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Trump Russia: US Congress reach deal on fresh sanctions
A new bill would allow fresh sanctions against Russia and curb President Trump's powers to lift them.
San Antonio: Eight found dead in truck in Walmart car park
They were among 38 people found inside the back of a trailer, many suffering from dehydration.
John Heard: Home Alone actor dies aged 71
John Heard, who played the father in the Home Alone films, has died aged 71.
Ben Affleck denies Batman exit rumours
The star says he's not quitting because it's "the coolest part in any universe".
Comic-Con: Ford's take on Blade Runner mystery
Is Deckard human or a replicant? The star gives an answer.
Sean Spicer quits: White House press secretary plays down 'row'
Donald Trump's spokesman is said to have resigned over the hiring of a new communications director.
Justine Damond shooting: Police chief Janee Harteau quits
Minneapolis mayor says she lost confidence in the chief after officers killed an Australian woman.
Inmates offered reduced sentences for birth control procedure
A US judge is offering reduced jail sentences for inmates that undergo birth control procedures.
Madame Tussauds Beyonce waxwork 'adjusted' after complaints
Madame Tussauds controversial Beyonce waxwork has been removed, adjusted and replaced.
Toronto helps 'doofy son' find his parked car four days on
The Canadian city turned out to help a US gig-goer find his car after he forgot where he left it.
Pardon me?
Some legal experts believe he could, but that would not be the end of his problems.
Did OJ create Trump?
His trial, and car chase, paved the way for reality TV, and Donald Trump, writes Nick Bryant.
Eye of the storm
White House spokesperson Sean Spicer was a beleaguered man - on Saturday Night Live and in real life.
His father vows to continue to fight to extend the right-to-die to those with severe mental illness.
Off the rails
A half-mile stretch of rail track in Philadelphia has become a refuge for hundreds of addicts, but the city is about to descend.
Rise of Comic-Con
How Comic-Con has become an annual festival of costumes and comic books - and a multi-million dollar industry.
Road to nowhere?
A remote Arctic hamlet is getting its first all-year-round road, but not everyone is happy about it.
The Walking Dead
We break down the five-minute first look of the eighth series, complete with zombies, explosions and surprise ending.
Reality check
As President Trump finishes his first half-year in office, we look at which campaign promises he's fulfilled.
The films and TV shows getting people excited at this year's fan fest in San Diego.
'American nightmare'
Justine Damond's case has shocked Minneapolis, but it is being watched as closely in her home country.
Holding hands
US President Donald Trump gave a wide-ranging interview which threw up some surprising nuggets.
Behind closed doors
A presidential commission's meeting "to hear the voice of the American voter" is invite-only.
Kendo kings
The Japanese martial arts community in an unlikely corner of Canada that fought back.
Trump tracker
Donald Trump says his administration has made "incredible progress". Do the facts back that up?
ExxonMobil fined by US for Ukraine sanctions violations
The oil giant must pay $2m for engaging with Russia despite US sanctions on that country over Crimea.
Laptop ban: US lifts restrictions on Saudi Arabian flights
Saudi Arabian Airlines says US authorities have lifted restrictions on laptops in cabins at two airports.
US calls for smaller deficits in new Nafta talks
Trade gap with Mexico and better market access for its products in Canada are among priorities.
Sean Spicer's most memorable moments at the podium
Sean Spicer's tenure as White House Press Secretary has been marked by a number of notable gaffes.
Michael Jackson's pet Bubbles sells artwork
A gallery is selling works by Bubbles and other primates to raise money for Florida's Centre for Great Apes.
OJ Simpson: A look-back at a life in court
OJ Simpson claims he "spent a conflict-free life," but a look-back shows seemingly constant court battles.
Four things OJ did in prison
OJ Simpson relates what he has been up to while in prison, even tossing in a pun for the parole board.
US Republican asks Nasa if civilisation on Mars existed
A US congressman asked scientists if the Red Planet could have been occupied "thousands of years ago".
Meet Rob Spence, the film-maker with the camera eye
Film-maker Rob Spence used his bionic eye to record a mini documentary about cyborgs.
Firefighters revive dog after California house fire
Emergency services video shows firefighters using a special oxygen mask in California.
Did Baltimore police officer plant drugs?
Body camera video shows a Baltimore policeman planting drugs at a crime scene in January, lawyers say. One officer has been suspended.
Most and least expensive US childcare options
Many parents in the US pay for summer camps for their children. But what happens if that childcare option is out of reach?
Toddler used as distraction in lift wallet robbery
Police in New Orleans are looking for a couple who allegedly used a baby to help distract a victim.