BBC News - US & Canada

BBC News - US & Canada

"When was the last time an actor assassinated a president?" the star asks fans at Glastonbury.
Posted: June 23, 2017, 1:45 am
The US Department of Agriculture says it has recurring concerns about the safety of Brazilian meat.
Posted: June 23, 2017, 12:49 am
They've won Olympic gold medals and league championships - but these top athletes still seek recognition.
Posted: June 23, 2017, 12:05 am
The 34 largest US banks passed the first part of the Federal Reserve's annual stress test.
Posted: June 22, 2017, 11:21 pm
As US public anger towards the Hermit Kingdom grows after Otto Warmbier's death, how will Trump react?
Posted: June 22, 2017, 10:47 pm
The secret of how a healthy young American ended up in a coma in a North Korean jail may have gone with him to the grave.
Posted: June 22, 2017, 10:37 pm
Authorities say the investigation is ongoing in both Canada and the United States.
Posted: June 22, 2017, 10:06 pm
President Trump had earlier hinted he had secretly taped a sensitive conversation with James Comey.
Posted: June 22, 2017, 10:02 pm
Former US diplomatic officer Kevin Mallory could face life in prison under the Espionage Act.
Posted: June 22, 2017, 9:37 pm
New footage shows girl, four, trying to calm her mother after the shooting of Philando Castile.
Posted: June 22, 2017, 9:19 pm
The beleaguered comic wants to educate young people about sexual assault, his representatives claim.
Posted: June 22, 2017, 9:04 pm
The tiny satellite was designed by Rifath Sharrook, 18, and manufactured using a 3-D printer.
Posted: June 22, 2017, 8:59 pm
Several Republican senators have raised concern about a new health plan to repeal Obamacare.
Posted: June 22, 2017, 8:42 pm
Qatar Airways has told the world's biggest airline it plans to buy up to $808m (£638m) of its shares.
Posted: June 22, 2017, 8:33 pm
Bill Conner weeps as he hears the heart of his daughter beat inside the man whose life she saved.
Posted: June 22, 2017, 7:37 pm
Funeral for North Korea captive Otto Warmbier held in Ohio
Posted: June 22, 2017, 6:38 pm
The gunman was pursuing bogus claims the pizzeria hosted a child sex ring linked to Hillary Clinton.
Posted: June 22, 2017, 6:06 pm
The death of the US student has raised tensions, with North Korea calling Donald Trump a psychopath.
Posted: June 22, 2017, 4:52 pm
The bullet travelled 3,540m and took almost 10 seconds to reach its target, military sources say.
Posted: June 22, 2017, 3:44 pm
It's been 25 years since Canada declared a moratorium on northern cod. Is it ready for its return?
Posted: June 22, 2017, 2:48 pm
A mother in Ontario is filmed demanding that a "white doctor" look after her sick son.
Posted: June 22, 2017, 10:22 am
US geologists apologise for issuing warning about a massive earthquake - that struck in 1925.
Posted: June 22, 2017, 10:17 am
Attaching solar panels to a wall along the Mexican border will cut costs, the US president tells a rally.
Posted: June 22, 2017, 8:22 am
President Trump has put forward the idea of covering his proposed border wall with Mexico in solar panels.
Posted: June 22, 2017, 7:10 am
The president's supporters in Iowa weren't too excited about former FBI chief James Comey either.
Posted: June 22, 2017, 7:05 am
The Trump White House has become more secretive, and its changing the attitude of Washington.
Posted: June 21, 2017, 11:25 pm
The boss of the Chinese e-commerce giant is pitching to American entrepreneurs. Should Amazon worry?
Posted: June 21, 2017, 11:03 pm
Nasa scientists are very excited about the eclipse happening in the United States later this summer.
Posted: June 21, 2017, 10:00 pm
A Florida car burglar is literally caught with his pants down as a wardrobe malfunction sends him crashing to the floor during a hapless getaway.
Posted: June 21, 2017, 8:48 pm
What are the more unlikely ways the blistering conditions are affecting the southwest of the US?
Posted: June 21, 2017, 8:10 pm
The job cuts at the online marketplace come after the resignation of its chief executive.
Posted: June 21, 2017, 6:17 pm
It has been a busy time for the actor, whose wife Amal gave birth to twins earlier this month.
Posted: June 21, 2017, 6:11 pm
A woman who was with Otto Warmbier when he was taken by security says she doesn't think the American was guilty.
Posted: June 21, 2017, 4:39 pm
Philando Castile was killed during a police traffic stop in Minnesota last June.
Posted: June 21, 2017, 2:05 pm
Marco Rubio and Ivanka Trump have responded to jokes on social media about their failed hug
Posted: June 21, 2017, 11:47 am
Extremely high temperatures in the US southwest have sent the mercury above 115F (46C), but duty still calls for the Phoenix Fire Department.
Posted: June 21, 2017, 12:55 am
Since the election of Trump, things have been rocky for European diplomats.
Posted: June 20, 2017, 10:57 pm
BBC's Barbara Plett Usher looks at what lays behind US moves to flood the region with weapons.
Posted: June 20, 2017, 10:19 pm
Will the US and Nato find a political solution to the decades-old conflict, or add time to the clock?
Posted: June 20, 2017, 3:10 pm
President Donald Trump blames North Korea's "brutal regime" for the death of US student Otto Warmbier.
Posted: June 20, 2017, 12:51 am
Mari Malek came to the US as a child refugee. Now she uses her supermodel status to advocate for children affected by war in South Sudan.
Posted: June 19, 2017, 11:41 pm
More than $40m (£31m) is expected to be spent on a congressional race in the state of Georgia.
Posted: June 19, 2017, 11:40 pm
New Minority Report-style "nerve centres" combine data and predictive policing after massive increase in homicides.
Posted: June 19, 2017, 12:08 am
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