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BBC News - US & Canada

US President-elect Donald Trump tweets criticism of China's monetary and South China Sea policies.
Posted: December 5, 2016, 11:31 am
A criminal inquiry opens into a fire that killed at least 33 people at a warehouse party in California.
Posted: December 5, 2016, 11:15 am
The White House is accused of political meddling after the US army halts a controversial oil pipeline.
Posted: December 5, 2016, 9:59 am
A man is arrested after opening fire in a restaurant at the centre of a bizarre fake US election story.
Posted: December 5, 2016, 7:53 am
Millions have watched a film from Uruguay depicting Donald Trump as a robot at war with Mexicans.
Posted: December 5, 2016, 3:08 am
How Chris Gardner went from sleeping rough with his young son on the floor of a public toilet to the life of a multi-millionaire investor.
Posted: December 5, 2016, 12:03 am
Delighted Canadian Vera Sommerfeld, 96, now heads a family with six generations all alive at once.
Posted: December 4, 2016, 9:36 pm
Donald Trump threatens to impose a 35% tax on US companies that move their manufacturing overseas.
Posted: December 4, 2016, 8:13 pm
Russian President Vladimir Putin says Donald Trump is "clever" and "already a statesman".
Posted: December 4, 2016, 3:26 pm
Parts of the US state of Hawaii have received up to three feet (90cm) of snow.
Posted: December 4, 2016, 10:54 am
Dozens of people are feared dead after a fire broke out during a rave at a converted warehouse in Oakland, California.
Posted: December 4, 2016, 10:13 am
Apple acknowledges plans to develop self-driving car tech for the first time in a letter to US transport regulators.
Posted: December 4, 2016, 9:53 am
The chef who created the much-loved Chinese dish General Tso's Chicken dies in Taiwan, aged 98.
Posted: December 4, 2016, 9:18 am
A winter weather warning is issued for parts of the tropical US state of Hawaii - yes, Hawaii.
Posted: December 4, 2016, 8:58 am
Jill Stein's US Greens changes its strategy in its bid for a state-wide recount in Pennsylvania.
Posted: December 4, 2016, 6:31 am
US soldier Bowe Bergdahl, who deserted his unit in Afghanistan, asks President Obama for a pardon.
Posted: December 3, 2016, 6:27 pm
As Fidel Castro's ashes make their final journey from Havana to Santiago, Cubans try to come to terms with the death of their revolutionary leader.
Posted: December 3, 2016, 4:07 am
The semi-autonomous Corvette has been modified to enable Sam Schmidt to drive on public roads.
Posted: December 3, 2016, 3:03 am
Journalist's case raises fears America's weak press freedom laws don't protect against government power.
Posted: December 3, 2016, 1:49 am
The BBC's James Cook visits the Standing Rock camps, where activists have built a community.
Posted: December 2, 2016, 8:00 pm
The US economy created 178,000 jobs in November, with the unemployment rate falling to a nine-year low.
Posted: December 2, 2016, 3:28 pm
A beaver's been caught rifling through Christmas decorations at a dollar store outside Washington DC in America.
Posted: December 2, 2016, 8:50 am
Donald Trump has embarked on a 'thank you tour' of the United States.
Posted: December 2, 2016, 7:51 am
The chief executive of Starbucks, Howard Schultz, is leaving his role to focus on luxury brands.
Posted: December 2, 2016, 12:04 am
Thousands of people are spreading a false rumour about a Washington pizza restaurant and a child sex ring. But why?
Posted: December 2, 2016, 12:04 am
Prince Harry and Rihanna have taken HIV tests together in Barbados to raise awareness on World Aids Day.
Posted: December 1, 2016, 11:06 pm
When the sun rises again over this Arctic Circle city next year it will have a new indigenous name.
Posted: December 1, 2016, 9:16 pm
Amy O'Neill talks about her $421m lottery win, shared with 20 colleagues at a Tennessee car parts factory.
Posted: December 1, 2016, 8:41 pm
The wildfires have killed three people and injured 14 near Dolly Parton's Tennessee resort.
Posted: December 1, 2016, 2:24 pm
A couple who were evacuated from their home during the Tennessee wildfires have returned to see what remains of their property.
Posted: December 1, 2016, 9:56 am
Police say a New York man made off with a bucket filled with gold flakes valued at about $1.6m (£1.2m).
Posted: November 30, 2016, 8:10 pm
Steven Mnuchin, the new US Treasury secretary, pledges to strengthen the US economy with a tax overhaul not seen since the days of Ronald Reagan.
Posted: November 30, 2016, 6:53 pm
A man who injured 11 people, one critically, in a rampage at Ohio State University was of Somali descent and a student on campus, say US officials.
Posted: November 29, 2016, 9:06 am
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