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Chicago hospital shooting: Doctor, pharmacist and policeman mourned
A doctor who worked two jobs in medical college, a young cop and a newly graduated pharmacist died.
Trump defends Saudi Arabia ties despite Khashoggi murder
The president points to Saudi investments in the US amid anger over writer Jamal Khashoggi's murder.
E. coli outbreak: Romaine lettuce probed in US and Canada
At least 50 people in the US and Canada have been infected, health officials say.
Trump jokes about vote recounts at turkey pardon
The president managed to squeeze the mid-terms and Democratic subpoenas into a light-hearted speech.
Ivanka Trump used personal email for White House business
President Donald Trump's daughter used her own account to send hundreds of messages to officials.
Tekashi 6ix9ine: What the latest charges could mean for the US rapper
New charges relating to his involvement with a violent gang could land him in jail for 32 years.
Six survive 84-floor elevator drop
Trapped in a falling Chicago lift, they thought they were going to die as they plummeted 84 floors.
Jim Acosta row: White House restores CNN reporter's pass
The White House backs down from a legal fight over the reporter but sets rules for news conferences.
Father sues McDonald's over 'advertising' of Happy Meals
A class-action lawsuit alleges McDonald's Happy Meals break local laws against marketing to children.
Cardi B fulfils 'childhood dream' of buying her mum a house
The rapper gives a tour of the house she's bought for her mother, saying it's the "happiest day of my life".
US migrant caravan: Trump's asylum ban halted by judge
The US president issued the proclamation at a time of political tension over a migrant caravan.
California wildfire destroys police officer's home
On patrol with a Paradise police officer, who is hunting for survivors and for bodies in the wreckage of his town.
Elon Musk renames his BFR spacecraft Starship
The entrepreneur would not reveal why he had renamed the craft, which has still not yet been built.
St Michaels: Alleged gang sex assault shocks Canada
The alleged gang sexual assault with a weapon took place on a classmate at a Canadian private school.
What's gone wrong at Victoria's Secret?
A new boss has been named to lead the brand, which is grappling with declining sales.
California wildfires: Why are so many listed as missing?
Local officials said at one point that more than 1,200 people were unaccounted for.
Jonestown: Rebuilding my life after surviving the massacre
Laura Johnston Kohl reflects on surviving the events of November 1978, when more than 900 died.
California wildfires: The day Paradise burned down
The full story of the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California's history.
Olympic Games: Why cities are snubbing the 'greatest show on Earth'
Bids to host the summer and winter Games are falling. Is time up for the 'greatest show on Earth'?
Dream job: ‘My 9-to-5 is a US road trip’
Financial adviser Leo Millward has found a way to turn his job into an American road-trip odyssey.
Streaming wars: Can Disney topple Netflix?
Netflix is the leader in online video. Will Disney's plans check its growth?
Three myths about Florida elections recount
Myths like "forged ballots" and "found votes" have been doing the rounds in Florida's controversial mid-term elections.
California wildfires: Survivors share stories of heroic rescues
Some Californians fled by lorry, while others had no choice but leap into a frigid mountain lake.
Why is Canada running out of marijuana?
Supply problems in the month-old legal cannabis industry could last well into next year.
California wildfires: Is Trump right when he blames forest managers?
Is poor management of forests to blame for deadly fires in California?
Refugee family arrives in Canada just in time for snow
The Eritrean family have just arrived in Canada from a refugee camp in Sudan.
California wildfires: Is smoke toxic to the East Coast?
Plumes of black smoke are billowing across California. But how dangerous is wildfire smoke?
Has a new racing ban in Florida doomed these dogs?
Florida has voted to ban greyhound racing, but adoption groups warn thousands of dogs could be euthanised.
Apec summit ends without statement over US-China division
There is no formal leaders' statement for the first time amid competing visions for the region.
Amazon names locations for new US HQs
The online giant plans major new campuses in New York and next to the Pentagon near Washington DC.
Diageo sells Seagram's and sambuca brands
The drinks giant says the sale will allow it to have "greater focus" on its US premium brands.
Trump insists Ivanka's emails not like Hillary's
Mr Trump defends his daughter's use of a private email address to conduct White House business.
Donald Trump: I was at an Elvis Presley concert
Singing legend Elvis Presley was among the seven recipients at US President Donald Trump's first Medal of Freedom ceremony.
Millie Bobby Brown: 'I've been bullied... that inspires me'
The Stranger Things actor discusses her role as the youngest ever Unicef Goodwill ambassador.
Police line streets to honour fallen Chicago officer
A doctor, a pharmacist and a police officer were killed after a gunman opened fire at a hospital in Chicago.
Chicago hospital shooting: 'I was in the gunfire and had to duck'
Witnesses describe how they reacted after a gunman opened fire at a hospital in Chicago.
US Olympian Michael Johnson on making a full stroke recovery
The former world record holder told the BBC about how he made a full recovery after suffering a stroke.
California wildfires: Trump visits Paradise
Speaking in the devastated town of Paradise, President Trump praised the efforts of recovery teams.
Panda enjoys the first snow of the season in Washington DC
Bei Bei the giant panda enjoyed a carefree day at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington DC.
Caravan migrants reach United States border
More than three hundred people are the first to arrive in Tijuana, Mexico, hoping to start new lives in the US.
California wildfires survivor's tearful account of escape with son
Californian wildfires survivor Sorrell Bobrink fled her home in Paradise, California with her son.
California wildfires: Drone footage shows Paradise devastation
The Californian town has been destroyed by the Camp Fire.