BBC News - US & Canada
Trump-Russia investigation: Michael Flynn's lawyers 'split from Trump'
The ex-White House aide is being investigated over alleged Russia meddling in the 2016 US election.
Trudeau apologises for 'deep harm' of residential schools
Indigenous children were separated from their families and forced to have a state-run education.
Three dogs help injured woman survive Canadian wilderness
Dog walker Annette Poitras was rescued this week after falling during a hike in the BC wilderness.
MS-13 gang 'behead man' in park near Washington DC
One man has been arrested and charged over the gruesome gang killing.
Uma Thurman vents anger at Weinstein
The actress wishes a happy Thanksgiving to all "except you Harvey and all your wicked conspirators".
US gun control: Jeff Sessions announces review into background checks
The review will assess how key facts about the Texas church gunman may not have been registered.
US school bullying: Mother charged over hidden recording
A mother in Virginia is accused of wrongfully recording oral communication at her daughter's school.
Canada grants refugee status in about 60% of migrant cases
Haitians, who represent the biggest group of migrants, are only accepted at a rate of about 10%.
Facebook to expose Russian fake news pages
It will release a tool to let people see if they had followed now-deleted Russia-linked pages.
Flea market photo shows 'Billy the Kid and man who shot him'
The photo purports to show the Wild West outlaw beside his future killer, experts say.
US travellers pack roads and airports for Thanksgiving escape
An estimated 51 million people in the US will travel at least 50 miles in the Thanksgiving getaway.
San Francisco accepts 'comfort women' statue
The move threatens ties with the Japanese city of Osaka, which is a sister city to San Francisco.
USA gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar pleads guilty to sex charges
The USA Olympics doctor was charged with molesting seven girls in his care.
Oregon woman jailed after her meth-laced kiss kills inmate
Melissa Ann Blair's fatal kiss concealed the transfer of tiny balloons filled with methamphetamine.
Canada flight delay turns into mass singalong
Instead of getting irate when their flight was delayed, these Canadian passengers had a singalong.
'Beauty shines' as woman bares alopecia in engagement photos
Makenzee Meaux says she'd lost hope of feeling beautiful until she met her fiancé.
'Breathing' Earth
Scientists call the new timelapse video the "most complete global picture of life on Earth to date".
Miscarriage of justice?
Celebrities tweet #FreeCyntoiaBrown to support a former teen abuse victim jailed for murder at 16.
Chapter and verse
A new museum in the US capitol focuses on the history of the Bible.
Sparklers and snow
Cig Harvey photographs the poetic everyday life of an American family.
DIY gene editing
The biohacker movement wants to cure disease without the help of government or big companies
Say 'cheese'
The Anonymous Project has collected almost half a million photos to archive and conserve.
Uber takes driver battle to Supreme Court
The ride-hailing app wants the UK's top court to decide its appeal on drivers' employment status.
US moves to block AT&T's takeover of Time Warner
The Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit to stop the media and telecoms tie-up.
Nebraska approves Keystone XL pipeline
A remaining obstacle to the 1,179-mile pipeline is removed with approval from a Nebraska commission.
Charlie Rose colleague: 'No excuse for this behaviour'
Norah O'Donnell and Gayle King of CBS respond to the allegations made against their co-host Charlie Rose.
Trudeau apology to aboriginal children
Canadian PM Justin Trudeau issues an apology to aboriginal children removed from their families.
A brief history of Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving celebrates English colonists and Wampanoag Native Americans sharing a feast in 1621.
Bears caught on camera outside shopping area in California
Police officer films a mother bear and her two cubs outside a shopping area in Lake Tahoe
Judge to Larry Nassar: 'Position of trust used to abuse children'
A judge sternly rebukes "vile" former Olympics doctor Larry Nassar after he admits abusing children.
Reunion as wronged man freed 23 years on
Nevest Coleman left his prison cell near Chicago and was greeted by family members.
New York terror suspect Sayfullo Saipov defended by mother
Sayfullo Saipov's mother says she can't believe her son deliberately killed eight people in New York.
'Move bus, get out the way!'
A cameraman is thwarted at the last moment after waiting 40 minutes to film a stadium demolition.
US First Lady Melania Trump receives Christmas tree
The first family of the United States prepares for its first festive season at the White House.
Georgia Dome stadium crumbles in controlled demolition
Around 5,000lb of explosives were used to bring down one of the biggest dome structures in the US.
South Carolina suspect steals police car then crashes
South Carolina police were surprised when a suspect they just booked escapes in one of their cars.