Air Canada plane 'exits' runway

An Air Canada aeroplane landing at Halifax 'exits' the runway while landing at Halifax, and reportedly hits a power pylon.

Posted by on 29 March 2015 | 1:01 am

Immigrants drawn back to California

Yearning for San Francisco from Mexico's Yucatan

Posted by on 28 March 2015 | 7:17 pm

Olympic 400m runner Barnaby dies

Canadian Olympic 400m runner Daundre Barnaby dies in a swimming accident on the Caribbean island of St Kitts, aged 24.

Posted by on 28 March 2015 | 9:19 am

Knox and Sollecito cleared of murder

Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito are acquitted by Italy's top appeals court of murdering British student Meredith Kercher in 2007 - the final ruling in the case.

Posted by on 28 March 2015 | 6:12 am

Apple boss 'to donate $800m fortune'

Apple CEO Tim Cook says he will give away most of his $800m (£537m) fortune to good causes before he dies.

Posted by on 28 March 2015 | 4:48 am

Silicon Valley firm wins bias case

A California jury has found that a venture capital firm did not discriminate against a female employee in a closely watched case in Silicon Valley.

Posted by on 27 March 2015 | 7:16 pm

VIDEO: Who is behind the 'perfect boyfriend'?

Why do people exchange texts with imaginary partners?

Posted by on 27 March 2015 | 7:14 pm

Calls to 'boycott' Indiana after law

Activists are encouraging a boycott of Indiana after the US state enacted a "religious freedom" law which they say discriminates against gay people.

Posted by on 27 March 2015 | 2:10 pm

US charges in beating of Indian man

Federal officials have charged a former Alabama police officer with violating the civil rights of an Indian man.

Posted by on 27 March 2015 | 12:38 pm

US gives permit to rhino hunter

A man who won an auction to shoot an endangered black rhino in Namibia has been given a US permit to import the trophy if he kills one.

Posted by on 27 March 2015 | 11:59 am

VIDEO: How one US school is battling obesity

Newsround reporter Ricky visited the United States to see how a school in Philadelphia is tackling obesity.

Posted by on 27 March 2015 | 11:04 am

Blackberry posts profit for quarter

Canadian mobile phone firm Blackberry posts better-than-expected fourth quarter earnings. but its revenues showed a larger-than-expected drop.

Posted by on 27 March 2015 | 8:44 am

Chevron to sell stake in Caltex

US energy giant Chevron is to sell its 50% stake in Caltex Australia, the petrol station operator, for a reported 4.6bn Australian dollars ($3.6bn; £2.4bn).

Posted by on 27 March 2015 | 3:29 am

VIDEO: Ferocious fire causes New York chaos

A building has collapsed and another is on fire in New York City after an apparent explosion.

Posted by on 26 March 2015 | 10:55 pm

Fake service dogs under attack

The rise of fake support animals

Posted by on 25 March 2015 | 7:02 pm

VIDEO: Five ways the US executes - 45 secs

As Utah reauthorises the use of firing squads to carry out executions, BBC news looks at the other ways US states can execute inmates.

Posted by on 24 March 2015 | 8:05 pm

VIDEO: The Archbishop murdered celebrating Mass

On 24 March 1980 the Archbishop of El Salvador, Oscar Romero, was murdered by death squads. Milagro Granados was there.

Posted by on 24 March 2015 | 7:24 pm

Shattering the highest glass ceiling

Can Clinton shatter the ‘highest, hardest’ glass ceiling?

Posted by on 24 March 2015 | 7:09 pm

Imagine a speech by Ted Cruz

The presidential hopeful used the word "imagine" 38 times in his speech, prompting countless John Lennon jokes.

Posted by on 24 March 2015 | 4:21 pm

Return to Iwo Jima 70 years on

Return to Iwo Jima 70 years on

Posted by on 24 March 2015 | 12:09 am

America's 'offensive' licence plates

Why Americans wear their heart on their bumper

Posted by on 23 March 2015 | 7:20 pm

VIDEO: How jets land on US anti-IS warship

One of America's largest and most technically advanced aircraft carriers - the USS Theodore Roosevelt - has just docked in Britain.

Posted by on 22 March 2015 | 6:30 pm

VIDEO: New Orleans airport attacker dies

A man who was shot by police as he tried to storm a checkpoint at New Orleans international airport on Friday dies from his injuries.

Posted by on 21 March 2015 | 11:15 pm

VIDEO: Pharrell Williams addresses UN

The UN's International Day of Happiness is marked with a plea from Ban Ki-Moon for people to share a song which brings them joy, and an address from Pharrell Williams.

Posted by on 20 March 2015 | 10:24 pm

Canada country profile

Provides an overview of Canada, including key events and facts about the world's second-largest country

Posted by on 4 February 2015 | 5:17 am