US shutdown: Trump and Democrats blame each other

Recriminations start after the US Senate fails to pass a new budget, leading to a shutdown of services.

Posted on: 20 January 2018 | 8:18 pm

Trump's year on Twitter: Who has he criticised and praised the most?

Who has he criticised and praised most as president? Here's our analysis, and a tricky quiz.

Posted on: 20 January 2018 | 7:19 pm

Nigeria: Kidnapped US and Canadian citizens freed

The group is found during a joint police and army operation after they were kidnapped on Wednesday.

Posted on: 20 January 2018 | 7:48 am

US government shutdown: How did we get here?

The US has begun a government shutdown for the first time since 2013. What is going on?

Posted on: 19 January 2018 | 11:26 pm

What happens to federal workers in a government shutdown?

As a government shutdown looms, the BBC asks federal workers what it might mean for them.

Posted on: 19 January 2018 | 8:01 pm

US musician Tom Petty died of 'accidental drug overdose'

His family believes he was overusing prescription medication when he died in October, aged 66.

Posted on: 19 January 2018 | 7:05 pm

How can parents torture their children?

As the Turpin family allegations shock the world, we look at how cases of extreme abuse can happen.

Posted on: 19 January 2018 | 6:27 pm

Trump vows abortion opposition in speech to March for Life

Mr Trump, who previously supported abortion access, says the laws are "wrong" and should "change".

Posted on: 19 January 2018 | 5:46 pm

Lac-Megantic: The runaway train that destroyed a town

Nearly five years after a rail disaster, a small Canadian town still grapples with the aftermath.

Posted on: 19 January 2018 | 4:58 pm

Why are these women sticking with Trump?

Trump's approval ratings among women have dropped during his first year. But not with these voters.

Posted on: 19 January 2018 | 4:38 pm

Trump travel ban: Supreme Court to rule on legality

The court is due to hear arguments in April and will decide if the ban is legal by the end of June.

Posted on: 19 January 2018 | 4:36 pm

Las Vegas shooting: Police say gunman's girlfriend won't face charges

Police say they still do not know the motive for October's mass shooting that caused 58 deaths.

Posted on: 19 January 2018 | 3:44 pm

Lac-Megantic trial: Workers cleared over Canada rail disaster

Forty-seven people were killed in one of the worst rail disasters in Canadian history.

Posted on: 19 January 2018 | 3:09 pm

Larry Nassar case: Olympic champ Jordyn Wieber reveals abuse

Jordyn Wieber and teammate Aly Raisman tell the child abuser: "The tables have turned, Larry."

Posted on: 19 January 2018 | 3:00 pm

Watch how tow truck driver escapes this crash unscathed

A tow truck driver attempts to load a broken-down car when another vehicle slides out of control.

Posted on: 19 January 2018 | 2:56 pm

Kim and Kanye name baby girl Chicago West

The reality TV star says she felt an instant connection with Chicago, who was delivered by surrogate.

Posted on: 19 January 2018 | 1:57 pm

Women's March: Where, when and why will protests happen?

Protests are planned across the US this weekend - here's what you need to know

Posted on: 19 January 2018 | 1:46 pm

Nassar case: Gold medallists Raisman and Wieber face abuser

Aly Raisman and Jordyn Wieber confront former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar in court.

Posted on: 19 January 2018 | 12:47 pm

Nasa removes US astronaut from ISS mission

Jeanette Epps would have been the first African-American astronaut on the space station crew.

Posted on: 19 January 2018 | 7:22 am

What happened to worries about Trump's business?

What happened to worries about President Trump's potential conflicts of interest?

Posted on: 18 January 2018 | 5:03 pm

Fishermen escape crash by split-second

Watch how fishermen in Oregon react as a boat speeds straight towards them.

Posted on: 18 January 2018 | 4:16 pm

Viewsnight: 'Russians didn't elect Donald Trump - Americans did'

The New Yorker's Masha Gessen argues that Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation is not a magic bullet to remove Donald Trump

Posted on: 18 January 2018 | 2:24 pm

Turpin case: 'Chains and padlocks used on siblings'

The charges against California couple David and Louise Turpin include torture and child abuse.

Posted on: 18 January 2018 | 1:30 pm

How an 'ice jam' caused river to burst banks in minutes

Timelapse footage shows how a partially frozen New York river rose dramatically during a cold snap.

Posted on: 18 January 2018 | 11:25 am

Detroit Motor Show: What the cars of the future may look like

A range of concept cars and trucks are showcased at the 2018 Detroit motor show.

Posted on: 18 January 2018 | 5:57 am