Ottawa grandmother wins $100k lawsuit after McDonald's firing

Esther Brake battled her employers for five years in court following her wrongful dismissal.

Posted on: 24 May 2017 | 4:20 pm

Playboy model sentenced for 'body-shaming' in LA locker room

Dani Mathers had been globally criticised for posting a nude image of an elderly woman at an LA gym.

Posted on: 24 May 2017 | 4:08 pm

Republican health bill to leave 23m uninsured

House Republicans were excoriated for passing the bill before the Congressional Budget Office score.

Posted on: 24 May 2017 | 4:00 pm

Joker lookalike accused of waving loaded gun at Miami cars

The 29-year-old had a Smith & Wesson handgun with six bullets in the magazine, say Miami police.

Posted on: 24 May 2017 | 3:28 pm

Texas sheriff under fire for Manchester post

Tracy Murphree blames "open borders", "Islamic jihadists" and "political correctness" for the blast.

Posted on: 24 May 2017 | 2:20 pm

White House denies 'egregious' budget accounting error

A former US treasury secretary says it is the "most egregious" mistake he has seen in four decades.

Posted on: 24 May 2017 | 12:46 pm

Trump 'determined to pursue peace' after Pope meeting

US president says he is "more determined than ever" to seek global peace after his Vatican audience.

Posted on: 24 May 2017 | 12:10 pm

Golf star Billy Horschel's wife reveals her alcoholism

Billy Horschel's wife Brittany said her husband had been her rock during her battle with the disease.

Posted on: 24 May 2017 | 11:31 am

Ex-officer helps exonerate US prisoner after 24 years

"You know, time heals all wounds", Shaurn Thomas says as he leaves the Pennsylvania prison.

Posted on: 24 May 2017 | 10:14 am

Landslide buries California's Pacific Coast Highway

A million tonnes of rock and dirt cover State Route 1, and officials do not know when it will reopen.

Posted on: 24 May 2017 | 9:41 am

California quadriplegic student's mother gets honorary degree

"I always believed in him," said Judy O'Connor as she and her son celebrate their joint graduation.

Posted on: 24 May 2017 | 7:24 am

Manchester attack: US leaks about bomber irritating - Rudd

Home Secretary Amber Rudd says US has been told "it should not happen again".

Posted on: 24 May 2017 | 5:39 am

Not just Bitcoin

Why digital currencies are hitting record highs.

Posted on: 24 May 2017 | 4:07 am

Mayor: 'Confederacy on wrong side of humanity'

New Orleans mayor Mitch Landrieu explains why four Confederate monuments had to be torn down.

Posted on: 23 May 2017 | 6:31 pm

'Nothing we could do'

Mexico is the world's fourth largest car exporter, but could Donald Trump bring this to an end?

Posted on: 23 May 2017 | 6:00 pm

Breath of fresh air?

A Chinese student in the US state of Maryland has caused uproar at home with a graduation speech. What did students at her own university think?

Posted on: 23 May 2017 | 3:13 pm

Trump's $4.1tr budget takes hatchet to safety net

The White House says it is a "taxpayer first" plan, but even hardline conservatives have qualms.

Posted on: 23 May 2017 | 2:10 pm

Will Trump envy Pope's Vatican wall?

Pope Francis and President Trump hold their first meeting on Wednesday.

Posted on: 23 May 2017 | 11:11 am

Donald Trump on Manchester attack: Bomber is 'evil loser'

US President Donald Trump says the Manchester bombing is the work of "evil losers".

Posted on: 23 May 2017 | 6:21 am

Apple and Nokia to 'co-operate' after settling patent row

The two technology firms have ended a dispute over the use of Nokia's patents.

Posted on: 23 May 2017 | 6:03 am

Aerial footage of sinkhole at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort

Officials in Palm Beach said the hole had formed directly in front of President Trump's golf resort.

Posted on: 23 May 2017 | 5:36 am

Herd knowledge

As a warming climate threatens traditional food supplies in the Arctic, one rural Alaskan village is flying in hundreds of reindeer by cargo plane. James Cook went to find out why.

Posted on: 22 May 2017 | 8:16 pm

Got Kony?

The US and Uganda are stopping the hunt for notorious rebel leader Joseph Kony but he is still a threat.

Posted on: 22 May 2017 | 8:12 pm

Winging it

Have you heard the one about the refugee Muslim-American comedian who sat next to a Trump on a plane?

Posted on: 22 May 2017 | 7:31 pm

Concertgoers flee Manchester arena after explosion

At least 22 people are dead and many injured in a possible terrorist incident at an Ariana Grande concert.

Posted on: 22 May 2017 | 7:19 pm