China 'must allow currency to rise'

The US tells China its currency must be allowed to rise if its own and the rest of the world's economy are to see stable growth.

Posted by on 15 April 2014 | 8:28 pm

Boston marks bombing anniversary

Boston marks the anniversary of the deadly bombing at last year's marathon, honouring the dead and lauding the strength of the survivors.

Posted by on 15 April 2014 | 7:58 pm

Exhuming remains at Florida school

Who was buried behind a boys' school in Florida?

Posted by on 15 April 2014 | 7:24 pm

Uplifting letters of hope sent to children of Syria

Children's uplifting letters of hope to homeless Syrians

Posted by on 15 April 2014 | 7:10 pm

VIDEO: Son of slain Sikh plans US House run

Son of slain Sikh leader running for US Congress

Posted by on 15 April 2014 | 7:07 pm

NYPD disbands Muslim 'spying' unit

The New York Police department shutters a secret programme designed to listen to and track Muslims in the city's neighbourhoods to identify threats.

Posted by on 15 April 2014 | 6:14 pm

VIDEO: Boston marks bombing anniversary

Boston is marking the anniversary of the deadly bombing at last year's marathon, honouring the dead and lauding the character and strength of the survivors and the city's residents.

Posted by on 15 April 2014 | 5:43 pm

Liam Neeson: Save our horse carriages

What in the World: An actor stands up for Central Park carriage rides, Brazilian prostitutes anticipate World Cup surge, and Iranian media react to UN ambassador row.

Posted by on 15 April 2014 | 4:39 pm

VIDEO: Mass stabbing at Canada college party

Five college student have been killed in a late night knife attack at a house party in Canada.

Posted by on 15 April 2014 | 4:23 pm

Five dead in Calgary party stabbing

The son of a long-serving policeman is arrested in connection with the stabbing death of five people at a house party in Calgary, police in the Canadian city say.

Posted by on 15 April 2014 | 4:03 pm

Yahoo shares jump despite profit fall

Shares in the struggling internet search giant Yahoo surge 9%, despite first-quarter profits falling 20%.

Posted by on 15 April 2014 | 3:59 pm

US casino: Poker pro Ivey cheated

An Atlantic City, New Jersey, casino sues professional poker player Phil Ivey, accusing him of winning $10m (£6m) by cheating at baccarat.

Posted by on 15 April 2014 | 3:44 pm

VIDEO: Biden: 'We own the finish line'

Boston has marked the first anniversary of the deadly bombing at last year's marathon, honouring the dead and lauding the character and strength of the survivors and the city's residents.

Posted by on 15 April 2014 | 3:20 pm

Coca-cola's fizzy sales go flat

The amount of fizzy drinks Coca-Cola sells worldwide falls for the first time in 15 years, but still drinks sales are up by 8%.

Posted by on 15 April 2014 | 2:19 pm

Privacy fears over FBI database

A facial recognition database being built by the FBI could contain over 52m images by 2015 causing concern to privacy campaigners

Posted by on 15 April 2014 | 9:33 am

Breaking Bad star wins fan prom date

Actor Bryan Cranston helps a teenage Breaking Bad fan secure a date to his prom, by filming a special proposal in character as Walter White.

Posted by on 15 April 2014 | 6:25 am

How to move a T-Rex dinosaur

Moving a dinosaur skeleton across the US

Posted by on 15 April 2014 | 6:16 am

Americas see 'Blood moon' eclipse

Skywatchers in the Americas have caught a rare celestial show caused by the Earth's shadow falling across the Moon.

Posted by on 15 April 2014 | 5:34 am

US Airways apologises for porn tweet

US Airways apologises after an explicit photo was sent from its official Twitter account in response to a customer complaint.

Posted by on 15 April 2014 | 5:27 am

Justin Bieber assault hearing set

The singer's next court hearing over his assault charge for hitting a limousine driver will take place in May.

Posted by on 15 April 2014 | 4:56 am

Ultimate Warrior cause of death confirmed

The wrestler died at his Arizona hotel on 8 April, days after being inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame.

Posted by on 15 April 2014 | 2:09 am

VIDEO: How to pack a dinosaur for a move

In order to transport the remains of a 66-million-year-old dinosaur from Montana to Washington, DC experts must follow a rigorous packing regimen.

Posted by on 14 April 2014 | 10:50 pm

Bombing couple still Boston strong

Boston marathon bombing survivors cope with aftermath

Posted by on 14 April 2014 | 7:00 pm

NSA stories take Pulitzer Prize

The Guardian and Washington Post newspapers share the Pulitzer Prize for public service journalism for a series of stories on US electronic spying.

Posted by on 14 April 2014 | 5:23 pm

VIDEO: Baby bodies found in Utah house

A woman in the US state of Utah has admitted strangling and suffocating six of her own newborn babies.

Posted by on 14 April 2014 | 1:31 pm