Why does the US have so many child brides?

Angel was 13 when her mother forced her to marry and start a family. 'I felt like a slave,' she says.

Posted on: 23 October 2017 | 4:43 pm

Harvey Weinstein: Company faces harassment inquiry

The investigation in New York follows sexual assault allegations made against Harvey Weinstein.

Posted on: 23 October 2017 | 4:12 pm

Myeshia Johnson: Soldier's widow says Trump made me cry

She says President Trump could not remember her husband's name when he phoned to offer condolences.

Posted on: 23 October 2017 | 3:58 pm

'It made me cry': Trump's condolence call gone wrong

Two weeks after four soldiers were killed in Niger, Trump called their families. Then this happened.

Posted on: 23 October 2017 | 2:02 pm

Walnut particles in sandblaster linked to Canada man's death

An air quality inspector went into anaphylactic shock after 20 minutes on an Alberta work site.

Posted on: 23 October 2017 | 1:00 pm

Possible serial killer 'terrorising' Florida neighbourhood

Police warn residents to be on high alert after three people were shot dead within 10 days.

Posted on: 23 October 2017 | 12:56 pm

Florida police search for suspect linked to three murders

The three victims were killed in the same Tampa, Florida, neighbourhood within 10 days.

Posted on: 23 October 2017 | 12:49 pm

Amazon receives 200-plus headquarters proposals

Cities across North America are competing to be home to Amazon's next hub.

Posted on: 23 October 2017 | 11:33 am

Canadian man fined for loudly singing Everybody Dance Now

Montreal's Taoufik Moalla says he is contesting the ticket for "screaming in a public place".

Posted on: 23 October 2017 | 11:20 am

McCain in coded attack on Trump Vietnam draft deferment

The Republican noted Mr Trump's medical excuse while criticising how the wealthy avoided the war.

Posted on: 23 October 2017 | 10:55 am

Sherin Mathews: US police find body in missing child case

The father of Sherin Mathews, aged three, says he sent her outside at 03:00 as punishment.

Posted on: 23 October 2017 | 7:28 am

California fires: Cannabis farm fundraisers shut down

Dozens of cannabis farms are without proper insurance and will be exempt from federal help.

Posted on: 23 October 2017 | 6:31 am

FBI failed to access 7,000 encrypted mobile devices

Encryption has become "a huge, huge problem" for investigations, the FBI director says.

Posted on: 23 October 2017 | 5:43 am

Hollywood director faces dozens of sex claims

Oscar-nominated film-maker James Toback denies allegations made by almost 40 women.

Posted on: 23 October 2017 | 5:33 am

FBI agent reveals life infiltrating extremist groups in America

The American Muslim is an active FBI agent who befriends key figures plotting jihadist attacks.

Posted on: 23 October 2017 | 3:44 am

World Series 2017: Houston Astros & Los Angeles Dodgers square up

Six things you may not know about this year's World Series teams, the Houston Astros and the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Posted on: 23 October 2017 | 12:49 am

The 25th Amendment: Could it be used to unseat Trump?

How an amendment drafted to secure the order of presidential succession could be used to strip the president of his powers – and what it would take to make that happen.

Posted on: 22 October 2017 | 7:11 pm

Five former US presidents unite for hurricane relief concert

The five living former US presidents have raised more than $31m (£23.5m) for victims.

Posted on: 22 October 2017 | 3:26 am

The extra miles

Why are more people running marathons in all 50 states - and what does it say about modern America?

Posted on: 21 October 2017 | 6:37 pm

Catalyst for change

An exhibition in New York highlights the child labour photos of Lewis Hine that shocked the US.

Posted on: 21 October 2017 | 6:31 pm

Trump 'prefers white people' claims comedian Trevor Noah

The Daily Show host was speaking to the BBC's Newsnight programme about the US president and racism.

Posted on: 21 October 2017 | 10:38 am

Magazine apologises to Solange for edit

The Evening Standard says it made "the wrong call" to edit the singer's elaborate hairstyle.

Posted on: 21 October 2017 | 8:49 am

Hostages no more

What’s next for the North American couple and their children rescued from five years of captivity?

Posted on: 20 October 2017 | 6:16 pm

Finding balance

A new ballet tells the story of the aftermath of the racially motivated Charleston church shooting.

Posted on: 20 October 2017 | 6:16 pm

Putin weighs in on Trump's performance as US president

The Russian president took aim at the US political system when asked about Trump's "unpredictability".

Posted on: 20 October 2017 | 2:03 pm