US nurse angry over Ebola quarantine

A US nurse quarantined for Ebola after working in Sierra Leone criticises her treatment, as the US's UN envoy starts a visit to West Africa.

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 7:31 pm

VIDEO: Trends of the week - in 60 seconds

Americans debate skin colour, and other trends of the week

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 6:36 pm

Ex-PGA boss sorry for Poulter tweet

Ted Bishop, former president of the PGA of America, apologises after calling Ian Poulter a "little girl" on social media.

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 9:43 am

Marussia & Caterham 'to miss' US GP

Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone says both Marussia and Caterham will miss next weekend's US Grand Prix.

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 5:43 am

One killed in US school shooting

One student is shot dead and four wounded in a school by a classmate who then took his own life, police in the US state of Washington say.

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 3:52 am

VIDEO: How the US is fighting to keep Ebola away

The governors of New York and New Jersey in the United States have ordered that anyone arriving from West Africa, who has had contact with Ebola patients, should be placed in quarantine for 21 days.

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 3:32 am

New York axe attack 'terrorist act'

Police in New York say an axe attack on two officers was a terrorist act carried out by a radicalised Muslim convert.

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 12:40 am

US judge sentences Farc commander

A US judge has sentenced an ex-Colombian rebel to 27 years in prison for his role in the kidnapping of three American citizens in 2003.

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 11:38 pm

Grand jury could reignite Ferguson unrest

Grand jury decision exonerating police could reignite unrest

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 6:16 pm

Grand jury could reignite Ferguson unrest

Conservative writers say Michael Brown shooting outrage was based on a "fraud", but Ferguson citizens think the latest revelations are evidence of a cover-up.

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 6:16 pm

US golf boss sacked in Poulter row

Ted Bishop, president of the PGA of America, is sacked after calling Ian Poulter a "little girl" on social media.

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 6:10 pm

Body of UK-born student identified

Authorities in Virginia identify the remains of a British-born university student who disappeared last month after a night out with friends.

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 4:17 pm

US to check IS 'chemical weapon' use

The United States will investigate "extremely serious allegations" that militant group Islamic State used chlorine gas against Iraqi police officers.

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 11:55 am

Ford profits fall on new truck costs

Ford reports a sharp fall in profits, largely due to the cost of developing its new F-150 pickup truck.

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 9:10 am

VIDEO: Ebola: New York case in 60 seconds

The case of a New York doctor with Ebola has prompted questions about how, despite all the checks, someone with the virus could have slipped through the net.

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 7:51 am

Canada attack 'not linked to IS'

Canada's foreign minister tells the BBC there is no evidence so far that the man behind gun attacks in Ottawa was linked to Middle Eastern jihadists.

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 7:27 am

Daniel Pearl murder suspect released

One of the suspects in the murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl, beheaded in 2002, is set free by an anti-terrorism court in Pakistan.

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 7:24 am

Toilets and free speech in Texas

Pastors fighting transgender toilet access in Texas

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 3:50 am

Silicon Valley's billion dollar failures

Silicon valley's billion dollar start-up failures

Posted by on 23 October 2014 | 6:04 pm

VIDEO: Louisiana's vanishing voodoo culture

Staying out of jail by sending a message to the jury

Posted by on 23 October 2014 | 1:42 pm

VIDEO: Trapped in toys: Toddler's arcade adventure

Firefighters had to free 18-month-old Colin Lambert after the toddler climbed inside an arcade game in Maryville, Tennessee.

Posted by on 23 October 2014 | 2:25 am

VIDEO: Baby bear filmed in US store

A black bear cub found in the aisles of an Oregon drugstore will be raised with the goal of releasing him into the wild next year.

Posted by on 23 October 2014 | 12:06 am

US seniors face student loan debt

Some US seniors are still paying off student loans

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 7:29 pm

VIDEO: 'There was a guy with a rifle'

Eyewitness Reevo Namic saw a gunman at the war memorial in Ottawa.

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 5:53 pm

VIDEO: 'US side by side with Canada'

President Obama has told reporters that Canada could rely on the US for support after shootings in the Canadian capital city Ottawa.

Posted by on 22 October 2014 | 4:21 pm