VIDEO: Black Friday: Wal-Mart workers revolt

Workers at Wal-Mart, America's largest retailer, stage a massive Black Friday strike calling for higher wages and better working conditions.

Posted by on 28 November 2014 | 4:12 pm

Rice wins appeal against suspension

Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice can play again after winning his appeal against an indefinite ban issued for hitting his wife.

Posted by on 28 November 2014 | 3:05 pm

Mickey Rourke wins boxing match

Hollywood actor Mickey Rourke wins an exhibition boxing match in Moscow after returning to the ring for the first time in 20 years.

Posted by on 28 November 2014 | 1:38 pm

'Anti-government' gun attack in Texas

A gunman who attacked downtown buildings and the Mexican Consulate in Austin, Texas, before being shot may have had political reasons, say police.

Posted by on 28 November 2014 | 1:01 pm

US sees slower Black Friday sales

Black Friday is less intense this year in the US after many stores opened earlier on Thursday.

Posted by on 28 November 2014 | 12:52 pm

Canada's new Twitter feed pokes fun at Canada

Canada's self-deprecating social media feed

Posted by on 28 November 2014 | 11:06 am

A muted Thanksgiving in Ferguson

Three generations in Ferguson share Thanksgiving reflections

Posted by on 28 November 2014 | 9:55 am

Hunger Games: Fact and fiction collide

The new Hunger Games film paints a bleak picture of a bleak war-ravaged future. But are the movies themes - and even gestures - spilling into the real world?

Posted by on 28 November 2014 | 8:20 am

Hunger Games: Fact and fiction collide

Fact and fiction blur in Mockingjay film.

Posted by on 28 November 2014 | 8:20 am

The US diplomats try 'digital jihad'

US state department wages digital war on IS

Posted by on 28 November 2014 | 8:18 am

VIDEO: Tensions ease in protest-hit Ferguson

A level of calm has returned to Ferguson's streets following two nights of unrest.

Posted by on 28 November 2014 | 3:30 am

Ferguson: 'Buying black' on Black Friday

Ferguson campaign targets Black Friday

Posted by on 27 November 2014 | 11:22 am

Woman wins £337m in divorce case

The American wife of London financier Sir Chris Hohn, Jamie Cooper-Hohn, is awarded £337m by a High Court judge in a divorce case.

Posted by on 27 November 2014 | 11:11 am

Tensions ease in protest-hit Ferguson

A level of calm returns to the streets of Ferguson after two nights of unrest, although dozens of protesters have been arrested in California.

Posted by on 27 November 2014 | 10:59 am

US race relations: Six statistics

Six numbers that tell the story of US race relations

Posted by on 27 November 2014 | 10:33 am

VIDEO: Snow and rain calms Ferguson protest

After two days of unrest, the streets of Ferguson in Missouri were mostly quiet on Wednesday night, as Rajini Vaidyanathan reports.

Posted by on 27 November 2014 | 5:43 am

Radio host charged over sexual abuse

Former Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) radio host Jian Ghomeshi appeared in court to face sexual assault charges.

Posted by on 27 November 2014 | 4:34 am

VIDEO: Tamir Rice shot 'within two seconds'

Video footage of the fatal shooting of a 12-year-old in Cleveland shows he was shot within two seconds of the police arriving.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 9:23 pm

Did prosecutors focus unduly on marijuana?

Why did Michael Brown prosecutors focus on marijuana?

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 6:39 pm

Vultures could hold key to deadly bacteria

Vultures could help beat dangerous bacteria

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 6:26 pm

Europe to vote on Google break-up

The European Parliament will later vote on whether Google's search business should be separated from its other services.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 6:10 pm

Online donations buoy Ferguson library

Online donations buoy Ferguson library

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 5:47 pm

US police release boy shooting tapes

A 12-year-old shot and fatally wounded by police in the US city of Cleveland was told to show his hands three times before officers opened fire, say officials.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 5:35 pm

Snow snarls up Thanksgiving getaway

Harsh weather along the US east coast has disrupted one of the busiest travel days ahead of the country's Thanksgiving holiday.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 3:29 pm

VIDEO: Understanding America's 'ugliest accent'

Which US state do Americans love to bash?

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 3:12 pm