BBC News - US & Canada
Trans Mountain: Canada approves $5.5bn oil pipeline project
The controversial oil pipeline expansion project stalled after a court quashed previous approval.
Trump: 'A nation must care for its own citizens first'
US President Donald Trump launches his 2020 re-election campaign in Florida.
'Her ancestors enslaved mine. Now we're friends'
Phoebe Kilby discovered her ancestors were slave-owners and she wanted to pay reparations.
Selah Schneiter: Ten-year-old girl scales El Capitan
Selah Schneiter has climbed a rock wall that is beyond some of the most experienced climbers. She is 10 years old.
Fossil proves hyenas once roamed Canada's Arctic Plains
A 50-year-old mystery has been solved by scientists who identified the teeth of ancient Arctic hyenas.
Patrick Shanahan: Trump says his choice for Pentagon chief is out
The president tweeted that Patrick Shanahan is resigning to "devote more time to his family".
Gulf crisis: US sends more troops amid tanker tension with Iran
The US has blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the region, claims Iran calls "unfounded".
Why are US tourists dying in Dominican Republic?
The FBI is helping local authorities with toxicology tests after at least eight holidaymakers died.
Oxford University accepts £150m from US private equity boss
Stephen Schwarzman, a confidant of President Trump, makes the largest ever donation to a UK university.
John Cusack: Actor apologises for anti-Semitic tweet
The actor said he "mistakenly" shared the image, believing it related to an Israeli hospital bombing.
Gay Hell: US town re-named to protest LGBT flag ban
The YouTuber is making a stand against Donald Trump's ban on US embassies flying the pride flag.
Boeing 737 Max: BA-owner IAG signs deal to buy 200 planes
Airline group IAG says it has "every confidence" in Boeing as it signs a letter of intent to buy 200 planes.
Dave Mustaine: Megadeth frontman diagnosed with cancer
The metal band have cancelled most of their forthcoming tour as Dave Mustaine undergoes treatment.
Stonewall: A riot that changed millions of lives
On a hot New York night 50 years ago, a police raid on a gay bar reshaped millions of American lives.
What does this hat mean to Americans?
The signature red hat made famous by President Trump has divided Americans on what it represents.
Should you leave the room when you cough or sneeze?
President Donald Trump seems to think so - and he's not alone. What have the experts got to say?
Quebec Bill 21: Is it OK for public servants to wear religious symbols?
Quebecers weigh-in on the province's new secularism law that sets a dress code for federal employees.
The day Trump ran for president (and what people predicted)
On this day in 2015, Trump said he was running for president. How did people react - and what did they get wrong?
Jan Broberg: Abuser used alien conspiracy to control me
Jan Broberg from Abducted in Plain Sight tells BBC Radio 5 Live how abuser lied to control her.
Christine Sinclair poised to become top football scorer in history
The Canada striker could become international football's top scorer - but she's never won a World Cup.
#OneFairWage: Is it wrong to pay tipped staff less than others?
Some US workers can be paid just $2.13 an hour by their bosses, but raising the rate is controversial.
Toronto Raptors: Basketball fever sweeps Canada after team's historic win
Five ways Toronto Raptors fever spread and why it could change basketball in Canada.
Paris Airshow: Difficult decisions for Boeing lie ahead
At the Paris Airshow, Boeing faces some difficult choices following the fatal 737 Max crashes.
How to pitch yourself to Iowa voters in five minutes
It takes a lot to stand out in a crowded Democratic field. So how did they do in Des Moines?
Trump and Biden exchange personal insults
Dismissed as a "dummy" and "loser", how did the former vice-president hit back at his rival?
The lawyer looking to take down Trump
With a front-runner in the 2020 race, and the House Speaker winning her shutdown battle, the state is resurgent.
Biden reverses stance on abortion funding amid Democratic backlash
Joe Biden reverses his stance on abortion funding as the race for the Democratic ticket heats up.
Kamala Harris: Democratic candidate has microphone grabbed by man
The Democratic senator was about to answer a question on equal pay when a man grabbed her microphone.
Panic amid Toronto Raptors victory parade gunfire
Four people are injured in shooting as the Toronto Raptors celebrate their first NBA title.
Family thought US police were going to shoot them
Armed police surrounded the family car after a young child left a shop with a doll without paying for it.
What happens if Mexico doesn't stem migrant flow?
The US will deem Mexico a "safe third country" if immigration isn't curbed. What does that mean?
Toronto celebrates Raptors' historic NBA win
The city of Toronto erupted in celebration after its basketball team, the Raptors, won America's NBA.
Sarah Sanders: 'This has been the honour of my life'
Sarah Huckabee Sanders is resigning from her role as White House press secretary.
Sanders resigns: 'This has been the honour of a lifetime'
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders handed in her resignation today.
Kim Kardashian West talks criminal justice at White House
At a White House event she promoted a new rideshare scheme that aims to help former convicts get jobs.
Was Kim Jong-un's murdered half-brother a CIA mole?
A new book makes the intriguing claim about the North Korean leader's slain relative.