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%.

Posted on: 23 November 2017 | 7:16 pm

'Breathing' Earth

Scientists call the new timelapse video the "most complete global picture of life on Earth to date".

Posted on: 23 November 2017 | 6:59 pm

A brief history of Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving celebrates English colonists and Wampanoag Native Americans sharing a feast in 1621.

Posted on: 23 November 2017 | 8:32 am

US school bullying: Mother charged over hidden recording

A mother in Virginia is accused of wrongfully recording oral communication at her daughter's school.

Posted on: 23 November 2017 | 6:14 am

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.

Posted on: 23 November 2017 | 5:25 am

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

Posted on: 23 November 2017 | 5:24 am

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.

Posted on: 23 November 2017 | 4:01 am

San Francisco accepts 'comfort women' statue

The move threatens ties with the Japanese city of Osaka, which is a sister city to San Francisco.

Posted on: 23 November 2017 | 2:46 am

Sparklers and snow

Cig Harvey photographs the poetic everyday life of an American family.

Posted on: 22 November 2017 | 6:15 pm

Chapter and verse

A new museum in the US capitol focuses on the history of the Bible.

Posted on: 22 November 2017 | 6:14 pm

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.

Posted on: 22 November 2017 | 5:50 pm

MS-13 gang 'behead man' in park near Washington DC

One man has been arrested and charged over the gruesome gang killing.

Posted on: 22 November 2017 | 3:40 pm

USA gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar pleads guilty to sex charges

The USA Olympics doctor was charged with molesting seven girls in his care.

Posted on: 22 November 2017 | 1:24 pm

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.

Posted on: 22 November 2017 | 1:22 pm

Alabama inmate caught after second prison break

During his latest escape, Shane Vernon allegedly invaded two homes, stole cars and kidnapped a man.

Posted on: 22 November 2017 | 12:44 pm

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.

Posted on: 22 November 2017 | 12:11 pm

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.

Posted on: 22 November 2017 | 11:42 am

Reunion as wronged man freed 23 years on

Nevest Coleman left his prison cell near Chicago and was greeted by family members.

Posted on: 22 November 2017 | 10:24 am

Miscarriage of justice?

Celebrities tweet #FreeCyntoiaBrown to support a former teen abuse victim jailed for murder at 16.

Posted on: 22 November 2017 | 10:18 am

President Trump warns NFL boss he must act on take the knee protest

President Donald Trump warns the NFL it must act on the take the knee protest as it is "killing" the league.

Posted on: 22 November 2017 | 6:09 am

Canada flight delay turns into mass singalong

Instead of getting irate when their flight was delayed, these Canadian passengers had a singalong.

Posted on: 21 November 2017 | 6:22 pm

DIY gene editing

The biohacker movement wants to cure disease without the help of government or big companies

Posted on: 21 November 2017 | 5:11 pm

Say 'cheese'

The Anonymous Project has collected almost half a million photos to archive and conserve.

Posted on: 21 November 2017 | 5:08 pm

'Beauty shines' as woman bares alopecia in engagement photos

Makenzee Meaux says she'd lost hope of feeling beautiful until she met her fiancé.

Posted on: 21 November 2017 | 3:46 pm

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.

Posted on: 21 November 2017 | 8:45 am