations.
Posted: December 16, 2017, 11:08 pm
The US transportation company's shares fell sharply on Friday after CEO's medical leave was announced.
Posted: December 16, 2017, 10:05 pm
Strong winds drive the Thomas fire - now California's third-biggest on record - towards the coast.
Posted: December 16, 2017, 8:51 pm
San Francisco's Aquatic Park is closed because of rare attacks by sea lions on swimmers.
Posted: December 16, 2017, 11:08 am
Peter Jackson says he 'blacklisted' Mira Sorvino and Ashley Judd on Harvey Weinstein's advice.
Posted: December 16, 2017, 10:23 am
Matthew Petersen's hearing goes wrong quickly when a Republican senator poses basic legal questions.
Posted: December 15, 2017, 9:53 pm
The Anglo-Dutch firm is selling brands including Flora and ProActiv to the private equity giant.
Posted: December 15, 2017, 4:58 pm
A journalist looks for the truth of his father's role in one of the largest clandestine missions in US history.
Posted: December 15, 2017, 12:03 am
The Obama adviser credited with the Cuba thaw looks at what has changed in the past year.
Posted: December 15, 2017, 12:01 am
The deal ends Rupert Murdoch's more than half century of media empire building.
Posted: December 14, 2017, 7:55 pm
Defeated Republican Roy Moore refuses to concede Alabama race and warns a cultural battle 'rages on'.
Posted: December 14, 2017, 5:32 pm
The FCC is expected to vote to overturn Obama-era laws relating to net neutrality. We asked people in Washington what they thought about that.
Posted: December 14, 2017, 1:52 am
In 1980, North Korea forced a US soldier and a kidnapped Japanese girl to marry. This is their story.
Posted: December 14, 2017, 12:13 am
The Thomas fire in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties is only 30% contained as it enters a second week.
Posted: December 13, 2017, 11:48 pm
The San Fernando Valley pursuit ended in a rather unexpected way.
Posted: December 13, 2017, 9:32 pm
With her parents watching, this baby tries out snowboarding in Idaho for the first time.
Posted: December 13, 2017, 6:09 pm
Some Republicans see the election as a 'humbling defeat', while others have turned defensive.
Posted: December 13, 2017, 4:13 pm
Few thought the Democrats could pull off such a historic victory, and it could have real consequences for the president, says Nick Bryant.
Posted: December 13, 2017, 7:29 am
The secretary of state appeared to soften his tone on North Korea at a Washington policy speech.
Posted: December 13, 2017, 3:17 am
Despite being based in a small Welsh town, the Hiut Demin Company is exporting its jeans globally.
Posted: December 13, 2017, 12:13 am
The 27-year-old reportedly came to the US from Bangladesh seven years ago.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 1:29 pm
The SEC halts an initial coin offering and warns consumers of the dangers of crypto-currency investment.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 1:06 pm
More than a dozen women have accused Donald Trump of sexual misconduct. Now, in the moment of #MeToo, how do they feel?
Posted: December 12, 2017, 1:18 am
Rivalry against Spotify and augmented reality ambitions are two possible reasons for the takeover.
Posted: December 11, 2017, 5:09 pm
Millions of jobs have been created in the US economy, but many people still live in poverty.
Posted: December 11, 2017, 12:32 am
More than 250 crashed planes are still missing in the US - but a team of volunteer detectives is on the case.
Posted: December 11, 2017, 12:15 am
As Jerome Powell prepares to take over the Federal Reserve, is the era of central bank independence ending?
Posted: December 10, 2017, 8:30 pm
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