Massive Canada wildfire spreads south

A massive wildfire in Alberta has spread south, with thousands of Canadians facing their second evacuation in four days.

Posted by on 5 May 2016 | 8:02 pm

US House Speaker Ryan 'can't back Trump'

US House Speaker Paul Ryan, the highest-ranked elected Republican, says he cannot currently support Donald Trump as presidential nominee

Posted by on 5 May 2016 | 5:47 pm

'Grim Sleeper' serial killer convicted

A former Los Angeles rubbish collector is found guilty of the "Grim Sleeper" serial murders that spanned more than 20 years and left 10 dead.

Posted by on 5 May 2016 | 4:32 pm

'Cement shoes' found on NYC corpse

A body found on a Brooklyn beach earlier this week had feet that were encased in hardened concrete, according to NYPD detectives.

Posted by on 5 May 2016 | 2:49 pm

NFL star in court over violence case

American football star Johnny Manziel makes his first court appearance in Dallas a day after posting bail on charges of domestic violence.

Posted by on 5 May 2016 | 11:36 am

Child star charged with bank robbery

Joey Cramer, child star of the '80s film Flight of the Navigator, is charged with bank robbery.

Posted by on 5 May 2016 | 11:32 am

US to ban e-cigarettes for under-18s

The US government unveils new federal rules that include a ban on the sale of e-cigarettes to people aged under 18.

Posted by on 5 May 2016 | 10:24 am

VIDEO: Who won the police dance-off?

The police in Scotland have joined the New Zealand Police and the NYPD in the "running man" internet craze - with their videos attracting millions of hits.

Posted by on 5 May 2016 | 6:26 am

VIDEO: Alligator's polite house call in South Carolina

Footage has emerged of an alligator appearing to knock at the door of a house in the US state of South Carolina.

Posted by on 5 May 2016 | 3:42 am

VIDEO: Obamas in Star Wars dance-off

In footage from the White House, President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama are seen dancing with R2-D2 and some stormtroopers to celebrate Star Wars Day.

Posted by on 5 May 2016 | 3:27 am

N Carolina LGBT law 'violates rights'

The US Justice Department tells North Carolina that its law limiting protections for LGBT people violates national civil rights laws.

Posted by on 4 May 2016 | 7:37 pm

VIDEO: The dying art of headhunting tattoos

The dying art of headhunting tattoos

Posted by on 4 May 2016 | 5:52 pm

VIDEO: Trump's controversial quotes

John Kasich announces he is stepping down from the race to be the Republican nominee for president, meaning Donald Trump is the only remaining candidate.

Posted by on 4 May 2016 | 5:40 pm

VIDEO: Entire Canadian city flees wildfires

A huge wildfire has forced the evacuation of almost 90,000 people from Fort McMurray - the entire population of the Canadian city.

Posted by on 4 May 2016 | 5:20 pm

Prince's team called addiction doctor

Prince's team requested emergency support from a leading addiction specialist just a day before the singer died, the doctor's lawyer reveals.

Posted by on 4 May 2016 | 1:24 pm

Takata to double US airbag recall

Japanese airbag maker Takata has been forced to increase a recall after US authorities said they found further safety defects in its products.

Posted by on 4 May 2016 | 12:52 pm

Why this election will make history

Either election result will buck historic trends.

Posted by on 4 May 2016 | 10:15 am

Cruz campaign lowlights and highlights

The ups and downs of the Cruz campaign

Posted by on 4 May 2016 | 5:00 am

VIDEO: Trump: 'Cruz is one hell of a competitor'

Donald Trump has won the Indiana primary.

Posted by on 3 May 2016 | 8:50 pm

US Navy Seal dies in IS attack in Iraq

A US Navy Seal advising Kurdish Peshmerga forces in northern Iraq is killed in an attack by Islamic State militants, US officials say.

Posted by on 3 May 2016 | 7:55 pm

VIDEO: Cruz: 'We are suspending our campaign'

Ted Cruz announces he is ending his campaign for the US Republican presidential nomination, after losing heavily to Donald Trump in the Indiana primary.

Posted by on 3 May 2016 | 7:50 pm

Repair businesses blossom in New York

The mending craze gripping New York

Posted by on 3 May 2016 | 6:11 pm

Fiat and Google in driverless cars deal

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announces a deal with Google to double the size of the tech giant's fleet of self-driving cars.

Posted by on 3 May 2016 | 5:47 pm

Jigs, reels and touchdowns

US footballer Alex Collins uses Irish dancing as part of his training.

Posted by on 3 May 2016 | 10:58 am

When storytellers get personal... very personal

Can storytellers ever share too many intimate details?

Posted by on 2 May 2016 | 6:33 pm